'Hearing Cambodian actors tell their nation's story in their language hit us hard … the Khmer-language is so real I couldn't bear it'.
On Thursday, Washington announced it was cutting $1.8 million in aid to the country’s national election body, a move Hun Sen claimed was intended to kill off Cambodian democracy.
The opposition’s strategy is to call for international sanctions, to lobby for the release of Sokha and other political prisoners, and to pave the way for the CNRP to be allowed to contest in next year's election.
It is the first major symphonic work to remember the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians under the rule of the Khmer Rouge regime between 1975 and 1979.
Ambassador William Heidt said he felt a deep regret at the government’s decision to move to dissolve the CNRP, which has led the White House to reconsider its foreign relations with Cambodia.
In an interview with VOA Khmer in Phnom Penh on Wednesday, Heidt said the embassy’s mission to strengthen the bilateral relationship with Cambodia remained of paramount importance.
The audience was inspired by the movie’s distinct “visual vocabulary” and the bond between hope and despair in one of humanity’s darkest hours.
A State Department-sponsored program brought together entrepreneurs who knew each other only by reputation in Phnom Penh.
President calls his five-nation trip a 'tremendous success'
Lowell, which has almost a majority of minorities and a history of all-white governing bodies, elected Cambodian- Americans to City Council and school board, which now has its first-ever minority member
On the eve of elections for city council and school committee, a judge clears the way for Lowell and minority residents to face off in court over voting rights.
"I think that is very important that the United States Congress stay focused on the very unfortunate condition of Cambodia right now," said Congressman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio).