Cambodia approves new political party - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Cambodia approves new political party
Khmer Times
PHNOM PENH, (Xinhua) -- The Cambodian Interior Ministry has approved a new political party led by self-exiled dissident Sourn Serey Ratha, whose Khmer People Power Movement had been previously labeled a terrorist group by the government.
One-Time 'Terrorists' Get Political PartyThe Cambodia Daily

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Henderson's Santamaria book highlights NCC's crucial role - The Australian


Henderson's Santamaria book highlights NCC's crucial role
The Australian
He was the spiritual founder of the Democratic Labor Party, the anti-communist group that split from the Labor Party in the mid-1950s. Santamaria was ... It was partly to colour in some of the whited out aspects of our political history that I wrote ...

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Sonando Receives Approval to File Political Party Application - The Cambodia Daily


Sonando Receives Approval to File Political Party Application
The Cambodia Daily
Popular radio personality and government critic Mam Sonando's plans to form a political party moved a step closer to fruition this week when the Interior Ministry gave him the green light to file his application, according to one of his associates ...

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What's behind Beijing's drive to control the South China Sea? - The Guardian


The Guardian

What's behind Beijing's drive to control the South China Sea?
The Guardian
The appeal and influence of ancient China's political, economic and cultural advantages were such that smaller neighbouring states naturally fell into orbit around China, and many of the small countries nominally attached to China's ruling dynasty sent ...

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Why Americans Believe that Bombing Hiroshima was Necessary - Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization

Why Americans Believe that Bombing Hiroshima was Necessary
Center for Research on Globalization
American history was of secondary importance in many small town high schools but it hardly made the list of interests for coaches, who reluctantly accepted the job; and so my classmates and I “learned” our lessons from some very uninspired, very bored ...

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Paychecks aplenty as ghosts haunt Cambodia's lax bureaucracy - Reuters


Reuters

Paychecks aplenty as ghosts haunt Cambodia's lax bureaucracy
Reuters
"There are just names of people who work at the National Assembly, but there's no work to do," said Borith, who declined to be identified by his full name to avoid jeopardizing his $300 a month parliament salary. "When anyone tries to address the ...
Cambodian Senate OKs restrictions on non-government groupsWKEF ABC 22

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What Novels Teach Us About Life - Huffington Post


Huffington Post

What Novels Teach Us About Life
Huffington Post
Literary and political novels allow citizen-readers to reimagine what is possible for their society regardless of what the establishment, the elite, the status quo, the moneyed interests, or the powerful, think. Few art forms could fill a reader with ...

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Double Bind: The Politics of Reform in Cambodia - World Politics Review


World Politics Review

Double Bind: The Politics of Reform in Cambodia
World Politics Review
Cambodia's July 2013 national elections were a watershed moment in the country's recent political history. Amid charges of electoral fraud, long-ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party (CPP) was declared the winner of the polls by the ...

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Obama rewarding oppression in Cuba - CNN


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Obama rewarding oppression in Cuba
CNN
Every president since, regardless of party, has followed this tradition, pledging to those in captivity that we would have their back. But this year, instead of reaffirming our commitment to all those seeking liberty, justice and self-determination ...

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Top Asian News at 9:30 pm GMT - Yahoo News


Top Asian News at 9:30 pm GMT
Yahoo News
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's Senate on Friday approved tight restrictions on non-governmental organizations, rejecting appeals from rights groups that say the law could be used for political repression. About 400 protesters ... The two sides ...

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