Japan airs hope for Cambodia’s development through democratic process
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday expressed hope for the development of Cambodia through a democratic process amid criticism from the international community over the Southeast Asian nation’s latest election results.
— Japan Today
EU tariffs threaten to flatten Cambodia
Months after Cambodia held what many observers saw as a badly rigged election, the European Union is ramping up trade pressure in punitive response to the move away from rights and democracy.
— Asia Times
Cambodia’s Anti-Archive Film Initiative Boosts Local Helmers
Cambodian filmmaking collective Anti-Archive’s Echoes of Tomorrow initiative debuted in Busan’s Wide Angle shorts competition with the world premiere of Danech San’s “A Million Years.” Echoes of Tomorrow provides an opportunity to three first-time filmmakers to direct a short each.
Abe pledges to promote free trade with Thailand, offers legal and political assistance to Cambodia
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Thai counterpart Prayuth Chan-ocha on Monday confirmed their cooperation in promoting free trade, with the Southeast Asian country expressing its readiness to join the 11-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership that Japan has helped spearhead.
— Japan Times
MH370: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH FOR BIZARRE CAMBODIA THEORIES
Enough is enough for the bizarre theories that MH370 is in the jungle in Cambodia. Normally the editors of Airlineratings.com would not touch such a story but when it makes websites like the International Business Times we must speak out.
— Airline Ratings
Cambodian members ‘full of joy’ with temple announcement
Many tourists travel to the fascinating country of Cambodia to visit Angkor Wat, an ancient Buddhist temple which used to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Buffalo race, revival of age-old tradition in Cambodia
With their heads and horns covered in sparkling decorations, water buffalos were raced at Vihear Sour pagoda in Cambodia on Tuesday in a bid to preserve the almost a century old tradition.
*Cambodia is currently celebrating Pchum Ben and on vacation
Feature photo Sam Sith
This week’s Cambodia morning news feature photo acknowledges Cambodia Ancestors Day (Pchum Ben), October 8-10.
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She commenced as an intern at AEC News Today and was appointed as a junior writer/ trainee journalist on April 2, 2018