Donors pledge $470 million to Cambodia

...470 million in aid this year to help Cambodia, provided the Southeast Asian nation...organizations would provide the aid if Cambodia agreed to implement political and social...requested by the Cambodian government. Cambodia lost much of its international financial...

Angelina Jolie made a citizen of Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Angelina Jolie has received a Cambodian...30-year-old actress adopted Maddox from Cambodia in 2002. She has a 9-month-old...guerrilla stronghold in northwestern Cambodia. Bognar said Jolie was "ecstatic and...

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Don't tar Christian armies

...Chiang Kai-shek (10 million), Japan's Hideki Tojo (5 million), the Soviet Union's Vladimir Lenin ( 4 million), Cambodia's Pol Pot (1.7 million), and North Korea's Kim Il Sung (1.6 million) as evidence of the enormity of non-Christian...

Former Khmer Rouge soldiers turn to new Brother No. 1: Jesus Christ

ANLONG VENG, Cambodia -- During his three decades with Cambodia's infamous Khmer Rouge, Ung Khorn planted land mines...Josephine Barbour, director of Church World Service in Cambodia, which doesn't do missionary work. "That's a...

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'Pol Pot' portrays an 'accidental' murderous despot

By any measure, Cambodia's Pol Pot deserves a spot alongside...was over, at least one quarter of Cambodia's 6 million people had died, either...there. When the Khmer Rouge took over Cambodia in the spring of 1975, neither Pol...

People in the News

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- Jackie Chan, who's best known...Hatfield, UNICEF's representative in Cambodia. "Let me know whatever I can do...centers during his three-day stay in Cambodia, which ends Wednesday. "We are confident...

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Bird flu as infection spreads through Asia

...infected, the Thai government said, while Cambodia became the sixth Asian nation with a...avian influenza have been confirmed in Cambodia, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Thailand...contained bird flu. A spokesman said Cambodia's government has asked the agency for...

Life & style
On a roll: Sales of super-expensive Rolls-Royce cars are up 33 percent globally

...owner's favorite beverage ? at a cost rivalling a year in a U.S. college.The company is opening its first showroom in Cambodia. But it remains an essentially British product, enjoyed by Queen Elizabeth II and evoking the opulence of the Downton Abbey...

Teen puts college on hold for a year to volunteer in Asia

...classrooms this fall, Jennifer Hicks will be in a classroom in Cambodia, working with orphans as a volunteer with a relief agency...nonprofit. She also will serve in Tanzania. She'll leave for Cambodia on Sept. 7. "I've never been exposed to Asian culture...

Travelers share experiences online

NEW YORK - Had Jani Patokallio relied solely on a printed travel guidebook to plan a recent trip to Cambodia, he might have skipped a visit to Sihanoukville, turned off by talk of bumpy bus rides, bombed out buildings and kidnappings...