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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Faith Digest

...called Buy a Tree, Save a Life, to benefit orphanages in Cambodia.The church will sell Christmas trees between Nov. 24 and...children living in orphanages in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Cambodia. The remainder will be used for local outreaches of the church...

Faith Digest

...Learning for a fundraiser to benefit educational orphanages in Cambodia.Buy a Tree, Change a Life is offering Christmas trees for...The orphanages house 46 orphans in two children's homes in Cambodia. Proceeds from tree sales will feed, clothe and shelter them...

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...

Vietnam veteran writes book on 319th Transportation Co.

...fleet's cargo was lost and because the area was only a few miles from the Ho Chi Minh Trail, a series of paths running through Cambodia and Laos into North Vietnam, it was not uncommon for the 319th to face enemy attack."It was frightening," said Patterson...

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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...

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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...