Stories tagged: cambodia
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019
Globe Raid: Washington State’s Mike Leach continues to scratch his itch to travel during the football offseason
This summer, like many of those in the past, WSU’s globe-trotting coach made the most of his time off by adding more ink to what might be the most interesting …
Thu., June 20, 2019
Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.6 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
Senate Higher Education Committee Chairman Kevin Ranker has questions for WSU about Coach Mike Leach’s trip to Cambodia.
Sun., July 29, 2018
Cambodia’s ruling party has won Sunday’s general election, the chief government spokesman said, a widely expected outcome in an election slammed by rights groups as illegitimate, and which ensures that …
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018
Cambodians voting in Sunday’s general election will have a nominal choice of 20 parties, but in reality, only two serious options: extend Prime Minister Hun Sen’s 33 years in power, …
Thu., June 7, 2018
An exiled Cambodian leader criticized state legislators for meeting with sanctioned government. State Sen. Mike Baumgartner says it’s better to talk than be isolated.
Wed., May 9, 2018
Three legislators, Mike Leach met with Cambodian prime minister.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018
The United States cut back aid to Cambodia Tuesday to protest shrinking democracy in the Southeast Asia nation, where the party of longtime ruler Hun Sen swept Senate elections after …
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Cambodian prosecutors charged 10 foreigners Sunday with producing pornographic pictures after they were arrested at a party in Siem Reap town, near the country’s famed Angkor …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
Cambodia’s leader is destroying a political opposition movement that threatens his three-decade grip on power and he’s accusing America of plotting his downfall. An influential opposition figure is in Washington …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017
A Spokane hair stylist is heading to Cambodia in hopes of teaching her trade to youths will give them an avenue out of the sex-slave industry.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday he will retaliate against a U.S. halt on the issuing of most visas to senior foreign ministry officials and their families by suspending …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will retaliate against a U.S. halt on the issuing of visas to senior foreign ministry officials and their families by suspending missions by …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017
One of Cambodia’s main English-language newspapers, the Cambodia Daily, announced that it would close Monday after a dispute with the government over taxes.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017
Officials say police in Cambodia have arrested the leader of the country’s main opposition party in a late night raid.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017
An animal protection group wants tourists to know: That elephant you are thinking about riding during your vacation in Thailand is probably a miserable victim of abuse.
Sun., June 4, 2017
Cambodia’s opposition claimed a strong showing in local elections Sunday that could shake Prime Minister Hun Sen’s longtime grip on power.
Tue., March 21, 2017
Cambodia has suspended the export of human breast milk, a business pioneered last year by a former Mormon missionary.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017
Angelina Jolie said Saturday that she hopes her new film about Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge will help educate the world about the brutality of the 1970s regime and shed …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017
A village in eastern Cambodia will have to be largely evacuated next month when two large bombs left over from the Vietnam War containing a powerful tear gas are excavated …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – A top Cambodian court on Wednesday upheld the life sentences for the two most senior surviving members of the Khmer Rouge regime, which is responsible for …
Thu., July 4, 2013
For 14 years, listeners of Positive Life Radio have supported the station’s Rice for Cambodia campaign. In May, that generosity was recognized by the Cambodian government. Program director Ernest Beck …
Thu., Jan. 8, 2009
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Thirty years after the fall of the Khmer Rouge, the specter of the murderous regime still haunted Cambodia on Wednesday as victims remembered the countless dead …