Cambodians protest resettlement deal with Australia

By Fri, Sep 26, 2014 1:08PM UTC

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — About 100 people, including Buddhist monks, have protested outside of Australia’s embassy in Cambodia against a deal to be signed later Friday that will see asylum-seekers rejected by Australia resettle in Cambodia. A senior Australian minister says the bilateral agreement will cost the Australian government

ADB cuts growth forecast for Southeast Asia

By Thu, Sep 25, 2014 6:25PM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank has trimmed its economic growth forecast for Southeast Asia this year and next due to slower domestic demand in some of its bigger economies.

Australia says refugees to resettle in Cambodia

By Thu, Sep 25, 2014 11:10AM UTC

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — An Australian government minister says only refugees who volunteer will be resettled in Cambodia as part of a new bilateral pact. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison will sign the pact with Cambodian Interior Minister Sar Kheng in Phnom Penh on Friday to resettle refugees that Australia

Cambodia’s Preah Vihear Temple: After the conflict

By Mon, Sep 15, 2014 1:24PM UTC A Cambodian soldier keeps an eye on activity across the border in Thailand. Pic: Michelle Tolson.

Pictures of ancient Preah Vihear Temple are heavenly. When talking about the temple, many Cambodians become just as mystical. Though not too many have made the trek yet, they do have opinions. “I hear it is so beautiful,” said a tourism worker in Siem Reap.

Protest prompts SKorea to remove flags ahead of Asian Games

By Thu, Sep 11, 2014 5:27PM UTC Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian Games organizers have taken down the flags of competing nations in South Korea following protests about the inclusion of North Korean flags.

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