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Month: July 2017

Any corruption activity must be charged equally: if not, release the 5 human rights activists

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 27 JUNE 2017, TONG SOPRACH NOTE: This column contributed to the royal government’s decision releasing the four ADHOC Officers and a NEC Deputy-Secretary General for two days after publication: Groups welcome court’s release of the ‘Adhoc 5’ បើ​អ្នក​ស៊ី​ និង​អ្នក​សូក​មាន​ទោស​ដូចគ្នា អ៊ីចឹង​មាន​​តែ​នាង​​ខុម​ ចាន់តារាទី ​ហៅ​​ស្រីមុំ ​ត្រូវ​ជាប់​ឃុំ​ដែរ Any accusation against any law on an article or based on this or that case…

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Cambodia could play the role of mediator in Korean unification

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 11 JULY 2017, TONG SOPRACH កម្ពុជា​ អាច​ដើរតួ​រក​ដំណោះស្រាយ​បញ្ហា​កូរ៉េ​ទាំង​ពីរ Witnessing two siblings fighting to the extent that a setting a border is necessary hurts. When it happens to two countries, the measures taken to settle such disputes can be hot or cold. The North-South dispute nearly divided America and resulted in a Civil War, but President Abraham Lincoln was still…

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Why National Hospital Service Delivery remains ignoring the poor?

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 06 JUNE 2017, TONG SOPRACH ខំ​ពង្រឹង​តែ​សេវា​សុខាភិបាល​មូលដ្ឋាន​ឲ្យ​ល្អ ​តែ​សេវា​មន្ទីរពេទ្យ​ជាតិ​ បែរ​ជា​ព្រងើយ​កន្តើយ While leaders at each ministry, institution, and department were preoccupied with election campaign by going in to their target areas ahead of commune election last week, the ordinary officials were required to attend political rallies during working time (It’s unofficial requirement but they suffered from their bosses’ pressure at workplace…

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Don’t underestimate the importance of commune elections

Share from original source: The Phnom Penh Post’s English Edition Opinion: Don’t underestimate the importance of commune elections FRIDAY, 2 JUNE 2017 TONG SOPRACH The upcoming 4th mandate of commune council elections is an achievement resulting from the Decentralisation and Deconcentration Reforms (D&D) starting in 2000, with commune elections arranged for the first time in 2002. Since then, every commune election has usually received less participation compared to…

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