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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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The Life of Simple Man, Tong Soprach, an Accomplished Social-affairs Columnist

Unofficial Translation from APSARA Khmer Magazine/khmer79.com 25 DECEMBER 2013, VEN CHHUNHEAT Translated by Taing Rinith ជីវិតសាមញ្ញលោកតុង សុប្រាជ្ញ អ្នកវិភាគសង្គមដ៏ស៊ីជម្រៅ Anyone in Cambodia, no matter it is the ordinary person, the motor-taxi driver, the government official or the politician, must familiar with the name “Tong Soprach”. This name belongs to a social-affairs columnist who is prominent for his analytical articles weekly published in the Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer Edition. Some…

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ជីវិតសាមញ្ញលោកតុង សុប្រាជ្ញ អ្នកវិភាគសង្គមដ៏ស៊ីជម្រៅ

ដកស្រង់អត្ថបទទាំងស្រុងពីទស្សនាវដ្តី ខ្មែរអប្សារា បានចុះផ្សាយកាលពីថ្ងៃទី២៥ ខែធ្នូ ឆ្នាំ២០១៣ KHMER79.COM (ERROR) ដោយ វិន​ ឈុនហ៊ាត (Full Text) បើ​គេ​​និយាយ​​ដល់​​ឈ្មោះ​​លោក តុង សុប្រាជ្ញ មិន​​ថា​​ពលរដ្ឋ​​សាមញ្ញ​ អ្នក​រត់​​ម៉ូតូ​ឌុប​ មន្រ្តី​​រា​ជ​ការ​ និវត្តន៍ជន​ ​ឬ​​អ្នក​នយោ​បាយ​​​ថ្នាក់​​​ទាប-​ថ្នាក់​​ខ្ពស់​​នោះ​​ឡើយ ​គេ​​តែង​​ស្គាល់​​លោក​​តា​ម​រយៈ​​ស្នាដៃ​​អត្ថ​បទ​​វិភាគ​សង្គម​​ដ៏ស៊ី​​ជម្រៅ​ ដែល​​ចុះផ្សាយ​​នៅ​​​កាសែត​​ភ្នំពេញ​​ប៉ុស្តិ៍​​ជាភាសា​ខ្មែរ​​រៀង​​រាល់​​សប្តាហ៍​។ ស្នាដៃ​​ដែល​​គេ​ចាំ​​បាន​ខ្លះៗ​​របស់​​លោក​​គឺ​​មាន​​ចំណង​​ជើង​​ថា​៖ ​​«​លោក ​សម រង្ស៊ី​​ចង់ដឹក​នាំ​​បក្ស​​តាម​​របៀប​​លោក ​ឡេនីន​ ឬ​ក៏​តាម​​របៀប​​លោក ​ម៉ាន់​​ឌឺឡា?​»​ដែល​​លោក​​ប្រៀប​ធៀប​​អ្នក​​នយោបាយ​​ខ្មែរ​ ទៅ​នឹង​​ក្នុង​​រឿង​​ភា​គ​សម្រាប់​កុមារ​​តុក្កតា​​​​ឆ្មារ​​ និង​​​កណ្តុរ​​(Tom & Jerry)​ ដ៏​ល្បី​​នោះ​​​។ ​សត្វ​​កណ្តុរ​ និង​​ឆ្មា​ តែងតែ​ដាក់​​អន្ទាក់​​ ឬក៏​​ខ្ចី​ដៃ​​គេ​​ប្រើ​​ធ្វើ​បាប​​គ្នា​ម្នាក់​​ម្តង​​។​ កាល​​ណោះ​​លោក ​​សុប្រាជ្ញ​​ហាក់​​ចំអក​​អោយ​​មេដឹក​នាំ​​ដែល​​និរទេស​​ខ្លួន​​មិន​​ហ៊ាន​​ចូល​​ស្រុក​ថា​​​សម្រាប់​​បរិបទ​​ស្រុក​​ខ្មែរ​បច្ចុប្បន្ន​នេះ ​​បើ​​លោក​ ​សម រង្ស៊ី​​ធ្វើ​​តាម​​លោក ​ឡេនីន ​នៅ​​ប្រយុទ្ធ​​ក្រៅ​​​សង្វៀន​ ហាក់​បី​​ដូច​ជា​​ទ្រង់​​យ៉ាប់​​ច្រើន​​ហើយ​​ទៅ​​រក​​ឱកាស​​ធ្វើ​​នាយក​​រដ្ឋ​​មន្ត្រី…​តែ​​ក្រោយ​​ពី​ការ​សរសេរ​​បាន​​បន្តិច​​ស្រាប់​​តែ​ ​​គេឃើញ​​មេបក្ស​​ប្រឆាំង​​វិល​​ត្រឡប់​​ចូល​​ស្រុក​​យ៉ាងគ្រហឺហឺ​វិញ ធ្វើ​​ឲ្យ​​អ្ន​ក​​គាំទ្រ​​លោក​​សាទរ​​ជា​​ខ្លាំង​។​ កន្លងមកលោកនាយរដ្ឋមន្ត្រី ហ៊ុន សែន ធ្លាប់មានប្រតិកម្មចំពោះអត្ថបទវិភាគរបស់លោក តុង សុប្រាជ្ញ​ ថា៖«កាសែតភ្នំពេញប៉ុស្តិ៍​និយាយត្រូវ ចំពោះអត្ថបទដែលថា កម្ពុជា​គួរ​បង្កើត​ក្រម​សីលធម៌​ និង​ស្តង់ដារ​ភាសា​សម្រាប់​​​ថ្នាក់​ដឹក​នាំ​ជាតិ​ថ្លែង​ក្នុង​ទីសាធារណៈ។ កាលណោះ លោក​នាយករដ្ឋមន្ត្រី​ចង់​ឲ្យ​មាន​ច្បាប់​ហ្នឹងតែម្តង។ អត្ថ​បទ​ស្រ​ដៀង​​នេះ​​មួយ​ទៀត​​ដែល​​គេ​ចាំ​​បាន​​នោះ​ គឺ​​សរ​សេរ​ថា៖ ​«យក​លុយ​នៅ​ផ្លូវ​វេងស្រេង តែ​មិន​អភិវឌ្ឍ​ផ្លូវ» ​អត្ថបទ​​នេះ​សំដៅ​​ទៅ​លើ​ផ្លូវ​វេង​​ស្រេង ​ចាប់ពី​​ថ្លឹង​រថយន្ត​​យក​​លុយ​​ចោម​ចៅ​ រហូត​​ដល់​​ចំណុច​​ថ្លឹង​​រថយន្ត​​យក​លុយ​​ច្រមុះ​​ជ្រូក​​បឹង​ក្រពើ​     ជិត​​សាលា    …

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Valentine’s Day Expert, Prominent Columnist Deserves The Outstanding Graduate Alumnus Award from UC

WEDNESDAY, 28 DECEMBER 2016, TONG SOPRACH His Education Background: Mr Tong Soprach, was born on 06 January 1976 (during Khmer Rouge regime 1975-79) in Kampong Thom province of Cambodia. He finished primary school in 1986 at Wat Preah Puth primary school, Phnom Penh and Bac II in 1992 at Bak Touk high school, Phnom Penh. In 1997, Soprach received the bachelor degree in Chemistry at Royal University of…

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Corruption on Imports and Export Lead to Nuclear Endanger in Cambodia and Region

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 13 DECEMBER 2016, TONG SOPRACH ពុករលួយលើការពិនិត្យទំនិញ អាចគ្រោះថ្នាក់ធ្ងន់ពីសារធាតុ នុយក្លេអ៊ែរ Cambodia is sometimes seen as a dump site for foreign waste due to the power of corruption and greed, which have led to imports of dangerous chemicals without any heed of the risks to people’s health. For example, on Nov 30, 1998, 30,000 tons of toxic waste were imported from…

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Financial decentralization to help cut down costs from field missions

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 16 AUGUST 2016, TONG SOPRACH ការធ្វើវិមជ្ឈការហិរញ្ញវត្ថុ ជួយបន្ថយពេលវេលាចុះមូលដ្ឋាន The government’s deputy- directors of department of each ministries / institutions have spent their time on missions to visit people to attract popularity during weekends and working days. That is in order to strengthen their party at grassroots level. The money is spent through the national level or from the party…

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Cambodia cannot reconcile due to internal conflict history?

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 2 AUGUST 2016, TONG SOPRACH ខ្មែរមិនអាចផ្សះផ្សាគ្នាបាន ដោយសារប្រវត្តិសាស្ត្រមានជម្លោះដណ្ដើមអំណាចគ្នាឯង? The Khmer Empire was remarkably prosperous, as its territory bordered Myanmar, near Chinese, and Champa (Champa country, but now Vietnam territory). After the era of expansion was over, Khmer rulers tended to fight one another for power. Many sought helps from the other countries, requiting them with part of the territory…

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Peace process without specific monitoring Rooted in Cambodia’s Current Political Crisis

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 26 JULY 2016, TONG SOPRACH កសាងសន្ដិភាពគ្មានការត្រួតពិនិត្យជាក់លាក់ ធ្វើឲ្យកម្ពុជា ជួបវិបត្តិដល់បច្ចុប្បន្ន As Cambodia is approaching the General Election, the new young voters are showing great efforts in understanding political updates to make the right decision. On the other hand, the middle-aged voters seem bored and tired of the official voting since being of the impression that nothing will change before and…

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