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Politicians should stop sexual exploitation and the use of women as political tools

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 14 JUNE 2016, TONG SOPRACH គួរបញ្ឈប់ការកេងប្រវ័ញ្ចផ្លូវភេទ និងនយោបាយពីស្ដ្រីទៅ! It has been 20 years since the gender mainstreaming was introduced to Cambodia to strengthen the equality between men and women, as well as to eliminate the discrimination against and exploitation of women. As a result, we have seen important policy documents developed such as the Neary Ratanak Cheat (National Golden…

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More national budget needed for ICT learning

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 7 JUNE 2016, TONG SOPRACH គួរ​ដំឡើង​ថវិកា​សម្រាប់ ICT ក្នុង​វិស័យ​អប់រំ​បន្ថែម​ឲ្យ​បាន​គ្រប់គ្រាន់ Activity of teaching in a private school in Phnom Penh. Photo: Hong Minea ICT (information and communications technology – or technologies) is an umbrella term that includes any communication device or application, encompassing: radio, television, cellular phones, computer and network hardware and software, satellite systems, as well as the various…

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Need more rehabilitation centers for victims of human trafficking and slavery

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 03 MAY 2016, TONG SOPRACH រដ្ឋ​គួរ​បង្កើត​មជ្ឈមណ្ឌល​ស្ដារ​នីតិសម្បាទា​បន្ថែម​សម្រាប់​ជួយ​ជន​រងគ្រោះការជួញដូរ និងទាសករសម័យទំនើប Poverty, eviction, landlessness, climate change, and the desire for modernization have significantly pushed people to move from rural-to-urban and cross-border migration for employment. This, all in spite of the existing awareness on the upcoming challenges. Human trafficking has pulled many people into “modern slavery”, leading to global concerns as about 35.8…

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Health decentralization can change the behavior of health officers and better system strengthening

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 15 MARCH 2016, TONG SOPRACH ការ​ធ្វើ​វិមជ្ឈការ​សុខាភិបាល​អាច​ជួយ​កែ​ឥរិយាបថ​គ្រូពេទ្យ និង​ ពង្រឹង​ប្រព័ន្ធ​បាន​ល្អ​ប្រសើរ The problems being faced by the Ministry of Health are not to some extent different from those faced by the Ministry of Culture and Fine Art. Cinemas and theaters are being sold, while how the money has been used remain anonymous. Some of the structures stays empty, waiting for the…

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Why are no relevant institutions condemning the beheading of a young woman?

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 23 FEBRUARY 2016 TONG SOPRACH ហេតុអ្វីបានជាគ្មានស្ថាប័នណាថ្កោលទោសអំពើឃោរឃៅកាត់កស្ត្រី? Of the 365 days in a whole year the rights of women seem to only be promoted on one day and then Women´s Day will wait for another year to happen again. The promotion activity, moreover, is generally organized only in Phnom Penh, this way excluding many other provinces and moreover the…

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No force sex upcoming Valentine’s Day !

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 9 FEBRUARY 2016, TONG SOPRACH គ្មានទេការបង្ខំរួមភេទរបស់យុវវ័យនៅថ្ងៃ ១៤ កុម្ភៈខាងមុខ ! The trend of the Cambodian young people’s attitudes towards the western Valentine’s Day, which is annually celebrated on 14 February, has notably changed, compared to the attitudes found 7-8 years ago, which saw the florist and gift stands emerging around schools and along the street. Not so far from…

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Cambodia keeps increasing both temperature and politics

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 1 DECEMBER 2015, TONG SOPRACH ស្រុកខ្មែរឡើងកម្ដៅទាំងនយោបាយ និងអាកាសធាតុ Most Cambodians have resented the relentless political changes, which have been the cause of the merchants’ complaint and the money holders’ hesitancy to invest on real estates or deposit their money to the bank. Meanwhile, people tend to find it hard to find a job as the EU-funded NGOs will soon…

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Youths must condemn any young male who abused/killed his girlfriend!

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 24 NOVEMPBER 2015, TONG SOPRACH យុវជនត្រូវតែហ៊ានចេញមុខថ្កោលទោសយុវជនណា ដែលហ៊ានប្រើហិង្សាលើមិត្តស្រី! The White-Ribbon Campaign for 16 days, November 25 to December 10, is a symbol of the elimination of the abuses in all forms against women and children. This includes physical, emotional, sexual and economic which involved in the division of incomes, cultures and status in both public and private daily life.…

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Tom & Jerry Series 9: In principle, violence against humanity must be avoided

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 17 NOVEMPBER 2015, TONG SOPRACH This local context “*”: *Tom refers to Hun Sen, Prime Minister, Cambodian People’s Party (CPP). * Tom’s partner refers to Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister, Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and Minister of Interior. *Jerry refers to Sam Rainsy, house minority leader at the National Assembly and Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President. *…

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Tom & Jerry Series 8: From dialogue, Joint dinner now fighting

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 3 NOVEMPBER 2015, TONG SOPRACH This local context “*”: *Tom refers to Hun Sen, Prime Minister, Cambodian People’s Party (CPP). * Tom’s partner refers to Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister, Cambodian People’s Party    (CPP) and Minister of Interior. *Jerry refers to Sam Rainsy, house minority leader at the National Assembly and Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President. *…

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