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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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Is the downfall of the showbiz due to superstars’ “super pride”?

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 8 SEPTEMBER 2015, TONG SOPRACH តើការធ្លាក់ចុះវិស័យសិល្បៈមកពីតារាៗមោទនភាពហួសហេតុពេក? On the pages of the newspapers and magazines in Cambodia lies the article about showbiz celebrities’ scandals: brawls, traffic accidents, love affairs, frauds and so on. Firstly, all of them have shown their importance and popularity by doing their best through any possible means: songs, TV shows, Karaoke and movie in order…

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Acid attack among young people due to premarital sex?

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 6 OCTOBER 2015, TONG SOPRACH តើយុវវ័យហ៊ានជះទឹកអាស៊ីតដាក់គ្នា បណ្តាលមកពីការរួមភេទមុនថ្ងៃរៀបការ? Acid attack, a form of gender-based violence, in Cambodia’s society, in general, it happens during a triangle love when a wife becomes jealous of her husband who she thinks is perhaps involved in any young girls or an actress. She may vent her anger by using acid to attack. However, the…

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Gangsters plus snatching lead to danger to life!

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 1 SEPTEMBER 2015, TONG SOPRACH យុវជនទំនើងនៅតែបង្កគ្រោះថ្នាក់ដល់អាយុជីវិតដោយសារឆក់កាបូប From the period of the change from socialism to capitalism in 1990, people have discovered new ways to modernize their life, to live a deluxe life filled with luxuries and joys although it means exploitation, corruption, or theft and robbery. Especially, young people who generally love having more and more to spend…

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The Youth Ministry Barely Does Anything to Solve the Youths’ Problems

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 25 AUGUST 2015, TONG SOPRACH ក្រសួងយុវជនមិនបានដោះស្រាយបញ្ហាយុវជនជាដុំកំភួនទេ Because the Ministry of Education, Youths, and Sport is often referred to in shorthand as “The Ministry of Education”, it appears that the other two focuses, “youth” and “sports”, are neglected. While the sport sector seems to have improved due to the division of control and management among the sport field federations…

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