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Tuesday, 22.1.2008: Apologies for the delay – and we do not have a translated article today

Posted on 23 January 2008. Filed under: Week 544 |

The Mirror, Vol. 12, No. 544

Apologies for the delay – and we do not have a translated article today

Newspapers Appearing on the Newsstand:
Tuesday, 22 January 2008

Apyea Kroet, Vol.6, #65, 21.1.2008

  • In Cambodia There Are Only Two Parties [Cambodian People’s Party and Sam Rainsy Party] Which Are Competent to Rule the Country
  • Most of Those Who Respect the Law Are Innocent People, but Many of Those Who Violate the Law Are Powerful People
  • Wood Workshops Illegally Spread; It Seems that All Ratanakiri Officials Are Blind [mocking]

Chakraval, Vol.16, #2749, 22.1.2008

  • Government Decides to Reward Athletes Who Get Medals [from overseas]
  • Case of Teachers Taking Leave on Suspension of Their Salaries Causes Many Shortages of Teachers in Provinces and Districts

Chuoy Khmer, Vol.2, #29, 22.1.2008

  • Hundreds of Workers Laid Flowers to Commemorate Chea Vichea [leader of the Free Trade Union of Workers of the Kingdom of Cambodia] This Morning
  • Hun Sen Gives Economic Land Concessions to Yuon [Vietnamese] Companies, Making Khmer People Concerned about Loss of Land

Kampuchea Thmey, Vol.7, #1551, 22.1.2008

  • [Cambodian] Government Seeks Those Who Made Shoes and Printed Angkor Wat Picture on the Shoes
  • Khieu Kanharith [Minister of Information and the government’s spokesperson]: Dead Victims of Khmer Rouge Regime Must Not Be Used for Business [political purpose]
  • Mr. Son Chhay [Sam Rainsy Party parliamentarian from Phnom Penh] Asks the King to Give a Royal Title such as “Hero of Workers” to Chea Vichea
  • Tens of Thousands of Trees in Ou Krieng Ringbarked by Unknown People [Sambour, Kratie]

Khmer Machas Srok, Vol.2, #96, 22.1.2008

  • Citizens Get Furious because Yuons [Vietnamese] Printed an Angkor Wat Picture on Shoes
  • Sam Rainsy Party Demands Government Release Investigating Documents Related to the Death of Mr. Chea Vichea, and Release Born Samnang and Sok Sam Oeun from Prison [controversially accused of killing Chea Vichea]

Koh Santepheap, Vol.41, #6251, 22.1.2008

  • Learning Khmer in Thailand: Association of Surin Language and Culture Continues to Maintain Khmer Heritage

Moneaksekar Khmer, Vol.15, #3370, 22.1.2008

  • A Party That Uses Money and Gifts to Buy Votes Is Really a Dishonest Party [says analysts in response to Hun Sen who warned people not be deceived by politicians]

Rasmei Kampuchea, Vol.16, #4495, 22.1.2008

  • Printing Angkor Wat Picture on Shoes Causes Strong Reaction in Cambodia
  • Eight Illegal Wood Workshops in Svay Leu District Suppressed [Siem Reap]

Samleng Yuvachun Khmer, Vol.15, #3234, 22.1.2008

  • Power of the Cambodian People’s Party Puts Pressure on Cambodia to Be Slave of China – China that Had Supported the Genocide Regime [about prevention of lotus march to Tuol Sleng Genocide Memorial]
  • Sam Rainsy Will Finally Become Hun Sen’s Unofficial Spokesperson

Sralanh Khmer, Vol.3, #606, 22.1.2008

  • [Cambodian Human Rights] Action Committee Condemns Hun Sen Government for Violating the Freedom of Assembly of Citizens

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