National Holiday: Royal Coronation Memorial Day of King Norodom Sihamoni – Wednesday, 29.10.2008

Posted on 30 October 2008. Filed under: Week 584 |

The Mirror, Vol. 12, No. 584

Note: Today we carry only the translated headlines, no article.

Newspapers Appearing on the Newsstand:
Wednesday, 29 October 2008

Deum Ampil, Vol.3, #92, 29-4.10-11.2008

  • CAMKO City Construction Workers Demonstrate, Destroying an Office and Burning a Car [because the company has not paid their salaries – Tuol Sangkae, Russey Keo, Phnom Penh]

Kampuchea Thmey, Vol.7, #1780, 29.10.2008

  • Samdech Dekchor Hun Sen Encourages Cooperating Companies [the Mitsui Oil Exploration Company – MOECO – of Japan, Chevron, and Total] to Explore Oil Soon [claiming that the oil sector is for long-term investment, and Cambodia has laws to protect investors regarding the oil and gas sectors]
  • Khmer Soldiers Were Annoyed because Their Rifles Did Not Work [since they are old] during the Clash [with Thailand] on 15 October 2008
  • Two Foreigners [a British and a French] and One Khmer Are Arrested for Using and Distributing Drugs [marijuana – Sihanoukville]

Khmer Machas Srok, Vol.2, #272, 29.10.2008

  • The Wife of a Khmer Soldier Who Died in the Battlefield Fled with Donated Money [of US$3,000 and some millions of Riel, and with her five children], Leaving Four Step-Children

Khmer Sthapana, Vol.1, #129, 29.10.2008

  • Non Government Organizations Join to Promote Women in Politics

Khmer 7 Makara, Vol.1, #2, 29-4.10-11.2008

  • Siamese [Thai] King Is Attacked on Leaflets and on Websites [saying that he is supporting the anti-government demonstrators, because the Thai Queen provided money to injured demonstrators]

Koh Santepheap, Vol.41, #6485, 29.10.2008

  • Five Chinese Hostages Were Killed in Sudan [and two are wounded by rebels]

Moneaksekar Khmer, Vol.15, #3600, 29.10.2008

  • Ms. Keat Kolney [a sister of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Keat Chhon] Uses Power [ordering machines to clear Ratanakiri minority people’s paddy rice’ and other crops’ land], Further Annoying Ethnic Minority Tribespeople
  • Human Rights Officials Start Investigations and Plan to Lodge a Complaint to the Court [against the local authorities] Regarding the Prohibition for Citizens to Hold [a peaceful] Demonstration [although there was a letter from the Ministry of Interior to the Ratanakiri governor, allowing the citizens to march]

Rasmei Kampuchea, Vol.16, #4728, 29.10.2008

  • The Municipal Governor [Kep Chuktema]: In One More Week, Flood Water in Northern Phnom Penh Will Disappear
  • Malaysian Ambassador [Dato’ Adnan Haji Othman] Came to Say Goodbye to Samdech Akkak Moha Senapadei Dekchor Hun Sen [after finishing his diplomatic mission in Cambodia]

  • Thailand [the world biggest rubber exporting country] Will Reduce Rubber Production [by 700,000 tonnes during the coming six months so that the price of rubber rises again], and Will Exchange Rice for Oil [with Iran – according the Thai Ministry of Agriculture]
  • Two [US] Men Are Arrested on the Accusation of Threatening to Kill [US democrat presidential candidate] Obama

Samleng Yuvachun Khmer, Vol.15, #3433, 29.10.2008

  • Former Khmer Rouge Guerrillas Are Happy to Be Recruited as Forces to Confront Siam [Thailand]

Have a look at the last editorial – you can access it directly from the main page of the Mirror. – And please recommend us also to your colleagues and friends.

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