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Archive for July, 2008

How frustrating can it be…

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

A meeting took place at the Sam Rainsy Party headquarters where people who were unable to vote because their name didn’t appear on the voting list voiced their concern. It seems many thousands of Cambodians were deprived their voting right this way.  

Elections go multimedia

Monday, July 28th, 2008

There is a multimedia presentation of the 2008 elections on the Ka-set website  

Now we know…

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Now we have a better view on who Prime Minister Hun Sen voted for… It seems that he will stay in power for 5 more years (he’s got 23 years of power behind him already)… First estimations show that the CPP might get 91 out of the 123 seats at the National Assembly.    

Has Voted

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

Prime Minister Hun Sen is voting. Nobody knows for who… Prime Minister Hun Sen has voted. Still nobody knows for who… While others try to find their name on the voting lists…  

Campaign is over

Friday, July 25th, 2008

The campaign for the elections this sunday are over. Tomorrow saturday will be a day of quiet and traffic should be fluid again (well, sort off)… (VIJ2008055) CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 25/07/2008: Sam Rainsy Party at election rallye on the last day of campaigning. CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 25/07/2008: Funeral waiting to proceed while CPP election rallye on […]

Cambodia Border Dispute at Preah Vihear

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

I just uploaded a new story on my website (VIJ2008054) about the military face-off between Cambodia and Thailand about a border dispute around the Preah Vihear temple. Prasat Preah Vihear (Preah Vihear). 21/07/2008   Prasat Preah Vihear (Preah Vihear). 20/07/2008    Prasat Preah Vihear (Preah Vihear). 21/07/2008   

Back to boxing…

Friday, July 18th, 2008

Shot a small story for Ka-set yesterday (VIJ2008053G) on Philippe Sébire who is organising khmer boxing workshops in Cambodia for French amateur boxers who want to get some immersion in the origins of the combat technique. It’ll be published some time next week. As a reminder: a multimedia slideshow on khmer boxing can be found […]

How far do you take a symbol?

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Last night Bayon TV (owned or run by one of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s daughters) organised a huge show at the Olympic Stadium to welcome the delegation, headed by Vice-Premier Sok An, which managed to secure the 11th century temple of Preah Vihear on the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage.Before the actual party, the Vice […]