Monday News Roundup

From People
Angelina Jolie has a strong connection to Cambodia, the country that inspired her to make her Golden Globe nominated movie, First They Killed My Father.
All About Angelina Jolie’s Connection to Cambodia That Led to Her Golden Globe Nominated Film

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From ABC Online
Australian woman detained in Cambodia over alleged drug smuggling
The woman was reportedly arrested at Phnom Penh International Airport with almost 2 kilograms of heroin allegedly stashed in her luggage.

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From Forbes
Getting Tough On Hun Sen For Undermining Democracy In Cambodia
Cambodian elections, slated for July, will be nothing short of a sham if conditions don’t change soon.

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From The Diplomat
China: Ties With Cambodia Have Become ‘Model of Country-to-Country Relations’
Premier Li Keqiang will visit Cambodia from January 10 to 11 to mark the 60th anniversary of China-Cambodia relations.

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From Radio Free Asia
Cambodians Offended Over Gifts of Coffins to Elderly From Company Owned by Hun Sen’s Daughter
Support for a drinking water company owned by Prime Minister Hun Sen’s daughter is drying up after the firm provided elderly residents of Cambodia’s Kampong Thom province with free coffins and other funeral supplies, leading social media users to label the stunt disrespectful.

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From Reuters/Eyewitness News
Cambodia marks 39 years since fall of brutal ‘killing fields’ regime
Phnom Penh – Thousands of Cambodian survivors of the Khmer Rouge on Sunday marked 39 years since the fall of the brutal regime that killed an estimated 1.7 million people.

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From The Phnom Penh Post
Hun Sen says he, not Untac, brought peace to Cambodia in 90s
Three days ahead of the highly politicised January 7 holiday marking the overthrow of the Khmer Rouge, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday slammed the UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia (Untac) for its alleged failure to bring peace to Cambodia in the 1990s, instead claiming his own efforts had put a stop to warring factions.

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