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  • Ex-Marine convicted of sex acts with young girls in Cambodia gets life

    Saying she was sending a message to any American who would consider traveling abroad to sexually exploit children, a federal judge on Friday sentenced a retired U.S. Marine captain convicted of having sex with young girls in Cambodia to life in prison....
  • Man gets 210 years in overseas molestations

    In 2008, several scared and hesitant young Cambodian girls stood before U.S. District Judge Dale Fischer to tell her what Michael Joseph Pepe had done to them. "Please don't allow this to happen again," one pleaded in a barely audible voice. "Thank...
  • Regis Wargnier Teams With Gaumont And Rithy Panh To Unlock 'The Gate'

    Acclaimed French scribe/helmer Regis Wargnier, whose best known for his Oscar-winning "Indochine," has teamed up with Sidonie Dumas' Gaumont and Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh to bring Francois Bizot's bestselling autobiographical novel "The Gate" to...
  • Immigration reform can't wait [Commentary]

    Immigration reform can't wait [Commentary]
    It remains to be seen whether the United States Congress can muster the responsibility and will to do what is right and achieve comprehensive immigration reform this year. Republican leadership in the House of Representatives continues to hold immigration...
  • Oscar's Foreign Language Hopefuls Demonstrate Global, Topical Diversity

    Oscar foreign-language film nominations have in the past tended to be dramas centering around families, the Holocaust or both. European countries, meanwhile, have tended to dominate the race. This year the nominations are more diverse, with the films...
  • Robert Rheault dies at 87; Green Beret commander accused of murder

    In 1969 Col. Robert Rheault landed a long-coveted assignment in Vietnam: commanding the Green Berets, the daring U.S. Special Forces group championed by President Kennedy and glorified by John Wayne. He had held the job for only three weeks, however,...
  • H&M promises to pay textile workers 'living wage' by 2018

    H&M promises to pay textile workers 'living wage' by 2018
    Swedish clothing retailer H&M on Monday said it is developing a plan to ensure about 850,000 textile workers earn a "living wage" by 2018. Hennes & Mauritz, the world's second-largest clothing retailer, said it will begin its pay strategy with three...
  • Elton John hits right notes in HIV and AIDS fight

    Elton John hits right notes in HIV and AIDS fight
    This past summer, in a small village outside of Phnom Penh, not far from the Mekong River, I met an 8-year-old boy named Basil. He couldn't stop laughing, playing, racing around the village like any boy his age. Visiting him meant something special to...
  • L.A. Latino International Film Festival returns after year's absence

    L.A. Latino International Film Festival returns after year's absence
    When the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival canceled its annual showcase last fall, some local cinephiles feared that its 15th edition in 2011 might've been its last. But the festival, one of the country's largest for Spanish- and...
  • Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy returns to stir up election

    Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy returns to stir up election
    The joyous scene of Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy’s return to Phnom Penh from self-imposed exile Friday has stirred expectations – some would say unrealistic ones – of young voters throwing their support behind an alternative to...
  • 'River' reveals a Cambodia in crisis

    'River' reveals a Cambodia in crisis
    Filmmaker Kalyanee Mam grew up with an unbridled passion for her native Cambodia. Though she was just a toddler when she and her family fled the country in 1979 and settled in Stockton, her parents would tell Mam and her siblings about the atrocities...