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  • PBS airs gut-wrenching “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity”

     
    By Jacqueline Cutler The toddler, with chubby cheeks and lopsided ponytail, had been sold. After she was raped at 2, her mother sold her to a brothel. Somaly Mam, an amazing woman who rescued the girl, now 3, hugs her. PBS’ Half the Sky: Turning...
  • Cambodians mourn Sihanouk, their King Father

     
    As word spread Monday that former King Norodom Sihanouk had died of a heart attack in Beijing at the age of 89, hundreds of thousands of Cambodians gathering in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh to mourn. The impoverished nation, still emerging from...
  • Laos to begin building hotly debated Xayaburi dam this week

     
    Laos plans to start building a dam on the Mekong River this week over the objections of Cambodia and Vietnam downstream, a step that neighboring countries fear could imperil fish and cripple rice fields. The Xayaburi dam is expected to reap profits for...
  • 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...
  • Attack on retired Indian general evokes '84 Golden Temple assault

     
    Sikh India Attack: A painful chapter in India’s history was reopened this week when a retired general who oversaw the storming in 1984 of the Sikh’s most revered site was stabbed in London in an alleged “revenge attack” by...
  • Cambodia radio broadcaster jailed 20 years for inciting rebellion

     
    A Cambodian radio broadcaster was sentenced Monday to 20 years behind bars for stirring up an insurrection against the state, charges that human rights groups say are a fig leaf for the government squelching dissent. Mam Sonando, the 71-year-old founder...
  • Pictures in the News | February 4, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 28, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where students take pictures of one another on their school district-provided iPads in their elementary classroom in Carson. The school is one of two to kick off the district's plan to...
  • Unauthorized play about Oscar-winner Haing S. Ngor causes friction

    Haing S. Ngor won an Academy Award for portraying a survivor of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime in the 1984 movie "The Killing Fields," but his own life story offers an equally riveting and dramatic tale. That's the audience hook for a new stage play...
  • In RIDE/365, local cyclists 'STAND' for international relief [Towson]

    A small group of cyclists, primarily from Towson and Lutherville neighborhoods, is preparing for a grueling five-day, 365-mile journey across the state of Maryland to raise awareness and donations for the women and children in Cambodia and Malawi. The...
  • Movie review: 'Wish You Were Here' an intriguing vacation-gone-wrong thriller

    Movie review: 'Wish You Were Here' an intriguing vacation-gone-wrong thriller
    The Aussie import "Wish You Were Here" offers a distinctive, highly effective take on the vacation-from-hell thriller. First-time director Kieran Darcy-Smith, working from a powerful script he wrote with wife — and the film's co-star —...