cambodian cambodian  /ˌkæm ˈboʊ di ən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a native or inhabitant of Cambodia
  2. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of Cambodia or its people or language

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News

  1. Statues Long Held by the Metropolitan Museum Return to Cambodia

    Two Cambodian antiquities, long on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, were returned to Cambodia after officials argued that they had been looted.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. Nearly 300 Cambodian garment makers fired over strikes

    PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Nearly 300 Cambodian garment workers who produce clothing for U.S. sportswear company Nike have been dismissed for taking part in strikes seeking higher pay that turned violent, according to their union and dismissal notices. Low-cost labor has attracted Western brands to the Southeast Asian country and garments now account for around 75 percent of its exports, but strikes ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Election season, Cambodian style: Opposition lawmakers are ousted

    As the July 28 Cambodian general election draws near, the ruling Cambodian People’s Party is launching an attack against its opposition, drawing pointed criticism by the United States against a country ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Sixty years after the liberation of the Nazi death camps, and 30 years after the Cambodian killing fields, the promise of 'never again' is ringing hollow," Annan said in his final speech on human rights as the UN leader.
    on Dec 8, 2006 By: Kofi Annan Source: Washington Post

  2. Such an attitude only "suggests that any excuse, however shameless, will be seized upon if it helps the Cambodian authorities avoid raking over the past," said Philip Short, who wrote "Pol Pot: The History of a Nightmare," a political...
    on Jun 18, 2007 By: Philip Short Source: Forbes

  3. In "Reflection on Cambodian History Up to the Era of Democratic Kampuchea," Khieu Samphan said the Khmer Rouge only wanted what was best for Cambodia.
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: Khieu Samphan Source: FOXNews

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