Cambodian American

Lynn celebrates Cambodian heritage
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He encourages residents to visit his Living Fields Church, which has a large Cambodian-American congregation. Kirirath “AJ” Saing, a board member of the Economic Development and Industrial Corp., said the New Year is celebrated for three days in April … No tags for this post.

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Hundreds protest as Cambodian leader visits Lowell
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SENDING A MESSAGE: Hundreds of protesters line Middlesex Street at Pailin Plaza, in the heart of Lowell s Cambodian-American community, Sunday evening to protest a visit by Hun Manet, the son of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. See video and … No tags for this post.

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Photographers ponder various forms of 'Dislocation'
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Pin particularly focuses on the first generation Cambodian American children, plausibly because he himself represents such dislocation as a first generation Cambodian American. Although these first generation Cambodian Americans did not experience the … No tags for this post.

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Changing Prepositions With 'Provide'
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In a VOA Learning English story about a Cambodian-American filmmaker, we used the preposition in this way: “She says changes such as migration away from rural areas are allowing more women to find work and provide for their families.” This preposition … No tags for this post.

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The King appointed Phnom Penh City Hall spokesman Long Dimanche as the new …
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Dozens of Cambodian-American Long Beach residents protested in front of a restau… Beach Vendor Stalls Leveled. The crash of falling buildings mixed with the crash of the waves at Sihanoukvill… City Hall Spokesman Appointed as New Korea Ambassador. No tags for this post.

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After Public Backlash, Hun Manet Says He Won't Attend Long Beach Cambodian New …
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The Cambodian American Alliance, one of the groups that had planned to disrupt the parade—along with other coordinated efforts in Massachusetts and Washington state—embraced Manet's cancellation of participating in the parade, but also dismissed his … No tags for this post.

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In state legislature, a diversity gap persists
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Orrall, elected in 2011, and Rady Mom, the first Cambodian-American elected in 2014, help make up the House Asian-American Caucus. That group is expected to meet with the black and Latino caucus to determine how they can make the Legislature look … No tags for this post.

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Baker's love of Lowell shows
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Mom, representing the 18th Middlesex District, looks to have a challenge from Republican Kamara Kay, a fellow member of the city's 30,000-strong Cambodian-American community. Kay lost a race for School Committee last fall but was successful last month … No tags for this post.

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For traumatized refugees, US states do little
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The group was founded in 1997 to help Cambodian-American girls — 1.5-ers and second-generation children — take charge of their reproductive health. But it quickly morphed into a vehicle for them to become “social justice warriors,” hell bent on … No tags for this post.

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Yem decides against Lowell state-rep race, will support Mom
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Mom, who with his election became the first Cambodian-American elected to any state legislature, has said he will run for a second term. He faces potentially at least three challengers, including two others from the city's Cambodian community. No tags for this post.

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Hun Manet Sued in US For Torture, Terrorism
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Manet's tour of the U.S. got off to a rocky start on Saturday, with Cambodian-American protesters and the official's bodyguards appearing to clash outside a restaurant, with videos showing a man who claimed to have been beaten by a guard. “I was … No tags for this post.

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Manet Bodyguard Accused of Assault in US
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Prime Minister Hun Sen's eldest son Hun Manet's Khmer New Year trip to the U.S. got off to a rough start over the weekend, with his bodyguards and Cambodian-American protesters allegedly getting into a shoving match that had to be stopped by local … No tags for this post.

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Why whites control Lowell city government
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Lowell's Cambodians notched another historic victory in November 2014, when Rady Mom was elected state representative. He is believed to be the first Cambodian-American state legislator in the country. While Mom's election was hailed as a milestone by … No tags for this post.

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Pol Pot's Legacy: Cambodian Refugees in Poor Health
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At press time, Cambodian-American leaders were scheduled to testify at a policy summit organized by the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus in May at the invitation of the caucus chair, Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.). They are seeking federal funding … No tags for this post.

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From Killings Fields to hope, healing
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And “Proud to be Cambodian American.” Stockton resident Sophany Bodine, 27, performed a blessing dance to open the ceremony as those in attendance circled around her and watched. Stockton council members and Mayor Anthony Silva joined the rally … No tags for this post.

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