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Niki Tsongas, Mayor Ed Kennedy and other city officials should not meet with Manet or dedicate any statue associated with Manet's visit or his father's regime without further consulting with Cambodian-American residents of Lowell. The article did not … No tags for this post.

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Hun Manet to Pass on New Year Celebrations in Long Beach
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Touch Vibol, the president of the Cambodian-American Alliance and organizer of last month's protests against the prime minister's attendance at the US-ASEAN summit, and prominent Khmer-American opposition supporter Brady Nuy Young, were cited by … No tags for this post.

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Massachusetts Clinic Treats Refugees With Mindfulness and Medicine From Home
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Some of Metta's Cambodian-American staff regularly coin themselves. Others on the team doubt its medical efficacy—it could be the placebo effect at work. But they agree on one thing: They're reminders of what life was like back home. And sometimes … No tags for this post.

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PM gets his photo-op with Obama as Cambodian-Americans protest
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A grinning Prime Minister Hun Sen walked up to US President Barack Obama and shook his hand in California yesterday, lending the premier his long-sought aura of legitimacy even as hundreds of angry Cambodians protested his 31-year rule less than half … Tags: President Obama

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Judge Denies Medical Care for Jailed CNRP Activist
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Judge Denies Medical Care for Jailed CNRP Activist. Khmer Times/Taing Vida. Thursday, 17 March 2016. 1 views. The Court of Appeals yesterday upheld a lower court verdict that forbid Cambodian-American opposition member Meach Sovannara from flying … No tags for this post.

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All abuzz over honey exports
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Long known for its cigars and rum, Cuba has added organic honey to its list of key agricultural exports, creating a buzz among farmers as pesticide use has been linked to declining bee populations elsewhere. Organic honey has become Cuba's fourth most … No tags for this post.

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For Mick Jagger, HBO's Vinyl is a familiar world
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Sometime in the mid-1990s, after grunge and before the boy band era, Mick Jagger approached Martin Scorsese with an idea for a movie about the music business. The project would span several decades of rock history and focus not on decadent musicians, … No tags for this post.

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Threats Fail to Thwart Anti-Hun Sen Protest
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With Cambodian-American protesters sequestered on a street away from the Sunnylands resort in southern California, Prime Minister Hun Sen greeted U.S. President Barack Obama and posed for a handshake free from harassment on Monday before the … Tags: Anti-Hun Sen Protest, President Obama

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Why a US health clinic suggests Cambodian treatments for everyday maladies
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Marks of coining are seen here on a Metta Health Center staff member. Credit: Courtesy of the Lowell Community Health Center. Some of Metta's staff, who are Cambodian American, regularly coin themselves. Others on the team doubt its medical efficacy … No tags for this post.

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A Filmmaker Searches for the Meaning of Justice
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“Daze of Justice” tells the extraordinary story of three courageous Cambodian-American Khmer Rouge survivors who are also seeking answers. They come to testify at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Phnom Penh, taking the stand in front of top leaders of the … No tags for this post.

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Junk food ads are making your kids eat more
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New analysis from the University of Liverpool in Britain has added to the growing body of evidence that suggests junk food advertising really does lead children to eat more. The team of researchers reviewed and analysed 22 separate studies that had … No tags for this post.

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Rep. Rady Mom on transforming Lowell's urban landscape
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Rady Mom is the first Cambodian-American in history to be elected to a state Legislature. His extraordinary personal journey mirrors the remarkable metamorphosis of his home base in Lowell. Like many industrial cities in Massachusetts, Lowell succumbed … No tags for this post.

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Doing what you love
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When Michael Chai was a kid, he loved movies. So much so that he once waited an hour to get tickets at the old Cathay cinema in Kuala Lumpur. Movies were a big part of his life. He never imagined that when he grew up, it would remain that way. But one … No tags for […]

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Hun Manet Says US Invitation Not About Politics
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Hun Manet, Prime Minister Hun Sen's eldest son, announced yesterday that he has accepted an invitation to participate in a parade celebrating the upcoming Cambodian New Year in California and has asked permission to invite opposition Cambodia … No tags for this post.

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Westminster Hosts Asian America Film Festival March 23 – April 13
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This music is at the heart of Cambodian American communities, and it is currently being revived by both Cambodian and non-Cambodian musicians. After the screening, Cambodian American singer-songwriter Bochan Huy will discuss how she grew up with … No tags for this post.

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