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Coronavirus live news: UK chancellor pushes Boris Johnson to relax holiday rules, reports say

Latest updates: Rishi Sunak says restrictions ‘out of step’ with international rivals, according to media reportsUber and Deliveroo discounts to lure young in England to get jabbedHerd immunity: could Covid be on the run in the UK?Protests in Israel against new curbs as cases are highest in monthAustralian Sky News banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid disinformation 9.07am BST Newly reported Covid-19 cases in Tokyo came in at 3,058 on Sunday, the metropolitan government announced, a...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Israel, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, Cambodia, Astrazeneca, Tokyo, Boris Johnson, Reuters, Hun Sen, Sinovac, Rishi Sunak, Coronavirus

Cambodia to Mix Vaccines as Booster Shots to Fight COVID

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia will begin offering a booster shot against Covid-19, switching between the AstraZeneca and Chinese COVID-19...
Tags: Cambodia, Astrazeneca, PHNOM PENH Reuters Cambodia

The US and China both have their eyes on a country at the heart of the Indo-Pacific

Indonesian light frigate KRI Bunt Tomo-357 test-firing an MM-40 Exocet Block II missile in the Java Sea, May 28, 2015. Sijori Images / Barcroft India via Getty Images As US-China competition intensifies, those powers are competing for influence in the Indo-Pacific. One of the countries they hope to win over has historically resisted picking sides: Indonesia. With tensions rising, and concern about China increasing, Indonesia is pursuing its own military buildup. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Japan, Bali, Indonesia, Australia, Washington, France, China, Singapore, India, US, International, Trends, Turkey, Green

Thailand Sets up Hospital at Airport; Cambodia Closes Border

Health authorities in Thailand are racing to set up a large field hospital in a cargo building at one of Bangkok’s airports as the country reports record numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths.
Tags: Thailand, Cambodia, Airport, Bangkok

Coronavirus live news: fears in Japan after record case rise; Cambodia locks down provinces bordering Thailand

Japan facing most serious situation since the pandemic began, says Covid health adviser; Cambodia’s lockdown bans most people from leaving their homes, gathering in groups and conducting businessOnce a Covid success story, South Korea sweats through summer of Delta surgeFive Cuban generals dead in recent days – is the Covid spike to blame?New US mask guidance prompted by evidence vaccinated can spread DeltaSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.26am BST In the UK, theme park Thorpe Park will tod...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, UK, US, World news, Thailand, Delta, New South Wales, Cambodia, Sky News, Sydney Australia, Thorpe Park, Coronavirus, COVID

They Were Once Luxury Venues. Now They Are Grim Covid Camps

As an outbreak seizes Cambodia, patients who test positive for the virus say they are being forced into quarantine centers that are more...
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The 10 US colleges best-represented at the Tokyo Olympic Games

First-time Olympic gymnast Jordan Chiles is also an incoming freshman at UCLA. Carmen Mandato/Getty Images Polina Marinova is the founder of The Profile, a newsletter that profiles successful people and companies. The following is a recent The Profile post, republished here with permission. In it, she breaks down the top 10 US colleges that are sending the most alumni and athletes to the 2020 Olympics. See more stories on Insider's business page. In March of 2020, Brooke Forde packed...
Tags: Oregon, Stanford, US, Trends, United States, Williams, Cambodia, Tokyo, University of Florida, Jordan, Michael Phelps, UConn, Usc, Stanford University, Ucla, Michael

Venice Critics’ Week to Open With U.S. Director Jake Wachtel’s Cambodia-set ‘Karmalink,’ Full Lineup

The Venice Film Festival’s Critics’ Week has unveiled its lineup of nine international first works, all of them world premieres, with U.S. director Jake Wachtel’s Cambodia-set Buddhist sci-fier “Karamalink,” set as the out-of-competition opener. Set in a near-future Phnom Penh, “Karmalink” (pictured) is about a 13-year-old boy and his street-smart female friend who team up to […]
Tags: News, Global, Festivals, Cambodia, Venice, Buddhist, Karmalink, Venice Film Festival Critics' Week, Jake Wachtel, Karamalink, Phnom Penh Karmalink

The US Wants To Return A Statue Said To Have Been Stolen From Cambodia

U.S. prosecutors want to return “a 10th-century Khmer sandstone statue said to have been plundered more than 20 years ago from a temple.” – The New York Times The New York Times
Tags: Art, US, Cambodia, Visual, 07.16.21

Cambodia Companies can surely contribute more back to society

Following a year in which Cambodia looked to have been spared the worst of the Covid-19 outbreak, the country was unexpectedly hit by growing infections. Responsible private-sector leadership is now more important than ever in countries large and small. Good companies around the world have demonstrated how involved they are in their communities and make a social impact, prompting them to devote efforts not only through philanthropic activities, but also by adapting products, services, and com...
Tags: Business, Kingdom, US, Sales, Asia Pacific, Cambodia, Red Cross, Zara, Group, ESG, Christian Dior, Lvmh, Louis Vuitton, Sihanoukville, Gulf of Thailand, The Group

Kem Ley: A shooting that shook Cambodia

Kem Ley, a Cambodian political commentator, was murdered five years ago, but his legacy lives on.
Tags: News, Cambodia, Kem Ley

Pet lion returned to owner after Cambodian Prime Minister intervenes

A pet lion that authorities seized from a house in Cambodia's capital last week was reunited with its owner on Monday -- after a personal intervention by Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Tags: Asia, News, Cambodia

How much does it cost to start a business? There’s a world map for that

As the old adage goes, you must spend money to make money.Just about anywhere, setting up shop requires a significant bit of cash.But as this world map shows, the cost varies greatly by country. Starting a business in the U.S. costs $735, which is relatively affordable at just 16 percent of the average monthly paycheck.Credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for iHeart Media Starting your own business should be cheap, right? Because if you're succes...
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Pet lion returned to owner after Cambodian Prime Minister intervenes

A pet lion that authorities seized from a house in Cambodia's capital last week was reunited with its owner on Monday -- after a personal intervention by Prime Minister Hun Sen.
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Cambodian PM orders return of defanged pet lion to owner

Animal was seized after appearing on TikTok before prime minister Hun Sen stepped inA defanged and declawed lion that was kept in an upmarket neighbourhood of the Cambodian capital has been returned to its owner after the unlikely intervention of prime minister Hun Sen.The 18-month-old cub, weighing 70 kilograms (154 pounds), had been imported from overseas, officials said. It was raised by its owner, a Chinese national, who named it Hima. Continue reading...
Tags: China, World news, Cambodia, Hun Sen

Malawi Pride and press freedoms in Palestine: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

A roundup of the coverage on struggles for human rights and freedoms, from Chile to Cambodia Continue reading...
Tags: Chile, Cambodia, Malawi

Remembering Kid Yamaka, the telegenic star and proudly Jewish boxer

Zachary Wohlman punches Alonso Loeza during a Welterweights fight at Staples Center on November 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Loeza would win the fight. Harry How/Golden Boy/Getty Images Zachary Wohlman, a boxer known as Kid Yamaka, died in February at 32. Wohlman survived a nightmarish childhood in Los Angeles to become a promising welterweight and telegenic media star. The writer Alex Halperin explores Wohlman's legacy as a celebrated Jewish athlete, and what Wohlman meant to ...
Tags: Hollywood, California, La, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, Trends, Chicago, David, Cambodia, Dallas, Hitler, Staples Center, Hall of Fame, Ross, Malibu, Tijuana

‘Wage theft’ in Primark, Nike and H&M supply chain – report

No laws were broken but brands failed to ensure workers were paid properly during the pandemic, says Clean Clothes CampaignCampaigners claim to have found evidence of “wage theft” in the supply chains of Primark, Nike and H&M in a report that outlines the devastating consequences of the pandemic on garment workers in Indonesia, Cambodia and Bangladesh.Research by the Clean Clothes Campaign found that, while none of the brands had broken any laws, they had failed to ensure that their workers were...
Tags: Business, Fashion, Human Rights, H&m, Indonesia, Nike, Life and style, World news, Retail industry, Poverty, Asia Pacific, South and Central Asia, Fashion industry, Global development, Cambodia, Bangladesh

U.S. Ends Military Academy Progamme for Cambodia Amid Strained Ties

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The United States has ended its programme with Cambodia to send students to top American military academies, a U.S. embassy...
Tags: United States, Cambodia, PHNOM PENH Reuters

Coronavirus live news: Kim Jong-un warns of ‘grave incident’ in North Korea; France ‘likely to see fourth wave’

North Korean leader says there is ‘huge crisis’ in antivirus fight; French government’s leading scientific adviser blames Delta variantAustralia: Queensland says Pfizer vaccine supply will run out in daysNorth Korea outbreak fears after Kim Jong-un warns of ‘huge crisis’Sage scientist fears England could repeat ‘mistakes of last summer’Brazil suspends Covaxin contract after accusations of irregularitiesLA recommends indoor masks regardless of vaccination status 11.25am BST Vladimir Putin - w...
Tags: England, Putin, Vladimir Putin, North Korea, France, Russia, World news, Queensland, Brazil, Cambodia, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Reuters, Afp, Kim Jong, Coronavirus

Pet lion seized in Cambodia after being spotted on TikTok

A young male lion has been seized by Cambodian authorities after its owner posted videos of the animal on TikTok.
Tags: Asia, News, Cambodia

Pet lion seized from home in Cambodia capital after appearance on TikTok

Authorities investigated after defanged and declawed animal was seen in TikTok videos in Phnom PenhCambodian authorities have confiscated a defanged and declawed pet lion that appeared in TikTok videos taken at a Phnom Penh villa.The 18-month-old male, weighing 70kg (154lbs), had been imported from overseas by the owner, a Chinese national, to be raised in his home, environment ministry spokesman Neth Pheaktra said. Continue reading...
Tags: Animals, Environment, Asia Pacific, Wildlife, Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Tiktok, Neth Pheaktra

Pet lion confiscated in Cambodia after TikTok videos

The 18-month-old animal, weighing 70kg, is discovered at a villa in the capital Phnom Penh.
Tags: News, Cambodia

How Ancient Jungle Cities Kept Reinventing

Not only did societies such as the Classic Maya and the Khmer empire of Cambodia flourish, but pre-colonial tropical cities were actually some of the most extensive urban landscapes anywhere in the pre-industrial world – far outstripping ancient Rome, Constantinople/Istanbul and the ancient cities of China. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, China, Cambodia, Issues, 06.21.21, Rome Constantinople Istanbul

UK foreign secretary urged to raise arrest of activists during Cambodia visit

Dominic Raab due to hold talks with Prak Sokhonn as part of efforts to expand diplomatic and trade ties in south-east AsiaHuman rights groups have called on the British foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, to intervene over the detention of three young environmental activists when he meets Cambodian leaders on Wednesday in efforts to build trade ties between the two countries.The activists, who were arrested at the weekend, face up to 10 years in jail for insulting the Cambodian king. Their case has...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, World news, Asia Pacific, Foreign Policy, Cambodia, Foreign, Dominic Raab, Greta Thunberg, Prak Sokhonn

Cambodia charges environmentalists with insulting king

A Cambodian court has charged four environmental activists with insulting the country's king and conspiracy to plotting, a prosecutor said on Monday, following the arrest of three of them last week as they documented waste discharge into a city river.
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Cambodia charges environment activists with insulting the king

Accused of insulting the king, the environment activists face up to 10 years in prison.
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Cambodia charges environmentalists with plotting and insulting king

A Cambodian court has charged four environmental activists with insulting the country's king and conspiracy to plotting, a prosecutor said on Monday, following the arrest of three of them last week as they documented waste discharge into a city river.
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Cambodia Charges Conservationists With Plotting, Royal Insults

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian court has charged four environmental activists with insulting the country's king and conspiracy to plotting, a...
Tags: Cambodia, PHNOM PENH Reuters

New York investigators hand 27 smuggled art objects back to Cambodia

Charges are pending against two antiquities dealers linked to the objects, which have been valued at $3.8 million.
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