Geoffrey Moyle, 46 from Adelaide, has admitted to 11 child sex offences against vulnerable children in Cambodia between 2002 and 2005.
AMERICAN COURT DOCUMENTS SHOW THAT APLE DIRECTOR SEILA SAMLEANG IS A PAID CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANT FOR THE FBI, AND THE FBI BRIBES CAMBODIAN POLICE OFFICERS WHO ARREST AMERICAN CITIZENS
There is a concern that Cambodia’s graduation to LMIC status means it is likely to lose a large amount of much needed aid. A number of leading international NGOs have spoken out recently about the classification process in general, and how it is linked to aid. It is feared that by ‘graduating’ and losing access to still very much needed aid dollars, there is an increased risk to reverse growth trends and then ‘reverse graduate’ and fall back down the ladder.
Today a few K440 members supported the relief efforts in Nepal by contributing money to the above group of volunteering travelers and expats helping the victims of the recent earthquake. The contribution was enough to provide a shelter and food for one family of five for three months – every cent has gone toward direct assistance.
A country’s flag is a symbol; as is the act of changing one. Cambodia’s history is rife with coups, invasions and occupations which has not only fomented regime change but has also provided the impetus for the flag’s numerous transformations over the years. Since 1863, there have been numerous different national flags, including periods of time when more than one flag was in use in Cambodia – depending upon where one was in the country – and at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Tim LaRocco surveys the complicated web of international tensions across South East Asia and wonders if Cambodia’s careful balancing act can be maintained indefinitely.