“Red Earth, Gold Gate, Shadow Sky” is inspired by interviews with young Cambodian American men deported to Cambodia. These “returnees” survived a long journey between two cultures, only to lose their place once again. Drama professor Mark Jenkins and artist Don Fels conceived the project in 2004; envisioning a dramatic work that would speak to […]
By Sopheng Cheang The Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s ailing former King Norodom Sihanouk, his country’s dominant figure for half-a-century, vowed Sunday, Oct. 30, at a rare public appearance never to leave his homeland again. Sihanouk, his son King Norodom Sihamoni, and Prime Minister Hun Sen shared the podium at a ceremony […]
By Todd Pitman The Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s military eased concerns of renewed turmoil last Monday by accepting the sweeping electoral win of toppled ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra’s party, while his sister vowed to reconcile the deeply divided nation as its first female prime minister. The election marked an extraordinary rebuke of the military-backed […]
SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — The distant thuds of gunfire and bombs weren’t nearly as memorable for Michael Misiewicz as fishing barehanded with
Owners of 25 restaurants and businesses are kicking the stink of communal dumpsters by enrolling in the City of Seattle Compost Collection service. Food scraps are collected in 60-gallon, 8-yard containers and hauled to Cedar Grove Organics Recycling, LLC for composting.
By Sopheng Cheang The Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Khmer Rouge guards killed babies by battering them against trees under an official policy to ensure the children of the brutal Cambodian regime’s victims could never take revenge for their parents’ deaths, the group’s chief jailer testified on Monday, June 8.