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AseanPlus News 01 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Cambodia lauds UN decision

Cambodia welcomed yesterday a UN announcement that enough money was in hand to set up a long-awaited tribunal to try leaders of the former Khmer Rouge regime, 30 years after the start of the genocide.

AseanPlus News 27 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Shelving the past to forge ahead 30 years after Vietnam war

In the last days before the fall of Saigon, Nguyen Thanh Trung was a pilot with a mission to bomb the Presidential Palace and the US Embassy. Thirty years later, his ambition is to pilot the first direct Vietnam Airlines flight to the United States.

AseanPlus News 24 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Cambodians seeks justice

Thirty years after Phnom Penh fell to the Khmer Rouge, 64-year-old Cambodian Bou Meing takes a trip down memory lane.

AseanPlus News 20 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

They spent 25 years hiding

Li Mun was only 15 years old when he deserted Pol Pot's forces in 1979, as Vietnam invaded Cambodia and toppled the Khmer Rouge.

AseanPlus News 18 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Cambodians pray for victims on anniversary

Cambodians gathered yesterday at mass graves where 8,000 of their countrymen perished under the Khmer Rouge, praying with Buddhist monks for the victims on the 30th anniversary of the genocidal regime's seizure of power.

AseanPlus News 14 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Cambodia marks rise of Khmer Rouge

Cambodians marked the 30th anniversary of the Khmer Rouge regime rising to power yesterday with a small Buddhist ceremony at a memorial in one of its infamous 'Killing Fields'.

AseanPlus News 13 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Help bring Khmer leaders to justice, says centre

A leading Cambodian genocide researcher is urging China to open up archives that might contain evidence of Khmer Rouge atrocities that could be used in legal proceedings against the regime's surviving leaders.

AseanPlus News 27 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Fugitive Chhouk Rin may be in Phnom Penh

Fugitive former Khmer Rouge officer Chhouk Rin, on the run after being sentenced to life for the murders of three western backpackers, may be hiding here, making the current warrant for his arrest invalid, police said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 22 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Ex-Khmer Rouge leader in hiding

Former Khmer Rouge commander Chhouk Rin has taken refuge in his mountain village to evade arrest after his conviction for the murder of three young Western tourists a decade ago, his wife said yesterday.

Lifestyle 31 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

The Chosun one

Countries around Asia, from Japan to Thailand and Cambodia, have held on to their royal families as anchors of stability in a changing world. But others like Laos, South Korea and China ousted the royals or saw them deposed. CHARLES WHELAN talks to Yi Se.