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Chinese Investors Snapping Up Homes in Cambodia

– PHNOM PENH – To sell property and Condo’s in Cambodia, agents are brushing up on their Mandarin as across the Cambodian capital, a building boom is becoming more noticeable. Phnom Penh Condo and housing prices are being pushed higher into the sky and large projects are being geared towards Chinese investors, who have only […]

January 12th, 2018 | Posted in Economy & Business,World News | Read More »

Eyeing Mekong Dams, China Lavishes Cambodia with Billions for New Infrastructure

– PHNOM PENH – Beijing has pledged billions of dollars to build new infrastructure in Cambodia, officials said Thursday, as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ended a two-day charm offensive currying favor for its mega-dams across the Mekong. The storied waterway, which twists through parts of Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, is the world’s largest […]

January 12th, 2018 | Posted in World News | Read More »

US Immigration (ICE) Agents Descend on 7-Eleven Stores in 17 States

– LOS ANGELES – U.S. immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven convenience stores before dawn Wednesday to begin checking on employees’ immigration status in what officials described as the largest operation against an employer under Donald Trump’s presidency. Agents targeted about 100 stores nationwide, broadening an investigation that began four years ago with a […]

January 12th, 2018 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Pakistan Mob Attacks Police, Angered by Rape and Murder of Eight-Year-Old Girl

– LAHORE, Pakistan – A mob angered over the recent rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl attacked a police station and a nearby government building in eastern Punjab province on Wednesday, triggering clashes that left at least two people dead and several injured, the police said. The violence erupted in the city of Kasur […]

January 11th, 2018 | Posted in World News | Read More »

13,000 Stranded Due to High Risk of Avalanche at Zermatt, Switzerland Ski Resort

– ZERMATT, Switzerland – Officials in a town at the foot of Switzerland’s famed Matterhorn are resuming helicopter flights to ferry out stranded tourists amid efforts to open roads and rail lines that have been closed due to heavy snowfall and an elevated avalanche risk. The Zermatt tourism office initially said a rail line from […]

January 10th, 2018 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Thirteen Reported Dead as Rescue Workers Still Search for More Victims of Mudslides in California

– CALIFORNIA – A storm that slammed a California coastal community is over. The search for its victims is not. Authorities in Santa Barbara County were still trying to reach new areas and dig into the destruction to find dead, injured or trapped people after a powerful mudflow swept away dozens of homes. At least […]

January 10th, 2018 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Oprah Winfrey Says ‘Time is Up’ for Abusive Men in Her 2018 Golden Globes Speech

 – LOS ANGELES – Oprah Winfrey earned multiple standing ovations at Sunday’s Golden Globes as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award with a moving speech referencing civil rights and the #MeToo movement, declaring that the reign of abusive men was coming to an end: “Their time is up!” The OWN founder, former talk show […]

January 8th, 2018 | Posted in World News | Read More »

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