Latest Stories Tagged: Cambodia

Conflict & Justice

Boomer Da Sharpshoota

We close today with Cambodian-American rapper Boomer Da Sharpshoota. He grew up in the US but he was deported seven years ago. He lives in Cambodia and he's been learning to rap in Khmer. It's not the language he grew up speaking. Corey Takahashi reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: praCh Ly

Corey Takahashi profiles U.S.-based rapper, �praCh� Ly, who has become known as the voice of Cambodian refugee rap. And it all began with a CD he made on a karaoke machine in his parents' garage.

Lifestyle & Belief

Cambodia's big lake threatened

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on Southeast Asia's largest lake ? Cambodia's Tonle Sap ? and why environmentalists are worried about its future. Dams, logging and overfishing are some of the factors threatening the lake's ecosystem.

Global Politics

Education in Cambodia

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports that only a third of Cambodia's population is fully literate. The Cambodian government blames the brutal reign of the Khmer Rouge. Others blame current government corruption.

Corruption may endanger Khmer rouge trials

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on how accusations of corruption is affecting the trial of former Khmer Rouge officials in Cambodia. Among other things, international monitors say Cambodian staff members on the tribunal are forced to give kickbacks to government officials.

Global Politics

Khmer Rouge on trial

The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the latest from the UN-backed trial of former Khmer Rouge officials being held in Cambodia. Today's proceedings opened under a cloud of corruption and accusations of political interference.