Matt Holzman, producer of the screening series First Take for KCRW in Santa Monica, gives us the lowdown on this year's nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.
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.
Monday was an historic day for the people of Cambodia. Opening statements in the war crimes trial against three former leaders of the notorious Khmer Rouge regime, began in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh.
Most sex workers in Cambodia, Hoefinger says, are not trapped by brothel overlords. They’re instead trapped in a shattered economy where alternative options include back-breaking toil in the field or stitching jeans for export to America.