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  • To Defeat Terror, We Need the World's Help

    In a polarized region and a complicated world, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria presents a unifying threat to a broad array of countries, including the...

  • Free Online English Language Teaching Webinar through U.S. Department of State

    Regional English Language Office (RELO) Bangkok invites interested teachers to participate in a free English language teaching webinar series “Shaping the Way We...

  • USAID’s Improved Basic Education in Cambodia (IBEC) Program Helps 81,000 Cambodian Youth

    The five-year Improved Basic Education in Cambodia (IBEC) project supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) held...

  • Opportunity, Equality, and Access for Women

    This past weekend, I was privileged to speak to a remarkable group of young women at the opening ceremony of a two-week leadership institute sponsored by the...

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  • Ask the Ambassador
    Ask the Ambassador: Helping Cambodian Children to Grow Up Healthy and Strong

    Cambodia is a very young country. The median age of Cambodians is 24 years and nearly a third of Cambodia’s population is under the age of 14. With such a large population of children and teenagers, the health and welfare of Cambodia’s youngest citizens is a subject that comes up frequently in questions from readers. This week, a reader from Phnom Penh asks, “In addition to improving the...  More column articles »

  • U.S. Pacific Command Conducts Regional Forum on Drug-Resistant Malaria in Military Populations
    U.S. Pacific Command Conducts Regional Forum on Drug-Resistant Malaria in Military Populations

    August 11 through 13, 2014, in Phnom Penh, the office of the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) Command Surgeon, the U.S. Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, and other partners held a regional meeting called “The U.S. PACOM Regional Forum on Malaria Control and Elimination in Military Populations.” The forum brought together civilian and military health professionals from Cambodia, five other...  ភាសា​ខ្មែរ »

  • USAID Providing Humanitarian Aid in Northern Iraq
    USAID Providing Humanitarian Aid in Northern Iraq

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is working to provide desperately needed humanitarian aid to the tens of thousands of innocent children, women and men displaced by the assault on Sinjar and surrounding areas of northern Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group. USAID is deploying humanitarian-response experts to key locations in the region to... 

  • Access to Technology for minorities - Cambodia's Cham minority GOES mobile
    Access to Technology for minorities - Cambodia's Cham minority GOES mobile

    Besides Khmer, the national language of Cambodia, the country has several minorities who have and speak their own languages. The Cham, present in Cambodia and Vietnam, are a significant minority, and the only one to have its own traditional script to write its language. As part of ongoing work to improve access to information for minority groups, the USAID-funded SPICE program... 

  • U.S. Pacific Fleet Band Visits M'Lop Tapang
    U.S. Pacific Fleet Band Visits M'Lop Tapang

    U.S. Pacific Fleet Band musicians made their first appearances for Pacific Partnership 2014 in Cambodia, performing twice in one day June 21 for the children and people of Sihanoukville. In the morning, more than 300 children and teachers gathered at the M'Lop Tapang organization educational center to sing and dance with members of the band, who performed American top 40 hits... 

  • Remarks by Secretary Kerry on the U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific Engagement
    Remarks by Secretary Kerry on the U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific Engagement

    We know that America’s security and prosperity are closely and increasingly linked to the Asia Pacific. And that’s why President Obama began what is known as the rebalance to Asia in 2009. That’s why he’s asked me to redouble my own efforts in the region over the next two and half years. And that’s why I want to talk to you today about four specific opportunities: creating sustainable...