The Covid Rouge are shifting goalposts. We were told the shutdowns and lockdowns were necessary to “flatten the curve”. The danger we were told, was not that COVID would kill millions outright, but that because so many of those infected would require hospitalization and ventilators that hospitals would become overwhelmed and could not offer help … Continue reading “#StayAtHome Is Murder. Getting Infected Is the Only Way Out of This — Precisely What They’re Keeping Us From”
Apr 11, 2020 Picture: The Cambodian government in the evening of April 9 announced a one-week travel ban covering the entire country, preventing all non-essential travel between provinces and even districts over concerns that droves of garment workers in the capital were planning to meet their families in the countryside during Khmer New Year and … Continue reading “Cambodia Blocks Domestic Travel, Approves Emergency Bill Amid Virus Crisis”
Cet article recence quelques brèves et infos sur l’évolution de la situation d’urgence liée au Covid-19, entre darwinisme social et entraide populaire…Vous pouvez nous aider à mettre cet article à jour en partageant vos brèves, infos, témoignages, sur les effets de la crise actuelle dans le monde. Jeudi 9 avril Allemagne La Rhénanie-Nord-Westphalie, le plus … Continue reading “Covid-19, darwinisme social et entraide populaire #2”
Cambodian journalist Sovann Rithy, wearing a scarf and the only one in the photo without a mask, inside a police office. Source Facebook page of the Phnom Penh Municipal Police Check out Global Voices’ special coverage of the global impact of COVID-19. Cambodian journalist Sovann Rithy of the TVFB digital news outlet was arrested on … Continue reading “Online journalist detained for quoting Cambodian prime minister’s advice on COVID-19”
A profusion of anonymous axioms and memes floods social media these days but one remains my very favorite: “It’s like we’ve all been sent to our room to think about what we did.” My friends, if there ever was a nation that needed a “time out” for that purpose, it’s ours. With nearly every minute … Continue reading “Love in a Dangerous Time”
The premier has canceled next week’s Khmer New Year celebrations amid worries about the virus.
Des commandes annulées, des factures non payées… Les usines de prêt-à-porter implantées au Cambodge, qui approvisionnent avant tout les marchés européen et américain, ferment les unes après les autres à mesure que s’étend la pandémie de Covid-19. Et ce sont 750 000 ouvriers qui risquent de se retrouver sans ressource.
London, April 7, 2020 (AltAfrica)-Nigeria and her West African neighbour Ghana are being assisted with medical supplies by China to combat the ravaging covid-19 pandemic READ ALSO: AFRICA WILL NOT BE TESTING GROUND FOR CORONAVIRUS VACCINES-WHO Ghana, Nigeria get medical supplies from China to combat coronavirus pandemic While Ghana on Monday received about 30,000 Personal … Continue reading “Ghana, Nigeria get medical supplies from China to contain coronavirus pandemic”
A closer look at the significance of a recent development with respect to COVID-19 in mainland Southeast Asia.
A closer look at how the recent drills, held amid the coronavirus crisis, actually played out.
Par Chris Hamilton – Le 16 décembre 2019 – Source Econimica D’abord, la carte du siècle… littéralement. Pour ceux qui sont plongés dans le fiasco actuel des prises en pension (REPO), des QE et de la monétisation… il est utile de prendre du recul et de clarifier ce qui provoque la défaillance du système économique … Continue reading “Les femmes et les naissances, aussi faibles que possible”
Taiwan was ranked as the fifth least corrupt economy in the Asia-Pacific region in the latest Corruption Perception Index report released March 24 by Hong Kong-based Political and Economic Risk Consultancy Ltd. The country’s score of 5.15 in the annual survey, improved from last year’s 5.37, saw it finish behind Singapore, Australia, Japan and … Continue reading “Corruption report ranks Taiwan 5th best in Asia-Pacific”
Par Barbara Crossette − 2005 −Source World Policy Journal De toutes les morts politiques violentes du XXème siècle, aucune de celles qui concernaient les États-Unis ne fut entourée d’autant de zones d’ombres que le mystérieux crash aérien qui tua le président pakistanais Mohammed Zia ul-Haq en 1988. Cette tragédie coûta également la vie à un … Continue reading “Qui a tué Zia ?”
Mar 23, 2020 Picture: A growing number of Southeast Asia airlines are suspending flights or even completely grounding their planes as multiple governments have decided to introduce strict immigration regulations in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The latest to announce a tough measure was Singapore Airlines, which said on March … Continue reading “Airline Carnage In Southeast Asia Reaches New Dimensions”
Le Covid-19 est devenu une pandémie avec près de 10 000 morts dans le monde, surtout en Chine, Italie et Espagne. Populations confinées, chute des cours boursiers, déraillement de l’économie mondiale… les États adoptent des stratégies variées pour limiter la propagation du virus tout en soignant les patients. Après s’être excusée d’avoir pris tardivement la mesure du fléau, … Continue reading “La Chine se rêve en première puissance sanitaire mondiale”
Par Ron Unz – Le 27 janvier 2020 – Source Unz Review De la paix de Westphalie à la loi de la jungle L’assassinat du général iranien Qassem Soleimani par l’US Army, le 2 janvier, a été un événement d’une importance capitale. Le général Soleimani était la plus haute personnalité militaire de son pays, qui … Continue reading “La pravda américaine. Les assassinats du Mossad”
Since last month, Taiwan requires all arrivals who have traveled to certain countries and territories affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to undergo 14-day home quarantine. This article provides answers to some frequently asked questions according to the latest information released by the Centers for Disease Control under the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Which countries … Continue reading “FAQ: Taiwan’s 14-day quarantine requirements”
Mar 17, 2020 Picture: The coronavirus pandemic is throwing entire Southeast Asia in turmoil as travel restrictions and business closures are getting more extreme and widespread and tourism has almost come to a standstill. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte from March 17 has put the entire Philippine island of Luzon under an “enhanced community quarantine” until … Continue reading “Virus Frenzy: Philippines Locks Down Luzon, Thailand Closes Bars, Malaysia Seals Up”
La crise sanitaire du coronavirus, décrite statistiquement en temps réel par la John Hopskin University, attaque fortement l’économie mondiale et en premier lieu l’industrie du tourisme. Le World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) annonce que 50 millions d’emplois pourraient être supprimés. La France abandonnerait au moins 5 à 6 milliards dans ce secteur. Les compagnies aériennes subissent … Continue reading “Coronavirus (et autres maux) : 2020, année noire pour le tourisme mondial”
The two countries held the latest in a series of joint maritime patrols.
The exercise has continued amid continuing anxieties about the virus in both countries and the wider world.
US State Department-funded front “Radio Free Asia” (RFA) recently complained about plans to proceed with joint Chinese-Cambodian military exercises despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. According to Khmer Times, this year’s joint exercises will include up to 200 Chinese personnel … The post US Complains as Cambodia Pivots Toward China appeared first on Global Research.
Mar 04, 2020 Picture: The Cambodian government is close to signing a deal with the local subsidiary of French-owned, Singapore-based renewable power producer The Blue Circle to construct the energy-starving country’s first wind power farm. “Both sides expect to sign an agreement soon. I expect it will be done by June,” said Victor Jona, director … Continue reading “Cambodia To Get Its First Wind Power Farm”
Du fait du non-respect des droits de l’homme par le Cambodge, les produits exportés vers l’Union européenne seront désormais taxés. Une sanction aux effets délétères, estime un analyste.
Thy Chea was the fourth such refugee to be allowed back into the country since the administration stepped up deportations of Southeast Asians.
If there’s one thing every art lover will agree to, it’s the fact that while art often gets appreciated, the creator remains mostly forgotten. In India especially, traditional artforms are dying by the minute, mainly because of how commercialised consumerism has become. We spoke to the Padmaja Jalihal, 51, founder of Heart for Art Trust, … Continue reading “Art With a Heart: Pune Trust Revives 65+ Indian Artforms, Employs 400+ Artisans”
The more things change, well readers get the drift here. Jane Fonda, the accomplished actor and protester, who protests right outside of the idiot-in-chief’s door these days on the pressing issue of environmental ruin, is being tormented once again for an act of protest during the Vietnam War era. Ohio’s secretary of state, Frank La … Continue reading “The Powerful Are Going After Jane Fonda Again”
BANGKOK, Thailand — Cambodia’s authoritarian leader Hun Sen is not panicking about the possibility of the deadly coronavirus killing anyone in his Southeast Asian nation. And he’s not evacuating Cambodians trapped …
Feb 23, 2020 Picture: Singapore-based ride-hailing and e-commerce company Grab partnered with German aviation startup Volocopter to explore the opportunity of deploying air taxi services in selected cities in Southeast Asia. In a first step, the firms will conduct a joint feasibility study which will look into the most suitable cities and routes to offer … Continue reading “Grab, German Startup Team Up To Explore Air Taxi Services In Southeast Asia”
L’Américaine déclarée positive pourrait avoir contracté le virus après avoir quitté le Cambodge.
Though the move is not entirely insignificant, it pales in comparison to the other challenges the government faces and is working to address.
Les touristes à bord ont tous été déclarés négatifs au virus, selon un responsable cambodgien.
Five Dutch passengers who were on board the quarantined Diamond Princess are now allowed to leave the cruise ship, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday. The last passengers of Dutch cruise ship Westerdam who are still in Cambodia, are now also allowed to leave the country, shipping company Holland America Line said in … Continue reading “Dutch passengers allowed to leave cruise ship quarantined over coronavirus”
Après plus de quatre-vingts années années d’engagement, Michel Lequenne, une des figures du mouvement trotskyste français, s’est éteint à l’âge de 98 ans. Dans cet article, publié initialement sur le site du NPA, Michaël Lowy lui rend un dernier hommage. Illustration : 10 novembre 1967 – Célébration du 50ème anniversaire de la révolution d’Octobre au … Continue reading “Michel Lequenne (1921-2020) : un trotskiste singulier”
Au nom de son alliance avec la Chine, le Premier ministre Hun Sen multiplie les gestes minimisant l’importance de l’épidémie. Dernier en date, l’accueil des passagers du paquebot de croisière Westerdam, refusé dans cinq ports avant d’accoster à Sihanoukville, dans le sud du Cambodge.
Despite the government’s rhetoric, the reality is much more concerning.
A widely circulated report from News.com.au, a division of News Corp Australia, was published on Feb. 8, 2020, and was subsequently parroted and shared all around the national security and defense online community. The story claims that an airfield that is under construction near Cambodia’s Dara Sakor Seashore Resort is actually a Chinese Air Base that … Continue reading “Widely Parroted Claim That a New Cambodian Airfield Is Really a Chinese Airbase Is Wrong, Ignorant and Stupid”
The feel-good story took an unfortunate turn after a passenger later tested positive for the virus.
While Cambodia is certainly better off than it was in the 1990s, progress has slowed as the premier’s rule has continued.
Stranded passengers disembarked and were welcomed to Cambodia by the nation’s authoritarian leader who handed them flowers.
The first passengers of Dutch cruise ship Westerdam were allowed to leave the ship during the early hours of Friday morning, Dutch time. The Holland America Line cruise ship docked in the Cambodian port city of Sihanoukville on Thursday after being refused by five Asian countries for fear of the coronavirus 2019-nCoV, now officially called Covid-19.Submitted … Continue reading “Dutch cruise ship passenger disembarking in Cambodia”
Par crainte de l’épidémie, le paquebot s’est vu interdire d’accoster au Japon.
The Westerdam, a Dutch cruise ship refused entry to several Asian ports due to fear of the coronavirus, was allowed to dock in the Cambodian port of Sihanoukville. None of the passengers have been diagnosed with 2019-nCoV, but the ship was still refused due to concerns of the virus spreading. The European Ministers of Public Health … Continue reading “Dutch cruise ship allowed to dock in Cambodia; Health Ministers gather to discuss coronavirus”
After months of speculation, the body has decided on a partial withdrawal of the Everything But Arms deal.
The European Commission announced today a partial withdrawal of trade concessions to Cambodia under its preferential trade arrangement, EverythingButArms(EBA). The decision came after a long period of “enhanced dialogue” initiated by the …
A closer look at potential continuity and change in what would be the fourth set of drills between the two countries.
A closer look at the evolution of regime dynamics in the two countries in recent years.
Taiwan has strengthened measures for preventing the spread of African swine fever in outlying Kinmen County, and the country as a whole remains on high alert, according to the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture Feb. 5. The additional actions follow the discovery of pigs washed ashore in the county’s Lieyu Township that tested positive for … Continue reading “ASF prevention measures strengthened in Kinmen”
Hun Sen’s “special visit” to China was a high-profile show of support for Beijing’s handling of the outbreak.
Two upcoming calls will help define the European Union’s ties with the Southeast Asian countries.