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The Rich Content of Indices, When Read for What They Say

By: Norbert Klein Posted: November-11-2010 in
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The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 690

On 4 November 2010, the UN Development Program published their Human Development Report 2010. For its 20th anniversary, it is not only focusing on the data for the present year, but it looks back over the past to reveal long time trends, as the introduction to the report says:

LICADHO: Prisons in Cambodia Could Become Detention Places with the Highest Prisoner Rates in the World

By: The Mirror Posted: July-22-2010 in
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The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 674

“Phnom Penh: The Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights [LICADHO] has found that prisons in Cambodia could become detention centers with the highest prisoner rates before or by 2018. Such a prediction is based on the results from the observations of 18 among the 25 prisons countrywide.

Eighty Percent of the 1,621 Communes in the 24 Provinces and Cities Are Rural Areas

By: The Mirror Posted: July-19-2010 in
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The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 673

“Phnom Penh: According to a report of the United Nations for 2010, there are 1,621 communes in the 24 provinces and cities in Cambodia, where 80% is rural areas.

“The report on the outlook of fundamental developments for 2010, recently published by the United Nations, says that Cambodia has 24 provinces and cities, but only 142 communes are considered as [densely] populated or urban, while as many as 1,479 communes remain rural.

“The same source adds that in Phnom Penh, 10 among the 76 communes are considered as rural.

“Besides Phnom Penh, the report divides the rest of the 23 provinces and cities into 4 areas: low lying areas, the Tonle Sap lake area, highlands, and the seashore area.

The Prime Minister Ordered the Authorities to Collect and Report the Numbers of Disabled People

By: The Mirror Posted: June-24-2010 in
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The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 670

Note:

Apologies – delays of the publication may occur until 17 July 2010 because of my international travel.

Norbert Klein
At present in Brussels/Belgium at the meetings of ICANN – the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.

“Phnom Penh: In the morning of 21 June 2010, the head of the Royal Government of Cambodia called on the authorities countrywide of all levels to collect and report the accurate numbers of disabled people, in order to facilitate the creation of policies as well as of procedures to assist the disabled people.

The Economic Exploitation from Blood Donations Is Against the Moral of Medical Professionalism

By: The Mirror Posted: June-16-2010 in
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The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 669

“Phnom Penh: A Secretary of State of the Ministry of Health said that the exploitation from blood donations and from blood infusions is against the moral of medical professionalism and it must be avoided.

The Minister of Information Claims that Internet Games Are Not Illegal

By: The Mirror Posted: May-26-2010 in
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The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 666

“Disagreement emerged regarding places operating Internet games in Cambodia after there had been a report that the Minister of Information, Mr. Khieu Kanharith, stated that those places are not related to money betting, and they should not have been closed.

Most of the Important Positions at International Border Crossings Are Not Reassigned, not Following a Sub-Decree

By: The Mirror Posted: May-24-2010 in
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The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 665

“Phnom Penh: Important positions of some officials – such as police, customs, and CamControl – at border crossings for international travelers and at border crossings for local travel are, at present, not reassigned properly, contrary to the terms that are clearly set by the Royal Government in a sub-decree.

More Than 2,000 Ghost Names of Civil Servants Were Found – This Discovery Will Save the State More Than US$2 Million Each Year

By: The Mirror Posted: May-20-2010 in
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The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 665

“Phnom Penh: The third nationwide census on civil servants is scheduled to finish in late May 2010 in order to strengthen the management of civil servants more thoroughly, and to ensure work efficiency and transparency in the public administration; now it was found that the names of more than 2,000 civil servants are against the rules on the payroll on the national level, and this discovery will help save the state about US$2 million per year.

Voluntary and Charitable Donations

By: Norbert Klein Posted: May-18-2010 in
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The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 664

In many societies it is usual that corporations, and rich and not so rich individuals make donations for causes they consider important for the public good. During the past week it was reported that more than US$7 million was collected as donations during the celebration of the Cambodia Red Cross and Red Crescent Society’s anniversary on 8 May; it is the largest humanitarian organization in Cambodia, having also individual Members, and Volunteers. This is an impressive organization

The Cambodian Prime Minister Regards Terrorism as a Cruel Specter

By: The Mirror Posted: April-23-2010 in
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The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 661

“Phnom Penh: The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Samdech Akkak Moha Senapadei Dekchor Hun Sen, announced strict anti-terrorism policies, as terrorism is not only a problem of Cambodia but of the whole world. The head of the Royal Government considers terrorism as the cruelest specter that must be eradicated.

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