Phnom Penh

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  • Grand Phnom Penh Case Study

    Analysis of results IV.1. Leadership Practices IV.1.1. Communication The goal of Grand Phnom Penh is to maximize profit to the firm and this should be communicated to all staffs. However, senior executives and managers in Grand Phnom Penh are reluctant to share all strategies and goals of the company to all staffs. Only the senior executives and the managers know clearly about the goals and strategies. This is one of the weakness that should be attention. Company’s information is divided into two categories: general information about events, holidays, and company’s internal policies are displayed on the board in front of the entrances. Sensitive information such as competitors’ information, market’s information and strategic information are held in confidential meeting. IV.1.2. Inclusiveness Employees’ ideas are not used as input except the finance department and construction department. The staffs…

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  • First They Killed My Father

    First They Killed My Father Essay The book First They Killed My Father by Loung Ung takes place in Cambodia during the Cambodian Genocide. The Cambodian Genocide is the action of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge, who killed many people based on ethnicityt. The main character, Loung Ung, lives in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. On April 17, 1975, the Khmer Rouge takes over Phnom Penh forcing Loung and her family to flee the capital. Loung's three older siblings are forced to go work at different…

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  • Essay On Pol Pot

    which was affirmed by the Communist leaders of Vietnam and China. Pol Pot, once in power, used his authority to launch a massive campaign whose goal was to establish a perfect Communist Utopia. The first step to his plan was to evacuate the entire capital city of Phnom Penh. The Khmer Rouge evacuated a gargantuan 2 million residents into the countryside, even the sick, elderly, and disabled were forced to march for 3 days straight (Khamboly np). The abominable conditions can be summed up by this…

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  • They Killed My Father

    sister Keav. She remembers that in Phnom Penh Keav “was the most beautiful girl on our block, Ma said that she could have her pick of anyone to marry. Each month, Keav would travel with Ma to a beauty salon to have her nails painted. I used to watch Keav fuss over her school uniform, pressing and repressing her blue pleated skirt and white shirts so they looked as crisp and new as possible. She then compares this to how her sister’s physical appearance is now stating, “ with the red-and-white…

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  • Analysis Of First They Killed My Father By Loung Ung

    An emotional piece by Loung Ung, First They Killed My Father, recounts the brutality of the Khmer Rouge regime and how she and some members of her family survived the mass killings. The autobiography is told from Loung Ung’s point of view as an adult looking back at what happened from ages five to nine. The events of this tragedy happens in three parts: before the Khmer Rouge takeover, under the Khmer Rouge reign and life afterwards. While living under Khmer Rouge regime, Ung tells of life in…

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  • Pol Pot: The Khmer Rouge Regime

    Since Cambodia started to go corrupt, nosy United States got involved. Then from 1970 to 1973, The U.S periodically bombed and attacked the North Vietnamese sanctuaries in the eastern Cambodia to dispose them, but indeed the bombings and the attacks killed one hundred fifty thousand Cambodian farmers and peasants, this attack killed innocent people that were not involved this fight, As a result of this attack the poor homeless peasants fled to the countryside by the thousands and settled in the…

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  • The Khmer Rouge: The Rise And Fall Of Pol Pot

    then took advantage of the government not having the military support. On April 17, 1975, the Khmer Rouge marched its way into the capital city, Phnom Penh and took it over (Morris 2). The Khmer Rouge a majority of the big cities. The Khmer Rouge told the people evacuating not to take personal property because the United States was going to bomb the big cities (A Little 3). Phnom Penh had a population of 2,000,000 people that were all evacuated at gun point by Khmer Rouge troops. 20,000 of the…

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  • Angka Child Soldiers

    I feel sorry for them knowing they are worse off than I am. And no matter how far we go, there are always more people along the way. When night falls, once again we make the road our home and sleep, along with the hundreds of thousands of other families fleeing Phnom Penh” (Ung 30). Following the Khmer invasion, thousands of families were displaced from their homes. They were forced to abandon their past lives, and set forth on a new journey where their main goal was survival. Everyday, these…

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  • Pol Pot And Evil

    sometimes possible to understand why someone turned out the way they did when you look at how they were raised. Pol Pot 's early years, however, seemed surprisingly normal. Pol Pot, born Saloth Sar, was born in the Cambodian village of Prek Sbauv, in 1925. His family was relatively affluent and owned 50 acres of rice paddy. Going against his later anti-Buddhist policy, in 1934, he attended a Buddhist monastery in Phnom Penh before going to a French Catholic primary school. His communist views…

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  • Analysis Of First They Killed My Father

    ““You must stop thinking we can go back. You have to forget about Phnom Penh.” Pa has never spoken so bluntly to be before and slowly the reality of what he says sinks in I am never going home.” (40). Her first person accounts describe their travels through the country as they must hide and lie about their life before the reality of the life they are living now. In a child’s voice she describes her own thoughts of what life was like and how the others acted around her. She describes her own…

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