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Refugee plan ‘not dead’

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phnompenhpost.com - Senior Australian officials yesterday defended the controversial refugee resettlement deal with Phnom Penh amid a media frenzy sparked by reports that the Kingdom had “no plans” to take in more ref...

Cycle Cambodia with Social Cycles

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different-doors.com - As travellers there’s so much we get from the world. Knowledge, wisdom, friends, sights, sounds, tastes, smells; there’s no dearth of experiences that find a way to touch us in a way that changes u...

Thai PM: Alleged Bangkok Bomber Arrested

voanews.com - A suspect has been arrested who matches the description of the bomber at a Bangkok shrine, Thailand’s prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said Tuesday. The junta boss said the suspect, who is “not Tha...

Former British policeman is battling to save Cambodia's coastline - Telegraph

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telegraph.co.uk - To mitigate the destruction, the group oversees a variety of interrelated projects: species breeding programmes, community outreach and education, artificial reef building, government consulting an...

Bangkok blast: PM says 2nd foreign bomb suspect arrested at Thailand-Cambodia checkpoint

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straitstimes.com - BANGKOK (AFP) - Thailand's prime minister said on Tuesday a second foreign man has been arrested - at a checkpoint on the Cambodian border - for suspected involvement in last month's deadly shrine ...

Civil Society Groups Turning to Crowdfunding

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cambodiadaily.com - In a bid to raise more money from within the country, civil society organizations are planning to launch a platform in November that will use crowdfunding via mobile phone credit to fund projects r...

Bomb pair in Cambodia, say police

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bangkokpost.com - National police chief Pol Gen Somyot Poompunmuang shows bundles of cash totalling three million baht which he is paying to police detectives as a "reward" for arresting a bomb suspect last Saturday...

Asia Unbound » Cambodia’s Political Truce Breaks Down

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blogs.cfr.org - An excellent article in this month’s Foreign Affairs, by Stephanie Giry, outlines the strategies Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has used to stay in power. Now the longest-serving nonroyal ruler i...

Khmer New Year in Siem Reap

grantourismotravels.com - Homes are being scrubbed clean and sand castles are being built at pagodas around Cambodia this weekend, including our own Temple Town, in preparation for the Khmer New Year in Siem Reap, which kic...

Pregnant test-taker may get 2nd shot

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phnompenhpost.com - The Ministry of Women’s Affairs is spearheading calls for a pregnant woman rushed out of this year’s national exam after going into labour to be allowed to re-sit the test amid strict reforms, whic...

A Recipe for Saraman Curry or Cari Saramann

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grantourismotravels.com - The Cambodian Saraman Curry or Cari Saramann is the richest of the Khmer curries and the most complex. A cousin of both the Thai Massaman Curry and Beef Rendang of Malaysia, its time-consuming natu...

I am Falcon: #AshrafMassacre A mother’s fight for freedom in Iran

isqr.blogspot.com - NCRI - Dr. Masumeh Bolurchi vividly remembers that bitter day 24 months ago. She was up early preparing for another day in Paris to mobilize the Iranian expatriate community to rally behind the org...

Conserving Southeast Asia's Serengeti - Rainforest Trust

rainforesttrust.org - Thanks to a matching pledge (1:1) from an anonymous supporter, the Prey Preah Roka Protected Forest can now be protected for just $0.46 per acre Known as the Serengeti of Southeast Asia, Cambodia’s...

It's good to talk - Southeast Asia Globe Magazine

sea-globe.com - The so-called “culture of dialogue” was established to guarantee a modus vivendi between Cambodia’s leading political parties. However, given the recent arrest of opposition senator Hong Sok Hour, ...

9 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Phnom Penh Cambodia

fivedollartraveller.com - It’s one of those capitals that travellers seem to feel the need to get in and get out – fast! But, there is a side to Phnom Penh other than the horrible history of the killing fields and genocide ...

The Cambodian Curry Paste Called Kroeung

grantourismotravels.com - Along with prahok (fermented fish paste), the Cambodian curry paste called kroeung is one of the distinctive signature ingredients in the Khmer kitchen. Flavouring everything from soups to stir-fri...

Monday Memories: Traditional Shadow Puppet Show in Phnom Penh

grantourismotravels.com - Unlike the jazz gig I shot that I reflected upon in last week’s Monday Memories post, I was totally unprepared to photograph the traditional shadow puppet show in Phnom Penh that we checked out whe...

IUCN - Reviving sarus crane populations in Cambodia and Viet Nam

iucn.org - An isolated population of sarus crane (Antigone antigone), a species globally at risk of extinction, has long persisted in Cambodia and Viet Nam. There are 12th century etchings of dancing sarus cr...

Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem Reap

grantourismotravels.com - If you’re planning on renting an apartment or holiday rental and settling into Temple Town for a while, then buy a basket or cotton bag and make a beeline to the weekend Asana Organic Farmers Marke...

IIED to host webinar on promoting accountability in agricultural investment chains

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iied.org - Citizens groups around the world are taking action to change the way that investments in natural resources are happening, and working to protect the environment and the rights of citizens. On 11 Se...

Industrial concessions causing massive deforestation in Cambodia

news.mongabay.com - Land concessions for large-scale agricultural plantations are stripping off Cambodia’s forest cover, according to a new report by Forest Trends, a U.S.-based environmental protection group. By the ...

Encroachment real: Rainsy

phnompenhpost.com - Contrary to government assurances, Cambodia has indeed lost land to Vietnam, opposition leader Sam Rainsy told supporters in Australia, firing yet another shot in the ongoing dispute over the demar...

Malaysian PM’s Tenure Uncertain Following Finance Scandal

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voanews.com - Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak is battling against calls for his resignation over a $700 million financial scandal. Weekend rallies calling for his ouster drew as many as 200,000 people prot...

‘English Key to Success in Asean Integration’

khmertimeskh.com - PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) – As the Asean Economic Community (AEC) draws closer to becoming a reality, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is urging youths to sharpen their skills and increase their Engl...

Young men turned into murderers through perpetrating gang rape, “Bauk”

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soprach.com - Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 18 AUGUST 2015, TONG SOPRACH In recent years, the phrases ‘york srey tov bauk’ and ‘bauk srey,’ known in English as ‘gang ra...

VIDEO: To Live Without Fear

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maginternational.org - People like Mrs Maneurm have no choice but to live with the daily risk and terror of death or injury from landmines and unexploded bombs. This is unacceptable. This film is from Koh Sam Rong villag...

Red Cross Opens Luxury Hotel in Preah Vihear

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cambodiadaily.com - Pa Socheatvong, the Phnom Penh governor and head of the Phnom Penh branch of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), oversaw the opening of a luxury six-story hotel in Preah Vihear City on Monday, officials...

Falcons News: Senior IRGC commander was mastermind of Khobar Towers bombing

sqqr.us - Nearly 20 years after the attack on Khobar Towers near Dhahran in Saudi Arabia, the pan-Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat said Ahmed al-Mughassil had been apprehended for playing a key role in the terrori...

Late King’s Adviser Says French Border Demarcation Should Be Used

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voacambodia.com - Prince Sisowath Thomico, the personal secretary of late King Norodom Sihanouk, has weighed in on Cambodia’s map controversy and the alleged encroachment of Vietnamese infrastructure along the Cambo...

Ghost Money (Crime Wave, 2015)

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pjcoggan.com - Cambodia 1996: PI Max Quinlan arrives in town to find missing, and very dodgy, businessman Charles Avery. Welcome to Ghost Money and the heart of existential darkness. The book (which can be purcha...

Top 10 Reasons We're Stoked for 'Survivor: Cambodia'

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ppcorn.com - It’s hard to believe that reality TV show Survivor is coming into Season 31 for Survivor: Cambodia. Yes, that’s right, 31 seasons! Not many TV shows, let alone reality programmes, have that claim t...

Falcons News: #AshrafMassacre #FreeThe7 Nouri Maliki, Now Is Time for Accountability

sqqr.us -   Game Over, Maliki The following is an article posted in the Middle East Online website on Friday, August 28th, 2015: Iran -dominated government of Maliki pursued sectarian policies after U.S. tro...

Exploring Cambodia’s Stunning Royal Palace

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tigsee.com - The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh can only be described as a classical Khmer architectural masterpiece. With its unmistakeable gleaming gold roofs the Royal Palace dominates Phnom Penh’s skyline. Buil...

Crazy Laws

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pinterest.com - In Eagle #Idaho it is against the law to take a bicycle on a tennis court! More In #Anchorage Alaska it is against the law to tie your dog to the roof of your car. More In #Louisiana you could land...

A City on Water – Kompong Khleang

thetravelingdreamer.com - I definitely needed a break from the temples today and decided to take an excursion to one of the floating villages.  A few couchsurfers and I got the tip from a local couchsurfer telling us not to...

LKA Blog

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ibasecretariat.org - From Canada to New Zealand by way of Cambodia, the last few days have seen a seismic shift in the global asbestos landscape. Canada, until very recently, was one of the world’s foremost producers o...

Court Denies Bail to Activists as More Protesters Head to Koh Kong

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cambodiadaily.com - The Koh Kong Provincial Court on Monday denied bail to three jailed activists from environmental NGO Mother Nature who were charged last month with threatening to destroy barges operated by a sand ...

'The Storm Makers' puts Cambodia's sex-trafficking under spotlight

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businessinsider.com - LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodians say that when human traffickers arrive in a village, they bring a storm and tears with them, an experience that Aya, sold into slavery when she was ...

A Local Guide to the Phnom Penh Bar Scene

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grantourismotravels.com - Once known for little more than colonial style pubs and seedy girlie bars, the Phnom Penh bar scene now boasts an array of interesting drinking spots including a handful of stylish small bars. Here...

Plastic Bags Remain Major Source of Litter

voacambodia.com - Many years ago, banana or lotus leaves were used to wrap up snacks and other goods. These days, it’s plastic bags.   The country is littered with them. Increasingly, Cambodians are beginning to wor...

Wanted Cambodia child killer found in Thai prison

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bangkokpost.com - A man on the run for six years for the gruesome killing of a 9-year-old boy in his Cambodian classroom in 2009 has been found in an Ubon Ratchathani prison. The Phnom Penh Post reported Tuesday tha...

Our Guide to the Arts and Architecture in Battambang

grantourismotravels.com - There’s much to experience when it comes to the arts and architecture in Battambang in Cambodia. In recent years the charming colonial city has blossomed into an arts hub as graduates from its exce...

CAMBOFEST: Cambodia Movie & Media Festival

filmfreeway.com - ** Officially Approved by the Cambodian Government's Department of Cinema and Cultural Diffusion in Phnom Penh, Cambodia ** Established in 2007/2550, CAMBOFEST is the first internationally recogniz...

Why You Should Avoid Orphanage Visits in Cambodia

grantourismotravels.com - As we waited at Siem Reap airport for our flight to Bangkok a few days ago, I overheard American tourists on their phones telling friends back home about their Asian adventures. A highlight of thei...

Connecting the dots: the smart grid | Focus Asean

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sea-globe.com - In simple terms, can you describe what a smart grid is? A smart grid introduces advanced information and communications technology (ICT) into the electric infrastructure. The core element is sensor...

Hip Hup Guan and Cool Kandal Village, Siem Reap

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grantourismotravels.com - Hip Hup Guan and cool Kandal Village are where Siem Reap’s savvy expats are sipping coffee, shopping and eating. Not much to look at, yet home to some of Siem Reap’s most fashionable spots, these g...

Cambodian Banks: Still Powering Ahead | SymInvest - Microfinance Investment Intelligence

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syminvest.com - Cambodian Banks: Still Powering Ahead << Deutsche Bank Adds Funding to EFSE Micro Finance Fund Financial Inclusion Panel Highlights Expanding Services for The World’s ... >> Return to top NewsWatch...

Training Midwives to Save Expectant Mothers in Chiapas

nytimes.com - Chiapas, the southernmost state in Mexico, is a mix of wonder and sadness. It is home to rain forests, Mayan ruins, waterfalls, rugged highlands — and some of the country’s highest death rates amon...

Things To Do In Battambang

grantourismotravels.com - We’ve spent a lot of time in Battambang in northwest Cambodia over the last year, so we know its attractions aren’t immediately apparent and it can take time and a little effort to appreciate its a...

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