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Cambodian Activists, Monks Urge Lawmakers to Save Endangered Forest

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rfa.org - Around 100 activists, including Buddhist monks, gathered in front of Cambodia’s parliament Monday to demand that lawmakers and the country’s Forestry Administration take action against illegal logg...

Empowering young people with disabilities in Cambodia to be heard

blogs.unicef.org - The nineteen faces in the room showed a mixture of excitement and apprehension. Many of these young people were about to do something for the very first time: operate a video camera. “This is a tot...

Fleeing genocide: 'We ate anything, crickets or some lizards'

abc.net.au - Our names are Somalai and Somala Seng. We are sisters. We are also survivors of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia and lived as refugees on the Thai border. During Pol Pot time, life was difficult and dan...

FEATURE-Cambodia faces uphill struggle to reform its orphanages

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trust.org - PHNOM PENH, July 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A visit to the temples of Angkor Wat, followed by a stop at an orphanage, are part of the travel experience for many of the more than four million ...

The 10 Best Street Food Around The World

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toptention.com - Probably the greatest matters about travelling and happening vacation is the totally different meals that you simply get to pattern that consists of native and elements. Right here we stroll you th...

IMF forecasts 7 percent growth for Cambodia in 2015

poandpo.com - Predictions   Sonali Jain-Chandra: IMF forecasts 7 percent growth for Cambodia in 2015 Monday July 6, 2015 4:10AM ET Cambodia's economy is expected to grow by 7 percent this year, the same level it...

Working Together to Reduce School Dropoutsin Cambodia | Blog of William E. Todd, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia

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blogs.usembassy.gov - As Ambassador, I’ve had the privilege to meet many Cambodian students in my travels around the country. My message to them is that a good education is the key that opens the door to greater opportu...

Australia Pushing to Send More Refugees: Group

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cambodiadaily.com - A month after the first four refugees arrived in Cambodia under a controversial resettlement scheme the government signed with Australia last year, immigration officers on the South Pacific island ...

A Life full of Serendipity | Banteay Srey (Kampot) – Reflections beyond Yoga | Lifestyle & Travel Blog

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alifefullofserendipity.com - During my stay in Kampot, I discovered the ‘Banteay Srey’ Women’s Project: a Spa and Yoga space. In fact, it is so much more. It is a vocational training centre, created by Freya, that focuses on p...

Innovative Program Brings HIV Testing to Cambodian Communities

thediplomat.com - It’s 9 p.m. and the night is just getting going in one popular entertainment place in Phnom Penh. The establishment provides a mix of services in its multi-story building: diners enjoy a restaurant...

The economics of ELCs

phnompenhpost.com - Economic land concessions in Cambodia have a profound and negative impact upon rural households located near the plantations, severely limiting residents’ access to natural resources and causing in...

Inside Siem Reap — Book a Vayable Experience with Lara

grantourismotravels.com - If you’re coming to Siem Reap and you’re the sort of traveller who appreciates local knowledge, would love an insider to help plan your trip, likes to get off the beaten track, enjoys meeting local...

Falcons News: PARIS: Ramadan conference held in support of a democratic Iran

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sqqr.us -   Grand Ramadan Coinference in Paris, July 2015 A grand Ramadan  conference in Paris was held in solidarity with the Iran  ian Resistance on Friday 3, July, 2015.  The event promoted democracy, pea...

#Cambodia - Guide And Tips #travel #tourism #vacation #brand

global-travel-guide.com - Cambodia: The Kingdom of Cambodia is a constitutional monarchy situated in Southeast Asia and counting a population of more than 13 million people. Most Cambodians are Theravada Buddhists of Khmer ...

Hun Sen asks UN for help on Vietnam problem

phnompenhpost.com - Prime Minister Hun Sen has written to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, requesting access to the original, constitutionally mandated maps of Cambodia’s borders, following weeks of tensi...

A playful, portable sink to boost handwashing hygiene in Cambodia

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uk.news.yahoo.com - BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A small plastic box decorated with smiling frogs and a bright green logo, Labobo looks like a toy, but it could help prevent thousands of people from getting ...

Cambodia faces uphill struggle to reform its orphanages

news.asiaone.com - PHNOM PENH - A visit to the temples of Angkor Wat, followed by a stop at an orphanage, are part of the travel experience for many of the more than four million tourists who come to Cambodia every y...

Sesan families report illness

phnompenhpost.com - Villagers living downstream from the controversial Lower Sesan II hydropower project have claimed that they contracted unusual skin ailments causing large black spots on their bodies after the firm...

Cambodian Fishermen Hope for Crackdown on Illegal Thai Fishing

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voacambodia.com - Thailand’s fishing industry has received a “yellow card” warning from the European Union for failing to address illegal fishing operations. The European Commission in April said it was putting Thai...

Cambodia Struggles to Reform its Orphanages

irrawaddy.org - PHNOM PENH — A visit to the temples of Angkor Wat, followed by a stop at an orphanage, are part of the travel experience for many of the more than four million tourists who come to Cambodia every y...

Confiscated chainsaws dropped on FA's doorstop

phnompenhpost.com - Activist monks hand-delivered five chainsaws confiscated by community activists to the Forestry Administration in Phnom Penh on Monday as part of a protest of illegal logging in the Prey Lang fores...

Calls to halt controversial NGO law mount in Cambodia | Asia | DW.COM | 02.07.2015

dw.com - Protesters gathered in Phnom Penh Tuesday - the second time in as many weeks - to call for parliament to withdraw controversial draft legislation aimed at regulating civil society. Clutching banner...

Crazy Laws

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pinterest.com - In Fayetteville #Arkansas it is against the law to walk one's cow down Main Street after 1:00 PM on a Sunday! More In #Aspen Colorado it is illegal to fire catapults at a building. In Jonesboro #Ge...

Cooking Amok | ContemporaryNomad.com

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contemporarynomad.com - As I was cutting the squid into bite-sized pieces, I could hear chopping and cutting from all around the kitchen. Beverly was standing next to me grating a green papaya into slivers. And she looked...

Khmer Yellow Kroeung — Kroeung Samlor Machou Recipe

grantourismotravels.com - The Cambodian curry paste called kroeung is an irreplaceable ingredient in Khmer cooking and yellow kroeung is the most versatile of the curry pastes, used in many classic Cambodian dishes, especia...

'Safe Water Changed Our Lives'

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cwsglobal.org - “For a long time my family used unclean water from a jar for drinking and our family members always got sick with diarrhea,” said 30 year-old Moen Chantol, a member of the Village Development Commi...

Amok Amongst the Angkor’s – Part II | Window Seat Preferred

windowseatpreferred.com - After our delicious lunch, as I mentioned in the previous post (and the Angkor beer, which I could easily have enjoyed a second or third of), it was back into the car with our tour guide, Rany, and...

Writer on location: Angkor Wat

asiahacks.com - (This entry originally appeared as a guest post at Paul D Brazill: Brit Grit & International Noir.) The soul, if not necessarily the body, of my new thriller, “Cowgirl X”, is in Cambodia. I can tel...

Group Claims Suit Against Rights Worker Is Intimidation

voacambodia.com - The international watchdog Frontline Defenders has called on Cambodian authorities to drop a defamation lawsuit against a prominent human rights worker. Ny Chakrya, head of legal assistance for the...

Why You Should Avoid Giving Money to Child Beggars

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grantourismotravels.com - The problem of children begging for money is not unique to Cambodia. Yet a thought-provoking new exhibition in Siem Reap and a new campaign by Cambodian NGO Friends International and ChildSafe to c...

2 days Itinerary for Angkor Wat - Nomadic Boys

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nomadicboys.com - Angkor Wat is the world’s largest religious building, located near Siem Reap in Cambodia. You could spend days, weeks strolling around all the many beautiful temples and leave wanting more. But, if...

Guest Blog: Cowgirl X” amid the temples Jame DiBiasio

pauldbrazill.com - The soul, if not necessarily the body, of my new thriller, “Cowgirl X”, is in Cambodia.  I can tell you exactly when I first visited the country: mid April 1998. My memory is buttressed by the fact...

Cambodia’s NGO Law: Legislation with Chinese characteristics - Asia Sentinel

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asiasentinel.com - Posted on July 3, 2015 By Asia Sentinel Cambodia, Headline, Politics Protesters in Phnom Penh, December 2013. Photo by Luc Forsyth Pending law likely to drive a bigger rift between Cambodia and wes...

Asean Today: HK Protest Demands Release of Blogger; Najib Under Pressure; Cambodia Airports Fly - Phuket Wan

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phuketwan.com - PHUKETWAN recognises the importance of Asean with the Economic Community approaching and marks what's happening around the region with a new column, Asean Today. channelnewsasia.com Protesters in H...

Read This: Ghost Money by Andrew Nette

mybookishways.com - Ghost Money by Andrew Nette (Crime Wave Press – May 30th, 2015)-It’s always a treat to read a book that touches on subjects or events that I’m mostly unfamiliar with. There’s a lot of opportunity t...

Ghost Money (Crime Wave, 2015)

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...

Bringing Opportunity to Cambodia’s Poor and Landless Families

worldbank.org - Roeun Sophea, a Community Empowerment Facilitator from Life with Dignity, a local NGO based in Oral District, Kampong Speu Province, said that her team worked closely with local authorities to ensu...

TLU | The Pro's and Con's of 'Winging It' | MISMATCHED KNITWEAR

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mismatchedknitwear.com - We all have different ‘travel personalities’. Some people love to plan a trip down to the last toilet stop and dinner spot while others are known to book a last minute plane ticket and see where th...

Prime Minister Hun Sen, Withdraw the Law on Associations and NGOs

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medium.com - H.E. Hun Sen Prime Minister Royal Government of Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia Re: Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations We, the undersigned international non-governmental organizat...

Lost cities: where to pretend you are Indiana Jones

oxstones.com - A banker turned social finance entrepreneur. Liu-Yue built and managed two social enterprises to help make the world a better place. Liu-Yue co-founded Oxstones Investment Club a social financial e...

Cambodia - Latest news on Cambodia - ZippedNews

zippednews.com - Summary: Said to be the largest religious building in the world, the sprawling multi-layered Angkor Wat is comprised of narrow galleries, darkened hallways, mysterious chambers, grassy courtyards a...

End nigh for troupe of spiritual dancers

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phnompenhpost.com - Siem Reap’s Sacred Dancers of Angkor are in trouble. The troupe is touted as the only group of classical and folk dancers and musicians in Cambodia, with a spiritual dimension to their art reflecti...

Orphanage tourism in Cambodia worth millions - World Bulletin

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worldbulletin.net - The impoverished Southeast Asian country is in the grip of a boom in orphanages, many of them unlicensed, with no safety checks, few real orphans, and subject to growing concern about neglect and a...

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...

Click here to support Snack Shop to help Cambodian Kids by Guillaume Lamotte

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gofundme.com - Hi, I'm a french man, residing in Paris, France.  33 years old, with a 30 years old wife and 4 years old daughter. My wife's parents came to France in the mid-1970s as refugees. I met her years ago...

Investing in Cambodia: Phnom Penh's Little Japan- Nikkei Asian Review

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asia.nikkei.com - PHNOM PENH -- At Sumibi Yokocho, a Japanese yakiniku restaurant, a group of young Cambodians take turns cooking thin slivers of marbled beef on a tabletop charcoal grill. There is little talk as th...

Getting to Zero Preventable Deaths in Cambodia | World Vision International

wvi.org - Ending preventable child and newborn deaths in Cambodia Based on current trends, Cambodia will get to zero preventable under-five child deaths in 2015, and zero preventable newborn deaths in 2017. ...

1977: Hu Nim, Cambodian Minister of Information

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executedtoday.com - On this date in 1978, peripatetic Communist intellectual Hu Nim vanished into Khmer Rouge Cambodia’s charnel house along with 126 others at Tuol Seng. The child of a poor peasant’s family, Nim was ...

Ecstasy use rising: UN

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phnompenhpost.com - The market for MDMA, or ecstasy, in Cambodia and other Southeast Asian countries seems to be growing, and the market for methamphetamine is diversifying, according to the United Nations World Drug ...

Western Pacific Regional Office Dengue Situation Updates 2014 - 2015 - FluTrackers

flutrackers.com - Re: Western Pacific Regional Office Dengue Situation Updates 2014 Dengue Situation Update 454 16 December 2014 Update on the dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region http://www.wpro.who.int/e...

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