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Sunset Sunday - Sihanoukville | Getting Stamped

gettingstamped.com - The town of Sihanoukville, besides being very hard to pronounce, is facing toward the setting sun making for a daily chance for an amazing sunset. We saw several good ones while in the town while e...

It's a GoPro Life | News about GoPro equipment, company and lifestyle.

iqboom.com - GoPro to Launch Video Editing Software, Worth a Buy Here’s the latest GoPro news: Leading portable video camera maker, GoPro, Inc.’s (GPRO) CEO and founder Nicholas Woodman took the participants at...

Rosie and Ian's Southeast Asia Adventure: Sihanoukville, Cambodia D86-97: Serendipity & Otres

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herroasia.blogspot.com - We took a minibus from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville for $9 per person. We asked some English blokes in the car what they paid... those suckas paid $10! We heard that others had paid $20. You'll neve...

The perfect trip to Cambodia - Lonely Planet

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lonelyplanet.com - From its ancient temples to its elegant capital and all the rich village life in between, Cambodia is a small country with a big soul. Join Amy Karafin of Lonely Planet Traveller magazine and explo...

Squid Inc. | The Cambodia Daily

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cambodiadaily.com - GULF OF THAILAND - For 15 hours a day—from before the sun rises until after it is gone—Nguyen Truong is cast adrift in a cane basket, bobbing around the open seas fishing for squid. “In Vietnam, th...

Australia refugee transfer finalised

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phnompenhpost.com - Cambodia has approved the transfer of four refugees from Australia previously housed on the Pacific island of Nauru to be resettled here under an agreement signed between the two countries last yea...

Cambodia Approves Resettlement of Four Refugees in Australia Deal

cambodiadaily.com - The government has granted final approval to four refugees that Australia had been holding on the South Pacific island of Nauru to be resettled in Cambodia, clearing the way for their transfer to P...

Facebook Users May Face Charges, Gov’t Says

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cambodiadaily.com - Council of Ministers spokesman Phay Siphan on Wednesday threatened criminal proceedings against Facebook users who insult or defame government leaders in apparent violation of the new so-called “cu...

Island dream on hold, for now

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phnompenhpost.com - Speaking during an interview in December, fugitive Russian tycoon Sergei Polonsky told the Post of his ambitious scheme to build a $1 billion eco-tourism network on the islands he claimed to own of...

The Eerie and Absurd Combine in Day of Anger

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cambodiadaily.com - There may be few more poignant takes on catharsis-by-theater than the manic play performed Wednesday—and every year on Cambodia’s annual Day of Anger—amid the mass graves of a Khmer Rouge killing f...

General Tells Court He Murdered Wife, Daughter

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cambodiadaily.com - During his trial at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday, a two-star military general described killing his wife and their 6-year-old daughter before packing their bodies into a cooler, but ...

Cambodia: bomb removed from Mekong river

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euronews.com - A bomb found at the bottom of the Mekong river in Cambodia has been carefully removed from the water. A fisherman had spotted the MK80 series aircraft bomb, the type that was dropped from US forces...

Report Highlights Fears of Impending Cyber-Law in Cambodia

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voanews.com - The Cambodian government is drafting laws to curb cyber-crime and govern telecommunications, but critics worry these laws will clamp down on the few opportunities for free speech in the country. Th...

Cambodia to accept four Australian refugees under new deal

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9news.com.au - Cambodia says it has agreed to take its first batch of asylum seekers from Australian custody as part of a controversial deal between the countries that triggered widespread international criticism...

Open Letter - Cambodia : Draft law on civil society

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fidh.org - Mr. Hun Sen Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia 41 Russian Federation Blvd, Phnom Penh The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (a joint OMCT-FIDH programme) writes to you...

Reatrey chourb pheak – Kong Dina & Chan Rathana

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khmeroldies.net - Reatrey chourb pheak – Kong Dina & Chan Rathana Leave a Reply Browse By Singer Chin Vathana  (3) Choeun Odom  (5) Chom Chorpum  (1) Choun Sovanchai  (3) Ek Siday  (18) Him Sivorn  (16) Hour Lavy  (...

Cambodia warns 4 UN representatives for criticism of draft NGO bill

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shanghaidaily.com - PHNOM PENH, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong Thursday warned four representatives of the UN agencies for their criticism of a draft NGO law in a meeting. The meeting was co...

Gov’t Says US Ambassador’s Remarks ‘Insolent’

cambodiadaily.com - The Foreign Affairs Ministry on Wednesday hit back hard at U.S. Ambassador William Todd over recent comments he made on a controversial draft law that aims to regulate the country’s multimillion do...

'Survivor: Cambodia—Second Chance' cast revealed

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ew.com - At the end of tonight’s Survivor: Worlds Apart Reunion Jeff Probst announced the title and cast for next season, titled Survivor: Cambodia—Second Chance. (Check out the fancy new logo above!) Thirt...

Cambodia takes first refugees from Australia in aid-for-refugees deal

trust.org - PHNOM PENH, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodia has agreed to take four refugees held by Australia on the Pacific island of Nauru, kickstarting a controversial deal under which Phnom Pen...

Cambodia approves four refugees from Australia: reports

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abc.net.au - Cambodia has approved the transfer of four refugees from Australia under a resettlement deal between the two countries, according to reports. But international human rights groups have condemned th...

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...

The People of Cambodia

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chasingtheunexpected.com - After devoting a photo essay to the people of India and the people of Iran, I thought it was only fair to post the pictures I took of the people I met in Cambodia. Genuine and pure, if there is one...

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...

Why localisation is the best growth strategy?

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exseasia.com - Localisation has an amazing return-on-investment. There’s simply no better way to unlock a market of 2.3 billion potential users, especially if all you need is translating and adapting a product li...

Namhong lays into US ambassador on NGOs

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phnompenhpost.com - Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong has called out the US ambassador to Cambodia for the latter’s criticism of the Kingdom’s controversial draft law on NGOs. Namhong wrote in a statement yesterday...

Shop Siem Reap

vayable.com - Traditional crafts, couture fashion, handmade jewellery, recycled accessories, vintage one-offs, handwoven textiles, original art or design objects... shopping Siem Reap is a delight if you love ta...

Tourism Boom Fuels Business Opportunities in Mekong Subregion

adb.org - ADB has helped turn former war-torn Greater Mekong Subregion countries of Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam into a booming tourist destination. Several years ago, Laotian widow Som Chit moved with he...

Endangered animals under threat of extinction in Cambodia

express.co.uk - Sam Ath Chhith, country director at WWF-Cambodia, said: “Mondulkiri Protected Forest is a treasure trove of biodiversity and has been identified by the Cambodian Government as the site of a planned...

Storm hits Siem Reap, damages houses, causes partial blackout - Thai PBS English News

englishnews.thaipbs.or.th - Deputy Provincial Governor Bun Tharith said the storm hit five communes – Krabei Riel, Teuk Vil, Sra Nge, Kokchak and Leang Dai. A car and four motorbikes were also damaged when two large trees and...

Sexual and Reproductive Health Behavior Change in Cambodia

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planusa.org - It has been two years since 18-year-old Phanna, of Cambodia, became a peer educator for a Plan International program. Plan’s youth-led reproductive health program provides a friendly space for youn...

Cambodia Airports increases infrastructure investment to USD250m: CEO

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centreforaviation.com - Of all the big new airport projects throughout the world (Beijing, Chengdu, Istanbul, Sydney, Manila, Berlin etc) it is the one at Mexico City that it eliciting the greatest excitement. The interna...

Volunteering in Cambodia - Three Takeaways - Salesforce Foundation

salesforcefoundation.org - By: Mark Stanley, VP, Web Marketing & Marketing Operations EMEA, Salesforce As a long tenured Salesforce employee (I’ve just celebrated my 14 year anniversary), the Foundation and our company’s 1-1...

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...

Friday Lens Affair #4 - My Travel Affairs

mytravelaffairs.com - Today I’m pleased to feature photograph taken in Beng Mealea Temple by Laura Ann Klein from Edgy June Travels Blog. I really love Laura’s style. Her About Me section is too funny! She is really hil...

INCOME is Up for Families in Cambodia | Heifer International | Charity Ending Hunger And Poverty

heifer.org - By Annie Bergman, World Ark contributor Photos by Dave Anderson PREY VILLAGE, Cambodia — Doung Sokhon’s focus is intense as she guides strips of fabric through her treadle sewing machine. Her nimbl...

Data Playground, Virtual Reality, and Humans of MY World Heading to Bangkok!

blog.myworld2015.org - The Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development is being held in Bangkok, Thailand from May 21-22 and the UN Millennium Campaign will be there displaying the peoples’ voices through the Data Play...

Cambodia - Anti-NGO Law under consideration

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frontlinedefenders.org - The Cambodian Council of Ministers is considering a law that, if adopted, would severely inhibit the ability of some human rights and civil society organizations to properly operate in Cambodia. Au...

Cambodian Circus Gives Hope to Starving Artists

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voacambodia.com - [Editor’s Note: It has been 40 years since the fall of Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge, which implemented policies leading to the deaths of more than 1 million Cambodians. The country continues to he...

Cambodia: Between China and the United States

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thediplomat.com - The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) is facing two major strategic challenges: its collective unity and balancing between China and the United States as they compete for influence in...

Savour Siem Reap - Book a Vayable Experience with Lara

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grantourismotravels.com - If you don’t want to waste a meal when you visit Siem Reap, you want to taste authentic Cambodian food and not the Thai-Cambodian fusion most tourist restaurants offer, and you’re keen to sample st...

STOP and Consult! | Oxfam America The Politics of Poverty Blog

politicsofpoverty.oxfamamerica.org - How credible is Hun Sen’s and Sam Rainsy’s new “culture of dialogue” when Cambodian citizens don’t have a say in laws affecting their lives? Omar Ortez is the Senior Policy Advisor on Active Citize...

Tragic Accident Places Worker Commute in Spotilght

khmertimeskh.com - Garment workers travel to work on a remork moto. KT Photo: Jonathan Pannetier PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) – The horrific bus accident that claimed the lives of 18 garment workers and their driver has ...

Transmission line to connect dam by 2017

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phnompenhpost.com - A $92 million transmission line will be constructed at the Lower Sesan II hydro dam in Stung Treng by June 2017 to transfer power to Kampong Cham and Kratie provinces, according to a release from M...

Living in Koh Sralao Mangrove

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chiaryroundtheworld.wordpress.com - Living within a mangrove community is probably one of the most interesting things I’ve ever done. This was the second major part of a school trip to Cambodia, where we previously stayed on a floati...

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...

19 Killed in Commuter Van Head-on Collision

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voacambodia.com - A horrific accident in Svay Rieng province has claimed the lives of 19 garment factory workers—the latest victim having succumbed in a hospital on Thursday. Twenty people were injured in the crash,...

MFAIC's Note to UNHCHR, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women in Phnom Penh

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mfaic.gov.kh - MFAIC's Note to UNHCHR, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women in Phnom Penh The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation presents its compliments to the Offices of the UN High Commissioner fo...

Lucky Iron Fish™ - buy 1 and give 1 (Available in Canada, USA, Europe, Australia, New Zealand)

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lucky-iron-fish.myshopify.com - Sousadey!  I'm the Lucky Iron Fish and I'm really easy to use. Just boil me for 10 minutes in liquid and broth based meals like soup, stews or in drinking water. For maximum effect use a bit of lem...

View Dr Larrisa Sandy's 'Sex Work in Cambodia' Webinar

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guss.edu.au - Our very own Dr Larissa Sandy contributed to the American Anthropology Associate Wednesday Webinar series earlier this morning. By exploring sex work through an anthropological lens, the webinar ex...

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