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Google launches digital tour of Cambodia's Angkor Wat

- Cambodia's Angkor Wat has been digitally mapped for the first time, allowing people to visit the World Heritage Site from the comfort of their armchair using Google Street View.
In the Media by William Davies (AFP) - 1 comment

Two-year-old Cambodian girl dies of bird flu

Phnom Penh - A two-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, becoming the country's fourth confirmed fatality -- all children -- from the deadly virus this year, health authorities said Monday.The girl from the southern province of Kampot died on Friday a day...
In the Media by AFP

Thai troops accused of killing 15 Cambodian loggers

Phnom Penh - Cambodia's military on Friday accused Thai troops of killing 15 villagers who illegally crossed the border to log for valuable timber.A Thai official denied the allegation.Twelve loggers were shot dead on March 5 -- followed by three more a week later ...
In the Media by AFP

Cambodian boy dies of bird flu in second death for 2014

Phnom Penh - A three-year-old Cambodian boy has died of bird flu, the health ministry said Friday, in the country's second fatality this year.The boy, from a village on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, died in hospital on Sunday.
In the Media by AFP

Cambodia bans smoking shisha and e-cigarettes

Phnom Penh - Cambodia has banned e-cigarettes and shisha pipes saying the increasingly popular products contain damaging levels of nicotine and are leading young people to take up smoking.The National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) ordered authorities to imme...
In the Media by AFP

Cambodia police use smoke grenades to end protest over TV licence

Phnom Penh - Cambodian riot police on Monday used smoke grenades and electric batons to disperse demonstrators in the capital demanding a government licence for an independent television station.
In the Media by Suy SE (AFP)

A guide to China's Golden Week in London

London - On the first of October of each year, the people of China celebrate a national holiday called Golden Week, which commemorates the founding of the People's Republic of China. October's Golden Week is one of two Golden Weeks in the Chinese calendar.
In the Media by Layne Weiss

Riots in Cambodia as opposition rejects election results

Cambodia's government has rejected Tuesday's calls by the opposition for an international investigation into voter fraud.
In the Media by Layne Weiss

Cambodian PM pardons opposition leader

After living in self-imposed exile for four years, Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy received a royal pardon from Cambodia, allowing him to run in the country's upcoming elections.
In the Media by Michael Thomas

New species of bird found in Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital

Phnom Penh - A new species of bird has been identified and described by scientists who found them in rural areas associated with the Mekong River, but also in urban areas of the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh.
In the Media by Igor I. Solar - 3 comments

UNESCO grants Japan's Mount Fuji World Heritage status

Phnom Penh - Japan's Mount Fuji has been granted World Heritage status by UNESCO, along with a series of ancient terraced rice paddies in China and the desert city of Agardaz in Niger, among other wonders.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 3 comments

New project allows you to send a message to deep space

A new group made of scientists businessmen, and entrepreneurs have founded a project called the Lone Signal Project that will allow you to send a personal message into deep space for free.
In the Media by Micki Hogan - 4 comments

Canadian man detained in Cambodia on child prostitution charges

Siem Reap - Officials in Cambodia have confirmed that a 70-year-old resident of Vancouver is being detained while authorities conduct further investigations into his alleged sexual involvement with minors.
In the Media by Arthur Weinreb - 1 comment

Philippine Azkals trash Cambodia Angkor Warriors, 8-0

Despite heavy downpour that flooded the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium Sunday evening, the Philippine Azkals demolished the visiting Cambodian national football team, scoring 8-0 to break Turkmenistan’s earlier 7-0 win over the Angkor Warriors
In the Media by Leo Reyes

Philippine Azkals face Cambodia Angkor Warriors Sunday night

Unable to face Brunei in the qualifying match of the AFC Challenge Cup following its sudden withdrawal from the scheduled game, the Philippine Azkals will now face the Cambodia "Angkor Warriors" at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila Sunday.
In the Media by Leo Reyes

Little headway expected in Cambodian Khmer Rouge investigations

Cambodian society at large is soul-searching and trying to figure out how to as a nation address war-crimes accusations against former Khmer Rouge commanders, some of whom are now in the government.
In the Media by Paul Iddon

Cambodian court is expected to free rights activist

Phnom Penh - What has been regarded largely as a political trial in Cambodia against a radio-journalist, Mam Sonando, appears -- after a week of testimony -- to be an almost total win for the defendant.
In the Media by Robert G Cope - 4 comments

Op-Ed: Journalist's March 5 Court of Appeal case: an update

Phnom Penh - Cambodia's record on human rights and freedom of expression is being freshly displayed as on March 5 a court began hearing an appeal of a journalist's conviction for “instigating an insurrection” regarding a land conflict in a Cambodian village.
In the Media by Robert G Cope - 8 comments

People still digging in pockets to donate in tough economic times

Melbourne - Despite the paucity of disposable income in the United States and elsewhere around the world, charitable contributions are still prevalent, according to statistics. Although the numbers are not as high as they used to be, donations are still rampant.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Op-Ed: Cambodia's Prey Lang rainforest urgently needs help

Prey Lang is the last large primary forest of its kind on the Indochinese peninsula. The rainforest provides food and water for hundreds of thousands of people and endangered species, plus livelihoods for residents, yet it is now in serious danger.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments
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