This was the default Google search page doodle for the day. November 9th is the anniversary of Cambodia’s independence from the French in 1953. Cambodia was a French protectorate within French Indochina — a collection of Southeast Asian protectorates within the French Colonial Empire. Read more about the history here.
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Due to the increase in accidents and the fact that “ambulance drivers don’t respect other drivers”, it is now necessary to have a valid Driver’s License in the Kingdom. From the BBC: Cambodia’s government has issued a stern warning to its health services, telling them that they need to shape up and ensure that their […]
Photo: @PDChina From XinhuaNet: STUNG TRENG, Cambodia, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) — The 400-megawatt Lower Sesan II Hydropower Plant, which is Cambodia’s biggest hydropower dam so far, will start operation in November after almost four years of construction. Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen and Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Xiong Bo presided over a ceremony to […]
From Indiegogo: A traditional healer in a Cambodian village uses stern methods to treat the mentally ill. He gets humiliated and locked up when a Psychiatrist from the city intervenes and proves him wrong. Having lost all respect and hungry for revenge, the Healer tracks down the Psychiatrist and stalks his family. The Healer breaks […]
From YouTube post: never ever fly your drone over a group of Cambodian rice farmers without first telling them as they will probably think they are under attack. This particular farmer knocked mine out of the sky using a clump of rice as a scud missile. The footage is taken from my phone video cache […]