“On every side, in fantastic over-scale, the trunks of the silk-cotton trees soar skywards under a shadowy green canopy, their long spreading skirts trailing the ground and their endless roots coiling more like reptiles than plants.” — Maurice Glaize
From FreshNewsAsia vis Google translate: (Pursat): The railroad from Pursat to Batdour and Battambang, a total length of 166 kilometers, will be put on hold on July 4, 2018 after several years of disruption. By Pursat – Battambang (134 km) and Battambang – Phnom Penh (32 km) Metal retaining can support up to 15 tons […]
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.
When thinking about the Angkor era, it is common for one to conjure up images of towering infrastructure structures, such as the temples of Angkor Wat. However, what is less knows is that the Khmer ancestors were also able to receive high levels of education during the Angkor Empire. Dr. Chen Chanratana, head of […]
From The Cambodia Daily Deaths and injuries from old landmines and unexploded ordnance over the first six months of the year fell nearly 60 percent compared to the first half of last year, and included one month with no recorded casualties at all for the first time in memory. Old mines and ordnance, left […]