Half a century after United States B-52 bombers dropped more than 500,000 tonnes of explosives on Cambodia’s countryside, Washington wants the country to repay a $US500 million war debt. “They dropped bombs on our heads and then ask[ed] us to repay. When we do not repay, they tell the IMF not to lend us money,” […]
Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly since 2006, voted today in Tbong Khmum. He played a crucial role in ridding the country of Pol Pot. Still, he prefers life in the shadows. At the end of 1979, after numerous cross-border incursions by the Khmer Rouge in places like Tay Ninh, which resulted in the deaths […]
Ghosts of Kampot Kampot is a city in southern Cambodia and the capital of Kampot Province. It is situated at the Praek Tuek Chhu river southeast of the Elephant Mountains and around 5 km (3 mi) from the Gulf of Thailand. Kampot was the capital of the Circonscription Résidentielle de Kampot under French rule and Cambodia’s most important sea port after the loss of the Mekong Delta […]
In most places ‘take your kid to work day’ goes like this: Students spend the day at the workplace of a parent, relative, friend or volunteer host, witnessing first-hand the world of work, prompting early career planning, and enabling students to make informed decisions about their future goals and endeavours. The event also gives parents […]
“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
Cambodia to attempt Guinness World Record for Long Boat, August 2018 Guinness World Records set to return to Cambodia in late August 2018 for Cambodia’s longest boat. Nangbanal, Vice Chairman of the Long Boat Manufacturers Association, said that completion is about 90% and it should to be finished later this month. When the boat is […]
Ghosts of Phnom Penh Phnom Penh is a city with a lot of ghosts in its history and so this particular ghost is a common sight in the burgeoning capital. Subsequently, the old gives way to the modern multi-storied buildings and history falls to shopping malls and condos.
The Cambodian Ministry of Public Works and Transport – A Tidy Map of the National and Provincial Roads of Cambodia
Brought to you by The Ministry of Public Works and Transport – A tidy (high-resolution) map of the National and Provincial roads of Cambodia. Found at Royal Railway, Cambodia.
Animal Shit – No add Chimicial and no add green waste. Their website is quite nice as it goes, www.greenhouseflower.com, “be surprised and get inspired by GREEN HOUSE FLOWER, ‘Unlimited in Varieties’.”