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Chinese arrested in Cambodia over scam

Cambodian police have arrested 119 Chinese suspected of extorting money from people in China via a telecommunications scam, police in Phnom Penh say.


Threatened Cambodia river dolphins making 'historic' rebound

The population of Cambodia's critically endangered river dolphin is growing for the first time in decades, conservations said Monday, hailing a major …

World Wildlife Fund

Royal Group's Koh Rong luxury hotel officially opens

The Royal Sands Koh Rong hotel on Monday marked its official launch as the first luxury resort on Cambodia’s most visited island.<p>Prime Minister Hun …

Asia Travel

Census finds increase in Mekong River's Irrawaddy dolphins

Cambodia's government and a major conservation group say the number of critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins along a stretch of the Mekong River has increased for the first time in 20 years but the animals still face serious threats.<p>A joint statement issued Monday by the World Wide Fund for …


The Blockchain For Real Estate, Explained

There is a lot being written about blockchains, bitcoin and related technologies, and for many real estate professionals, this is part of a brave, new, confusing world of technology. Like the original internet, the blockchain is a revolution in technology that will touch all people and all …


Cambodia's Angkor Wat used far greater amounts of stone than all the Egyptian pyramids combined

When we ponder some of the greatest man-made structures on the planet, we’re certain to come across some mind-blowing facts and figures. Two …

Ancient History

a 2 minute guide to Cambodia and Laos | Travel Feature

From Cambodia’s bleached-sand beaches and world-famous Angkor Wat to Laos’s jungle-smothered interior and adventure hotspots, these Southeast Asian …

Asia Travel

Breaking from tradition

When my brother blew over my house of cards for the second time out of spite, I burst into tears — heartbroken as I watched my hard work collapse …

UC Berkeley

Du social au sacré : la pagode khmère

Un journaliste français désireux d’entrer en contact avec la communauté cambodgienne de France avait laborieusement parcouru la liste des …


Le Cambodge, pays sans mémoire pour le père Ponchaud

<b>Entretien réalisé par Xavier Sartre – Cité du Vatican</b><p>Arrivé dans les années 1960 au Cambodge en tant que prêtre missionnaire, le père François …


A scholar's journey to understand the needs of Pol Pot's survivors

Forty-three years ago today, the Khmer Rouge took power in Cambodia. Their radical regime, led by the dictator Pol Pot, inflicted countless …

Human Rights

As Cambodian deportations resume, community looks for ways to cope

As of December 2017, there were more than 1,900 Cambodian nationals with final orders of removal residing in the United States, according to an ICE spokesman.<p>Sothy Kum learned that he was being deported to Cambodia an hour before he boarded the bus that took him from an immigration detention center …


Cambodia’s Nice New TV Channel from China

Life is good at NICE TV.<p>Staff enjoy generous benefits at the new Chinese network and their flashy building, directly inside Cambodia’s Ministry of …


With This Cryptocurrency, Everyone Gets Paid

Could the blockchain be used to support local communities and build a new model for basic income? Circles thinks it has an answer, starting at a tiny cafe in Berlin.<p>The rise of cryptocurrency and the underlying technology of the blockchain have given rise to wide-eyed visions. Developers dream of …


Basis, a year-old startup that’s building a price-stable cryptocurrency, just raised $133 million from top investors

If you own any Bitcoin, you’re probably in the habit of watching its price fluctuate wildly. What you aren’t doing is using your Bitcoin to buy things. It’s too valuable, not to mention unpredictable.<p>Enter Basis, a year-old, 10-person, Hoboken, N.J.-based cryptocurrency startup at work on a “stable …


Ta Prohm: Cambodia's 'Tomb Raider' Temple

Ta Prohm provided the backdrop to Lara Croft: Tomb Raider starring Angelina Jolie. | © trafi/ Shutterstock.com

Tomb Raider

Banks Are Adding Crypto Trading to Their Resumes

If clients want to play around with virtual currencies, banks will want to help them do it.<p><i>This post originally appeared in Money Stuff.</i><p>The job of a bank's trading desks is to help their clients trade the financial stuff that they want to trade. There's no especially coherent conceptual definition …


Cambodia Faces ‘Dark Episode’ With Revival of Traditional Arts, Culture

When she was 11, Bonna Neang woke daily at first light to a Khmer Rouge tune broadcast over a public speaker in a hamlet in Cambodia’s rural Banteay …


Beyond the Crowds of Angkor, Cambodia

There’s no denying that Cambodia’s Angkor has gone into mass tourism mode, its timeless feel all-too-easily obscured by the constant presence of tour …


The Best Beaches in Southeast Asia, by Country

Paradise has a bad reputation in Southeast Asia. It’s been more than 20 years since Alex Garland’s <i>The Beach</i> first sent scores of backpackers along …

Asia Travel

La Ville de Paris inaugure une stèle en hommage aux victimes du régime khmer rouge

<b>Ce mardi 17 avril 2018, la Ville de Paris inaugurera le premier lieu de mémoire en Europe en hommage aux victimes du régime khmer rouge, en</b> …


32 US embassy workers in Cambodia fired over alleged sharing of pornography

PHNOM PENH, April 13 (Reuters) - The United States embassy in Cambodia has fired 32 people after they were allegedly caught sharing pornographic material in a non-official chat group, several sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.


Empty Nets Syndrome: How young fishing families on Cambodia's Mekong are struggling to survive

Cambodia – 30/01/18 – Phnom Penh. Sami (16) and Luc (25) have both grown up both on the water. Their families can trace an oral history of fishing …

South-east Asia

David Chandler Mulls New Edition of His “History of Cambodia” With More Pessimistic Ending

David Chandler saw positive changes in terms of liberalization and democratization when he was concluding the current version of the book, which was …


Cambodian prime minister tells youth to ‘look at Syria

Cambodian leader Hun Sen urged thousands of young supporters today to help the country avoid a fate similar to Syria's as he looks to assure victory …


Observers see ‘democratic crisis’ in Cambodia ahead of general elections

With the dissolution of the largest opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) heading into general elections, Western powers and those …


Future Phnom Penh – Construction projects that are set to transform the city

Phnom Penh is experiencing a construction boom which is starting to transform the city skyline. The Vattanac Capital Tower became the tallest …


Australian Rachel Prins facing five years in Cambodian jail if guilty

An Australian woman charged by Cambodian police with drug possession and trafficking is facing up to five years in jail if she is convicted.The post …


Why Japan Is Wrong on Rights in Cambodia

Tokyo’s downplaying of rights issues is plain for all to see, and the effectiveness of the approach remains unclear.The post Why Japan Is Wrong on …


Cambodia’s Phnom Penh Church on 3-year focus on family

Heeding to the Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation “Amoris Laetitia”, the Apostolic Vicariate of Phnom Penh has dedicated 2017-2019 to the family …