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Preah Vihear: Here is Why this UNESCO World Heritage site in Cambodia is popular among Tourists!

http://www.newsgram.com/ - 4 weeks ago
... is Why this UNESCO World Heritage site in Cambodia is popular among Tourists! Affording a view for many kilometers across a plain, Prasat Preah Vihear has the most spectacular setting of all the temples built during the six-centuries-long Khmer...

Choam Ksant District, Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia (December 2015

March 2016) - 2 weeks ago
Preah Vihear/Stung Treng Province was reported to have 47.1% in the lowest wealth quintile and 27.3% in the second wealth quintile in the most recent DHS (Demographic Health Survey). Prevalence of stunting was highest at 44.3% and Moderate...

Logging arrest in Stung Treng

The Phnom Penh Post - 1 day ago
Chanthorn was allegedly transporting the wood from Preah Vihear. “After the interrogation, the suspect was [preliminarily] charged with collecting and hauling the illegal rosewood and he will be sent to the court on Tuesday morning for further ...and...

Sugar rush puts monster mill well ahead of target

The Phnom Penh Post - 1 day ago
Kuy Yoeurn, an administrative manager for Rui Feng (Cambodia) International Co Ltd, said the second harvest season of its $360 million sugar plant in Preah Vihear province greatly exceeded the company's expectations. He said the mill produced...

'Child abusers' busted

The Phnom Penh Post - 4 weeks ago
The 50-year-old chief of a government-run orphanage was charged on Wednesday in Preah Vihear Provincial Court for allegedly raping a 14-year-old living at the institution earlier this month, while yesterday a 69-year-old British citizen was arrested...

Satellite Spies Fresh Clearing Of Wildlife Sanctuary Forest

The Cambodia Daily - 3 weeks ago
The area highlighted in the top image shows thousands of hectares of forest that have been clear-cut from the Boeng Per Wildlife Sanctuary in Preah Vihear province since the start of last year. (USGS). It shows more than a third of the sanctuary's once...

Watchdog says Vietnamese officials bribed by log smugglers

The Daily Progress - 2 weeks ago
FILE - In this July 2002 file photo, dust flows from under the truck loaded with logs as it makes its way on a rural road in Preah Vihear province, north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. An environmental watchdog has accused Vietnamese government and military ...and...

Sugar Plantation in Preah Vihear Suspected in Mass Fish Deaths

The Cambodia Daily - 2 months ago
The Environment Ministry is studying water samples from Preah Vihear province to find out what has been killing thousands of fish in the Stung Sen River, where villagers are reportedly blaming a sugarcane plantation. A report posted to the National...

Commentary: Should we be worried about North Korea?

Channel NewsAsia - 4 days ago
... armed hostilities in Southeast Asia wasn't actually that long ago – which includes a civil war in Indonesia that led to the breakaway of Timor-Leste in the late 1990s or a border fight between Thailand and Cambodia over the Preah Vihear just five ...and...

Railway firm eyes Cambodia

Khmer Times - 4 weeks ago
In 2010, two Chinese owned-companies, Cambodia Iron & Steel Mining Industry Group and the China Railway Group, signed a joint venture worth $9.6 billion to build a new railway line with 11 stations as well as an iron and steel factory in Preah...