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Preah Vihear land returned after high-level meeting

The Phnom Penh Post - 5 days ago
A woman in Preah Vihear province who in a video by environmental group Mother Nature alleged she had been victim of a land-grab by a gold mining firm linked to the Prime Minister's Bodyguard Unit was given most of her land back after a...

Amru Rice signs deal with Preah Vihear farmers

The Phnom Penh Post - 2 weeks ago
Amru Rice, one of Cambodia's largest rice exporters, signed a contract farming purchase agreement with 4,000 organic rice farmers in Preah Vihear province, reserving about $7 million to purchase nearly 20,000 tonnes of organic paddy during the...

Endangered Duck Eggs Found in Preah Vihear Sanctuary

The Cambodia Daily - 3 weeks ago
About 12 meters above the ground, inside the hollow of a Koki tree in Preah Vihear province, local villagers discovered the first nest of the globally endangered white-winged duck recorded in Cambodia's northern plains in five years, a statement from...

Researchers in Cambodia find nest of rare riverine bird

San Francisco Chronicle - 3 days ago
In this undated photo provided by Wildlife Conservation Society, a Masked Finfoot sits on a nest in Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia. The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society said in a statement on Thursday, July 20, 2017 that its...

Prasat Preah Vihear: Here is Why this Temple Offers Peace amid Disputes in Cambodia!

http://www.newsgram.com/ - 2 weeks ago
Cambodia, July 10, 2017: Prasat Preah Vihear is an ancient Hindu temple that stands in its full glory on the top of a cliff in the Dangrek mountain range in the northern part of the Kingdom of Cambodia in South-east Asia. The temple is dedicated to the...

Researchers in Cambodia find nest of rare riverine bird

Borneo ... - 1 day ago
PHNOM PENH (AP) – Wildlife researchers in Cambodia have found a breeding location for the masked finfoot, one of the world's most endangered birds,...

Globally endangered water bird discovered in Cambodia

Xinhua - 3 days ago
The Northern Plains landscape in Preah Vihear province consists of KPWS, Prey Preah Roka Wildlife Sanctuary and Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary, and is home to many globally endangered birds. Those include critically endangered Giant Ibis, white-shouldered ...and...

At one of the world's newest UNESCO sites, an ancient forest city that once ruled an empire

Quartz - 4 days ago
It joins Cambodia's other two UNESCO sites, the Temple of Preah Vihear and the iconic Angkor Archaeological Park. The site, which translates to “temple in the richness of the forest,” is a cluster of temples and an ancient city center believed to be...

Cambodian temple site gets UNESCO world heritage status

Reuters - 2 weeks ago
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The U.N. cultural organization added an ancient temple site in Cambodia to its world heritage list, the government said on Sunday, bringing the number of heritage sites in the Southeast Asian country to three. Sambor Prei Kuk,...

Tourists eye Cambodia's new world heritage site

AOL - 6 days ago
... in the late 6th and 7th centuries and preceded the Khmer Empire. It joins the Angkor Archaeological Park and the Preah Vihear temple, located on the Thai-Cambodia border, as world heritage sites. Cambodian tourists visited Sambo Prei Kuk on...