Daily Archive: December 24, 2011

Preah Vihear: The differing views of two neighbors.

High representatives of the army and politics of both nations, Cambodia and Thailand, compete for the withdrawal of their troops from the disputed land around Preah Vihear temple (UNESCO World Heritage Site). The… Continue reading

Europe: Sell-off already started?

How times change yet? Not long ago, that an apartment in Pattaya, Hua Hin or Phuket for Europeans was chic. But this year, the signs seem to shift; see below one of several… Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

ECCC: Justice denied for Cambodia.

The trial of three senior leaders of the Khmer Rouge — Ieng Sary, Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan (known as Case 002) — began in November in Phnom Penh before the Extraordinary Chambers… Continue reading

Cambodia: Illegal Logging in the Wild West?

Illegal logging of staggering proportions abetted by military personnel. This illegal logging is decimating stocks of luxury rosewood in the Central Cardamom Protected Forest (CCPF), while the conservation group tasked with protecting the… Continue reading