Monthly Archive: February, 2012

Cambodia: Bus accident in Koh Kong Province – 1 dead, 46 injured.

A bus crash in Cambodia has killed a Russian woman and left dozens of people injured, including 40 other Western tourists. A 22-year-old Russian woman was killed and 24 people left in critical… Continue reading

Cambodia: A European costly joke?

By Sam Rainsy. In today’s Cambodia Daily article titled “EU Gives $4.8 M to Fund Human Rights Projects” one can read, “The provincial councils in Ratanakkiri and Oddar Meanchey were given [by the… Continue reading

US: What a crazy perception of the world!

The Media’s True Lies. Written by: Margaret Kimberley February 23, 2012 A recently released Gallup poll asked Americans which nation they considered to be their country’s greatest enemy. Iran was first on the… Continue reading

Cambodia: Growing child labor.

Child labor is draining the Kingdom’s brainpower and adversely affecting 750,000 of its children. Roughly 1.5 million Cambodian children are “economically active”, according to Veng Heang, director of the child labour department at… Continue reading

Cambodia: Top Ten incoming tourist countries 2011.

Cambodia closed 2011 with 2.88 million international tourists, a substantial increase of 14.9% over 2010. During 2011, neighboring Vietnam was the top contributor with 614,090 trips up 19.4% compared to 2010. Thailand ranked… Continue reading

Cambodia asks for assistance with spying.

What a crazy world! Cambodia had yesterday asked Indonesia to help train its military in the art of espionage, a general’s assistant said.

Cambodia: Three textile workers shot at PUMA factory.

Three textile workers were shot and wounded on Monday when an unidentified man opened fire on protesters in Svay Rieng province. Rights officials and witnesses said protesters were demanding a pay raise when… Continue reading

Phnom Penh: Professional girlfriends.

An American academic has spent seven years researching the local hostess bar scene, and come up with some surprising findings. Bar Girl:     “Why does everyone think I’m a taxi girl because I work… Continue reading

Thailand: Valentine’s Bombing – Don’t rush to judgement.

After last week’s explosions in Bangkok, India and Georgia,  it’s important to take an objective look at the evidence as the story unfolds rather than putting blind faith into the anti-Iran spin from… Continue reading

Cambodia: The declining service of state-run hospitals.

Health care professionals bear a tremendous amount of responsibility and stress. Most of the time, they work with a high volume of sick patients. It is their sworn duty to serve those suffering… Continue reading