Category Archive: Angkor / Siem Reap

Cambodia flooding early October 2013 – A Picture Gallery.

With a special thank to Roger Valkenborghs, Siem Reap. FB-Video-clip: Update October 7, 2013. . Cambodia: Floods claim 39 lives; Crops, hundreds of schools damaged. The death toll from flooding across the… Continue reading

Cambodia – The lost city Mahendraparvata.

Scratched and exhausted, Damian Evans pushed through the dense Cambodian jungle into a clearing where mountain villagers long ago attempted to grow rice, stepping onto a weed-covered mound. “Bingo”, the Australian archaeologist said… Continue reading

Daily Direct Bangkok-Cambodia buses launched.

Buses link Thai and Cambodian capitals. The first buses directly connecting Thailand and Cambodia left Bangkok on Thursday, headed for Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, with the launch of a regular service to… Continue reading

Cmbodia: Siem Reap to Cebu Flights from April 2012.

Cebu Pacific to use air rights to Cambodia starting April 19. Budget carrier Cebu Pacific will be mounting flights to Siem Reap, Cambodia by April 19. This makes it the first to do… Continue reading

Cambodia: Kantha Bopha – Prevention of passive children’s genocide.

Read in my older posts about Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals in Cambodia:

Cambodia: Ancient History of Angkor Wat.

Ancient Capital Wilted When Water Ran Low. Again and again, researchers are trying to find out the reasons that could have caused the end of the Khmer Empire. Here is one of the… Continue reading

Siem Reap: Crackdown on certain Angkor Wat souvenirs.

APSARA Authority, who manages the Angkor temples and the surrounding area, confirmed a crackdown on certain Angkor Wat souvenirs being sold inside the archaeological complex. They say, that certain souvenirs are denigrating the… Continue reading

Siem Reap: The name says it all.

The meaning of the name “Siem Reap” tells you a lot about the interconnected history of Thailand and Cambodia. The name “Siem Reap” or “សៀមរាប” was given by a Royal Decree of Cambodian… Continue reading

Cambodia: The last week of the year 2011 will be cold.

Laos: Xayaburi delayed once more.

Laos delays Mekong dam project, Japan to conduct study. No one wants to use the word “delay”, but the controversial Xayaburi dam project in Laos will be on hold for at least as… Continue reading