Photo for Wednesday, 27th August.

    Monsoon in Cambodia.

Thai Military Junta – PM General Prayuth Chan-ocha.

The Thai National Legislative Assembly (NLA) voted unanimously for junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha to be the 29th prime minister of Thailand.   He was the sole candidate for the job. Prayuth was widely… Continue reading

Photo for Friday, 22nd August.

Cambodia Census 2014.

Population:      14,96 million Agricultural Households:  1,9 million with a population of 8.5 million.

Phnom Penh Water Festival is back again from November 5 – 7, 2014.

Cambodia’s Water Festival is to return to the capital Phnom Penh in 2014. This will be for the first time since 2010, when a stampede on a bridge packed with visitors from all… Continue reading

Slower rising Cambodian tourist data.

After years with double-digit growth Cambodia shows signs of a slowing down tourist sector. Between January and June 2014 tourist arrivals totalled 2.2 million, up 5 per cent from the same period of 2013. The dampened growth… Continue reading

Higher visa fees for the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Cambodian visas for foreign visitors and business people will increase by USD 10 from October 1st, 2014. Prices from October 1st,  2014: Visitor visa: new 30 USD; Business visa: new 35 USD. Posted… Continue reading

Phnom Penh – Two new Mekong bridges planned.

The Cambodian Council of Ministers announced two new bridges spanning across the Mekong River in the eastern and southeastern outskirts of the Khmer capital. One will be connecting the Chroy Changvar peninsula to… Continue reading

Cambodia – Flooding death toll rising.

This year’s monsoon flooding has already claimed a total death toll of 30. While water levels are declining across the 12 provinces affected by flooding, the situation is still dire for villagers evacuated. In… Continue reading

People don’t want war.

Originally posted on Food for Thought.:
Why, of course, the people don’t want war. Why would some poor slob on a farm want to risk his life in a war when the best…