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…

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge Tribunal finds Khieu Samphan, Nuon Chea guilty.

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity and jailed for life. Two of the former Khmer Rouge leaders were jailed for life after being found guilty of crimes against humanity by Cambodia’s… Continue reading

America’s Devastating Legacy In Vietnam.

During the Vietnam War, the U.S. military sprayed about 20 million gallons of herbicides across 5.5 million acres of Vietnamese jungle and countryside. The main herbicide, nicknamed Agent Orange, consisted of two herbicides,… Continue reading

Cambodia – Political Stalemate over.

Photo for Tuesday, 5th August

Monsoon Skies over Chaktomuk, Phnom Penh.

The Thai National Legislative Assembly appointed.

Thai Junta Appoints Army-Dominated Legislature His Majesty the King of Thailand has issued a royal command to appoint 200 members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA). As expected, more than half of them are… Continue reading

Cambodia No Longer a One-man Show?

With a handshake and a smile, Cambodia’s warring CPP and CNRP politicians have declared an end to the year-long political deadlock.   But as the opposition prepares to finally fill its seats in… Continue reading