Tag Archive: Asia

Southeast Asia – Democracy in reverse gear.

Southeast Asia’s regression from democracy and its implications. A CFR Working Paper Author: Joshua Kurlantzick, Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia. Download Now >> Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations Press, May 2014,  35 pages. . Overview. Since the… Continue reading

Starting a business in Cambodia gets even more difficult.

Cambodia is ranked 184 out of 189 countries for starting a new business in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2014 report. The report ranks countries in 10 categories, including starting a business, dealing with construction… Continue reading

World Habitat Day 2013 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Police smash symbolic habitat at World Habitat Day in Cambodia. Cambodian police smash a small replica of a house that people carried during the World Habitat Day gathering in Phnom Penh on Oct.… Continue reading

Cambodia flooding early October 2013 – A Picture Gallery.

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

Cambodia – One more public holiday in the Kingdom of Wonder.

King Father memorials mandated The government has issued a notice calling on the “entire Cambodian nation” to observe the first anniversary of the death of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk on October 15,… Continue reading

China: Cambodia strongman’s best friend.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry donated 50 laptops and 100 cellphones in equivalent to 70, 000 U.S. dollars to its Cambodian counterpart to increase task efficiency. This donation came as promised by Chinese Foreign… Continue reading

Higher cases of Paratyphoid A fever in travelers from Cambodia.

Dozens of returning travelers from Cambodia to Europe reported positive for Paratyphoid A fever. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is reporting a higher than usual number of cases of Paratyphoid A fever in… Continue reading

India, Japan: This is panic!

Asia is a damned excited part of the world. And Singapore is the financial epicenter of all of it. Nowadays, serious money is moving into Singapore, by customers from Japan and India. In Japan, the… Continue reading

Colonial Kampot.

1963 or 2013?   The time seems to have truly stopped in southern Cambodia - Picture taken in Kampot City, Old Market Street, Sep 5, 2013 – 5.23 pm

South death toll: 5,235 and counting…….

A fictive dialogue between a Muslim with a Buddhist: both shot dead in one of the many bloody conflicts in the world. A total of 5,235 people lost their lives and 9,704 were injured… Continue reading