Tag Archive: Cambodia

Cheeky inequalities in Cambodia.

By government sub-decree, the Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has granted a hefty pay raise – to himself and to his long-serving ministers. Hun Sen and senior government members are set for a… Continue reading

Just another Wednesday in Phnom Penh?

Today, Wednesday, October 15, 2014, is a public holiday. It’s the “Commemoration Day to the Royal Soul of His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk, Preahmahaviraksat, King-Father of the Cambodian National Independence,… Continue reading

The Cambodian “Ruling Elite” faces charges of crimes against humanity.

On October 7, 2014, a criminal complaint was filed in the International Criminal Court (ICC) Office of the Prosecutor on behalf of Cambodian victims by Richard J. Rogers of the London-based law firm… Continue reading

Thod Kathin Festival in Cambodia.

Cambodia celebrates since Sunday, October 12, 2014, Kathin, a major religious holidays, which will continue until November 17. Each year, fifteen days after the festival of Pchum Ben (Day of the Dead), begins… Continue reading

Culture : Les couleurs des jours de la semaine cambodgienne.

Originally posted on Khmerologie:
Vous avez peut-être vu, si vous avez visité le Palais Royal à Phnom Penh, une pièce dans laquelle sont exposés sept mannequins de jeunes femmes khmères portant des sampots*…

Phnom Penh – Demonstrators Threaten to Burn Vietnamese Embassy.

Cambodian Kampuchea Krom protesters are still angered by comments made by the Vietnamese Embassy’s former spokesman four months ago. And so they resumed their demonstrations to demand an apology, burning Vietnamese flags and… Continue reading

Ponts et montagnes du Cambodge – Cambodian bridges and mountains.

Originally posted on Khmerologie:
Sur Internet, l’une de mes correspondantes cambodgienne poste aujourd’hui deux listes : celle des plus longs ponts du Cambodge, et celle des montagnes les plus hautes. Voici les principaux ponts…

Convicted hackers ordered to hack for the Cambodian government.

Two members of hacker group Anonymous Cambodia convicted of computer hacking will be spared further jail time. Instead, they have been ordered to put their “excellent” IT skills to use combating cybercrime in… Continue reading

Cambodia refugee deal with Australia.

The refugee deal will bring $40m in Aussie aid. Cambodia will receive an additional $40 million over four years in return for resettling refugees from  Australian detention centers on the Pacific island of… Continue reading

Photo for Friday, 19th September

Monsoon in Kampot Province, Cambodia.