Tag Archive: Cambodia

Vulgarizing Angkor.

Why heritage must not be turned into digital commodities. By Rahul Goswami – 12 April 2014 - www.khaleejtimes.com   To what extent can cultural heritage be digitised and commodified? In a clumsy partnership, clearly not… Continue reading

Cambodia – Democracy in Retreat.

Democratization in Cambodia in retreat following violent year 2013. BY LAUREN CROTHERS | APRIL 9, 2014  -  The Cambodia Daily. Democracy is in retreat since July’s 2013 national election as the ruling CPP has increasingly… Continue reading

ASEAN 2015 – Doubts Over AEC.

Hopes that the ASEAN Economic Community will be ready to launch on time look increasingly ambitious. By Luke Hunt  –  April 07, 2014  -  The Diplomat. In a rare moment of honesty a Cambodian… Continue reading

Cambodia Riel, Chinese Yuan Clearing.

Cambodia’s central bank allows China’s ICBC to start yuan clearing services. China’s largest bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), said that the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has approved the ICBC… Continue reading

ANZ to cut ties to Cambodia bank.

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, commonly called ANZ, wants to offload its majority holding of the Cambodian bank that this year was embroiled in a scandal involving the financing of a Cambodian sugar… Continue reading

Cambodia – A Little Knowledge Is a Dangerous Thing.

David Puttnam, once a brilliant filmmaker, now a member of the British House of Lords, best known for producing the amazing movie of Khmer Rouge terror, “The Killing Fields,” stunned journalists, some diplomats,… Continue reading

Cambodia’s opposition leader plays the racist card.

Cambodia has been ruled for nearly 25 years by Hun Sen. His biggest rival is Sam Rainsy, who, in his struggle for power, has made use of widespread racism toward the Vietnamese. “We… Continue reading

Cambodia’s Violent Peace.

Cambodia’s government has got away with murder. Not the kind of genocidal slaughter conducted by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970’s. Nor the scale of killing that has roiled Syria, or that has… Continue reading

Cambodia – No oil producing for up to five years?

A never ending story ……? It will be years before Cambodian oil starts to be produced by Chevron’s offshore site in the Gulf of Thailand. Chevron Corp.’s plans to develop Cambodia’s offshore Block A… Continue reading

Still poor education system in Cambodia.

A comparison of the countries made in 2010 showed Cambodia spent the equivalent of 2.6 per cent of its GDP on education, below Laos (2.8 per cent), Thailand (3.8 per cent) and Vietnam… Continue reading