Tag Archive: Siem Reap

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

Floods in Cambodia: Over 100 dead, more than 20,000 families displaced.

The Cambodian Red Cross gets criticized over its slow response to floods. At least 104 people have died in the Khmer Kingdom in recent floods caused by heavy rains and overflowing Mekong river. Floods… 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

Dangerous Amusements in Angkor/Siem Reap.

Two incidents within one week ring the alarm bells.  Hot air balloon with tourists crashes in Cambodia, 7 injured. A hot air balloon with tourists on board has crashed in Cambodia leaving seven people injured,… Continue reading

Cambodia – The Booze Cruise says it all…

…about the status of the Cambodian tourism industry. Draft beer for 75 US cents all day long – Happy hours from 9 am till 9 pm.   The cheaper the better is the… Continue reading

Abortions, alcohol drinking common among sex workers in Cambodia.

Abortions and alcohol drinking at workplace are common issues among female entertainment workers in Cambodia, according to a new study. The study, designed by NGO FHI 360 and the United Nations Children’s Fund… Continue reading

Cambodian Reality – Power Outage in Angkor Wat / Siem Reap.

Siem Reap faces power outage lasting several days.     Electricity in  Siem Reap province was cut off Thursday after an overloaded truck hit eleven power poles and damaged a transmission line from… Continue reading

Daily Direct Bangkok-Cambodia buses launched.

Buses link Thai and Cambodian capitals. The first buses directly connecting Thailand and Cambodia left Bangkok on Thursday, headed for Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, with the launch of a regular service to… Continue reading

Die KAZ ist aus dem Sack.

In diesen Tagen ist in Kambodscha erstmals ein deutschsprachiges Magazin  erschienen. Es soll sich an Touristen wie Expats richten und landesweit in einer Auflage von 5’ooo Exemplaren verteilt werden. Die Kambodschanische Allgemeine Zeitung oder kurz einfach KAZ will vor allem… Continue reading

Breathing Cambodia – Away from Angkor Wat.

Take a glimpse of the Cambodian flora & fauna. Source: http://vimeo.com/57925060