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News Cambodia » Battambang: Battambang: Cambodia’s rice bowl a target for development

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Publication date: uesday 17 October 2017

/ Khmer Times No Comments Share: Land prices in central Battambang are much more than in residential areas as both local and foreign developers rush to one of Cambodia’s hidden treasures. Supplied Nestled in northwestern Cambodia, the leading rice ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: Urban poor losing out in growing capital city

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Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

Cambodia’s largest urban areas are Phnom Penh, with 1.6 million inhabitants, Siem Reap, with 264,000, and Battambang, with 229,000. 80 percent of the Kingdom’s population lives in the countryside, one of the lowest proportions in the region.

News Cambodia » Battambang: Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Monument inaugurated

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Publication date: onday 16 October 2017

Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Monument in Battambang province. This is the ninth monument completed under a project to build and upgrade 17 Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Monuments in Cambodia, with funds provided by the Vietnamese Ministry of National ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: Why Siem Reap offers so much more than just Angkor Wat

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Publication date: Wednesday 11 October 2017

Then there is charming Battambang, which is a two-hour taxi ride away ... The region’s most picturesque journey is surely a slow-boat crossing of Tonlé Sap, Cambodia’s vast freshwater lake. Various hotels and tour operators can arrange this, and ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: The Battambang Bamboo Train Has Stopped Operating – For Now, Anyway

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Publication date: Sunday 15 October 2017

The Battambang bamboo train has stopped after almost a decade of rumours that it was going to cease operating so that a new railway line from the Thai-Cambodia border to the capital, Phnom Penh, could be constructed. Random ‘services’ of bamboo trains ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: Mekong Mini Movie Festival

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Publication date: hursday 19 October 2017

It may be a time-lapse of the perfect Mekong River sunset in Luang Prabang, a walk though a local market in Battambang. Maybe it’s a shared meal with new friends, anywhere from Cambodia to Viet Nam. For our inaugural annual Mekong Mini Movie Festival ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: Baha’is Prepare for Bicentennial in 2017

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Publication date: Friday 20 October 2017

The bicentennial celebrations in the villages of Battambang in Cambodia promise to be particularly noteworthy. Some hundred and forty years ago, while imprisoned in Akka in what was then Ottoman Palestine, Baha’u’llah called on His followers to raise ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: Baha’is to Celebrate Bicentenary

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Publication date: hursday 28 September 2017

His remarks reminded me of a conversation I had some months earlier with the architect of the new Baha’i House of Worship in Battambang, Cambodia. He said he was inspired by how the sense of unity, inner peace and empowerment that the beautiful building ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: In Cambodia's Second City, Smugglers and the Peace of Centuries

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Publication date: Friday 27 July 1973

BATTAMBANG, Cambodia, July 20—On a tree at the edge of the Sangker River little children, all arms and legs, swing out wide on a rope hung from a lower branch and, with gleeful shouts, fall splashing into the river. In the center of the town men play ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: Cambodia's culture club: Battambang is a deliciously different mix of food and art

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Publication date: Friday 03 February 2017

They’re joined by a tangle of buzzing mopeds. Cycling in Cambodia takes guts and good lungs but ahead I spot the calming glint of the tree-lined Sangker River. I’m in Battambang, a highly charming city in Cambodia’s rural north west, and typical of ...