News Cambodia » Places: Young and hungry Tola aims to make a mark in Cambodia tourism sector
For Khoun Tola, Cambodia’s tourism industry has provided him with more ... which provides income for the hospitality training project, as well as a place for students to hone their new-found skills. “There is so much potential and so much more we ...
News Cambodia » Places: Selkirk College Instructor Focused on Change in Cambodia
“Cambodia has endured sustained structural violence and today has become very much a playground for NGOs [non-governmental organizations] and a place where academics create identities for themselves off of the backs of suffering folks,” Youngblutt say
News Cambodia » Places: Cambodia, a nominal democracy, lurches toward full-blown dictatorship
Cambodia, which emerged from the genocidal rule of the Khmer ... revolution,” a reference to the largely nonviolent movements to overthrow governments in places such as Ukraine (the Orange Revolution) and Georgia (the Rose Revolution).
News Cambodia » Places: Cambodia bans Hollywood's 'Kingsman' for country's portrayal as crime hub
Bok Borak, director of the Culture Ministry's film department, told AFP the "unacceptable" film was banned from theatres for "using the name Cambodia as a hideout for criminals". "And what is more worrying is that it uses one of our temples as a place to ...
News Cambodia » Places: 11 Reasons Why You Should Visit Cambodia Over Thailand
It’s way easier to bag a bargain For those who like to get their haggling hat on, Cambodia is the place to be, because there are many more bargains to be had, if you like to play the game. Of course, foreigners are always going to pay more than locals.
News Cambodia » Places: 5 luxury honeymoon experiences in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
giving the whole place an otherworldly feel. Weaving around by boat is a memorable experience, but it is impossible to grasp the sheer scale of the area, take a seaplane to see the moss-blanketed pillars stretch out into the horizon. 2. Cambodia ...
News Cambodia » Places: In Cambodia, a bold teaching program draws on international models and local context
To that end, Teach for Cambodia has gone after what Moni calls “an ambitious but feasible” size that can be scaled up. The biggest challenge will likely be how to place a new system into an old one. “We want [the fellows] to make all this change ...
News Cambodia » Places: Rights groups deplore worsening repression in Cambodia
Foreign governments should also withdraw technical assistance for Cambodia's elections ... Looking for something to do this weekend or for a place to post an event of your own? Head over to The Citizen's online calendar of events to view local and regional ...
News Cambodia » Places: The U.S. Should Take Swift Action to Help Preserve Democracy in Cambodia
These substantial threats demand action. The U.S. should continue to call for the release of Kem Sokha, consider cutting aid to Cambodia, place a visa ban on Cambodian individuals undermining democracy, and press for the presence of election monitors.
News Cambodia » Places: Cambodia's hidden jungle temple
This week's pick is Beng Mealea, Cambodia. Beng Mealea "gives plenty of hope to the ... Beng Mealea is surrounded by a large moat. This place, however, "looks as though an earthquake has struck it." Some large structures still stand, but many have ...