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News Cambodia » Religion: Tracing the roots of Buddhism in Cambodia

News channel or source: http://phnompenhpost.com/post-life-arts-culture/tracing-roots-buddhism-cambodia
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Theravada Buddhism has been the dominant religion in Cambodia since the 13th century, but exactly how it arrived in the Kingdom remains a burning question for researchers like Dr Tun Puthpiseth. He is an art historian and archaeologist giving a public ...

News Cambodia » Religion: Cambodia ousts tourists over alleged lewd behavior

News channel or source: https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/02/12/cambodia-ousts-tourists-over-alleged-lewd-behavior/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

“They have left Cambodia,” he said. “We gave them back their passports ... At one point, the park issued fliers cautioning tourists to not desecrate the world’s largest religious monument, the Phnom Penh Post reported. “We have already ...

News Cambodia » Religion: REVEALED: The world’s most and least religious countries - where does the UK come?

News channel or source: https://www.express.co.uk/travel/articles/916837/most-religious-worlds-in-the-world-and-least
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

The survey has revealed that the world’s most religious regions are Africa and the Middle East, with south-east Asian countries like Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia not far behind. But what are the world’s least religious countries? China topped the poll ...

News Cambodia » Religion: Cruising the Mekong River in Cambodia and Vietnam, noshing on tarantulas

News channel or source: https://www.azcentral.com/story/travel/destinations/2018/02/16/mekong-river-cruise-vietnam-cambodia-phnom-penh/331717002/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Most of the ship’s passengers booked post-cruise land tours of Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious monument, in northwestern Cambodia. Aside from the tarantula, I sampled rice wine infused with a venomous cobra snake (the locals call it ...

News Cambodia » Religion: Tourists accused of 'dancing pornographically' banished from Cambodia

News channel or source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/world/asia/101384973/tourists-accused-of-dancing-pornographically-banished-from-cambodia
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

"They have left Cambodia," he said. "We gave them back their passports ... At one point, the park issued fliers cautioning tourists to not desecrate the world's largest religious monument, the Phnom Penh Post reported. "We have already increased security ...

News Cambodia » Religion: Spotlight: Chinese New Year, festival of luck and family reunion, gaining popularity in Cambodia

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/14/c_136975914.htm
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

"When the nation has peace, people have full freedom to choose religious beliefs and to celebrate festivals according to their traditions." The prime minister said Cambodia observes three New Year festivals in a year - the Universal New Year, the Chinese ...

News Cambodia » Religion: This was the Vietnam I dreamed of

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-vietnam-20180218-story.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The tidy collection of brick Hindu temples is a distant relative of the more famous (and expansive) Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia. My Son, occupied for almost 1,000 years starting in the late 4th century, may be the longest inhabited religious ...

News Cambodia » Religion: Is Oxford University complicit in Aung San Suu Kyi's genocide denial?

News channel or source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/maung-zarni/is-oxford-university-complicit-in-aung-san-suu-kyis-genocide-denial
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

His University of Michigan doctoral thesis (1999) focused on the subject of religious communalism in Rakhine up through ... an evening of discussion on the subject of genocides in Rwanda, Cambodia, S. Sudan and Myanmar during which 4 scholars and ...

News Cambodia » Religion: Can Indonesia’s new cybercrime unit win its war on fake news?

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/geopolitics/article/2132683/can-indonesias-new-cybercrime-unit-win-its-war-fake-news
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

It has played a major role in inflaming political, racial and religious tensions in the Muslim-majority ... Indonesia, however, fares better than Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines and Cambodia. “We observed attacks by state-sponsored cyber espionage ...

News Cambodia » Religion: Chaotic Cambodia? It's an utterly serene and seductive country that hardly ever changes

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-5270889/Cambodia-utterly-serene-seductive-country.html
Publication date: onday 29 January 2018

Some sights never change in Cambodia, a beautiful, seductive country that sways between chaos and serenity. Cheerful motorcycle taxi-drivers still offer trips to the killing fields, outside the capital Phnom Penh, where a pagoda of skulls records the ...