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2014-10-31 23:03:49

Sport Court® has selected the IndoChina Starfish Foundation of Cambodia (ISF) as the recipient of the new Court Award program, which was developed to provide a court surface to a not-for-profit,

2014-10-17 12:25:56

Communist Vietnam's policies and practices were observed to be the major source of destabilization of Southeast Asia, if allowed to stay the current course. PHILADELPHIA, Oct.

2014-09-30 23:18:24

World of Children® Award to recognize Kenro Izu for creating a model of sustainable pediatric care in Cambodia and treating over 1.2 million children. New

2014-07-31 17:36:22

Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to critical border regions of Southeast Asia, seriously threatening global malaria control and elimination programs.

2014-06-26 23:03:12

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Insight Report Nascent Insurance Markets and Opportunities for Foreign Insurers” to its store.

2014-05-23 23:08:51

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces an upcoming Cambodia Nature and Birding Tour inviting tour participants to explore beyond the icon that draws so many to Cambodia,

2014-02-11 23:29:31

SpaFinder Wellness 365’s ‘State of Spa Travel’ report reveals how critical ‘female bonding’ is to the spa travel segment – and heightened desire for more exotic destinations, from

2014-02-11 16:23:21

Renowned Ugandan activist Frank Mugisha will present Sou Sotheavy with the award on stage at the prestigious Teddy Awards ceremony in Berlin this Friday BERLIN, Feb.

2014-01-13 23:00:38

On 5-6 March, 2014 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, CMT is hosting its 4th RubberPLANT Summit to delve into rubber price movement, plantation techniques and productivity in a sluggish global economy,


Latest Cambodia Reference Libraries

Hairy-nosed Otter, Lutra sumatrana
2012-12-31 13:07:52

The hairy-nosed otter (Lutra sumatrana) is a rare species that was thought to be extinct until 1998. It is native to Southeast Asia with a range that includes Cambodia, Myanmar, South Thailand, South Vietnam, and Sumatra and Borneo in Peninsular Malaysia. It prefers a habitat within coastal areas or near large inland bodies of water. The hairy-nosed otter can reach an average body length between twenty and twenty-three inches, with a tail length of up to twenty inches and a weight between...

Lyle's Flying Fox, Pteropus lylei
2012-08-29 15:20:02

Lyle’s flying fox (Pteropus lylei) is a megabat that is native to Yunnan in China, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Although nothing is known about this species in China, it is known to prefer homes in mangrove forests in Vietnam. It is known to roost in trees, where it can be destructive, and feeds on fruit in orchards. Because of this, it is considered a pest in Thailand, where the majority of its full populations can be found. One colony in Thailand is thought to number around three...

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2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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2008-09-11 15:56:47

The Short-billed Minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris), is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitats.

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2007-04-06 08:20:46

The Pentazona barb (Puntius pentazona), or Fiveband barb is a tropical fish belonging to the Barb genus of the minnow family. It is a native of Southeast Asia, including Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam. They are also referred to as Barbus pentazona. The fish superficially resembles the tiger barb, except that there are five black vertical bands on an orange or gold body instead of four bands on the tiger barb. The fish will grow to a maximum length of 2 in (5 cm)....

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.