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2009-06-24 09:00:00

Project moves Cambodia into international climate change arena PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cambodia's Forestry Administration, in partnership with Community Forestry International, Pact and Terra Global Capital, signed agreements with nine community forestry groups to develop and market carbon credits for an avoided deforestation project in the Oddar Meanchey province.

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2009-06-18 15:25:00

A new WWF report released Thursday finds that pollution in Asia’s Mekong River is putting dolphins in Laos and Cambodia at risk of extinction.

2009-05-29 14:01:44

Malaria's resistance to treatment in western Cambodia could foretell a global health crisis, a British researcher said. Malaria in western Cambodia is proving resistant to the artemesinin family of drugs, until now the world's most effective drugs for treating the illness, said Nick Day, director of the Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit. In recent trials, it took up to five days to clear patients' blood of malaria parasites when the drugs previously worked in two or three days,...

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2009-05-29 15:16:08

The first evidence of resistance to the world's most effective drug for treating malaria has been found by international scientists.

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2009-05-21 12:45:00

A UN report said Thursday that a dam-building spree in China poses the greatest threat to the future of the already beleaguered Mekong, one of the world's major rivers and a key source of water for the region.

2009-05-18 03:52:00

MOSCOW and NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP), the leading provider of telecommunications services in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), today officially announced the commercial launch of mobile operations in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

2009-03-30 09:00:00

Web site also provides latest news, information and commentary about the trials CHICAGO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cambodia Tribunal Monitor web site - www.CambodiaTribunal.org - will host ongoing video footage from the long-awaited Khmer Rouge trials, which begin today.

2009-03-26 10:00:00

Website also provides latest news, information and commentary about the trials CHICAGO, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cambodia Tribunal Monitor web site - www.CambodiaTribunal.org - will host ongoing video footage from the long-awaited Khmer Rouge trials, which are scheduled to begin Monday, March 30.

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2009-03-25 09:45:00

Every day, more than 140 million people in southern Asia drink groundwater contaminated with arsenic.

2009-02-17 02:30:00

Mobile World Congress, BARCELONA, February 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it has been chosen by Chuan Wei (Cambodia) Co Ltd, to deploy a nation-wide WiMAX Rev-e (802.16e-2005 standard) wireless broadband network, Cambodia's first. Commercial services are set for launch in mid 2009. Chuan Wei, part of the Thai Boon Roong Ltd conglomerate, is counting on the Alcatel-Lucent solution to meet its target of serving one million...


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
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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