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2008-10-07 06:00:34

Elray Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ELRA), a technically-driven gold and precious mineral exploration company, is pleased to report to shareholders on findings at its Porphyry Creek Project in Cambodia. Elray Resource's Porphyry Creek Project is a grass roots project located approximately 290 km north of Phnom Penh in an area considered to have potential to host a copper porphyry system with copper and gold mineralization, based upon reconnaissance geological mapping and sampling. The project...

2008-10-02 06:00:27

Elray Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ELRA), a technically driven gold and precious mineral exploration company, is pleased to report to shareholders on its Angkor Wat Project in Cambodia. The Company owns 100% of the license for the 5,400 hectare project area, which contains multiple historical workings including the Rom Dey Vein which was extensively explored by the French in the 1960s, with very positive results. Historical workings are seen as very good indicators of the presence of gold,...

2008-09-30 09:00:50

Cambodia sets sights on nuclear power PHNOM PENH, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Government officials said that Cambodia may develop its first nuclear power plant as early as 2020, national media reported Monday. With hydropower and coal capacity expected to peak in the next decade, the government says nuclear energy is the best option for the country, according to the Phnom Penh Post. "Cambodia has a long way to go before meeting electricity demand. After 10 years, we will not have enough...

2008-09-30 06:00:27

Elray Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ELRA), a technically driven gold and precious mineral exploration company, is pleased to provide an overview of the Senator Project, located in a mineral-rich region of Cambodia. The Senator Mine Project is a very good exploration target with the reported underground working, map reference by the French mapping and reporting of the 1970s and observed mineral and waste materials on the surface. The project has a reported 105 meters long adit following an...

2008-09-29 00:00:19

By Michael McCarthy ENVIRONMENT EDITOR *Pristine wilderness is home to last significant habitat of Siamese crocodile One of the world's rarest reptiles, the critically-endangered Siamese crocodile, is gravely threatened by a proposed dam in an unspoilt region of Cambodia, British conservationists warn. Construction of the Chay Areng dam in the Cardamom mountains will wipe out a fifth or more of the remaining population of the crocodiles, which stands at fewer than 200 individuals in...

2008-09-26 18:00:45

Elray Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ELRA), a technically driven gold and precious mineral exploration company, announced today that it has appointed a project team responsible for its ventures in Cambodia and worldwide to be led by Mr. Grant Roberts and Mr. Tony McDougal. Mr. Grant Roberts is a geologist with 28 years experience in geology, mineral exploration and geophysics. He has executed and managed geological and geophysical programs including large global corporations such as BHP, Riotinto...

2008-09-19 06:00:15

Text of report in English by Cambodian state news agency AKP website Cambodian Information Ministry to Open Net Cafe for Journalists Phnom Penh, September 18, 2008 AKP - The Cambodian Ministry of Information has announced a plan to build an Internet cafe at its office next year, with the aim of giving journalists access to information and resources related to their work, according to Chinese News Agency. "Some media institutions do not have the ability to connect to the Internet for...

2008-09-19 00:00:29

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are giving back to the country where their 3-year-old daughter Zahara was born.The couple have donated$2 million to help fight HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in Ethiopia, said the Global Health Committee, which announced the donation by the Jolie-Pitt Foundation.The organization will use the money to build a center in the capital city of Addis Ababa for children affected by the disease and establish a program to treat...

2008-09-18 09:00:18

Cambodian information ministry to open net cafe for journalists PHNOM PENH, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Cambodian Ministry of Information has announced a plan to build an Internet cafe at its office next year, with the aim of giving journalists access to information and resources related to their work, national media reported Wednesday. "Some media institutions do not have the ability to connect to the Internet for their staff to do research," Information Minister Khieu Kanharith was quoted...

2008-09-08 09:00:36

Five killed, three wounded by anti-tank mine in Cambodia PHNOM PENH, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- A truck carrying rice to a mill hit an anti-tank mine in Koun Kreal commune, Sam Rong district of Oddar Meanchey province of Cambodia, killing five people and injuring three, including a baby boy aged eight months, national media reported Sunday. The place is the last battlefield of civil war and local people were warned not to travel on that old road because it was planted with heavy mines,...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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