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By The Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - A dispute with neighboring Thailand over border land near an 11th century Hindu temple has sparked nationalist pride throughout Cambodia and strengthened the longtime prime minister's popularity ahead of parliamentary elections today.
Text of report in English by Thai newspaper The Nation website on 22 July [Unattributed report from the "Breaking News" section: "Cambodia calls for UN Security meeting on border dispute with Thailand"] Cambodia Tuesday urged the UN Security Council to urgently hold a meeting to mediate its border dispute with Thailand, it was reported.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Foreign Officials Invited To Study Cambodian-Thai Military standoff"] Phnom Penh, July 19 (Xinhua) - Under the arrangement of the Cambodian government, deputies from Chinese, US, French and Vietnamese embassies Saturday flew to Preah Vihear province by helicopter to watch the five-day-long Cambodian-Thai military standoff over the land dispute.
Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Phnom Penh, July 17 Kyodo: Cambodia on Thursday claimed that Thai troops entered its territory for the third day running, saying some 400 soldiers are now in the country.
Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Phnom Penh, July 15 Kyodo - About 170 Thai soldiers illegally crossed into Cambodia Tuesday, Cambodian government sources said.
Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Phnom Penh, July 15 Kyodo - Some 30 Thai soldiers on Tuesday entered Cambodia's territory in the vicinity of a disputed temple but some later crossed back over the border, a government official said Tuesday.
By Anonymous PHNOM PENH Omnicom media network OMD has expanded its footprint into Cambodia and Laos through a joint venture with local full- service agency Red Dot.
To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Ann Marie Gothard of ORBIS International, +1-646-674- 5581, Annmarie.firstname.lastname@example.org Indiana University trains FedEx Fellow Dr. Phara Khauv as Cambodias first pediatric eye surgeon NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.
Exit tax to be incorporated into flight price at Cambodia's international airports PHNOM PENH, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Starting from Sept.
By Greg Mellen For years, the silence was immense, the work torturous and the hunger unremitting. The experience of Ho Chhing Chan wasn't so different from that of millions of his countrymen. Chan was one of the lucky ones who survived the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge reign in Cambodia.
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) 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...
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...
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.
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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