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A new study of the demise of the ancient city of Angkor is a wake-up call for Cambodia to be more vigilant in its efforts to conserve the site, an official said Wednesday.
By HENG SINITH PHNOM DAMREY, Cambodia - Search teams reached the site of a plane crash on a remote Cambodian mountain Wednesday and said all 22 people on board were killed.
By SOPHENG CHEANG KAMPOT, Cambodia - There were no survivors from a plane that crashed in southern Cambodia early this week with 22 people aboard, including South Korean and Czech tourists, officials said Wednesday.
HANOI (Reuters) - A province in southern Vietnam has banned the import of cows, buffaloes and their manure from neighboring Cambodia to help stop the spread of foot-and-mouth disease, state media reported on Wednesday.
By Ek Madra ANLONG VENG, Cambodia (Reuters) - To the sound of fireworks and a wailing funeral dirge, hundreds of mourners buried former Khmer Rouge military chief Ta Mok on Monday near from the grave of "Brother Number One" Pol Pot.
By Ek Madra ANLONG VENG, Cambodia (Reuters) - To most Cambodians, he was "The Butcher," one of Pol Pot's most ruthless henchmen and a man whose hands were stained perhaps more than any other with the blood of the Khmer Rouge's 1.7 million victims.
By Ek Madra PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Former Khmer Rouge military chief Ta Mok, one of Pol Pot's most ruthless henchmen and a key defendant in upcoming "Killing Fields" trials, died on Friday in an army hospital in the Cambodian capital.
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Former Khmer Rouge military chief Ta Mok, considered to be one of Pol Pot's most ruthless henchmen, died on Friday in a military hospital in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, his doctors and lawyer said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Cambodia signed an agreement on Friday to increase trade and investment flows as part of a broader American initiative in the region, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said.
By Ek Madra PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Prosecutors investigating the Khmer Rouge genocide of the 1970s said on Friday it will take months to assemble cases against those responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million people.
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)....
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.