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2006-02-16 01:48:50

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday he would invite the opposition to join his government if the ruling party won the next general election.

2006-02-15 00:45:00

The rare Asian dolphin has moved closer to extinction in Cambodia after a series of deaths in fishing nets over the past few weeks, officials said on Wednesday.

2006-02-10 02:53:10

By Ek Madra PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy, returning home after a year of self-imposed exile in France, promised on Friday to work with his bitter rival Prime Minister Hun Sen to build a better country.

2006-02-09 02:21:36

By Ek Madra PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The United Nations and Cambodia said on Thursday the genocide trial of Pol Pot's top surviving Khmer Rouge henchmen, who are blamed for the deaths of 1.7 million people, should begin in earnest next year.

2006-02-03 00:57:42

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni has cut the jail term for opposition member of parliament Cheam Channy to three from seven years after a petition from Prime Minister Hun Sen, officials said on Friday.

2006-01-31 03:54:38

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's courts cannot drop criminal defamation suits against four human rights activists, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday, even though he has personally dropped his complaints.

2006-01-17 03:05:25

By Ek Madra PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's prime minister has ordered four government critics facing criminal defamation charges to be released on bail "as a gift" to the United States, which had criticized the arrests, an official said on Tuesday.

2006-01-11 06:16:19

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen defended his use of criminal defamation lawsuits against government critics on Wednesday, saying he was merely responding to being called a dictator unjustly.

2006-01-04 04:49:51

By Ek Madra PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian police arrested another human rights worker on Wednesday in a wider crackdown on opposition figures that has drawn international condemnation, in particular from Washington, activists and police said.

2005-12-16 03:50:00

By Ek Madra PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia, a potential flashpoint for a feared human bird flu pandemic, will need $18 million over the next 6-18 months to boost its defenses against the virus, the United Nations said on Friday.


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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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.