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Cambodia Ships Pirate Bay Founder Back To Sweden Despite No Extradition Rules
2012-09-10 14:18:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Swedish founder of Pirate Bay has been deported from Cambodia back to his home country, where he is wanted for more than just copyright violations. Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was handed over by Cambodian authorities to two Swedish police officers on Monday night after riding aboard a Thai Airways flight. Svartholm Warg was arrested on September 2 at his apartment in Cambodia at the request of the Swedish government, despite...

2012-07-21 23:01:53

The monks of Wat Chrey in Cambodia´s south-east, are embracing the tech world by working with a not-for-profit organization to offer Blessings online. The website OrangeRobes.com was officially launched today. Cambodia (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 The monks of Wat Chrey in Cambodia´s south east, are embracing the tech world by working with a not-for-profit organization to offer Blessings online. The website OrangeRobes.com was officially launched today. Making a donation to a Buddhist...

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2012-07-11 15:11:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a CNN report, the cause of a mysterious illness that claimed the lives of over 60 Cambodian children has been found. Medical doctors with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Cambodian Ministry of Health found that a combination of pathogens is to blame for the illness. The pathogens found include entrovirus 71, according to the CNN report, which is known to cause streptococcus suis, a neurological disease....

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2012-07-10 07:10:48

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Health Ministry of Cambodia and the World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced that a virus connected to hand, foot, and mouth disease may be the mysterious cause of illness in a number of children in Cambodia that began in April. According to Reuters Health, hand, foot, and mouth disease is generally found in infants and children. The illness, otherwise known as EV-71, is spread through direct contact of the feces, mucus,...

Cambodia Is Still The Last Vulture Bastion In Southeast Asia
2012-06-25 13:55:02

Wildlife Conservation Society and the Royal Government of Cambodia say that more vulture 'restaurants' and reduction of poison in hunting is critical to saving vultures in Asia In face of what has become a precipitous slide toward extinction across the Asian continent, the vultures of Cambodia have persisted, giving conservationists hope that these important scavengers can come back from the brink, according to authors from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the Royal Government of...

2012-05-22 08:55:38

Poor quality antimalarial drugs lead to drug resistance and inadequate treatment that pose an urgent threat to vulnerable populations, according to a National Institutes of Health study published May 22 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. Emergence of malaria strains that are resistant to artemisinin drugs on the Thailand-Cambodia border make it imperative to improve the drug supply, stressed the authors. "Poor quality antimalarial drugs are very likely to jeopardize the...

2012-05-09 14:17:23

First radiocarbon dates for unusual jar and log coffin interments on exposed ledges Researchers from the University of Otago in New Zealand working in remote Cambodian mountains are shedding new light on the lost history of an unidentified people by studying their enigmatic burial rituals. The Otago researchers have now provided the first radiocarbon dates for unusual jar and log coffin interments on exposed ledges high in southern Cambodia's rugged Cardamom Mountains. Since 2003, they...


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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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