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2010-10-21 06:20:00

A grant of US$25,000 ensures nutritious food for over 500 children LOS ANGELES, Oct.

2010-10-04 10:00:00

Thousands of women expected to receive education and treatment STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals have made a three-year commitment to expand early breast cancer detection and treatment in Cambodia in hopes of increasing survival rates.

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2010-09-14 08:56:01

A record-breaking 429 White-shouldered Ibis Pseudibis davisoni have just been recorded in Cambodia, making the known global population much larger than previously thought.

2010-09-09 07:36:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc.

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2010-09-05 11:50:00

A Wildlife Conservation Society-led census boasts record numbers for vultures.

2010-08-25 07:00:00

BEIJING and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc.

2010-07-07 03:35:00

TOKYO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- NTT Communications (NTT Com) announced on July 7 that its subsidiary, NTT Communications (Thailand) Co., Ltd., has begun operating a branch office in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, effective immediately.

2010-06-08 14:14:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cambodian government has banned the acclaimed documentary Who Killed Chea Vichea?, U.S.

2010-06-02 01:59:00

STOCKHOLM, June 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of its world class performance in water supply and self-sufficiency, the Cambodian Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) under the leadership of General Director Ek Sonn Chan has been named the winner of the Stockholm Industry Water Award 2010. For full press release, translations, photos, and video material, visit: http://www.siwi.org/siwa2010 Decades of conflict left the Phnom Penh water supply system running low until...

2010-05-27 17:35:23

An estimated 60 million people in Bangladesh are exposed to unsafe levels of arsenic in their drinking water, dramatically raising their risk for cancer and other serious diseases.


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
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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