Kampong Cham, Cambodia Newswire

Kampong Cham, Cambodia Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kampong Cham, Cambodia.

Results 1 - 20 of 146 in Kampong Cham, Cambodia

  1. ~ river crossing ~Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    This is probably the world's longest Bamboo Bridge stretching some 1 km across the Mekong river connecting Koh Pen rural island and Kampong Cham town. It's a feat of architecture how it re-built every year when the river water subsides during dry season and dismantled by hand completely when the tide comes in.

    Comment?

  2. EPIC finalists accelerate business plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Pnompenh Post

    One of 11 EPIC Cambodia startup teams presents to a panel of judges in Phnom Penh last month. Photo supplied Epic Cambodia, the one-year incubator program launched by co-working space Impact Hub Phnom Penh, has entered its startup acceleration phase, with five finalist teams receiving business mentoring and $20,000 in funding as they prepare a final pitch to potential investors and grant-givers at the end of the yearlong program.

    Comment?

  3. Mass fainting hits factory a second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Pnompenh Post

    Factory workers receive medical assistance in Kampong Cham province yesterday after fainting due to fumes from pesticides being sprayed near their workplace. Photo supplied Eighty workers at Ly Quiang Corp garment factory fainted yesterday in Kampong Cham's Batheay district after inhaling pesticide used at a nearby farm, the National Social Security Fund said, the second such incident there in the past three months.

    Comment?

  4. Angelina Jolie and Her Kids Enjoyed a Movie With Cambodian RoyaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Time

    Angelina Jolie and producer Rithy Panh chat with actors before holding a press conference ahead of the premiere of their new film "First They Killed My Father", on Feb. 18, 2017 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The actress was joined by her children - Maddox, 15, Pax, 13, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 8 - at the world premiere of her passion project, in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

    Comment?

  5. Angelina Jolie - and her kids! - meet with royalty at Cambodian movie premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Boston Herald

    The actress was joined by her children - Maddox, 15, Pax, 13, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 8 - at the world premiere of her passion project, First They Killed My Father in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Her sons Maddox, who was born in Cambodia, and Pax were both involved in the film's production.

    Comment?

  6. Government plugs rubber switchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Pnompenh Post

    The government is seeking intrepid smallholder farmers to pilot a project that would transform 6,000 hectares of cropland in two provinces into a patchwork of small rubber plantations. The Ministry of Agriculture is eyeing 5,000 hectares of land in Ratanakkiri and 1,000 hectares in Battambang for the project, and has already secured interest from thousands of smallholder farmers, according to Pol Sopha, general director of the ministry's rubber development department.

    Comment?

  7. big yellow taxiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | TrekEarth

    We were on the way from Kampong Cham to Sen Monorom, with a stopover in Snuol. Big busses are slow and slightly safer, but sometimes there's not really a choice and we board yet another one of those horrible minibusses, hoping that maybe this time the driver won't be yet another drugged up Schumacher wannabe.

    Comment?

  8. Three hurt as car plunges off of bridgeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Pnompenh Post

    A driver and two passengers were seriously injured after their vehicle crashed into a villager's home in Kratie early yesterday morning, damaging the house before catapulting off a nearby bridge into a dry canal. The driver, Ram Sarath, 31, was injured when his left leg was trapped in the vehicle's door, said Horn Poch, Kratie deputy police chief in charge of traffic.

    Comment?

  9. Cambodia cuisine: What it's like to cook and eat a tarantulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    However given that scientists say flavor is influenced significantly by the way food appears and smells, it should come as little surprise my mind's made up the moment I look at this hairy beast. It matters not that I fried the tarantula myself in traditional style under the guidance of an expert spider cook in the northwestern Cambodian town of Siem Reap.

    Comment?

  10. Assembly allocation distorted: think tankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Pnompenh Post

    The number of National Assembly seats for the 2018 elections does not match the size of the population in several provinces, leading to a distorted representation of votes, a new assessment by the think tank Future Forum shows. Barring one instance, when Preah Sihanouk province had two seats added as part of a one-time political deal, the number of parliamentary seats has not been changed since 1998.

    Comment?

  11. CNRP to boycott 'minority' status voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Pnompenh Post

    CNRP officials meet to discuss the upcoming elections and opposition strategy at the party headquarters in Phnom Penh yesterday. Photo supplied The opposition will boycott a vote today expected to scrap their standing as the National Assembly's "minority" party, with some members decrying the "affront" to the institution and one saying its loss may actually help the party's cause with voters.

    Comment?

  12. My Phnom Penh: Phymean Noun, social workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Pnompenh Post

    Phymean Noun is the founder of the People Improvement Organisation, which for nearly 15 years has connected homeless children to education. Phymean Noun is the founder of the People Improvement Organisation, which for nearly 15 years has connected homeless children to education.

    Comment?

  13. Drug crackdown pushes courts and prisons to breaking pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Pnompenh Post

    A new crackdown on drugs has netted more than one thousand drug users and dealers throughout the country. But can crowded prisons and busy courts keep up? Nguyen Thy Yem and her husband, Bouy Thanh Men, have been using drugs since they married a decade ago.

    Comment?

  14. My Phnom Penh: Miss Sarawan SingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Pnompenh Post

    Mealea Lay is the front woman and swooning voice behind Miss Sarawan, the 1960s throwback musical act that has been performing around the country for nearly two years and will be recording their first studio album later this year. Miss Sarawan Singer Mealea Lay is the front woman and swooning voice behind Miss Sarawan, the 1960s throwback musical act that has been performing around the country for nearly two years and will be recording their first studio album later this year.

    Comment?

  15. Ho Chi Minh City Builds Double Tunnel To Ease TrafficRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Malaysian National News Agency

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Jan 19 -- Construction of a double tunnel at An Suong intersection between Ho Chi Minh City's District 12 and Hoc Mon District started on Thursday, Vietnam News Agency reported. One tunnel extends from Truong Chinh Street towards National Highway No 22, and the other in the opposite direction.

    Comment?

  16. Petanque dream rolls on for dedicated CambodiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    PHNOM PENH: In the shadows of Phnom Penh's Olympic Stadium, the clinking of metal and whipping of dust fills the air above the rumbling of peak hour traffic. On rocky courts, a pastime more associated with long-gone colonial times is in full flight.

    Comment?

  17. Satellite images reveal grim truth of Cambodia's forest lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Asian Correspondent

    A young Cambodian sits atop one of countless logs piled in a field near Pailin, Cambodia, in this Feb 27, 2000 file photo. Source: AP/David Longstreath BETWEEN 2001 and 2014, the annual rate of forest loss in Cambodia increased by 14.4 percent, the highest rate in the world.

    Comment?

  18. Firmer prospects as rubber reboundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Pnompenh Post

    Cambodia's beleaguered rubber industry looks set for a turnaround as international rubber prices continue their strong rebound. Local traders and industry officials said yesterday they were optimistic that rubber prices, which doubled during the course of 2016, would continue to rise as the global economy recovers and demand driven heavily by developing economies catches up with supply.

    Comment?

  19. Ambitious McGlynn is aiming for successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Pnompenh Post

    Australian coach John McGlynn said he was "very excited" to be taking over the reins again at Metfone C-League champions Boeung Ket Angkor after taking over from Prak Sovannara on Monday on a one-year deal. McGlynn returns to the Kampong Cham oufit after a five-month stint in which he took the side to the quarter-finals of the Hun Sen Cup, after beating Phnom Penh Crown and Ministry of National Defence to top their group.

    Comment?

  20. ACU set to open new provincial officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Pnompenh Post

    Anti-Corruption Unit president Om Yentieng on Friday announced that the body will expand its operations to five provinces this year and sign agreements with 200 Chinese firms to cut out corruption. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an International Anti-Corruption Day celebration, Yentieng said the ACU needed to create offices in five provinces - Preah Sihanouk, Kampong Speu, Siem Reap, Svay Rieng and Kampong Cham in order to effectively combat corruption.

    Comment?