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· August, 2009

Stories about Cambodia from August, 2009

Cambodia: Advice to expats

Khmerbird gives a few pointers for expats on how to make friends in Cambodia

Cambodia's new prison center

The Cambodian government plans to build the country's biggest prison center which can house more than 2,500 inmates.

Cambodia: Traffic protest

Motorists and tuk tuk drivers in Cambodia staged a protest against the traffic police for confiscating the motorbikes of those who violate traffic laws.

Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity

The Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity is an organization in Cambodia working with survivors of acid attacks. Many victims of acid attacks in Cambodia are women.

Cambodia’s AIDS colony

Various human rights groups have accused the Cambodian government of setting up a de facto AIDS colony when it resettled 40 families with HIV and AIDS to a village 25...

Cambodia: Miss Landmine Pageant Raises Questions

The Miss Landmine pageant intends to empower landmine victims and challenge traditional notions of beauty. The winner receives a high-tech prosthetic limb. But the Cambodian government canceled the pageant this...

Cambodia, Thailand: Visa Requirements

A Lil of Me is happy to learn that despite the border clashes between Cambodia and Thailand, the two countries have agreed to waive visa requirements for each other's citizens.

Southeast Asia: Internet and Nationalism

The Internet is increasingly being used by many Southeast Asians for various nationalist campaigns. This trend is positive in so far as it expands and improves the political participation of...

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