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· March, 2012

Stories about Cambodia from March, 2012

Human Rights Mapping in Cambodia

Human rights advocates in Cambodia have been using online maps to document, monitor, and expose human rights violations across the country. Some of the maps track land conflicts, media killings,...

Cambodia: Bokator, Angkorian Martial Art

Bokator or Labokator (to fight like a lion) is a Cambodian martial art that is believed to be the predecessor of Southeast Asian kickboxing styles. Historians believe that it was...

Southeast Asia Digital Library

The Southeast Asia Digital Library provides educators and students with materials published in Southeast Asia. The online library contains digital facsimiles of books and manuscripts, as well as multimedia materials...

Cambodia’ Bamboo Trains

Edgar Alan Zeta-Yap writes about the bamboo trains or “norry” of Battambang in Cambodia.

Cambodia: The First BarCamp Angkor

Since 2008, BarCamps in Cambodia have been organized in Phnom Penh. But this year's BarCamp will take place in the provincial town of Siem Reap, the gateway to the world-famous...

Cambodia's First IPO

Sihanoukville Journal writes that the Cambodia Stock Exchange opened last year but no company has been listed yet. But three state corporations will soon trade stocks which are being keenly...

Rising Chinese Investments in Cambodia

Alex Watts probes the impact of rising Chinese investments in Cambodia. Some local residents are worried over the sale of huge tracts of lands to Chinese investors.

Inspiring Stories of Women in Cambodia

New Waves is a collaboration of the UN with a network of young women in Cambodia with the intention of celebrating the inspiring stories of women and girls in Cambodia.

Crisis Mapping of US Bombardment in Cambodia

A research by Dr. Taylor Owen revealed that the total amount of bombs dropped by the United States in Cambodia between 1965-1973 was five times greater than previously known.

Cambodia: Urban Development Mapping Tool

Urban Voice is a newly launched portal in Cambodia which aims to be a map-based visualisation of developments in the urban areas of the country. The developers want it to...

Cambodia: Documenting the Work of a Microfinance Loan Officer

World Vision posts photos of Nhek Chanthy, a loan officer in Cambodia which give us a glimpse of how microfinance programs are being implemented in rural Cambodia.

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