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22 Jun 2018 | 5:30 pm

Business opportunities in Nepal @ Himawari Hotel - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Business opportunities in Nepal @ Himawari Hotel
Khmer Times
Aside from the Buddhist pilgrims, Nepal's adventure tourism is growing. Home to 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites, including seven in Kathmandu Valley, Lumbini (birthplace of Buddha), Chitwan National Park and Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal surely ...

21 Jun 2018 | 2:10 pm

Iodised salt to boost children's brain development - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Iodised salt to boost children's brain development
Khmer Times
He also described how salt production is part of the heritage of the Cambodian people, adding that “it needs to be protected.” The senior minister recommends that all 25 provincial departments of Industry and Handicraft strongly manage and control all ...

21 Jun 2018 | 1:46 pm

World's favourite tourist landmarks, according to TripAdvisor - Star2.com


Star2.com

World's favourite tourist landmarks, according to TripAdvisor
Star2.com
The largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat stands as a living testament of the Khmer Empire. It was inscribed as a Unesco World Heritage List in 1992. Of the more than 40,000 reviews left on the site, Angkor Wat boasts a five-out-of-five ...

20 Jun 2018 | 6:05 pm

Khmer language curriculum faces uncertainty at the UW - The International Examiner


The International Examiner

Khmer language curriculum faces uncertainty at the UW
The International Examiner
On the third floor of the Ethnic Cultural Center at the University of Washington, a group of students from the Khmer Student Association (KhSA) gather around a large table strewn with worksheets, guiding each other in writing difficult sentences in ...

20 Jun 2018 | 2:32 pm

The sorry lives of India's captive elephants - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

The sorry lives of India's captive elephants
Khmer Times
VK Venkitachalam of the pro-animal group Heritage Animal Task Force told DW that almost all of these elephants are deaf due to constant exposure to loud drums for several hours, while their ornamental decorations provide convenient cover for their ...

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20 Jun 2018 | 1:56 pm

Yunnan evaluates regional ties - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Yunnan evaluates regional ties
Khmer Times
The province of Yunnan contains an abundant amount of natural resources, rich historical legacy and vibrant cultural heritage and a variety of ethnicities living side-by-side. In regards to Cambodia-Yunnan relations, the China Science and Technology ...

18 Jun 2018 | 5:21 pm

Bokator Unesco listing delayed - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Bokator Unesco listing delayed
Khmer Times
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) World Heritage List has requested a delay before it announces the inclusion of Cambodia's Bokator and Lakhon Khol dancing to its Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage List ...

18 Jun 2018 | 6:15 am

'This is my heritage' - Trumbull Times


Trumbull Times

'This is my heritage'
Trumbull Times
Following a period of civil war, the Khmer Rouge regime came to power and from 1975 to 1979 carried out systematic extermination of the country's ethnic minority groups in what came to be known as the Killing Fields, a term coined by Cambodian ...

12 Jun 2018 | 3:42 pm

Why has the Cambodian government made tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese people stateless? - Equal Times


Equal Times

Why has the Cambodian government made tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese people stateless?
Equal Times
Amid decades of shifting borders and intertwined histories, tens of thousands of Cambodian citizens claim some degree of Vietnamese heritage. But the Cambodian government is stripping many of these people of their citizenship, playing into deeply ...

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12 Jun 2018 | 1:52 am

Iowans Celebrate Asian Culture at Annual CelebrAsian Festival - whotv.com


whotv.com

Iowans Celebrate Asian Culture at Annual CelebrAsian Festival
whotv.com
In addition to food and culture, the Iowa Asian Alliance, which organizes the festival, also sponsors two scholarships for students of Asian heritage. Van Lam is a member of Khmer Krom, a Des Moines Cambodian group. "Our goal and our mission is to ...

26 May 2018 | 7:18 pm

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