Cambodia News: Angkor

Finding Hollywood in Asia

Though most Filipinos spend the Holy Week in the traditional solemn manner, there are some who'd rather spend the long break discovering new places. A common destination nowadays for tourists are several Asian countries that have been used as locations in Hollywood movies. Here are some of them: [caption id="attachment_128771" align="alignright" width="270"] Angelina Jolie in ‘Lara Croft: Tomb ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 18 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am

Angkor Signs $10485000 Definitive Agreement With Strategic Partner - GlobeNewswire (press release)


Angkor Signs $10485000 Definitive Agreement With Strategic Partner
GlobeNewswire (press release)
GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alberta, April 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ANGKOR GOLD CORP. (TSX-V:ANK) ("ANGKOR") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Tohui Beishan Property Group Holding Limited ("TG"), ...
Angkor Gold (V.ANK) says financing deal puts Cambodia 'in play'Stockhouse

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Source: Angkor - Google News | 14 Apr 2014 | 5:11 pm

Map Monday: See the Angkor Wat temple with Google Street View - htxt.africa


The West Australian

Map Monday: See the Angkor Wat temple with Google Street View
htxt.africa
The Angkor Wat temples in Cambodia form the world's largest ancient city and are one of the oldest and most beautiful historic sites in Southeast Asia, drawing multitudes of tourists to the temples each year. Google Street View recently added 360 ...
Chinese tourists to Cambodia's Angkor world heritage site continue to growXinhua
Cambodia's Angkor temples added to Street ViewSentinel and Enterprise
Khmer New Year Tourism Up in Siem ReapThe Cambodia Daily (subscription)
The West Australian -CITY A.M. -Huffington Post
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Source: Angkor - Google News | 14 Apr 2014 | 1:56 pm

Vulgarising Angkor - Khaleej Times


Vulgarising Angkor
Khaleej Times
To what extent can cultural heritage be digitised and commodified? In a clumsy partnership, clearly not a partnership of equals, the government of the Kingdom of Cambodia, the authority that looks after the world heritage site of Angkor, and the ...

Source: Angkor - Google News | 11 Apr 2014 | 7:16 pm

Now you can take a tour of Angkor Wat with Google Street View - GlobalPost


GlobalPost

Now you can take a tour of Angkor Wat with Google Street View
GlobalPost
Google Maps can now take you to the largest religious monument in the world, Cambodia's famous Angkor Wat temple complex, thanks to Street View. Google took 90,000 panoramic shots of the more than 100 temples at Angkor, and the result is stunning: ...
Street View zooms in on AngkorTTR Weekly
Google Trains Its Lenses On Cambodia's Ancient TemplesWWNO

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Source: Angkor - Google News | 10 Apr 2014 | 2:43 pm

Mekong region pivotal to India's Look East Policy says Secretary Wadhwa

Siem Reap (Cambodia), Apr.7 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs Secretary (East) Anil Wadhwa on Monday described Mekong region pivotal to both India's Look East Policy and the Initiative for ASEAN Integration and Narrowing the Development Gap. Speaking at inauguration of the MGC Museum of Asian Traditional Textiles, Wadhwa said the Museum is a commitment that the six MGC member countries ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 7 Apr 2014 | 3:28 pm

Angkor ready for surge of tourists - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Angkor ready for surge of tourists
The Phnom Penh Post
Chheuy Chhorn, deputy director of Siem Reap's tourism department, said after attracting 170,000 visitors to the first annual Angkor Sangkran celebration last year, hotel and business owners are expecting more than 200,000 tourists to attend this year's ...
How would you get to Angkor Wat… from April Fools' Day!The Hindu
Cambodia's crocodile farms: A photojournalist's up-close encounterThe Post-Standard

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Source: Angkor - Google News | 7 Apr 2014 | 1:18 am

Splendor of Cambodia's Angkor goes global with Google project - Los Angeles Times


Sydney Morning Herald

Splendor of Cambodia's Angkor goes global with Google project
Los Angeles Times
More than 90,000 images captured by the Internet giant's Street View cameras have been collected and made available in a virtual tour of the Khmer temples and stunning countryside surrounding the remote Angkor World Heritage Site. Cambodia's leading ...
Google to launch digital tour of Angkor WatSydney Morning Herald
Visit Angkor Wat From Your Current Location, Thanks To Google Street ViewHuffington Post
Explore Cambodia's spectacular Angkor Wat temples on Google Street ViewIBNLive
Jagran Josh -ROCKETNEWS24
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Source: Angkor - Google News | 4 Apr 2014 | 11:20 pm

World's largest cake to star at Angkor Wat - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

World's largest cake to star at Angkor Wat
The Phnom Penh Post
Atwo-ton cake will be served to revellers at Angkor Wat this Khmer New Year. Created by chefs at Victoria Angkor Resort and Spa, the cake is a super-size version of the traditional num ansom, the savoury sticky rice cake made during Pchum Ben and other ...

Source: Angkor - Google News | 4 Apr 2014 | 3:27 am

Lights, cameras, action: Bollywood comes to Angkor - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Lights, cameras, action: Bollywood comes to Angkor
The Phnom Penh Post
The temples of Angkor were filled with Bollywood singing and dancing this week, as film stars Srikanth and Neelam performed for the cameras for Om Shanti Om, the first Indian film to be shot in Cambodia, according to members of the film crew.

Source: Angkor - Google News | 4 Apr 2014 | 3:27 am

Angkors, away from the crowd

Exploring Angkor Wat and Cambodia’s other jewels without being swamped by hordes of shutterbugs requires exquisite timing.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 3 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm

Photos from the end of Kurt Cobain's painful road

Two photographers who captured some of the final images of the rock star before his suicide reveal the stories behind their historic photo shoots.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 3 Apr 2014 | 4:03 pm

Now you can tour one of the world’s greatest wonders up close with Google Street View

As anyone who has played any of the Civilization games knows, Angkor Wat is an incredible temple complex located in Cambodia that was built in the 12th century and that still stands as one of the most amazing wonders of the world. And now thanks to the magic of Google Street View, we can see it up close without ever having to leave our houses. Google this week announced that it’s added a ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 3 Apr 2014 | 2:40 pm

For the First Time Ever, Explore Angkor Wat With Google Street View - Smithsonian


CTV News

For the First Time Ever, Explore Angkor Wat With Google Street View
Smithsonian
Angkor, what remains of the capital of the Khmer Empire, is an incredibly beautiful place, but it's also very remote: tucked in the Cambodian jungle, at the intersection of jumbled ancient roads, its ruins remain off the beaten path and seemingly ...
Google maps Cambodia's Angkor Wat; people can visit historical site on computerCTV News
Google Launches Street View Imagery of Angkor WatCondé Nast Traveler
Google Street View Adds Panoramic Photos Of Angkor WatTechCrunch
Daily Mail -Mashable -New York Daily News
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Source: Angkor - Google News | 3 Apr 2014 | 1:25 pm

Google launches digital tour of Cambodia's Angkor Wat

Cambodia's Angkor Wat has been digitally mapped for the first time, allowing people to visit the World Heritage Site from the comfort of their armchair using Google Street View. Google took more than a million photos of Angkor -- the result is 90,000 360-degree views of more than 100 temples. Street View allows web users to zoom in on an area, and then explore. "Recently we've done the Taj Mahal ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 3 Apr 2014 | 12:15 pm

Cambodia's Angkor temples added to Street View

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The spectacular temples of Cambodia's Angkor civilization have been incorporated into Google's Street View, a boost to the impoverished country's tourism industry that also adds urgency to efforts to preserve the sprawling historic site.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 3 Apr 2014 | 10:50 am

Famous Angkor temples incorporated into Google's Street View application

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The spectacular temples of Cambodia's Angkor civilization have been incorporated into Google's Street View, a boost to the impoverished country's tourism industry that also adds ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 3 Apr 2014 | 10:08 am

“Tomb raid” your way through Cambodia

Angelina Jolie’s film, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, may have inspired more people to travel to Angkor in Cambodia. But long before the star prowled Ta Prohm temple for her movie, the sites and ancient temples have already been drawing intrepid explorers and international tourists to the region. Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is probably one destination that features on many travellers ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 3 Apr 2014 | 8:58 am

Cambodia: Angkor Temples On Google Street View - Sky News


Cambodia: Angkor Temples On Google Street View
Sky News
Manik Gupta, from Google Maps, said: "The temples at Angkor each have a unique story - whether it's the way they were built, the ancient Khmer cities they sit on, or the artwork they contain. "To give you the most complete picture, our team used all ...

Source: Angkor - Google News | 3 Apr 2014 | 8:54 am

Cambodia: Angkor Temples On Google Street View

Angkor's temples have been added to Google Street View using more than 90,000 stunning new panoramic images.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 3 Apr 2014 | 8:40 am

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