Cambodia News: Angkor

Angkor bans naked photos in new code of conduct - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Angkor bans naked photos in new code of conduct
Telegraph.co.uk
After a Chinese model posed topless amid the ruins in January, and three French men were arrested for posing naked at Banteay Kdei temple, a code of practice for tourists had become a priority for the Apsara Authority, which runs the Angkor ...
Cambodia bans naked photos at Angkor World Heritage SiteThe Independent
No more at 'nude shots' at Angkor World Heritage SiteBusiness Standard
No more at `nude shots` at Angkor World Heritage SiteNew Kerala
New York Post -Express.co.uk
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Source: Angkor - Google News | 22 May 2015 | 3:37 pm

India is building the world's biggest temple—even bigger than Angkor Wat - Quartz


Quartz

India is building the world's biggest temple—even bigger than Angkor Wat
Quartz
Expected to be complete by 2023, Angkor's new-age rival will be owned by a private trust—the Mahavir Mandir Trust—that plans to spend Rs500 crore ($78 million) to build the temple in the East Champaran district of Bihar. The eastern state is one of ...
World's largest temple to be built in India – after Muslims donate the land ...Telegraph.co.uk
Bihar's Muslims Donate Land To Help Build World's Largest Hindu TempleHuffington Post India

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Source: Angkor - Google News | 21 May 2015 | 7:37 am

Bare bodies banned at Angkor Wat - TravelMole


Bare bodies banned at Angkor Wat
TravelMole
A new code of conduct for tourists visiting the ancient temples of Angkor Wat will be drafted next month, aimed at halting incidents of tourists behaving badly at the world famous UNESCO Heritage site. A number of incidents have hit the headlines in ...

Source: Angkor - Google News | 20 May 2015 | 7:16 am

Exile officially ends for Angkor advocate - The Phnom Penh Post


Exile officially ends for Angkor advocate
The Phnom Penh Post
Cultural preservationist Moeung Sonn, who had been living in self-imposed exile since 2009, arrived back in Cambodia yesterday. He had fled disinformation charges arising from his complaints over proposed light installations at Angkor Wat. “Not only I ...
Self-Exiled Activist Returns After Royal PardonThe Cambodia Daily

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Source: Angkor - Google News | 19 May 2015 | 1:26 am

New rules planned for Angkor Wat tourists - Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

New rules planned for Angkor Wat tourists
Bangkok Post
After several incidents in which tourists bared it all among the ruins of Angkor Wat, the Cambodian agency responsible for the Unesco World Heritage site is putting the final touches on a visitor “code of conduct.” The Phnom Penh Post reported Monday ...
Cambodia: Beyond the temples of Angkor WatNapa Valley Register
A photo journey inside Cambodia's Angkor WatMid-Day
Postcards From Readers: Siem Reap, Cambodia in front of Angkor WatSacramento Bee
www.worldbulletin.net -ThaiVisa News
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Source: Angkor - Google News | 18 May 2015 | 8:53 am

In Cambodia, Along the Path to Something Profound - New York Times


New York Times

In Cambodia, Along the Path to Something Profound
New York Times
The touristy scene at Angkor Wat is another story. Yet when I most recently approached it — on the back of a motorcycle, amid hundreds of other visitors — I felt the same awe he described from another age: “At first view, one is filled with profound ...

Source: Angkor - Google News | 13 May 2015 | 11:01 am

This Cambodian Monk Is Building A Mini Angkor Wat in Lowell, Massachusetts - National Journal


National Journal

This Cambodian Monk Is Building A Mini Angkor Wat in Lowell, Massachusetts
National Journal
One of those monks, Ven. Sao Khon Dhammathero, has an ambitious plan to bring a bit of the Khmer empire to Lowell: He is building a Buddhist temple modeled after the famous ruins of Angkor Wat, one of the largest religious monuments in the world.

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Source: Angkor - Google News | 13 May 2015 | 10:09 am

Angkor Wat lighting critic to return from exile - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Angkor Wat lighting critic to return from exile
The Phnom Penh Post
Cultural preservationist Moeung Sonn has lived in self-imposed exile since a 2009 disinformation conviction stemming from his complaints about a light installation at Angkor Wat. Now he is coming home. King Norodom Sihamoni has signed off on a royal ...
Self-Exiled Political Activist Pardoned, to ReturnThe Cambodia Daily

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Source: Angkor - Google News | 13 May 2015 | 1:17 am

Tourists keep baring their butts at Cambodia's Angkor Wat temple - Fox News


Fox News

Tourists keep baring their butts at Cambodia's Angkor Wat temple
Fox News
Photos of a topless woman standing in front of Angkor Wat have been circulated on Facebook but the individuals involved were never charged. Temple authorities expressed their shock at the disturbing trend. “This is the first time we've had to deal with ...
Dutch woman caught mooning Angkor Wat in CambodiaNL Times
Three tourists face court over nude photos at Cambodia's Angkor complexABC Online
Wait, what? Tourists in court for cheeky nude snaps at Cambodia's Angkor templeFirstpost
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Source: Angkor - Google News | 12 May 2015 | 3:01 pm

Angkor Restaurant: A bright and rigorous Cambodian experience - The Globe and Mail


The Globe and Mail

Angkor Restaurant: A bright and rigorous Cambodian experience
The Globe and Mail
Angkor is much smaller and cozier than Phnom Penh, with less of an assembly-line feel to its service. Ms. Huynh isn't comfortable comparing her food with her uncle's. But I would say, and my dining companions agree, that the food here is cleaner ...
S. Korean parliament chief to make 4-day visit to CambodiaGlobalPost

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Source: Angkor - Google News | 9 May 2015 | 12:53 am

Cambodia's biggest sticky rice cake in Guinness Records

Phnom Penh, April 13 (IANS) A giant Cambodian traditional sticky rice cake, weighing 4.04 tonnes, was included in the Guinness World Records as the biggest sticky rice cake in the world, according to a news statement from the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia (UYFC) on Monday. "The giant sticky rice cake, made to celebrate the Angkor Sankranta Festival 2015 (in Siem Reap City), was included ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 13 Apr 2015 | 1:28 pm

Ambassador: US handed Cambodia to 'butcher' 40 years ago

PARIS (AP) — Twelve helicopters, bristling with guns and U.S. Marines, breached the morning horizon and began a daring descent toward Cambodia's besieged capital. Residents believed the Americans were rushing in to save them, but at the U.S. Embassy, in a bleeding city about to die, the ambassador wept.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 11 Apr 2015 | 2:35 pm

Quincy Jones Recalls "Freaking Out" at Michael Jackson's Death and His Private Nickname for the Star (Q&A)

Jones listened to 800 songs for the iconic album 'Thriller' and says of the now-beloved music video's shoot: "Michael had no idea what we were doing there."

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 11 Apr 2015 | 4:00 am

40 years later, US ambassador feels shame, anger over Cambodia pullout, 1st American 'bug-out'

Twelve helicopters, bristling with guns and U.S. Marines, breached the morning horizon and began a daring descent toward Cambodia's besieged capital. "We'd accepted responsibility for Cambodia and then walked out without fulfilling our promise. Five days after the dramatic evacuation of Americans, the U.S.-backed government fell to communist Khmer Rouge guerrillas. They drove Phnom Penh's 2 ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 10 Apr 2015 | 12:14 pm

Singapore's Lee led the charge against ozone-depleting substances

When I landed in Singapore for the first time as a UN diplomat, I quickly realized why the late Lee Kwan Yew, its first prime Minister, made that famous statement about air-conditioning. Asked which invention of the 20th century he considered the most important, he instantly replied: "Air-conditioning!" Lee thought that air-conditioning changed the nature of tropical civilization and then ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 1 Apr 2015 | 6:10 am

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

People threw colored powder and water at each other in Malaysia last week to celebrate the Hindu Holi festival of colors, while rooftop police watched over Tiananmen Square as China wrapped up its annual National People's Congress.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 23 Mar 2015 | 6:21 am

US first lady urges Cambodian students to seek more freedoms

SIEM REAP, Cambodia (AP) — Michelle Obama urged Cambodian students to finish their education and speak up to demand greater freedoms and more equality on a landmark visit to a Southeast Asian country that has been ruled by an authoritarian strongman for decades.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 22 Mar 2015 | 7:36 am

US First Lady urges Cambodian girls to hold leaders accountable

Michelle Obama called on schoolgirls to stay in school to push for equality and hold their leaders accountable on Saturday during the first trip by a sitting US president's wife to Cambodia. The First Lady is visiting Cambodia -- ruled by strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen for the last thirty years -- to highlight what she has described as a "crisis" in women's education with 62 million girls ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 21 Mar 2015 | 9:54 am

US first lady in Cambodia to promote girls' education

SIEM REAP, Cambodia (AP) — U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plans to meet Cambodian students Saturday to hear their stories and share America's perspectives on education as part of a campaign to help girls around the world stay in school.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 21 Mar 2015 | 12:26 am

First lady won't avoid Cambodia human rights concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama won't avoid Cambodia's human rights record when she visits the southeast Asian nation this week, her final stop on a two-country trip to promote a new U.S. initiative to help millions of girls worldwide attend and complete school, the White House said Monday.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 16 Mar 2015 | 10:35 pm

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