Cambodia News: Angkor

A Malaysian girl learns the best way to see crowded Angkor temples: on two ... - The Star Online


The Star Online

A Malaysian girl learns the best way to see crowded Angkor temples: on two ...
The Star Online
From Battambang town in western Cambodia, it was another two full days of cycling to reach Siem Reap, the main town next to the famous temples of Angkor. Since the terrain is mostly similar to what I had experienced already when cycling from Phnom Penh ...

Source: Angkor - Google News | 28 Mar 2015 | 5:07 am

Your Essential Companion to Angkor Temples - Clapway


Clapway

Your Essential Companion to Angkor Temples
Clapway
In 1992 Angkor was established as a UNESCO World Heritage site, enabling the government to fund restoration products and introduce it to the country as a large potential source of revenue. One of the most famous global tourist attractions with an ...

Source: Angkor - Google News | 26 Mar 2015 | 4:41 pm

A Guide to Angkor Park, in Words and 3-D Images - New York Times (blog)


New York Times (blog)

A Guide to Angkor Park, in Words and 3-D Images
New York Times (blog)
“The Angkor Guidebook: Your Essential Companion to the Temples,” published by Travel Asia, features digital recreations of the temples and cityscapes as they stood centuries ago, with gilded facades and refined carvings; 19 of the visualizations appear ...

Source: Angkor - Google News | 25 Mar 2015 | 3:43 pm

The First Lady's Travel Journal: Touring Angkor Wat - The White House (blog)


The White House (blog)

The First Lady's Travel Journal: Touring Angkor Wat
The White House (blog)
After visiting the Let Girls Learn training, I traveled to Angkor Wat, a massive, ancient temple located just outside of Siem Reap. Angkor Wat was built in the early twelfth century, and it still stands as the largest religious monument on earth. It ...

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Source: Angkor - Google News | 22 Mar 2015 | 6:25 pm

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

Michelle Obama visits Angkor Wat - GMA News


GMA News

Michelle Obama visits Angkor Wat
GMA News
US first lady Michelle Obama poses for a photograph during a visit to Angkor Wat temple in Siem Reap March 21, 2015. Cambodia is one of 11 countries to be targeted in the first year of Obama's "Let Girls Learn" initiative, launched last summer through ...
US first lady visits Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat TempleGlobal Times
US first lady urges Cambodian students to seek more freedomsSan Francisco Chronicle

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Source: Angkor - Google News | 21 Mar 2015 | 10:38 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

Sex at the Pyramids. Bare butts at Angkor Wat. What is going on? - The Globe and Mail


Sex at the Pyramids. Bare butts at Angkor Wat. What is going on?
The Globe and Mail
3) Three French men and two American women have run afoul of authorities in Cambodia for stripping down to take naked photos at Angkor Wat. For goodness sake, what is the matter with us? Are we really this uncouth, this self-centred that we run must ...

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Source: Angkor - Google News | 20 Mar 2015 | 7:43 pm

First gibbon born in Angkor Park - The Star Online


The Star Online

First gibbon born in Angkor Park
The Star Online
SIEM REAP: The 21st century welcomed its first baby gibbon at Cambodia's Angkor Archaeological Park, in a celebrated step towards the conservation of an endangered species. A pair of endangered pileated gibbons, which were released into the forest ...

Source: Angkor - Google News | 19 Mar 2015 | 12:46 am

Details of daily life

The best aspects of the Angkor Wat temples are the wall friezes. These are sculptures carved into the walls and typically depict a particular theme.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 11 Mar 2015 | 12:05 am

Cycle Cambodia with Rawdon Christie and help Kiwi kids

Variety - The Children’s Charity is calling for an eager crew to join the Cambodia Cycle Challenge in July.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 9 Mar 2015 | 11:31 pm

Cambodia's truly tranquil temple isn't Angkor Wat - The Globe and Mail


The Globe and Mail

Cambodia's truly tranquil temple isn't Angkor Wat
The Globe and Mail
The sudden warning from the uniformed Cambodian soldier made me realize I was no longer in the Disneyland-like tourist atmosphere of Angkor Wat. One of the grandest archaeological sites in the world, the ancient temple complex draws more than two ...
Angkor Wat temple is a sight to beholdGoshen News
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Source: Angkor - Google News | 6 Mar 2015 | 7:19 pm

Drone Footage Soaring Through Angkor Wat Shows Off The Beautiful Ruins - Gizmodo Australia


Drone Footage Soaring Through Angkor Wat Shows Off The Beautiful Ruins
Gizmodo Australia
Angkor Wat is one of those unbelievable places in the world where you can't really fathom the history of the ruins around you. I thought it — and all of Northern Cambodia — looked fantastic from the ground but this drone footage shows me that the ...

Source: Angkor - Google News | 5 Mar 2015 | 5:01 am

The wonders of Angkor

[caption id="attachment_247176" align="aligncenter" width="720"] "ONE OF THE SUPREME ARCHITECTURAL TRIUMPHS OF ALL TIME." Ankor's legacy is its Khmer art and Architecture. Expressing the most venerable philosophies in Asia, and forming an encyclopedic storehouse of Hindu and Buddhist symbolism, they are a focus and a source of inspiration for modern Cambodia's rebirth and rediscovery.[/caption ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 4 Mar 2015 | 12:05 am

Michelle Obama to visit Japan, Cambodia

US First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Japan later this month, part of a drive to promote girls' education around the world. The White House said Tuesday that Obama will visit Tokyo and the historic city of Kyoto from March 18 to 20 before moving on to Siem Reap, Cambodia, close to the famous temples of Angkor. The trip is part of the "Let Girls Learn" initiative, encouraging adolescent ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 3 Mar 2015 | 12:58 am

Top Asian News at 12:30 a.m. GMT

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday. The attack Thursday night on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, occurred on a crowded sidewalk as he and his wife, Rafida Ahmed, were returning from a book fair at Dhaka ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 28 Feb 2015 | 12:33 am

Stop taking nude photos at ancient temples and historic sites: Cambodia to ... - National Post


National Post

Stop taking nude photos at ancient temples and historic sites: Cambodia to ...
National Post
Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the ...
Foreign tourists posing nude at temples infuriate CambodiansCT Post

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Source: Angkor - Google News | 27 Feb 2015 | 4:06 pm

Foreign tourists posing nude at temples infuriate Cambodians

Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported ...

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 27 Feb 2015 | 3:54 pm

Cambodians angered over nude photo incidents at temples

SIEM REAP, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 27 Feb 2015 | 11:30 am

Tourists who pose nude at Cambodia's ancient temples expose themselves to anger, deportation

Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites.

Source: Angkor - Yahoo News Search Results | 27 Feb 2015 | 9:02 am

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