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24 Nov 2017 | 10:26 am

Music festival promises big stage, has even bigger hopes - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Music festival promises big stage, has even bigger hopes
The Phnom Penh Post
But the long game for Campbell, who has prior experience organising large events everywhere from Vegas to Papua New Guinea, is for Diamond Moon to just be the first of a recurring annual music festival that will help put Cambodia's music scene on the ...

23 Nov 2017 | 6:18 pm

​Hun Sen: CNRP Dissolution, NEC Resignations, and Aid Cuts Will Not Affect 2018 Election - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

​Hun Sen: CNRP Dissolution, NEC Resignations, and Aid Cuts Will Not Affect 2018 Election
VOA Khmer
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen greets his government officials as he arrives to watch the boat races at the Royal Palace during the annual water festival in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. The 3-day traditional water festival is dedicated.

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23 Nov 2017 | 8:52 am

Marti Pellow, Kim Wilde and Go West among acts to appear - Newark Advertiser


Newark Advertiser

Marti Pellow, Kim Wilde and Go West among acts to appear
Newark Advertiser
A host of chart-topping names from the 1980s have been revealed in the line-up for next year's Newark Festival. Wet Wet Wet frontman Marti .... Marti said: “I am really looking forward to singing for you all at the 2018 Newark Festival in June. “Newark ...

22 Nov 2017 | 6:03 pm

Families of Water Festival stampede victims come together - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Families of Water Festival stampede victims come together
The Phnom Penh Post
Families of the victims of Cambodia's 2010 Water Festival stampede gathered on Wednesday at the scene of the fatal catastrophe that resulted in more than 300 deaths, paying respects and demanding accountability. The stampede, which injured hundreds of ...

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22 Nov 2017 | 5:37 pm

'We will remember forever': Inside the search for Singapore's drowned dragonboaters - Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia

'We will remember forever': Inside the search for Singapore's drowned dragonboaters
Channel NewsAsia
As head of Cambodia's disaster management agency, he was promptly ordered by Prime Minister Hun Sen - seated nearby - to call on all necessary resources to search for the missing. Vanda, an army general whose left arm was blown off by a grenade in ...

18 Nov 2017 | 4:56 pm

I escaped death. 5 of my teammates didn't - Channel NewsAsia - Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia

I escaped death. 5 of my teammates didn't - Channel NewsAsia
Channel NewsAsia
10 years ago in Cambodia, Channel NewsAsia's Justin Ong was a member of the Singaporean national dragonboat crew struck by tragedy. He recalls that ...

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17 Nov 2017 | 4:57 pm

Cambodia celebrates annual water festival with boat races, concerts and fireworks - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Cambodia celebrates annual water festival with boat races, concerts and fireworks
Hindustan Times
Around 270 boats, their crew dressed in bright T-shirts, began competing along a stretch of the Tonle Sap river that runs in front of the royal palace in Cambodia. Concerts and fireworks are also part of the three-day festival, which celebrates the ...
As Cambodia Marks Beginning of Water Festival, Gov't Deploys Security Forces To Maintain OrderVOA Khmer
Rivers turn as dragon boats mark end of Cambodia's monsoon seasonReuters
Cambodia Water Festival Kicks Off Today (gallery)AEC News Today
Deccan Chronicle -The Phnom Penh Post
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3 Nov 2017 | 12:36 am

Cambodia celebrates water festival with boat races - CTV News


CTV News

Cambodia celebrates water festival with boat races
CTV News
Tens of thousands of spectators flocked to the riverfront in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh on Thursday for an annual boat race -- the centrepiece of the kingdom's water festival. Around 270 boats, their crew dressed in bright T-shirts, began ...
Cambodian king, PM wrap up annual Water FestivalXinhua

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2 Nov 2017 | 11:45 am

Cambodia celebrates water festival with boat races - The Peninsula ... - The Peninsula Qatar


The Peninsula Qatar

Cambodia celebrates water festival with boat races - The Peninsula ...
The Peninsula Qatar
Cambodian participants row their dragon boats during the Water Festival on the Tonle Sap river in Phnom Penh on November 2, 2017. AFP / TANG CHHIN ...
November 2, 2017 - VOA Learning EnglishVoice of America

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2 Nov 2017 | 4:25 am

Kampot literary festival hopes to revive Cambodia's lost art of storytelling - The Guardian


The Guardian

Kampot literary festival hopes to revive Cambodia's lost art of storytelling
The Guardian
Cambodia has long wooed visitors with its ancient temples and Phnom Penh's chaotic charms, but next week the southern coastal town of Kampot will be in the spotlight as it hosts the Kampot Readers and Writers Festival (running from 1-5 November).

26 Oct 2017 | 12:00 am