Google will unveil its Street View imagery of Angkor’s ancient temples as Cambodia is set to celebrate its Khmer New Year in April this year. As previous years, Google usually chooses heated April to introduce Cambodian net users to new services or major features. In 2013, Khmer-language support was the most welcoming feature in Google […]
July is an exciting time for the media people. One thing for sure is covering Asean summit 2012. Enterovirus 71 (EV-71) is another health story that has really made headlines worldwide. With TweetDeck, an app on Google Chrome, I can easily follow some of foreign correspondents who are tweeting-inclined. Here I’ve got a list of […]
While Angkor Wat is Cambodia’s symbolic icon that appears on Khmer Riel currency and national flag, seeing it upside down is all about frustration. On the Internet, an image of flying flag that represents Cambodia at the United Nations headquarters in New York is causing public outrage. But some people remain rational by saying that […]
Sitting outside Cambodia’s prestigious Angkor Wat temple, the boy in white shirt–school uniform (with a car toy in his palms) sells fruits to visitors. A Krama (Khmer home-made scarf) and an old bicycle are belongings of rural Cambodians. taken on: August 23, 2008
A Japanese photographer was taking a close-up shot of Apsara dancers, depicted at temple of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Cambodian Apsara dancers at the 12th century temple of Angkor Wat.
by Geoffrey Cain After France granted Cambodia independence in 1953, an impassioned renaissance swept Phnom Penh in the 1960s, a resurgent Angkorian nationalism alongside a potpourri of foreign influences that included Beatlemania and existentialism. Many saw the city—once called the “Pearl of Asia”—a neutral safe haven from the havoc that rocked neighboring Vietnam and Thailand. […]
Portrait of an old woman in Angkor Wat, once an ancient city of Cambodia Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/1250) Aperture: f/5.6 Focal Length: 300 mm ISO Speed: 800 Walking slowly to me, she asked me for one thing: ‘do you have an empty bottle of drinking water?’ I hadn’t got one at the time; she smiled […]