Phnom Penh Post: “History of cats in Cambodia is a long story even though it’s only a short tail”
ARTICLES / Cambodia

Phnom Penh Post: “History of cats in Cambodia is a long story even though it’s only a short tail”

On a sunny afternoon, a middle-aged computer programmer waiting in line for tickets to the Royal Palace was fascinated by the skinny cats playing at his feet. Some of them had tails that were crooked and short, while others had none at all. Having grown up in 1960s Moldova, he had seen tailless animals before … Continue reading

ARTICLES / Cambodia

Asia Times Online: “Lao, Cambodian families pay for summit luxuries”

By Beaumont Smith and Julie Masis VIENTIANE and PHNOM PENH – As Asian and European leaders gather for high-level meetings this month in Cambodia and Laos, the luxury living quarters and extensive security arrangements made for their arrivals have come at considerable human and environmental expense. Government authorities went on a building spree ahead of … Continue reading

Christian Science Monitor: “Cambodia Water Festival turns tragic with deadly stampede”
ARTICLES / Cambodia

Christian Science Monitor: “Cambodia Water Festival turns tragic with deadly stampede”

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – A stampede in Cambodia late Monday night killed at least 339 people and injured as many more, with hospital officials projecting the death toll would continue to rise. The stampede happened during Cambodia’s annual Water Festival, which drew a record 4 million people from around the country and region to watch … Continue reading