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  • Organic Cambodia; good for health, great for local farmers

    Bronwyn Sloan

    The first thing most people notice about organically produced food is the taste. Rich red organic tomatoes which can scent whole salads with their fragrance, carrots so sweet they might have been dipped in honey, chicken which adds a depth to soups and stews that its larger steroid-laden counterparts could never match. Consumers notice the difference.

  • The Man Who Got Duch, sort of...(Pt 1)

    Aaron Leverton

    With the appeal of Tuol Sleng chief Comrade Duch against his pre-trial detention the ECCC is underway, which meant Phnom Penh was again home, very temporarily, to some of the world's media. The Associated Press (AP) was in town, supplying satellite feeds to news channels such as Al Jazeera, and CNN flew Australian reporter Hugh Rimington in to report from the courthouse and interview Tuol Sleng torture centre survivor Chim Mey.

  • Pov Sophal: Coach, Mechanic, Inspiration Cambodia

    Expat Advisory

    This is the first in a series of personal profiles of CNVLD Athletes, whose dedication to their sport make them true Cambodian Heroes.

    Pov Sophal, one of the top coaches in the CNVLD Racing Wheelchair programme is also one of its most colourful characters.

    After joining the Cambodian Army aged just 18 in Svay Rieng Province, close to the border of Vietnam, Sophal lost both legs five years later in a landmine accident on 8th April 1991 aged just 23 years old.

  • Ronan Live: It's almost a newspaper headline

    Bronwyn Sloan

    One of the world's most wholesome men visits Cambodia and caught up with Bronwyn Sloan

    Ronan Keating, all round good guy, philanthropist, happily married man and father of three wants to share his record breaking string of Number One European hits with Cambodia tonight, and he promises to throw in a few new songs just for luck.

  • Cambodian Company Signs Potentially Lucrative Chinese Silk Deal

    Bronwyn Sloan

    Companies based in Phnom Penh and the Chinese municipality of Chongqing have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will see the produce of Cambodian silk worms being exported to China in commercial quantities, local media reported this week.

    The MoU was signed between Cambodia's Tanimex Company Ltd and Chongqing Wintus (New Star) Trade Development Ltd, which lists Liangping Wintus Silk & Textile Ltd as its subsidiary partner, Khmer-language daily Rasmei Kampuchea reported in a front page story. Both Chinese companies are recognized by the China Chamber of Commerce.

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