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Exciting Changes at NataRaj Studio New look, new teachers,same top quality promise

By: EAS Staff Posted: September-11-2012 in
EAS Staff

Krama Yoga and NataRaj Yoga are sad to say farewell to Oskar and Alison, two fantastic yoga teachers who have contributed so much to the yoga community over the two years they have been living and working in Phnom Penh. NataRaj offers a heart-felt thank you and wishes these two inspiring teachers all the best.

Ecstasy And Methamphetamine Increasingly Becoming First Choice Drugs For Many In East And South-East Asia

By: UNODC Report Posted: November-29-2010 in
UNODC Report

According to a new UNODC report, amphetamine-type stimulants - or ATS - in particular methamphetamine, are widely used in East and South-East Asia and are now ranked among the top-three drugs of use in every single one of the 11 countries reviewed. Moreover, in some East and South-East Asian countries, ATS have become the primary drug threat, displacing traditionally-used drugs such as heroin, opium or even cannabis.

Montezuma’s revenge “Philippine style”

By: Gene Davis Posted: September-12-2010 in
Gene Davis

Montezuma’s revenge “Philippine style” is most often caused by eating or drinking something that is made with local unpurified water or something cooked in or with the water that has not been cooked long enough to kill the bacteria.

While most foods are okay to eat here and present no problem to our digestive tract; the sauces that come with local foods (mostly sold by street vendors) are sometimes cooked with local water that has not been boiled or cooked long enough.
Even the ice served in your favorite drinks at large restaurants can be suspect.

The Prime Minister Ordered the Suspension of the Import of Blue Ear Pigs into Cambodia

By: The Mirror Posted: August-06-2010 in
The Mirror

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 676

“Phnom Penh: The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Samdech Akkak Moha Senapadei Dekchor Hun Sen, called on and ordered the authorities and other relevant officials at the Cambodian-Vietnamese and Cambodian-Thai borders to suspend importing pigs as they may have the blue ear pig disease which is spreading.

No National Standards for Food Safety Exports Will Be Impossible

By: The Mirror Posted: July-27-2010 in
The Mirror

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 675

“Officials of the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy said that technical obstacles against the export of products from Cambodia are a very serious problem. ‘We do not have proper national standards, and we have not any in line with ASEAN. As
a member of the World Trade Organization, we need to eliminate such commercial obstacles.’

Local Pig Raiser Association Demands Expert Officials to Take Action on Pigs Imported from Vietnam

By: The Mirror Posted: May-17-2010 in
The Mirror

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 664


After having been knocked out late on Monday, 10.5.2010, by a bad, but not clearly identified intestinal infection, I am sorry that I could not earlier, and cannot more speedily, catch up again, but maybe it will be done by Monday, 17.5.2010, noon.

Because of the King’s Birthday National Holiday on 13.5.2010, which was extended into further days, it is now intended to have publications, during the current week, only for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Norbert Klein
Editor of the Mirror

“In recent months, the import of live pigs from Vietnam into Cambodia on motorbikes – small scale trading, where a motorbike can transport two to four pigs – seems to increase from day to day, while veterinarians do not care to check the pig’s health before they are allowed to be brought in.

ILO: More Than 1,500 Workers Die Every Year in Cambodia because of Occupational Accidents

By: The Mirror Posted: May-04-2010 in
The Mirror

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 662

“Phnom Penh: The International Labor Organization (ILO) estimated that in Cambodia more than 1,500 people were killed last year by occupational accidents. That means four persons die each day at their workplace.

“Regarding these occupational accidents, ILO announced that Cambodia will celebrate the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 30 April 2010 by a march in Kampot City.

The Prime Minister Ordered to Check Shops Selling Cosmetic Products and Performing Cosmetic Surgery, and Using Chemicals for Cosmetic Purposes

By: The Mirror Posted: March-04-2010 in
The Mirror

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 654

“Phnom Penh: The head of the Royal Government ordered leaders of the Ministry of Health on 2 March 2010 to cooperate with other related ministries and institutions to check all shops selling cosmetic products and performing cosmetic surgery, and using products containing chemicals that affect the health of clients, especially the health of women.

The United States of America Granted US$13.4 Million for AIDS Action Programs

By: The Mirror Posted: February-25-2010 in
The Mirror

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 653

“Phnom Penh: According to an announcement by the US Embassy on 23 February 2010, the United States of America officially started a program with a contribution of US$13.4 million to improve the heath and the quality of life of Cambodian citizens, reducing the impact from HIV and AIDS, especially among vulnerable groups.

Khmer Citizens along the Sesan River Suffer from Infectious Diseases Coming from the Yali Dam in Vietnam

By: The Mirror Posted: January-27-2010 in
The Mirror

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 649

“Phnom Penh: Khmer citizens in Svay Rieng village, Ta Lan commune, Sesan district, Stung Treng, who live along the Sesan River, suffer from infectious diseases because they use dirty water flowing from the Yali dam in Vietnam.

“A woman in the village, Sa Ngak, 22, said, ‘My son Oeun Khon, 7, has had diarrhea and he has been vomiting for several days.’ She added that her son fell sick because he drank yellowish water from the Sesan River, coming from the Yali dam in Vietnam.


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