Elephant electrocuted, causing 12am blackout

Niem Chheng, The Phnom Penh Post Thu, 23 March 2017 A wild elephant was electrocuted when it leaned against a power pole yesterday in Preah Sihanouk, triggering a black out in the area. The male pachyderm, one of only five…

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Kampong Speu pond digging unearths 350kg bomb

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Ananth Baliga The Phnom Penh Post, Wed, 8 March 2017 The Cambodian Mine Action Centre yesterday retrieved and neutralised a massive M117 bomb from Kampong Speu province’s Prek Kmeng commune, and safely detonated four smaller bombs…

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Rare female royal turtle found dead

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Andrew Nachemson The Phnom Penh Post, Fri, 17 February 2017 An extremely rare adult female Royal Turtle – one of 10 breeding females believed left in the wild – was found dead in Koh Kong’s Sre…

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One small positive thought

Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. ~Unknown

Kind and gentle gardeners…

We must be kind and gentle gardeners with people and nature. ― Bryant McGill

Battambang’s bamboo railway to keep on chugging

Kong Meta, The Phnom Penh Post Fri, 10 February 2017 Battambang’s famed “bamboo railroad” will keep rolling after all. Authorities confirmed yesterday that the government is planning to rebuild the bamboo line in a new location after it is destroyed…

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