A man walks past a factory’s smoke stack in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district late last year. Pha Lina

Thousands killed by air pollution yearly: study

Yesenia Amaro, The Phnom Penh Post Fri, 30 September 2016 A new study by the World Health Organization has found 3 million deaths a year are linked to exposure to outdoor air pollution, with nearly 90 percent of those deaths…

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A woman washes dishes with her son on the side of a dirt road in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district in 2013. Hong Menea

Child nutrition still lagging in Cambodia: study

Cristina Maza, The Phnom Penh Post Fri, 30 September 2016 The government must boost efforts to eradicate malnutrition among Cambodia’s women and children, many of whom are still chronically malnourished despite improvements in recent years, according to a new report…

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A rescued baby pangolin is released in the forest by an Indonesian government wildlife and conservation officer in 2012 after Indonesian police intercepted 85 endangered pangolins from suspected smugglers. AFP

New pangolin protections announced

Shaun Turton, The Phnom Penh Post Thu, 29 September 2016 Yesterday was hailed as a “good day for pangolins” after a meeting of signatories to the CITES wildlife protection treaty decided to move the Asian species of “scaly anteater” to…

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If you are pained by external things

If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgment now. ~ Marcus Aurelius

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Simplicity, patience, compassion

Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all…

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Begin each day with thoughts of peace

End each day with thoughts of peace. Begin each day with thoughts of peace. Continue thinking thoughts of peace throughout your precious day and happiness will be yours. ~Unknown