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in Chol Kiri District Cambodia suffers flooding for six months of the year which then contaminates safe water sources?
, a classic Tum Teav 19th century Cambodian tragedy, a novice monk named Tum sleeps with a adolescent girl named Teav and then is killed after kissing her at her wedding?
most of the land area of
, Tuek Phos District Cambodia, is currently listed for lease on the internet as a potential bio-diesel plantation?
part of a 700 kilometre long minefield is found in
, Svay Chek District Cambodia?
students hoping to increase their brainpower before exams made offerings of incense to the body of a two-headed calf in
, Koh Sotin District Cambodia?
Cambodia a person can catch the , an improvised norry bamboo train?
U.S. District Judge issued an Orrin G. Judd injunction prohibiting the United States' continued bombing of Cambodia, but a higher court stayed the ruling before it could take effect?
catastrophic flooding in 2000 destroyed 95% of the annual rice crop in
, Srey Santhor District Cambodia?
directing the film
made Holy Lola Bertrand Tavernier fall in love with Cambodia?
during 2008 U.S. servicemen offered humanitarian assistance in
Cambodia's as part of Kampong Chhnang District Operation Pacific Angel?
Cambodian army officer offered Um Savuth Richard Nixon his pet elephant as a gift?
the 12th-century temple of
Banteay Chhmar in , Thma Puok District Cambodia, covers more than half-a-million square feet?
docudrama is set in The Burnt Theatre Cambodia's Suramet National Theatre, which was destroyed by a fire in 1994?
the first ever mission of the
U.S. Peace Corps to Cambodia began in the ?
Kampong Siem District the female
devata reliefs of the temple of in Thommanon Cambodia grip flowers very distinctively, using their ring and middle fingers whilst extending their index and small fingers?
in International Finance Complex Phnom Penh, Cambodia, will be the tallest man-made structure in the country?
travellers in southern
Cambodia must stop to pay their respects to the spirit of ?
Yeay Mao young escapees from a military police boot camp in
, Serei Saophoan District Cambodia, are beaten by other residents when they are recaptured?
the current governor of
, Malai District Cambodia, is a former Khmer Rouge diplomat and aide to Pol Pot?
leader United Issarak Front Son Ngoc Minh declared Cambodian independence on ?
, June 19 1950 the
Buddhist temple of Ta Som (pictured) near Angkor, Cambodia, was built in the 12th century by the Jayavarman VII to honour his father Dharanindravarman II?
decking for the pier at the in Sihanoukville Autonomous Port Cambodia was so heavy that a railway had to be constructed to move it?
Boeng Tonle Chhmar wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia is home to many rare, vulnerable and endangered species including the Brahminy Kite (pictured)?
was Phnom Penh Commercial Bank Cambodia's 23rd bank and the first Japanese-financed bank in the country?
at different times
(Vine Mountain) in southern Phnom Voar Cambodia was a B-52 target, a rebel base, a killing field, a kidnapping site, and finally a peaceful mountain?
is a prized longfin trevally table fish in Thailand and Cambodia, it is overall too rare to sustain commercial fisheries?
blackfin scad (pictured) is a popular food fish in Cambodia and Thailand, where it is served fried, steamed or baked?
in Kampong Cham Province, Bateay District Cambodia, was the site of an outbreak of the deadly H5N1 virus in 2006?
in eastern Chamkar Leu District Cambodia is home to a 6,000-hectare (15,000-acre) rubber plantation?
are a popular food in the fried spiders Cambodian village of Skuon?
was home to Kampong Tralach District Cambodia’s ancient capital of Lovek?
Skuon town in Cambodia's is famous for Cheung Prey District fried spiders (pictured) seasoned with garlic and salt?
Robert L. Howard received his Congressional Medal of Honor while part of a operating near the Hatchet Force Laos– Cambodia border during the Vietnam War in 1968?
Cambodia's was part of Mongkol Borei District Thailand until the French demanded it back in 1907?
Cambodia's " story, Romeo and Juliet" , is set in Tum Teav ?
Tbong Khmom District
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen was born in a small village on the banks of the Mekong in ?
Stueng Trang District
Cambodia’s current First Lady, Bun Rany, was once in charge of a Khmer Rouge hospital in ?
Krouch Chhmar District
in eastern Memot District Cambodia is home to several huge prehistoric villages that date to the first millennium BCE?
Ngo Dinh Nhu (pictured right), a Hitler admirer, younger brother and chief adviser to President Diem of South Vietnam, tried to assassinate Sihanouk of Cambodia and publicly vowed to kill his father-in-law?
a 2.5 million
dollar climate change project in , Basedth District Cambodia, aims to improve water supply and increase rice production ?
a 1.5 million dollar land concession project in
, Sameakki Mean Chey District Cambodia, will provide land to 732 of the poorest farming families?
diarrhea epidemic in 2008 sickened 113 people in in central Kampong Leaeng District Cambodia?
Khmer Rouge airfield (pictured) still lies in , Rolea B'ier District Cambodia?
a new government was not formed in
Cambodia for almost a year after the ?
2003 Cambodian parliamentary election Haung Falls in the
Cambodian district of have carved out a 1,425 square metre stone crater under the cascade?
, Prey Chhor District Cambodia, is home to an ancient temple built more than a thousand years ago?
, Ou Reang Ov District Cambodia, was one of the 2008 sites for Operation Pacific Angel, a humanitarian mission of the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Marines?
of Phnom Srok District Cambodia is home to the rare Eastern Sarus Crane?
was the home of Sek Yi, who died aged 120 years, claiming the title of Ponhea Kraek District Cambodia’s oldest man?
in Preah Netr Preah District Cambodia is home to the “Dam of Widows”?
467 mass graves containing 32,690 victims were found in the grounds of a
pagoda in in Kang Meas District Cambodia?
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