Photograph Source: United States Navy – Public Domain The United States government is always beating the war drums; it’s what violent, rogue nations do. Currently, a non-issue in the Middle East is being seized upon as a threat to the mighty U.S. The headlines were sensational: ‘Saudi Arabia says Oil Tankers Attacked as Iranian Tensions … Continue reading “Gulf of Tonkin ‘Crisis’, Iranian Style”
May 22, 2019 TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NIPPON Platform Co., Ltd. (CEO: Jun Takagi, Tokyo, Japan) established the subsidiary “NIPPON Platform OÜ” in Estonia on 8 May 2019. This is the ninth overseas branch for NIPPON Platform. “Making Japan into a cashless society” and “Revitalizing local societies and rural development with small and medium-sized retailers” are the motto … Continue reading “NIPPON Platform Has Established the Ninth Overseas Branch “NIPPON Platform OÜ” in Estonia”
Ce jeudi 16 mai 2019, Rfi, sur son site web, a diffusé dans l’émission «Reportage Afrique» un dossier qui s’intitule «Casamance, série [4/5] : L’appareillage des victimes de mines reste difficile». Réalisé par William de Lesseux, ce reportage revient sur les conséquences des mines antipersonnel dans le conflit casamançais, qui oppose l’Armée nationale du Sénégal … Continue reading “Après trente ans de conflit en Casamance : Regard sur la vie des mutilés des mines”
The EU’s approach risks undermining Cambodia’s development and harming its own image in the country.
Many travel for the pleasures of sightseeing. Others to experience a different culture: Its history, its art, its food. For me, the best part of a trip abroad is the folks you meet along the way. Whether it’s the impressionable backpacker willing to follow you into the dense jungles of Cambodia or the elderly tourist…Read … Continue reading “Traveling Is An Incredible Way To Meet Vulnerable People Nobody Will Go Looking For”
May 13, 2019 Picture: Ride-hailing company Tada, a brand of Singapore-based tech firm MVL Technology, announced that it has entered Cambodia through a first branch in Phnom Penh. Tada claims to be one of the first consumer applications in the world to utilise blockchain technology. It promises zero commission taken from the drivers. The app … Continue reading “Singapore Ride-Hailing Firm Tada Launches In Cambodia”
Siem Reap (ESCAP news) – Policy makers, practitioners and researchers from 15 countries across the region wrapped up a four-day training in Cambodia today underscoring the need for appropriate agricultural machinery to enable the adoption of conservation …
May 10, 2019 -Partnership Geared to Accelerate and Broaden Online and Offline Growth; Amplify Revenue Creation- HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As a step in its ongoing vision to make tokenization accessible and pervasive for everyone, in every part of the world, NASGO, www.Nasgo.com, a fast-growing Blockchain ecosystem, has announced its selection by Cambodian gaming company Damoasun Co. … Continue reading “Cambodia’s Damoasun Co. Ltd. Chooses Tokenization With The NASGO Blockchain To Launch Damoasun Casino”
A look at a significant development within Cambodia-Myanmar relations.
Ce 4 mai, l’éphéméride des luttes est amère. Nous perdons des camarades, des ami-e-s, sans toutefois les oublier. Partout dans le monde, la mémoire de celles et ceux qui ont lutté avant nous doit demeurer vivante. 1886 : Massacre de Haymarket à Chicago suite aux grèves qui avaient commencé dès le premier mai. Ce jour-là, … Continue reading “Ephéméride des luttes : 4 mai”
The Global Cooperation and Training Framework workshop on drug-resistant tuberculosis got underway April 30 in Taipei City, bringing together international experts and officials to discuss best practices and the latest ideas on managing the public health challenge. Organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan Centers for Disease Control, … Continue reading “Taiwan, US, Japan stage GCTF workshop on drug-resistant TB”
It’s time for the BRI to incorporate a more participatory and inclusive approach in Cambodia.
Photograph Source: Voice of America News – Public Domain Western governments have been swift to pledge action to strike at Isis, as it becomes clear that the organisation was behind the suicide bombings that killed 253 people in Sri Lanka. A video released by Isis after the attacks shows Zahran Hashim, an Islamic preacher and … Continue reading “ISIS Feeds Off the Chaos of War”
You have owners; a corporate, political, and media elite charged with maintaining the military-industrial behemoth. And your owners have only allowed you the illusion of choice, of democracy It amounts to a matter of taste; how you prefer the emperor to behave. Such is political life in the late-stage American Empire. Both major parties offer … Continue reading “How Do You Prefer Your Empire: Coarse or Polite?”
Apr 29, 2019 Phnom Penh (ESCAP news) – The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with Global Affairs Canada and the Government of Cambodia, today launched a new project to support the growth of women entrepreneurs as a strategy for poverty reduction, social well-being and sustainable economic … Continue reading “United Nations launches project to boost women’s entrepreneurship in Cambodia”
“Travelling does not always have to be a route to escape. It can also be one leading to unimaginable discoveries!” exclaims a 45-year-old couple who has travelled almost the entire world. Meet Sangeetha Ranganath and Prasanna Veeraswamy, who travelled to almost 170 countries together, all the while keeping their full time jobs intact. Sangeetha and … Continue reading “Globetrotting Couple Travel Across 170 Countries Without Quitting Their Jobs!”
Apr 25, 2019 Mandalay (ESCAP news) – Future scenarios of drought in many parts of South-East Asia may become even more frequent and intense if actions are not taken now to build resilience, according to the latest joint study by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the … Continue reading “More dry years ahead for South-East Asia – New UN-ASEAN study reveals slow but devastating impacts of drought in the region”
Butch, Leon Gunther and Johnny B atop an LZ Compton bunker. An Loc, Vietnam 1970. Photo-Marc Levy Maya Linh’s war monument succeeds by its simplicity. The long tapering wall gradually rising to a delicate peak, falls equally away. Unencumbered, row upon row, by the tens of thousands the mute granite names speak to us, and … Continue reading “All My Vexes Are in Texas”
« Nous étions tous en guerre. Lui dans son petit costume noir, moi, avachi dans mon fauteuil, une bouteille de rouge à la main et puis vous tous, ceux qui dormaient et ceux qui veillaient, ceux qui pleuraient leurs proches et ceux qui, hébétés sur un trottoir parisien regardaient le bal des gyrophares dans la … Continue reading “Une semaine après la guerre”
Apr 22, 2019 Kuala Lumpur, April 2019 – Following the successful campaign last year, Grab Malaysia and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia are joining hands once again in raising funds to purchase a dialysis machine for the poor kidney failure patients in NKF. The collaboration between Malaysia’s first non-governmental organisation to offer haemodialysis … Continue reading “Grab and NKF Come Together Anew for a Good Cause”
Par Nicolas Bonnal – Avril 2019 – Source nicolasbonnal.wordpress.com Des mauvais plaisants mettent en doute notre alunissage consacré par la télé. On se demande comment les américains qui utilisent des moteurs russes en ce moment, ont pu il y a cinquante ans et sans « technologie » (défense de rire) ou presque, envoyer trente lascars sur la … Continue reading “Comment Apollo et la NASA ont hypnotisé le monde”
Une introduction à la mère de toutes les théories du complot Par Moon Landing Skeptic – Le 1er avril 2019 – Source Unz Review D’après une enquête, 52% des britanniques pensent que l’alunissage est une infoxLe 50e anniversaire de l’alunissage d’Apollo 11 approche à grands pas. En 2016, une enquête a montré que 52 % … Continue reading “L’alunissage : Un canular géant pour l’humanité ?”
The government is once again heralding oil and gas prospects offshore and on, but it’s done so twice before.
Thousands of children in Cambodia live in orphanages even though their parents are still alive. Some of the institutions exist solely to make money from tourists. Now, efforts are being made to reunite the families, but that is easier said than done.
Richard Nixon was a complicated man. He was arguably our last liberal president. He transformed the political scene in countless ways; some good, some far from it. Together with Henry Kissinger, he was a geopolitical strategist of distinction who served the empire and the military industrial complex well. Like Kissinger, he was also no slouch when … Continue reading “Russiagate is Not Watergate”
Apr 04, 2019 Picture: CHIANG RAI, THAILAND (4 April 2019) — Southeast Asian governments, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and major development financiers today launched the “ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility”, a new initiative to spur more than $1 billion in green infrastructure investments across Southeast Asia. The launch ceremony was witnessed by Thailand’s Minister … Continue reading “New Facility to Mobilize $1 Billion for ASEAN Green Infrastructure”
When I first heard of Andrei Martyanov, I was skeptical about his intentions. Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, USSR, 1963, he became a naval officer and expert on Russian military and naval issues. He took part in conflicts in the Caucasus. In mid-1990s, he moved to the US for reasons unstated in print. He currently works … Continue reading “Has the US Lost Its Military Supremacy Over Russia?”
By Yves Engler. Second in a four-part series on the 70th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The first installment in this series discussed how NATO was set up partly to blunt the European Left. The other major factor driving the creation of NATO was a desire to bolster colonial authority and bring the … Continue reading “Defence of European Empires was Original NATO Goal”
Apr 03, 2019 Picture: In a bid to attract more tourists and reduce waiting times at border checkpoints, Laos’ ministry of foreign affairs has announced the introduction of an e-visa service to start this June, enabling foreign visitors to more conveniently apply for entry visas online. All international visitors to Laos will be eligible to … Continue reading “Laos Launches E-Visa This June”
There will be, in the next generation or so, a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude, and producing dictatorship without tears, so to speak, producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies, so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them, but will rather enjoy it, because … Continue reading “Population Bomb or Bomb the Population?”