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    1. Cambodia sending students home early to cope with heat wave

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 02 06:19 AM

      PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia has shortened the school day by one hour to help students cope with a heat wave that has pushed temperatures as high as 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 degrees Fahrenheit).

    2. Standing next to cages that once housed political prisoners, former Khmer Rouge foot soldier Tho Lon gets a surprisingly sympathetic hearing from a clutch of students, despite his work for a regime that wiped out a quarter of Cambodia's population. "All my life I've been cheated by politicians," he told them in Anlong Veng, a dirt poor town where Pol Pot and his henchmen are still venerated ...

    3. Cambodia bars cars near Angkor Wat temple to ease congestion

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 03 06:48 AM

      PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The main road alongside Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple is now off-limits to cars as authorities seek to ease traffic jams at the site that draws 2.1 million tourists a year.

    4. PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The main road alongside Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple is now off-limits to cars as authorities seek to ease traffic jams at the site that draws 2.1 million tourists a year. "From now on, only tourists walking by foot or riding bicycles are allowed to travel on the road in front of Angkor Wat temple," Prime Minister Hun Sen said in a Facebook post Tuesday that ...

    5. PHNOM PENH – Cambodia’s prime minister has ordered that a million hectares of forest be included in protected zones as the country faces one of the world’s fastest deforestation rates.

    6. Cambodia's prime minister has ordered a million hectares of forest be included in protected zones as the country faces one of the world's fastest deforestation rates. The move, which covers five new areas of forest, will bump Cambodia's conservation zones up by a fifth, bringing more than a quarter of the country's land under protection. "The Ministry of Environment must... list the five forests...

    7. Cambodia bars cars near Angkor Wat temple

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 03 02:07 AM

      PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The main road alongside Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple is now off-limits to cars as authorities seek to ease traffic jams at the site that draws 2.1 million tourists a year.

    8. Cambodia's education ministry has shortened the school day by one hour to help students cope with a heat wave that has pushed temperatures as high as 43 degrees Celsius (109.4 degrees Fahrenheit).

    9. Schools face water shortages and government says entire nation is affected as rainy season is forecast to be delayed by months Behind a clutch of huts that hug the major route between Cambodia’s capital and its famed Angkor temples, rice farmers Phem Phean and Sok Khoert peer into a cement hollow. Related: Armed guards at India's dams as drought grips country Continue reading...

    10. Will one dead elephant change Cambodia's tourism industry?

      Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsApr 26 02:30 PM

      A female elephant named Sambo collapsed and died Friday near Cambodia's Angkor Wat, the Phnom Penh Post reports. Trained to carry tourists around the ancient temple for the past 15 years, Sambo died from overworking in temperatures reaching above 100 degrees F.

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