Monthly Archives: August 2008

Les provinces du Cambdge – Kampong Cham

Kampong Cham is the largest and the richest province of Cambodia. Its population was 1,746,612 inhabitants, of which 95% are rural. There are significant number of ethnic Cham living in the province. The poverty rete in the province was 37.2% … Continue reading

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Les provinces du Cambodge – Kampong Thom

Kompong Thom has the population of 776,978, of which 86% are classified as rural. The poverty rate in the province in 2007 was 52.4%. Primary net enrolment rates are 92.3% and primary completion rates 30.4%. Female illiteracy rates are 34.7%. … Continue reading

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Les provinces du Cambodge – Siem Reap

Siem Reap is well known for Angkor Wat, which symbolizes Cambodia’s cultural identity. The current population of Siem Reap is 776,978 of which 86% are rural. In 2007, some 51.8% of people live under the poverty line. Primary net enrolment … Continue reading

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Les provinces du Cambodge – Banteay Meanchey

Until 1988 Banteay Meanchey was part of Battambang. The provincial capital is Svay Sisophon. It’spopulation in 2007 was 586,571, of which 72% is classified as rural. In 2007, some 37.2% of the population live under the poverty line. Agricultural cropping … Continue reading

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Roman khmer – Rose de Païlin par Gnok Thaém

Rose de Païlin est le roman le plus célèbre de Gnok Thaém et un des classiques de la litérature cambodgienne moderne. Il fut publié en 1943. Gnok Thaém fut un des fondateurs de l’Associaion des Écrivains khmers, il reçut de nombreuse distinctions au … Continue reading

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Les provinces du Cambodge – Battambang

La province de Battambang est située à 293 km, au Nord-Ouest du Phnom Penhn. Pour aller au Battambang on peut prendre la Route Nationale 5, qui sert de la principale connection entre Phnom Penh et les provinces du Nord Est … Continue reading

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Malai: From the Battlefields to Agricultural Farms

1. Historical background   After the fall of the Pol Pot regime in 1979, the retreating Khmer Rouge divisions led by Ieng Sary settled in a forested area infested by malaria in Banteay Meanchey Province along the Cambodian-Thai border now … Continue reading

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