កម្ពុជា​ត្រូវ​ការ​ពេល​បន្ថែម មុន​ស្នើ​ដាក់​បញ្ចូល​ទីក្រុង​៣​ទៀត​ជា​បេតិកភណ្ឌ​ពិភពលោក

By Sun Narin, VOA Khmer

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សំណង់​ផ្ទះ​ប្រវត្តិសាស្រ្ត​នៅ​ក្នុង​ក្រុង​បាត់ដំបង ខេត្តបាត់ដំបង ដែល​បន្សល់​ទុក​តាំងពី​សម័យ​អាណានិគម​បារាំង ហើយ​រដ្ឋាភិបាល​គ្រោង​នឹង​ស្នើ​សុំ​ដាក់​បញ្ចូល​ជា​បេតិកភណ្ឌ​ពិភព​លោក​របស់​អង្គការ​យូណេស្កូ។ (ស៊ុន ណារិន/VOA)

មន្ត្រី​ក្រសួង​វប្បធម៌ និង​វិចិត្រ​សិល្បៈ​ បាន​លើក​ឡើង​ថា កម្ពុជា​កំពុង​សិក្សា និង​ត្រូវ​ការ​ពេល​វេលា​បន្ថែម​ទៀត​ក្នុង​ការ​ស្រាវជ្រាវ មុន​នឹង​ដាក់​សំណើ​ទៅ​អង្គការ​យូណេស្កូ ដើម្បី​បញ្ចូល​ទីក្រុង​ចំនួន​៣ ក្នុង​ខេត្ត​៣​ផ្សេង​គ្នា រួម​មាន​ខេត្ត​បាត់ដំបង កំពត និង​ក្រចេះ ជា​ទីក្រុង​បេតិកភណ្ឌ​ពិភពលោក។ Continue reading “កម្ពុជា​ត្រូវ​ការ​ពេល​បន្ថែម មុន​ស្នើ​ដាក់​បញ្ចូល​ទីក្រុង​៣​ទៀត​ជា​បេតិកភណ្ឌ​ពិភពលោក”

អ្នក​ភូមិ​និង​ក្រុមប្រឹក្សា​ឃុំ​នៅ​ខេត្ត​កំពង់ធំ​ត្អូញត្អែរ​រឿង​មិន​មាន​សាលា​ឃុំ​ធ្វើ​ការ

By Sun Narin, VOA Khmer

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លោក ព្រែង គឹមសឿន ជំទប់​ទី​២​មកពី​គណបក្ស​សង្រ្គោះជាតិ អង្គុយ​នៅ​តុ​កន្លែង​លោក​ធ្វើ​ការ​ នៅ​ក្នុង​ផ្ទះដែល​ជួល​ធ្វើ​សាលាឃុំ កាល​ពីថ្ងៃ​ទី១៣ ខែកក្កដា ឆ្នាំ២០១៧។ (ស៊ុន ណារិន/VOA)

អស់​រយៈ​ពេល​ជាង​១៥​ឆ្នាំ​មក​ហើយ ដែល​ឃុំ​ស្វាយភ្លើង​ក្នុង​ស្រុក​បារាយណ៍ ខេត្ត​កំពង់ធំ មាន​តែ​ឈ្មោះ តែ​មិន​មាន​សាលា​ឃុំ​នោះ​ទេ។ ប្រជាពលរដ្ឋ​និង​សមាជិក​ក្រុមប្រឹក្សា​ឃុំ បាន​ត្អូញត្អែរ​ថា ការ​មិន​មាន​សាលា​ឃុំ​នេះ​បាន​ធ្វើ​ឲ្យ​ប៉ះពាល់​ការងារ​ផ្តល់​សេវា​ជូន​ប្រជាពលរដ្ឋ​នា​ពេល​បច្ចុប្បន្ន​នេះ។ Continue reading “អ្នក​ភូមិ​និង​ក្រុមប្រឹក្សា​ឃុំ​នៅ​ខេត្ត​កំពង់ធំ​ត្អូញត្អែរ​រឿង​មិន​មាន​សាលា​ឃុំ​ធ្វើ​ការ”

As Battambang Closes Famous Bamboo Railway, Locals Fear Lost Income

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A bamboo train railroad over a bridge passing a pond, in Battambang, on July 21, 2017. The railroad will be repaired in the upcoming months. (Sun Narin/VOA Khmer)

For nearly two decades Ngul Nguon has relied on the trade brought by tourists visiting Battambang’s bamboo railway. But his life is about to change as the famous railroad looks set to be closed as the government moves ahead with plans to refurbish the country’s railways. Continue reading “As Battambang Closes Famous Bamboo Railway, Locals Fear Lost Income”

Cambodians at New World Heritage Site Hope for Better Income, But Fear Rules

By Sun Narin, VOA Khmer

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Tourists visit Sambor Prei Kuk temple complex, Kampong Thom, Cambodia, July 13, 2017. (Sun Narin/VOA Khmer)

When Phal Mao heard recently that the Sambor Prei Kuk temple complex near her village had been listed as Cambodia’s third Unesco World Heritage site, she felt happy, and she realized the fortune’s of her community had suddenly changed. Continue reading “Cambodians at New World Heritage Site Hope for Better Income, But Fear Rules”

Villagers and Councilors Complain Over Lack of Commune Hall

Sun Narin, VOA Khmer

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The Cambodian People’s Party commune office and Svay Pleung commune hall are located on the same plot of land in Kampong Thom, Cambodia, July 14, 2017. (Sun Narin/VOA Khmer)

Svay Pleung commune in Kampong Thom province has never had a commune hall for its officials to conduct business.

For some 15 years councilors have been forced to work out of a small area in a villager’s home. There’s no room for the commune chief, councilors and staff to administer the constituency of some 6,500 residents. Continue reading “Villagers and Councilors Complain Over Lack of Commune Hall”

Researchers Urge Southeast Asian States to Consider Energy Alternatives

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A computer image of the proposed Pak Beng hydropower dam. (Courtesy photo of Pak Beng hydropower project)

Researchers have said governments in the Mekong region should consider alternatives to large hydropower dams, including renewable energy.

A new report by the Stimson Center, titled “Mekong Power Shift: Emerging Trends in the GMS Power Sector”, contends that a policy shift in the region is needed to deal with the environmental and social fallout of large-scale hydropower development. Continue reading “Researchers Urge Southeast Asian States to Consider Energy Alternatives”

As Children Returned to Families From ‘Residential Centers’, Mixed Experiences Reported

By Sun Narin, VOA Khmer

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Chheum Sokhoch, middle, is pictured with his father Plung Bunkhiem, 40, and his mother, Voeun Ya, 36, at their home in Krobey Riel commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia, July 13, 2017. (Sun Narin/VOA Khmer)

Wearing a long-sleeved school uniform and jeans and a satchel on his back, Chheum Sokhoch, 14, says he has lived in a residential care center in Siem Reap province for about three years. Continue reading “As Children Returned to Families From ‘Residential Centers’, Mixed Experiences Reported”