With the opening of the Angkor Golf Resort in Siem Reap, Nick Faldo brings world-class golf to Cambodia.
Along the narrow footpaths of Lady Penh's hill, sages and soothsayers still trade in the mysticism that gave rise to the capital some 600 years ago.
Christopher Bland's exhibit "River, Street in Buddha's Land" offers an intimate yet expansive look at modern-day life in Southeast Asia.
For a limited time only, the FCC and Angkor Golf Resort are offering you an exclusive sneak-preview package to the resort's 18-hole golf course designed by Nick Faldo. From April to September 2007, stay a night at the FCC and play 18 holes for just $145. (A 60% discount.) Email email@example.com, or call +855 23 992 284.
Beginning in April, spend the night at the FCC Angkor and enjoy any two spa treatments from Visaya Spa for just $145. For the ultimate in indulgence, enjoy both spa treatments yourself. Or bring along a friend and share the luxury.
Rumors of political interference have dogged the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) since its inception. Now, recent allegations that Cambodian staffers must provide a portion of their wages to government officials have highlighted the difficulties of introducing international legal standards to a country widely considered to be systemically corrupt.
As the run-up to the April 1 commune elections intensifies, new political tactics have emerged, others have vanished, and the major parties are promising big gains and progressive platforms.
A group of leading information technology companies, called the Unicode Consortium, is standardizing Khmer script into a format that will allow Cambodians with no foreign language skills to utilize the world of computer technology.
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