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Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh Traffic Nowadays, urban people could not feel comfortable when they traveling. Actually, living in the city faces many troubles, but the most controversial issue is traffic jam. It normally makes people be in bad mood whenever they travel everywhere. Like other cities on earth, Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, is also facing with traffic congestion. Visibly, we could see many causes of the traffic congestion in Phnom Penh, and should be aware of some possible solutions to it. In...

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Observations on Corruption in Cambodia

suffers most serious corruption. Government and military are in collusion with domestic and foreign businessmen to smuggle, evade taxes and revolt taxes, which causes great fiscal losses and economic havoc. Both in the previous leading group of Phnom Penh and in the later Kingdom government, there are many officials abusing power, exploiting power to seek their own interests, violating the law and corrupting. And this situation becomes increasingly serious. A lot of officials take various excuses...

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Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh I was born in Kampong Cham Province and I have moved to live in Phnom Penh since I finished my high school. When I first came here in Phnom Penh, I felt very surprise and scare. The building and people were far different from my hometown. I got around Phnom Penh by motorbike for a first few days. I saw many high rise buildings; especially the city's French colonial buildings were beautiful. I saw some different kind of transportation that running on the road such as: modern car, Motorbikes...

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Land Use Survey Ib Extended Essay

Extended Essay By: Armando Neves To what extent does Phnom Penh’s land use fit an existing land use model? Introduction The Kingdom of Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh had its first town planners in 1923. To whom the capital to this day owes their gratitude to. The early indo-china directorate is responsible for the city’s modern urbanization. According to Phnom Penh then and Now in “in 1989 […] restoring private ownership of property [led to] a massive influx of new inhabitants.” Cambodia’s...

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Pol Pot

attempting to create an agrarian communist utopia. Pol Pot however was unsuccessful in reaching a revolution of radical egalitarianism with an aftermath that had affected a whole nation and its people. After the invasion of Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh on April 17 1975, Pol Pot declared “Year Zero” a program to "purify" Cambodian society of capitalism. This meant forcing people to evacuate villages, cities and towns to the countryside. Pol Pot believed in the Maoist idea, where peasants were the...

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Keeping Family Alive- First They Killed My Father

After the Khmer Rouge takes over the city of Phnom Penh in 1975, the Ung family struggles to stay together. Days go by without food and rest, making it hard to stay strong while traveling. Over the course of several years, the family becomes separated and several members die, leaving Loung Ung to question the concept of her family. From Loung’s perspective in her memoir, “First They Killed My Father”, her family is vital although they are forced to separate and start new lives. However, after all...

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Pol Pot Collapse

As such, he became the leader of Cambodia on April 17, 1975, when his forces Phnom Penh. From 1976 to 1979, he also served as the prime minister of Democratic Kampuchea. In 1935, Saloth Sar left Prek Sbauv to attend the Ecole Miche, a Catholic school in Phnom Penh. He lived with his cousin, a woman called Meak, and a member of the Royal Ballet. After switching to a technical school at Russey Keo, north of Phnom Penh, Saloth sar qualified for a scholarship for technical studies in France. He...

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Benefits of Khmer Traditional Medicines

mixture of bark of Terminalia nigrovenulosa Pierre (Combretaceae), bark of Tamarindus indica L. (Caesalpinioideae) and stem of Coscinum usitatum Pierre (Menispermaceae), according to 2nd symposium of professor CHENG Sun Kaing, faculty of Pharmacy, Phnom Penh, which is conducted on 6th -- 8th December 2010, Hanoi. The traditional medicines can save patient's money and also don't have any side effects if they are properly administered. Furthermore, in accordance to Mr Yean Ysreng (2002), Deputy Director...

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Cambodian Genocide

was used to demonize higher ranking people of the opposition. This means that they painted their enemies as demons who threatened the well being of the revolution. All genocides are organized. No matter how little. The Khmer Rouge evacuated Phnom Penh which led to the desolation of cities. They also classified people as Old or New People which led to the division of the people. They separated families and children and sent them to work camps where they were forced to do hard labor. They also...

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War Photographer

to express the theme of the poem, which is the cruelty of war and human suffering. Firstly, the poet uses language to bring out the overall glum mood of the poem. In the first stanza, cumulative listing is used with the line “Belfast. Beirut. Phnom Penh.” This overwhelms the reader with the immense number of places where war is common, bringing about a sense of gloominess and wide spread depression. Furthermore, by using the phrase “Something is happening”, the poet captivates our interest by creating...

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