September, 2014 | Cruise Mekong River - Part 2

Monthly Archives: September 2014

Asylum seekers: Morrison to sign resettlement deal with Cambodia

Australia is seeking to move asylum seekers from the island of Nauru. Photograph: Torsten Blackwood/AFP The Cambodian government says Australia’s immigration minister, Scott Morrison, will sign a memorandum of understanding between the two governments on Friday, sealing a controversial deal that would see refugees resettled in Cambodia from the South Pacific island of Nauru. According

Mrauk U–An ideal place for archaeological discovery in Myanmar

Mrauk U – a dreamlike state

It must be unforgettable discovery for you if you ever travel to Mrauk U in Myanmar. Mrauk U contains many elements that create a memorable trip, such as an ancient kingdom with impressive ruins, a lively local culture as well as interesting Chin tribal villages that can be visited in a long but worthwhile day

Fashion retailers agree to raise minimum wage in Cambodia

Garment workers protest for higher wages in Phnom Penh. Photograph: Samrang Pring/Reuters Eight leading fashion retailers have said they are prepared to pay more for clothes made in Cambodia, days after thousands of workers took to the streets of Phnom Penh to call for the minimum wage there to be nearly doubled to $ 177

Pretty impressive and stunning Grand Palace in Bangkok

The Grand Palace in Bangkok

Built in 1782, the Grand Palace is the most famous landmark in Bangkok. It has been well-known for its remarkable architecture and intricate details, which represents the Thai people’s creativity and craftsmanship. Undoubtedly, the Grand Palace is one must-see destination for first time travelers to Bangkok. Beautiful architecture Situated on the banks of the Chao

Mango 2 days Ben Tre – Cai Be – Sa Dec

DAY 1: Ben Tre – An Hoa – Vinh Long Upon arrival, you will board your Mango cruise boat at Mango Pier(You will be transferred from Hung Vuong Pier to Mango Pier if you cruise with the Lily May) and head to An Hoa canals.  Upon boarding your private sampan, your luggage will be brought

Cambodia crackdown on corruption in schools scores low with exam cheats | Kevin Ponniah

Proctors frisk students before a graduation exam in Phnom Penh. Cambodia’s clampdown on bribery and corruption in its education system has dismayed some pupils. Photograph: Sovannara/Xinhua When Tep Seila’s older brother sat his all-important grade 12 exams, he was able to use “cheat sheets” to help him pass after paying the school heads a few