Cambodia

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Up to 97% of Irish plastic, including plastic bottles, went to China because of a lack of processing capacity at home.

Ireland will not be able to avoid the aftershock of China banning imports of plastic materials and other waste for recycling. The ban, due to come i(...)

Cambodian media: the final issue of the Cambodia Daily newspaper, with the headline “Descent Into Outright Dictatorship”. Photograph: Satoshi Takahashi/LightRocket via Getty

On September 3rd journalists at the Cambodia Daily newspaper found themselves covering two big stories. One was the arrest of the only opposition lead(...)

Im Chaem at home near Anlong Veng: faced charges of crimes against humanity, including mass murder, enslavement and extermination. Photograph: Nevenka Lukin

We find her, a bird-like figure in a stained orange wrap skirt and pink blouse, nursing a swollen hand at her stilted house in a village near the Thai(...)

Mon Mao (64), a survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime who attended reconciliation meetings with Khmer Rouge foot soldiers in  Andong Bey, near Anlong Veng. Photograph: Nevenka Lukin

In Anlong Veng in northern Cambodia, the conversation turns to food. “But what did you get to eat?” 14-year-old schoolgirl Thy Daly asks Huoy Teng (6(...)

A mother takes her children to school by motorbike in Phnom Penh. Photograph: Nevenka Lukin

Almost every day brings fresh news that sends jitters through Cambodia’s human rights community. On November 16th, the latest update was that the supr(...)

Calgary in Alberta, one of a number of stops on a bucket list tour of Canada

The ultimate bucket list trip Over 14 days, explore some of the world’s most luscious scenery from on board the Rocky Mountaineer train, travelling t(...)

Visitors  ‘don’t expect a capital city to have such a beautiful coastline, says Fáilte Ireland’s Keelin Fagan in response to Dublin’s inclusion on National Geographic’s Best Places to Visit 2018

Dublin has been included in National Geographic Traveller magazine’s prestigious “2018 Best of the World” list. It is one of 21 cities to feature on t(...)

Lauren Crothers: 'For me, Cambodia was not a difficult place to love.' Photograph: Tom Dallow

When I last wrote for Generation Emigration in The Irish Times in 2011, I had been in Cambodia for just over a year. I was happily ensconced at a loca(...)

Samantha Power: President Trump “is way more divisive and more of a purveyor of hate towards different groups and trying to pit different parts of American society against each other than I expected.” Photograph: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc

It’s mid-afternoon in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Samantha Power is in reflective mode. Sitting in the mid-October sun in the gardens of Harvard’s (...)

 Artist Jim Fitzpatrick with a promotional image of a stamp featuring his world famous image of Che Guevara.

A prominent Cuban-American radio host is calling on An Post to explain why it decided to put Che Guevara on a stamp. Ninoska Perez Castellón, a promi(...)

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