Monivong Bridge Side Market(莫尼旺大橋側市場),Phnom Penh, Cambodia
The Monivong Bridge span the Bassac River. The Bridge is a heavily trafficked bridge in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. On the western shore lies the Chhba Ampeou Market.
The Bassac River is a distributary of the Tonle Sap and Mekong River. The river starts in Phnom Penh ...
Herded like animals, victims met their final hours here in what should be a sanctity of learning that...
The Independence Square in Phnom Penh between Suramarit street and Sihanouk Blvd. 29/09/10
This panorama made near The Independence Monument (Vimean Ekarech) in Phnom Penh at the intersection ...
The Independence Monument (Vimean Ekareach) in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, was built in 1958. It...
The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh was constructed twice: The first construction took place in 1438. Then...
Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.
Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?
China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.
Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.
Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.
I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.
The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.
China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.
Text by Steve Smith.