Tuesday, September 8, 2009

TV, September 8, 2009; Cambodia Invents a Different Solar Car

A Cambodian mathematics teacher has invented the country's first solar car, which he hopes to sell.

Kong Pharith spent the last 3 years researching and developing his unique solar vehicle.

Using second-hand car parts, it cost Pharith $3000 to build the 750 kilogram 4-seater car, which he hopes to retail for $5000.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

September 6, 2009; Cambodians attend Pchum Ben, Festival of the Dead

Cambodians pour water on a Buddha statue at a temple on the first day of the 'Pchum Ben' festival, or Festival of the Dead. Cambodians visit temples during the 15-day festival to offer prayers to their loved ones who have passed away. There are plates filled with fruits and incense during prayers at a temple on the first day of the 'Pchum Ben' festival.