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A People’s Revolution: Celebrate France’s National Day in Cambodia

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It’s the birth of modern France. The climax of the revolution, when, on July 14, 1789, the people stormed the Bastille - a medieval fortress guarding the eastern entrance to Paris that had been used for hundreds of years by the oppressive rulers as an armoury and political prison. It was the beginning of democracy. The end of tyrannical rule, and the downfall of King Louis XVI and his wife Marie-Antoinette, who were later executed.

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EuroCham’s White Book: the Blueprint for Better Business

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EuroCham’s White Book is a volume in support of the Royal Cambodian government, offering analysis of Cambodia-Europe business relations and a compilation of policy recommendations that could ease the process of doing business in Cambodia – something that can be of benefit to the country, the workforce and the plethora of European firms and companies that make up such an integral part of Cambodia’s professional landscape.

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Simple, Humble, Versatile: Long Live the French Fry

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In Britain, they are cut thick, deep fried and served with fish. Canadians fill a bowl, then smother it in gravy and cheese. The Spanish cube theirs, douse them in mayonnaise, tomato sauce and basil. Australians will take them in any shape and size, as long as there is lots of ketchup. And then French, they slice them long and thin, to be best served with steak or mussels.

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Insects: The Future of Food?

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The consumption of insects, or entomophagy, is not uncommon among locals in South-East Asia. And it is not uncommon to see tourists, torn between curiosity and disgust, stopping by stallholders who sell these bugs. Grasshoppers, cockroaches, spiders and 1,900 other species are considered as edible. But did you know that eating bugs could be the future of feeding?

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