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Vietnam Minorities Convert to Christianity Because Jesus Is Cheaper

Photo: David Boyle/Phnom Penh Post The Jarai minority of Vietnam is converting to Christianity, but they’re not motivated by eternal salvation? No, they’re choosing Jesus because, well, he’s cheaper: In the village in O’Yadav district’s [...]

Pythons get married in Cambodia

Two pythons have tied the knot in an unusual wedding ceremony in a village south of Phnom Penh. Cambodians tend to be very supersticious and practice …

Swords into Plowshares: Peaceful Weapon Recycling

And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. -Isaiah 2:4 The familiar Bible verse is repeated in the book of Micah. There are those [...]

Cambodians Ride A Bamboo Train

Cambodians ride a bamboo train, known locally as a lorry, at new village train station in Pusat province 200 km (124 miles) northwest of Phnom Penh October 19, 2010. Cambodia has reopened a stretch of railway destroyed during the country’s war and officials described it as a step towards boosting regional trade through rail links [...]