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Heavy rain hit Cambodia’s capital city of Phnom Penh on Friday afternoon that has struck the flow of traffics.

Noeu Saroeun, chief of sewage system department of Phnom Penh Municipality said the several hours long heavy rain had caused many parts and major roads and boulevards in the city flooded.

He said the level of the flood was measured between 300 to 600 millimeters depending on places and spots.

However, he said, the flood was later released and traffic flow returned to normal despite certain places remained digested with flood as of late afternoon.

Cambodia has two seasons: rainy season starts from May through October and dry season starts from November through April. In rainy season, rain sometimes could last whole week.

Source:Xinhua

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Apple iPhone 4′s price is really cheap, but it’s one of the most powerful phones loaded without thousands of features at your fingertips. Please bear in mind that iPhone 4 is not really 4 and people around the world, specially Apple fanatics mistakenly tagged the latest iPhone as 4. It’s only called iPhone 4, not 4G. Again, it’s called iPhone 4 or iPhone 4.0.

The much anticipated iPhone 4 price and availability was announced by Steve Jobs in WWDC 2010 during his Keynote speech. Many awesome features were revealed during the event. iPhone 4′s design is unique and brand new, compared to iPhone, iPhone 3G and 3GS.

iPhone 4 is the thinnest iPhone ever! It’s also made of stainless steel! The glass is scratch resistant and crystal clear to produce the highest optical quality. It has a front camera for Video Chat using iChat

iPhone 4 has a 3.5 inch retina display, 960 x 640 pixels (that’s 4x more than the previous iPhone), its display has 326 pixels per inch, 800:1 contrast ratio, and has IP technology for superb color and wide angle viewing.

It has a 5 mega-pixel camera which can digitally zoom 5x. iPhone 4 is powered by the A4 processor. Its speed is unmatched compared to the previous iPhone of course.

iPhone 4′s battery life is also improved! 7 hours of 3G talk, 6 hours 3G browsing, 10 hours Wi-Fi browsing, 10 hours music, 40 hours of music, and 300 hours in standby mode.

Its capacity is up to 32GB. It’s a quad band HSDPA / HSUPA phone with dual microphones and 802.11n Wi-Fi.

Another cool thing about iPhone 4 is it has a Gyro-accelerometer, which provides 6-axis motion sensing! Oh wow!

It can record 720p HD videos at 30 frames per second. You can just tap it to focus and it has video-editing capabilities. iMovie is now available in all iPhones, including the old ones. Just upgrade your OS to iOS4.

Not all features are available in the old iPhone, but you can avail some of the new features of the iPhone 4 if you upgrade to iOS4. The upgrade is free and will be released on June 21, 2010.

iPhone 4 has also multitasking capability, which is another awesome addition to the iPhone features.

Price and availability of iPhone 4 is also announced. It comes in two colors, the black and white. Price is $199 USD for the 16GB model, and $299 USD for the 32GB model. Pre-orders of iPhone will start a week from now.

Source: according jehzlau-concepts.com

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i just get my hand on CityLife issue#3 cover page this afternoon, its pretty exciting to see the phoenix head statues on the cover page.

good impression with ” The living statues” i can’t wait to read it. we still don’t know what in this issue but should be something related to Khmer’s legend and history.

i heard VeroMediaDesign plan to release this issue on the 5th of July but i’m not so sure if i can get the digital copy the same day as release date, but i’ll try my best to get it posted as soon as possible.

Tune in again!

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Prime Minister Hun Sen contracted the A(H1N1) influenza virus late last week, and five other government officials – including a deputy prime minister and two senior ministers – have since exhibited signs of it, according to a statement issued Tuesday by Health Minister Mam Bunheng.

According to the statement, Hun Sen was likely exposed to the virus, commonly known as swine flu, during or immediately after a meeting at the Council of Ministers last Friday.

He has since received treatment from “very professional Cambodian doctors”, and “the health of Samdech is recovering”, the statement reads.

It goes on to say that tests conducted on all officials who attended Friday’s meeting have revealed “the positive sign of AH1N1” in five officials: deputy prime minister Yim Chhai Ly, senior ministers Chhay Than and Tao Seng Hour and officials Kim Ith and Ith Mith.

The virus caused Hun Sen to miss Monday’s celebrations marking the 59th anniversary of the Cambodian People’s Party, and “some programmes of Samdech were also cancelled”, according to the statement.

Council of Ministers spokesman Phay Siphan said Tuesday that he could not provide any information beyond what was included in the statement.

Source: According  crofsblogs.typepad.com

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Complaint outlines five HTC patents infringed by Apple products

Seattle – May 12, 2010 – HTC Corporation today took legal action against Apple Inc., filing a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) to halt the importation and sale of the iPhone, iPad and iPod in the United States.

“As the innovator of the original Windows Mobile PocketPC Phone Edition in 2002 and the first Android smartphone in 2008, HTC believes the industry should be driven by healthy competition and innovation that offer consumers the best, most accessible mobile experiences possible,” said Jason Mackenzie, vice president of North America, HTC Corporation. “We are taking this action against Apple to protect our intellectual property, our industry partners, and most importantly our customers that use HTC phones.”

HTC’s commitment to innovation has continued for more than a decade as it has focused on building a portfolio of the world’s most advanced smartphones that are inspired by consumers and provide them with a variety of choices in software, design, form-factor, price and wireless carrier.  Today, consumers in the United States can choose between 12 HTC smartphones with the national wireless carriers.  HTC has continuously strived to bring innovative smartphone choices to consumers, like the recently unveiled HTC EVO 4G with Sprint, DROID Incredible by HTC with Verizon Wireless and the HTC HD2 with T-Mobile.  For more information on HTC’s long-standing commitment to consumers innovation and choice go to: www.htc.com/quietlybrilliant

About HTC
HTC Corporation (HTC) is one of the fastest growing companies in the mobile phone industry. By putting people at the center of everything it does, HTC creates innovative smartphones that better serve the lives and needs of individuals. For more information about HTC, please visit www.htc.com.

source: according htc.com

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Two day right after launched of iOS4 i went to shopping at Soriya Shopping Center at the third floor where the electronic shops are, i heard a shop keeper call me “Hello Mr. do you wanna upgrade your iphone OS4 and jailbreak it?” then i asked him “can iOS4 be jailbreak coz it just released 2 days ago” and he replied “money back guarantee”. that amazed me actually, i never imagined that iSO4 could be cracked 2 days after launched, i was hoping to get my iphone update next couple months once they can jailbreak the software, well no more waiting.

if you guys were waiting to update your iphones with iOS4 now is your chance and if you live in Phnom Penh now you know where to go and get it done.

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The iPhone 4.0 Release Date Time is tomorrow, June 21. Apple will release the iOS 4 software download for both iPhone and iPod touch users. iPad users will get the iOS 4 update later this year. Apple will also release the new iPhone 4G phone, four days from now.

Many iPhone users are eagerly anticipating the iPhone 4.0 Release Date. If you are one of these people, make sure you grab the iTunes 9.2 download and install it. iTunes 9.2 is required in order to update to the iPhone 4.0 software.

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Following the mass pre-ordering rush that took place earlier this week, both Apple and AT&T have apparently started cancelling pre-orders for the upcoming iPhone 4.

Nothing has been made official yet, but some customers who had pre-ordered, hoping to open up a shiny new iPhone 4 on Thursday have instead received this unsavoury email in their inbox:

Dear Customer,

We were unable to complete the authorization process for your iPhone order. As a result, we had to cancel your iPhone order. To complete the purchase of your iPhone, please visit an Apple Retail Store or an AT&T company-owned retail store.

We apologize for this inconvenience.

Sincerely,
Apple Online Store Team

We’re currently trying to find out more about this travesty, so keep checking back for updates. And if you’ve received an email like this from either Apple or AT&T, get in touch!

Source: http://www.appadvice.com

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UOP Job announcement

United organization for progress (UOP) looking forqualified candidatesfillpositionAdministrative officer (Volunteer).

Categories: Administrative, Location: Phnom Penh, Schedule: Full time

Requirement:

  • Bachelor Degree in Administration or other related fields
  • Good computer skills includes Ms. Office
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple activities
  • Good spoken and written Khmer and English skills
  • Good team player, good communication, interpersonal skills and have the passion in development with positive attitude in dealing with people.
  • Good experience make a contract
Interested candidates who fitwork profiles described above are invitedsend CV andcover letter with4x6 recent photo to our office usingcontact details below. Only short-listed candidates willcontactedinterview !

Closing date: 06-08-2010

Contact detail:

Name
United Organization for Progress ( UOP )
Phone 093 98 33 33
Email sros@uopcambodia.org / www.uopcambodia.org

pich.sros@yahoo.com

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Yesterday afternoon i went to coffee shop next to VeroMediaDesign office, i happened to hear that CityLife Issue#3 that will release sometime in July gonna be something interesting, Vero’s author will dig into Cambodia history to bring the legend back to life. what does this mean? its remain hidden. i believe many  CityLife fans out there will be surprised in the next issue. Tune in again!

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