New House Collapses on House-Warming Party: 1 Dead

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Re: New House Collapses on House-Warming Party: 1 Dead

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:44 am

Update: The latest report says that the deceased was a 70 year old woman, Ms Nhel, who was killed instantly, and that 11 other people aged between 38 and 80 were injured and taken to hospital.
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Re: New House Collapses on House-Warming Party: 1 Dead

Post by violet » Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:55 am

Terrible.

I am truly amazed this doesn't happen more often.
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Re: New House Collapses on House-Warming Party: 1 Dead

Post by timmydownawell » Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:56 am

violet wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:55 am
Terrible.

I am truly amazed this doesn't happen more often.
I was thinking the same thing.
No matter how much it rains, the dirt never washes away.
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Re: New House Collapses on House-Warming Party: 1 Dead

Post by John Bingham » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:23 pm

Paulo wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:35 am
His ancestors built Angkor Wat, but Angkor Wat used Indian architects and engineers to avoid collapse.
There is absolutely no evidence that Indians were involved in building Angkor Wat. Indian temples from that period have little in common with Khhmer temples.
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Re: New House Collapses on House-Warming Party: 1 Dead

Post by Paulo » Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:02 pm

John Bingham wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:23 pm
Paulo wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:35 am
His ancestors built Angkor Wat, but Angkor Wat used Indian architects and engineers to avoid collapse.
There is absolutely no evidence that Indians were involved in building Angkor Wat. Indian temples from that period have little in common with Khhmer temples.
True, you wont find the signature of the 'Indian architect that signed off the plans due to time, but you can't deny the massive influence that India had over Cambodia. Sanskrit, Hinduism, Buddhism, dance, many other aspects of culture including tits and hips.

Meanwhile in India...
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Re: New House Collapses on House-Warming Party: 1 Dead

Post by John Bingham » Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:01 pm

Paulo wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:02 pm

True, you wont find the signature of the 'Indian architect that signed off the plans due to time, but you can't deny the massive influence that India had over Cambodia. Sanskrit, Hinduism, Buddhism, dance, many other aspects of culture including tits and hips.
There's a big difference between being influenced and having actual architects and engineers from India. These didn't exist.
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Re: New House Collapses on House-Warming Party: 1 Dead

Post by Paulo » Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:18 pm

John Bingham wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:01 pm
Paulo wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:02 pm

True, you wont find the signature of the 'Indian architect that signed off the plans due to time, but you can't deny the massive influence that India had over Cambodia. Sanskrit, Hinduism, Buddhism, dance, many other aspects of culture including tits and hips.
There's a big difference between being influenced and having actual architects and engineers from India. These didn't exist.
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The Taj Mahal built 1631-1648.
Do you mean architects or engineers didn't exist at that time?
A structure like that could not have been attempted without architects.

Although, I could be wrong about the use of Indian consultants in the building of Angkor Wat, and I don't really have the facts to back up my claims. Also, I have often heard it said by Cambodians, "Angkor Wat was built by giants." So on consideration, I retract my statement.
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Re: New House Collapses on House-Warming Party: 1 Dead

Post by John Bingham » Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:57 pm

I meant that Indian architects and engineers didn't exist in Cambodia. Angkor was built by Jewish giants from Central Asia.
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Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:14 pm

Tragic end to a party:
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Re: New House Collapses on House-Warming Party: 1 Dead

Post by cptrelentless » Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:50 pm

I wonder why they chose to have concrete on that bit, if it had been wood like the rest of the floor it likely would not have collapsed. RIP Yiay.
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