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Last year K440 published an article bitching and moaning about the U.S. State Department’s stonewalling response to aFreedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request for documents about a bar fight involving an embassy staffer outside Golden Sorya Mall. Here is the update.

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Back in 2013 Khmer440.com had a regular user, Khmerized, a young European that went to high school here in Phnom Penh at the Lycée Français Renée Descartes (LFRD). He posted a very rare insight into the school and the environment as a whole on our discussion …

business for sale

Cambodia itself is detrimental to your health, and working in Cambodia is even more so. What could go wrong?

Camko

Cambodia is changing. On the way out are the wretched, the desperate, the runaways, alkies and deathpats. They don’t suit the new ‘developed’ status that the country now is hell-bent on portraying, albeit fairly unsuccessfully. Out with the beer guts proudly displayed protruding from wife-beater …

Michelin

Bangkok has finally been awarded with the prestigious Michelin stars. But there’s more to the guide than you might know.

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On Sunday evening, 11 Feb, a new user signed up to Khmer440.com to post the following: “On Friday, Feb 9 Infamous con man and owner of Valentinos, an unsuccessful gay nightclub in Phnom Pehn, Robert Schmalohr was arrested by Khmer police on fraud …

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Around breakfast time on Wednesday, 28 Feb, police in Kep were actively searching for a foreign suspect in the gruesome murder of a Cambodian masseuse the night before at the crab market.

At around 8 PM on 27 Feb, American Shawn Daniel Sanchez entered Lyda Massage Khmer …

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I had been hearing a lot about The Art Bar’s Sip and Paint as my Facebook and Instagram feed had been consistently popping up with people who have been there, and seemingly really enjoying the experience. As a person who has zero painting or artistic …

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It is an indisputable fact that Cambodians love their beer. Whether it’s a simple get-together between friends or a lavish wedding ceremony, it seems that there is always an occasion to crack a can, pour into an ice filled glass and ch’oul moy with fellow …

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Despite however much I would like to consider myself a Cambodian insider, having lived here for two years, studying the language, working, and generally trying to take it all in from $1 street side congee to decadent meals at the 5 star hotels, I …