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By Pedro El Millardo

The former owner of K440 had been asking me to write an article about experiences with farming out in the provinces for some time, which, to be frank, really isn’t interesting at all; basically ground hog day with more faeces. But the …

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There’s been a lot of talk in recent weeks about press freedom in Cambodia and the troubling lack of transparency from Cambodia’s ruling elite. The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh recently issued a statement condemning Cambodian authorities for abruptly shutting down the National Democratic …

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In a subterranean bunker in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, members of a secret government organization–Angkor–meet to discuss how the ruling regime can maintain their loosening grip on power with national elections on the horizon.

At the same time, a major anti-immigration rally in front of Phnom …

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In 2012, a collection of short stories called ‘Phnom Penh Noir’ was released, edited by the highly talented Christopher G. Moore, author of the Vincent Calvino series of books (as well as some very cerebral essays on a number of topics and a few insightful …

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From being a familiar face on Australian television, to chiropractor, to drugs busts in Sihanoukville – it’s a pretty steep decline over a couple of decades.  The star of the iconic Australian tv commercials for soft drink Solo, Mark Coutelas, 57, has been arrested …

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Controversial Australian film-maker, James Ricketson, 68, has been charged under Article 446 of the Cambodian Criminal Code for “receiving or collecting information, processes, objects, documents, computerised data or files, with a view to supplying them to a foreign state or its agents, which are liable …

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As tensions mount ahead of Sunday’s important local elections – and set the tone for the run up to 2018 – Tim LaRocco offers some wise advice to expats keen to get involved in the local political process. Don’t!

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association of South East Asian Nations a year of superlative events have been planned by the ten member states, perhaps the most auspicious alternative sporting event in history is being held in Cambodia. Join K440 …

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As the holidays were approaching my wife and I were gifted with a surprise: a week of time off between Christmas and New Year’s. Having already made plans in country for the New Year’s Eve weekend, we decided that instead of venturing to the beach …

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Call it expat privilege, call it snobbery, but let’s be honest; once you’ve been living in Asia for a while there are certain stereotypes that you go out of your way to avoid and who you would happily see being devoured by sharks (if we …