Author Archives: Kevin Halligan

Al Rockoff, Gerard Depardieu, Monsieur Brick etc

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A possibly apocryphal tale making the rounds concerned Al Rockoff and the editors at the Phnom Penh Post. As everyone knows, Al deprecates the way he was portrayed by John Malkovich in The Killing Fields. Not hard to see why—it…

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Squaresville 2 – Messieurs, les jeux sont faits!

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Former Cambodia Daily staffer Kevin Halligan recalls 1990s Phnom Penh After the coup, or restructuring or whatever you want to call it, lots of foreigners stayed on but many left. Nine months later I was hanging out at the lake,…

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Squaresville

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Time Magazine called Phnom Penh the ‘Casablanca of the Nineties’. Ex Cambodia Daily staffer Kevin Halligan aka Khmerhit looks back and wonders. Living in a college town is fine for a few years—that is, until the day you wake up…

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