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Hanoi vs Beijing – Where does Cambodia stand?

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Tim LaRocco surveys the complicated web of international tensions across South East Asia and wonders if Cambodia’s careful balancing act can be maintained indefinitely. Continue reading

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Did the U.S. Embassy in Cambodia Betray Murdered American William Bryan Glenn?

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Gavinmac ponders the murder of William Bryan Glenn in Cambodia and asks whether the U.S. embassy in Phnom Penh was at fault for his homicide Last week, the expatriate community in Cambodia learned of the shocking murder of an American…

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Weekly News Round Up

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It’s been a busy week for crimes and other incidents involving foreigners in Cambodia. Here’s Porky Pig’s round up of stories translated from the Khmer press. Continue reading

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Press Freedom and State Violence in Cambodia

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When it comes to seniority on the Cambodian expat circuit, I consider myself still a rookie, several pegs down the totem pole from some of the grizzled veterans who have made their bones in the Kingdom of Wonder over many…

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Liam Strother: Conman and Thief in Cambodia

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Liam Strother is 26, from Scotland and has spent the past few months traveling around Cambodia gaining the trust of tourists, expats and local businesses and then stealing from them. In Sihanoukville, he is reported to have left a trail…

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Khmers in a Huff over Oblivious Thai Putdown

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14th March, 2014, 7:00 am ដោយ: សូផុន -Poipet Town A 10 x 10 m trilingual placard set up on the grounds of the Star Vegas Resort and Casino, advertising the merits of the new Star Paradise Hotel, has raised the…

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Is Imprisoned Sex Offender Jason Baumbach Engaged to Marry his Cambodian Child Sex Victim?

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Monday’s edition of the Phnom Penh Post included an article about Sebastian Reuiji, a Dutch convicted pedophile who was recently released from police custody in Siem Reap province. Apparently, Reuji will not be deported from Cambodia, because Cambodian authorities often…

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“Missing” Aussie expat from Thailand found in Cambodia; he claims amnesia

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Nathan Hansford, an Australian businessman working in Thailand who reportedly “disappeared” several months ago, has been found in Cambodia, according to a statement from his family. The Sydney Morning Herald reported last week that Hansford went missing from his Thai…

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Cambodia News Caption of the Day

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Barang ‘human rights’ worker uses human shield to get to Gloria Jean Coffee Shop… then promptly tweets about Khmer injustice while sipping his latte.

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Well Known Canadian Musician Vadim Scott Arrested in Battambang

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Canadian arrested for child rape Byline: ផ្កាយព្រឹក Sunday, 5th January, 2014, 2:06 pm Battambang Province The Anti-Human Trafficking and Youth Protection Office of the Battambang Provincial Police arrested a Canadian man on suspicion of having taken a 14 year old…

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