Is Trude Jacobsen a sell out who would take money from a serial rapist of Cambodian children to help him go free?

Trude Jacobsen is a Professor at Northern Illinois University who claims to be an expert on Cambodian history and gender studies and sex trafficking and whatnot. Jacobsen teaches classes in women’s studies and portrays herself as an advocate for vulnerable and marginalized members of society. She says on her LinkedIn…

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From the Archives: A Rare Insight Into Growing Up in Phnom Penh

Back in 2013 www.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 forum at: http://www.khmer440.com/chat_forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=29859&p=387338#p387338. Below are his…

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The Curious Case of Robert Schmalohr

On Sunday evening, 11 Feb, a new user signed up to www.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 charges stemming from his native Germany. He…

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Cambodia Public Holidays 2018

Getting ready to plan your beach holidays for 2018? Us too! The Royal Government of Cambodia Sub-Decree No. 202 sets out the Paid Public Holidays for 2018 for all Civil Servants, employees and workers in the Kingdom of Cambodia as:   01 January International New Year Day, 1 day off…

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