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After a twelve-month stint in-country, Nathan Thompson is leaving Cambodia and returning to the UK. In his final K440 article, he reflects on the uniqueness of the expat experience he’s leaving behind and lists ten things he’ll miss the most.

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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 hackles of Khmers for the following reasons:

1) The …

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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 inexplicably allow known convicted …

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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 wife in Bangkok in …

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Cambodian’s use of Facebook is, like many Cambodian things, interesting. Naomi-Collett Ritz examines the phenomenon of Khmers and FB.

The other day on the internet a well-known photojournalist posted a photo of a family standing around an open coffin. The women were crying. The photo …

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Vice and Slate writer Nathan Thompson encounters a disconcerting side of Khmer rural life: the treatment of stray animals

The dog was a right old mess. Its patchy fur exposed grey skin gathered into folds and each eye was blood red. Its head drooped as …

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Sundays are brilliant, aren’t they? Whether you are nursing a hangover from Saturday night’s excess, or praising the Lord for the seventh day, that God-given day of rest applies to everyone (except Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists supermarket workers and the Khmer construction workers opposite your …

Sex Workers Documentary Night

The Twelve Tables would like to invite you to our first big event of 2014 as we seek to educate others about the topic of sex trafficking and the rescue industry in Cambodia. Our continuous search for new perspectives on global issues …

Turkish Delight Phnom Penh

Jeff Mudrick reviews Phnom Penh’s two newest middle-eastern eateries.

Random Prologue

Little Armenia, where I resided before coming to Cambodia overlaps Thai Town in the east Hollywood district of Los Angeles. It can be a dangerous place, more particularly a place where people live and die over …

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Pedro takes a look at the body-less monster of Khmer villages, the Aap.

“Do you believe in ghosts?” is a question sometimes asked after conversations about rice and money have been exhausted. “Believe!” is the emphatic answer. When prodded on the subject further, the admission is …