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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 …

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Vice and Slate writer Nathan Thompson visits Sihanoukville and has a dire time of it

I expected Sihanoukville to be a Sodom of sexpats. But it wasn’t all that bad. “Just go to Otres”, my expat friends had told me. I would have followed …

Comedy Poster Feb 18 2014 new copy

The Comedy Club Cambodia has been champing at the bit for more mirth-filled moments and gallops back for its first show in the Year of the Horse.

Two comedy circuit heavyweights, Johnny Candon and Dave Johns, have been booked to …

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Pedro takes part in a provincial Kru Khmer exorcism ceremony

As those who are familiar with The Kingdom of Wondering What in Lord’s Name is Going On are no doubt aware, asking a question about day to day events mostly results in a vague, non-intelligible …

Chive rice cakes

Jenny Conrad meets a grouchy vendor of tasty vegetarian street food.

On a day when I’m in a rush or feel like a cheap and easy lunch, heading into the rabbit warren of the Russian Market is my default option to grab a bite …

Brown-Coffee

Nathan Thompson examines the customer demographic at Brown Coffee in Phnom Penh.

I’m a coffee shop w*nker. I’m that guy sitting at his laptop rolling his eyes as you enter with your girlfriends trailing your excitable sprogs behind you. Even as I write this I am …