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Yes foreigners, they are every-bloody-where here in the sweaty rice bowl that is Cambodia, you can not turn around without banging into some strange alien looking freak. But worry no more; Lord Playboy has compiled a few hints and tips for Cambodians who come …

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Okay I admit it; most of the time I have a lukewarm relationship with God, occasionally turning to disrespectful. For example, I usually work on the Sabbath and last Tuesday I was totally coveting my neighbour’s wife’s ass, but I did not expect The …

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One of the more fascinating aspects of Khmer culture is the way they celebrate weddings and funerals and other special events. For a small fee they get a permit to take over public space in front of their property; however, since most properties are …

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I didn’t want to write this review. In fact the very act of simply watching this harrowing documentary by Rithy Panh required a sharp intake of breath and I silently cursed the editor for giving it to me as the opening credits rolled.

I …

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My recent article entitled White Girls in Phnom Penh elicited a spirited response from a couple of fellows who either saw themselves in it or thought they did. I must admit, I’m not always so tactful; in the case of lardasses I can see …

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I will share what I have learned over the past few years about debating and family politics in Cambodia. Have you ever wondered how votes on controversial subjects in Cambodia with large numbers of voters come out with unanimous decisions and ridiculous score lines …

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During the last couple of months we have all had occasion to have to wear a raincoat, I myself seem to have gathered a small collection of them over the last few rainy seasons without even realising it.

From my original, old faithful, thick, …

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The Lord Playboy Fine Dining Register: La Marmite

French, with a hint of Italian and Asian. 80, Street 108 (Near Street 51) Phnom Penh. Open 08.00 to 22.00

I know in the past I may have made a few disparaging remarks about the French. It …

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In this column, each week Dave Finch will review one of the DVDs that arrive on the shelves of Phnom Penh’s Russian Market at around the time they hit the big screens in the USA. “The Last Hangman” has an October release in the …

‘Vishna Strai Kr’mao’ is a feel good movie; a rags to riches tale of good luck, good sense and good looking girls. A romantic comedy Khmer story that seems to have a bit of a Cinderella theme.

The trailer can be viewed here: …