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Cambodia is a mass grave, a shallow hole in the ground, blood-soaked, bone-filled, holding the rotten corpses of the millions slaughtered by Pol Pot’s psychotic, genocidal Khmer Rouge regime.

Ironically, though, it is this brutal, bloody history that is helping Cambodia rise phoenix-like, Lazarus-like, …

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The editor of this august E-zine phoned me the other morning from his weekend yurt in Sampov Meas village, Kompong Thom province; even over a Mobitel comms line I could smell the Bacardi Korma he was slurping for breakfast. “Playboy” he croaks through the …

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In this new 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.

If you like the title you’ll love it and …

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By Chhay Vet

January 13th was the day my family was liberated by the Vietnamese but the fighting carried on for many weeks afterwards. Many Khmer Rouge soldiers were desperate and decided to fight on until their deaths.

Kropeu means crocodile and Kropeu Village …

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Inertia sits quite well with me as a few years living in Cambodia has, over time, given me an enormous appetite for doing very little as often as I possibly can. So imagine having to wake up and go to work three hours before …

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The northern route out to Ek Phnom will take you along the river road with the normally benign and muddy stream of brown water weaving its way to your left of Battambang old town.

This route has recently been sealed for most of way out …

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By Chhay Vet

Even though I was only nine years old, I will never forget the 13th of January 1979 as that was the day I saw the Khmer Rouge run away from the village of K’dau at the base of Phnom K’dau where …

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By: Mac Hathaway

Returning to the town, we went back to the restaurant where we’d gone before and again pestered the proprietors for travel tips. There’d been discussion in our absence, and new ideas had emerged.

This time, we were led to a neighbour’s …

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Just a short drive toward Kompong Cham stands the tall, red archway to the entrance to Wat Kiribobaram.

An ornate naga bridge, with the dragon’s undulating body as the railings that lead from this first gate to the inner one, leads to inside the …

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On Friday, Cambodia’s National Assembly approved a bill which would criminalize adultery. If passed in the Senate and signed by the King, the new law would impose a penalty of up to a year in prison and a fine of up to one million …