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Those tree hugging hippy bastards at NGO Central spotted Lord Playboy last week committing the second most heinous of all crimes in their Playbook of NGO Nanny State Reformation. (Number 1 being fiddling with persons under 18 years of age)

Yes, that is right, the …

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Despite allegedly signing on as The Iron Man’s alleged new poodle, the Rain Man wrote an open letter to the Cambodia (rarely) Daily (almost) this week to demand that the Cambodian Government officially invite the FBI to resume its investigation into the 1997 grenade …

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He may not initially spring to mind as your kind-hearted Khmer equivalent of Doctor Dolittle, but Brother Number One is often attributed as playing, however inadvertently, the role of protector of Cambodia’s once-abundant wildlife.

Most books with sections describing environmental and ecological exploitation in …

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An almost quiet week this by recent standards, it started however with one of my favourite stories this week, The Iron Man’s phone call to Prince R, in the depths of the French countryside, to let him know the bitch-slapping …

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Pacharan Restaurant
Spanish; Tapas and Bodega

389 E1 Sisowath Quay (entrance on Street 184)
The Riverfront, Phnom Penh
Tel: 023 224 394
Email: pacharan@fcccambodia.com

Having run out of Andrex in the office, I started riffling through a pile of back issues of the local newspaper (conveniently being stored in the …

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Most expats who fancy imbibing a glass or two of Wild Turkey would doubtless make their way to the nearest bar or perhaps even go to the supermarket and purchase a bottle, but not this pallid, wild eyed loon who instead attempted to thieve …

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Wow, what a week: hirings, firings, surprise votes a few new names cropping up, old names moving out, and a potential new love interest has moved into the Soap Opera for a possible sex scandal.

Still, as Valery so famously noted “power without abuse loses …

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Ailments cured, missing persons and lost belongings located, curses placed/removed, no job too small, house visits by appointment only – your trusty Cambodian medicine man does it all. Krumeans teacher, but this is about a disunited band of folk who are not …

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This week in Khmer Politics the soap opera, we have seen some swift and fancy foot work, a hydra-headed assault and some back-peddling, all happening at a breakneck pace.

The field was mudded initially by Prince Ranariddh himself, after first nominating one successor, his half …

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Whilst expats proudly let slip how long they’ve been living in Cambodia, they most likely mean the capital city, and there’s a whole country out there, not just to be explored on away breaks or pointed to on maps and wondered about, but realistic …