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The Details are Sketchy blog carried an article a couple of days ago commentating on the murder, at his home, of British bar owner David Mitchell. Mitchell’s girlfriend, Jane Nye, who nearly died herself in the attack, has expressed uncertainty that the police …

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Cambodian police arrested a German national in Phnom Penh Sunday for allegedly sexually abusing and filming underage girls, local media reported Monday. Karl Heinz Henning, 61, was arrested close to his rented apartment on Street 278 after sustaining injuries from jumping from his balcony …

U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton is greeted by human trafficking victims Van Sina and Somana at the Siem Reap AFESIP rehabilitation and vocational training center

I was sitting outside at a restaurant on Sisowath with a bunch of guys – tending towards the fogey …

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A group of local fisherman, several district community members and a representative of the national tourism authority have all been implicated in perhaps the largest scam perpetuated in SE-Asia.

Kratie, a small town in Cambodia, has long been famous for its Irradawy dolphins. People …

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The more things change, the more things stay the same

Ah this Heng Poev debacle has been entertaining me all week; he is on the lam, he is not, he is; he is in Singapore, he is not, oh wait yes he is.

But this weeks …

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I still remember the night that I found my true passion in a Phnom Penh bar of questionable repute. It was my second trip to Cambodia, and I heard about a new “hostess bar” that had recently opened in town. I went for a …

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Below are the ramblings of an experience in a Thai monastery. I got nothing of what I expected, and expected nothing of what I got.

My time was filled with constant physical pain and suffering, emotional torment, mental anguish, hunger, tiredness, change of lifestyle, new …

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As I sit in front of this 2Mb broadband-connected computer screen, a very reasonably-priced and perfectly chilled Viognier beside me and the memory of a non-financially based sexual encounter fresh in my mind, one question hammers away at my forehead – why am I …

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I had been walking home from the riverside towards Street 19 after the big rainfall we had in mid-June when I was confronted by a veritable lake at Sotheros and Street 178.

The water was quite a ways over the sidewalk on the park …

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Pattaya, the ‘Riviera of Thailand’, located about 165 km southeast of Bangkok on the east coast in the province of Chon Buri. It is one of the largest centers of tourism in Thailand, with some 5 million visitors arriving last year. A great deal …