Dolphin go boom boom; Irrawaddy

I see that the Strongman went on relevance safari again during an Education address last week. In a manner typical of him he requested, nay demanded, a new policy initiate for Fisheries randomly during this Education address. He called for the ‘authorities’ to protect rare irrawaddy dolphins within the Mekong…

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Free the Monument

Independence Monument presents a grand view from Norodom Boulevard when heading south, it anchors your eyes and gives you a sense of destination, where you’re going. This is in stark contrast to most American cities where adherence to strict street grids leaves one with endless blank vistas, you know, just…

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Why not live in England (anymore) ?

Thrill seekers, Tourists, Ex-pats, Ex-patriots; those of us who live in Cambodia do so for a wide variety of reasons. Sometimes we even know what those reasons are. However, there seems to be some surprise at the results of a recent survey in the UK which shows that 54 per…

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Teacher of the Week: Lee from England

Lee: I’ve never been interviewed before except by the police 440: It’s OK; I’m not working for the Dept of Homeland security. So Lee, you’re sitting there looking very suave and sophisticated with a beer in your hand and your top two buttons casually undone..how long have you been teaching…

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Sweet Deals

Unbeknownst to all but the perpetrators/dealmakers – including evidently everybody else in government – Phnom Penh’s central police headquarters was traded off a year ago to a friend of the family, as it were, in exchange for a new headquarters on twice the land in Russei Keo on the edge…

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