‘Wake Up CPP’

Until last month’s national election, the first rule of Cambodian politics was: don’t talk about Cambodian politics. Khmers are tired of fighting; Cambodians spent the last 35 years recovering from the Khmer Rouge regime while Hun Senand the CPP have largely done as they pleased. Only in the last year…

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A Day Without Texts in Cambodia

I got an extra wee holiday this month, courtesy of the local elections. The university was closed for four days (including the weekend) – presumably to allow staff and students to get to their homelands to vote and return by ox-cart. The government put a block on all text messaging…

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