Tag Archives: Lord Playboy

Cambodia Barworld Studies: Bar Banishment


In ‘To Admire or Despise?’ I talked at length of the lingering bitterness, resentment, and vindictiveness that some men feel after breaking up with bargirls. But the bargirls, of course, share some of those feelings. And this often leads to…

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Postcard from Singapore to Phnom Penh


Lord Playboy’s Singaporean whirlwind of work and play. Recently I had need to go to Singapore for a conference, the meetings were all on the Tuesday and Wednesday, thus the idea was born, I and two friends would fly out…

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Cambodian Bar Etiquette


Go into your chosen establishment and sit at your preferred table, sofa, bar, whatever. Within 3 seconds between 1 and 3 highly attractive barmaids or waitresses will appear at your side carrying drinks lists, menus, cocktail lists, whatever. The usual…

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The Lord Playboy Fine Dining Register: Ko Ko Ro Japanese Restaurant


Ko Ko Ro Japanese Restaurant Sushi, Sashimi, Teriyaki, Sake, all the usual eats and Japanese treats. 18 Sihanouk Boulevard, Phnom Penh. (Southside of the road, East of Norodom Boulevard, West of Sothearos Boulevard) 11:00 to 14:00; 17:30 to 21:00 After…

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INCLUSION: Diversity, Mainstreaming, Awareness, Gender, Sensitivity


These days, it seems that there is a lot of chattering about such words, from a certain class of people. Great importance is placed in them, policies are written about them, jobs and whole careers are being created to study,…

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NGO Rules: Guilty until proven Innocent


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)…

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Alleged Khmer Politics the Soap Opera: V


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…

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Khmer Politics the Soap Opera IV

Hun Sen srolev 2 (Bloomberg)

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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The Lord Playboy Fine Dining Register: Pacharan Restaurant


Pacharan Restaurant Spanish; Tapas and Bodega 389 E1 Sisowath Quay (entrance on Street 184) The Riverfront, Phnom Penh Tel: 023 224 394 Email: [email protected] Having run out of Andrex in the office, I started riffling through a pile of back…

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Khmer Politics Soap Opera III: FUNCINPEC nibbled to death by ducks


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…

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