Sihanoukville Whirlwind

Having been out of Phnom Penh for a couple of weeks on a combination business trip with a few holiday days thrown in for good measure, I found myself eating out a lot on, or around, the beach, Snooky, Sihanoukville, Kompong Som, call it what you will. As the trip…

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NGO Bedwetting Workshop

Ben Matthews showed up to what he thought was just another NGO workshop last Tuesday, where he would once again share stories and support about his lifelong bedwetting problem and perhaps finally conquer his soggy night demons once and for all. Instead, he was publicly humiliated in what he now…

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The Kiwi Bakery – Phnom Penh

Kiwi Bakery and Restaurant Bread, pastries, breakfast and beverages 199 Sisowath Quay (The Riverside) Recently relocated from Street 63, this cafe opened a month or so ago but has been curiously quiet in advertising or opening promotions of any kind. Having spent a morning out and about with some Khmer…

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Discrimination in Cambodia?

Only if it is in our favour! As there was no electricity in the office, again, yesterday afternoon, I was sat in the car park (upwind of the rotting dolphin carcase) reading the last couple of issues of the Cambodia Daily. Now I get the Daily delivered daily, but rarely…

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Study On The Affects Of Alcohol On Women

“Younger women who drink two or three alcoholic beverages a week have a lower risk of developing high blood pressure than women who do not consume alcohol.” — Reuters A study by the anti-ngo Playboy Holdings Inc. finds that women who drink are far more fun to study. Expert researchers…

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Beer Promotion Saleswomen

Debate is currently raging on the 440 forum over the Bush funded NGO Care International”s self initiated and self proposed “cultural makeover” of Cambodia”s “beer girls.” Here’s a flavour of the debate. Okay, okay. I tried to ignore it. I tried to say nothing and not get up on my…

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