Tag Archives: Phnom Penh


7 Ways Cambodia Can Solve its Foreign Dude Problem

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Oh crap, it happened again. Just yesterday, Cambodian police announced that they are searching for a 48 year-old British man in connection with the presumed murder of a Cambodian woman. Apparently, the suspect fled his hotel in quite a haste…

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British Man Sought for Murder of Phnom Penh Woman

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Monday, 30 December 2013 2:42 pm Phnom Penh: The body of a Cambodian woman was discovered under the bed of a room at the Bolina Palace Hotel, located at 8 – 9 -10 B, Street 154, Psar Tmey 3 Commune,…

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Frenchman Bashed and Gashed with Beer Bottle in Street Robbery

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Phnom Penh -A Frenchman (បុរសជនជាតិបារាំង) returning home from a Panda Mart convenience store was badly injured when 2 thieves on a motorbike grabbed the beer he had purchased and used it as a weapon to rob him of his wallet….

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A Festive Round Robin from Battambang to Phnom Penh

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Greetings from Battambang, Big Sister Yes, it’s been a while since we were last in touch, but seeing as we are both becoming more ‘westernized’, and, as they say it’s ‘the season’, I thought I’d write you a short summary…

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Shaven-headed Australian Expat Arrested in Phnom Penh

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Tuol Kork and Daun Penh military police arrested an Australian man, a មេខ្លោង (kingpin) known for supplying drugs to the expat community along the riverside in Phnom Penh. -The arrest was made at 10:00 am on the 20th December, 2013,…

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Waiting For Go…….

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The day is already hot, the air a humid mix of dust and engine fumes billowing from an array of mottos, 4 wheel drives, buses and ropey delivery trucks. They wait in the shadow of tall glass towers, squatting patiently,…

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Surviving Minor Motorbike Accidents in Phnom Penh

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If you regularly ride around Phnom Penh on a motorbike the unfortunate truth is that your likelihood of being involved in some form of accident at one point or another is reasonably high. However, there are a few simple ways…

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A Psycho-geography of BKK1, Phnom Penh

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Three kings and one dictator watch BKK1, Phnom Penh’s exclusive district. To the north, lies the late king Sihanouk with his effigy is rendered in concrete on a road island. The southern border is held in place by Sihanouk’s allay,…

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Leak, Bopha and Makara

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Naomi-Collett Ritz spends some quality time with a trio of Phnom Penh sex workers. I met Leak, Bopha, and Makara a few months ago. I ended up at their bar on Street 104 in Phnom Penh one night when I’d…

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Fear and Loathing on the Siem Reap-Phnom Penh Night Bus

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I finished work late Friday night, so in order to make the most of the weekend we decided to take the overnight bus at midnight. This would put us in Phnom Penh by 6:30 the next morning, give us two…

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