Tag Archives: Phnom Penh

Hitching a Lift Through Sunday’s Protest with Sam Rainsy’s Wife


Naomi Collett Ritz hitched a lift through Sundays’s mass CNRP protest with Sam Rainsy’s wife, and managed an exclusive interview in the process. Here’s her report for K440 Beginning Sunday morning tens of thousands of Cambodians descended on Freedom Park…

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Budget Dining in Phnom Penh South of O’Russei

A feast fit for a king at Royal India - and all for a total of $12.50

O’Russei market tends to be the kind of place I go to buy vegetables and then leave again straight away. With new, garishly-coloured budget guesthouses continuously popping up all over the streets south of the market, those visiting appear to…

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A Classified Ad on Cambodia Parent Network


Eagle-eyed K440 correspondent, Ned Kelly, spotted this strange-but-almost-true advertisement on the Cambodia Parent’s Network yahoo group and felt it deserved a wider audience. We concurred. Hi Everyone, My wife and I are moving to Haiti for reasons of economic hardship,…

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Amazing Cambodia!

Thida Song Sik  1972 (Amazing Cambodia's collection) (1)

The Amazing Cambodia exhibition is ready. We spent the morning sticking up old photographs with blue tac… well, it must have been some special Chinese blue tac because it was very sticky. You had to spent a minute trying to…

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Confessions of a CTN Choreographer

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I’m still not sure how it happened. I was looking for an apartment, and somehow that led to an e-mail, which led to an inquiry, the sending of a CV, a few missed calls, and then an interview. (By the…

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Comedy Club Cambodia at Pontoon: Tuesday 27th August

Comedy Poster Design August 27 2013 new copy

The Comedy Club Cambodia bursts back onto the Phnom Penh scene with another outstanding night of stand up hilarity brought to you by Infinity Insurance and Bruntys Cider and in association with Monument Hotel, The Flicks Community Movie Houses and…

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Reflections of a Returning Expat


There are a number of aspects of life in Phnom Penh that those living here may take for granted, but which are seen through new eyes once you have been away for a long time. Having recently moved back to…

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Regarding Escalators and Cambodia Expats: A Little Rejoinder for Gavinmac


While in most respects Sovanna shopping mall seems to differ little from City mall or Soriya mall, there is at least one way that it does. Here, what I have in mind are the several occasions in which I encountered…

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Phnom Penh Punchliners #2 @ Equinox


Locally mastered mirth returns to Equinox (No 3A, Street 278) on Tuesday July 23. Cambodia’s first open mic stand up comedy night, PP Punchliners, is back after its epic inaugural edition last month. Your good self and everyone else you…

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A Brief Guide to Moving into your Khmer Girlfriend’s Condo

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So, your girlfriend has been living with you for the past 6 months, ever since you seriously injured your knee in an unexpected and traumatic sleep walking accident. Aren’t they always unexpected and traumatic? Well, her condo is finally ready…

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