Fear and Racism, Signs of COVID-19

COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, is hitting Cambodia mercilessly. Schools were ordered to close throughout the country by The Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education on Saturday the 14th of March. On the prior day a Canadian staff member of the Canadian International School on Koh Pich had…

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Has Notorious American Fugitive Psychologist Ken Wilcox Reinvented Himself as a Wealthy Aristocrat named Drew Carrington Who Will Soon Join the House of Lords as “8th Baron Carrington”?

Cambodia attracts a lot of dodgy characters. There’s a custom among down and out expatriates here of telling tall tales about how rich, important, and successful they are back in their home countries. If a foreigner with any military experience at all washes up in Phnom Penh, he’ll likely tell…

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Mini-Marts I Know and Love – Camko City

Cambodia is changing. On the way out are the wretched, the desperate, the runaways, alkies and deathpats. They don’t suit the new ‘developed’ status that the country now is hell-bent on portraying, albeit fairly unsuccessfully. Out with the beer guts proudly displayed protruding from wife-beater vests! Out with the flip-flops/sandles/thongs!…

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