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· November, 2005

Stories about Cambodia from November, 2005

Cambodia: Euthanasia Websites, Water Festival, and More

Euthanasia Websites An American citizen who owned websites advocating ‘euthanasia tourism’ in Kampot, a French-era beach town, has been sued by Kampot Province's governor for false information and defamation. “You...

Cambodia: Surprised by A Kiss

travel-itch is surprised by a kiss from the owner of a Cambodian internet cafe.

Cambodia Water Festival Highlights

The Water Festival (“Bon Om Tuk”), the most exuberant festival in Cambodia, took place on November 15-17th. According to Jinja, the Festival marks the start of the dry season and...

Cambodia: Shopping Spree

Lux Mean reveals where to go shopping for second-hand goods in Phnom Penh. Jinja covers a more ominous kind of sale: the no-bid transfers of public land to private bidders,...

Cambodian Kids with Swords, Guns, and Poems

Last month Jinja captured this photo of these two Cambodian boys playing with toy guns in the streets of Phnom Penh. Even though Jinja played with guns as child, he...

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge Killers Captured, Khmer-language Software and Phnom Penhers

Khmer Rouge killers have been captured after three foreign tourists were murdered a decade ago. Tan and Trev wrote that “an Englishman, and Australian and a Frenchman board a train…...

Cambodia: Comics Spread

At webbed feet, web log, jinja assembles a collection of links about the growing hipness of Cambodian comics.

The Poetic Side of the Cambodian Blogosphere

Poem in Cambodian language by Seserak Several Cambodian bloggers have been sharing their poetry online. The poem above, entitled Autumn in English, is by Seserak, a Cambodian college student studying...

Cambodia: Genocide in Song

The Khmer Rouge in a song? Jinja of webbed feet, web log touches on the free use of the Cambodian genocide in Western popular culture in a post about Western...

Cambodia: Young Writer's Life

ThaRum talks to a struggling young Cambodian writer.

Cambodia: SMS Use

Lux Mean at Cambodia Blog reports that short message service or SMS, a.k.a. text, is catching on in Cambodia — as long as the texts don't discuss politics.

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