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· February, 2006

Stories about Cambodia from February, 2006

Cambodia, Malaysia: Blogmeet

Cambodia-based blogger and cartoonist Jinja reports on a meeting he set up with Malaysian bloggers on his trip to Kuala Lumpur. “We also chew over the idea that we should...

Cambodia: Moving Power

Lux Mean observes that rural Cambodians seeking redress now wait in front of the Prime Minister's residence instead of before the Royal Palace or the Parliament: “Before, people went to...

Cambodia: At a Crematorium

travel-itch visits a Buddhist crematorium in Cambodia: “It looked like most Southeast Asian temples: walls of whitewashed concrete topped with curlicues of gilt plasterwork, and shiny bas reliefs jutting out...

Cambodia: The Shadow of the Past

In 1970 a boy of ten Nhem En joined Khmer Rouge. He was sent to study photography in China, and six years later became a photographer of death at Tuol-Sleng...

Cambodia: Sign Language

Jinja at webbed feet, web log has some examples of Cambodian sign language. “Foreigner” is signed by making a motion like one has a long nose!

Cambodia: Scary Movie

KhmerAK watches a Cambodian horror movie and gives the plot away: “Srey Neang become a very Scary Ghost!!! She go back to village and kill peoople who have killed her...

Cambodia: Missing Persons

Lux Mean comments on the advertisements that often appear in Cambodian newspapers from relatives searching for family members who went missing during the Khmer Rouge regime: “When I see such...

A Zestful Welcome to the Wonders of the World

The best food of a country is the traditional food which has been tried and tested over the centuries. It suits the climate, and uses the best products of that...

Cambodia: Painter of the Khmer Rouge

Phatry Pan interviews Vann Nath, who painted Khmer Rouge propaganda and portraits of leader Pol Pot in return for his life being spared.

Cambodia: Truth in Khmer

Kwii's Conscience discusses how, since the Khmer Rouge auto-genocide, Khmer people have a difficult time forming honest relationships. “During the war, all that trust was broken. Family and friends turned...

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