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· November, 2006

Stories about Cambodia from November, 2006

Cambodia: Kite Weilding Terrorists?

Details are Sketchy writes about the ridiculous comments made by Cambodian information minister supporting the police confiscation of kites from protesters who were planning to fly them in front of...

Cambodia: Cambodia's Rabbi

Arie meets the first and only native rabbi in Cambodia.”Jewish? In Phnom Penh? Adollah would like to meet you. He's very friendly, free with his blessings, and he may be...

Cambodia: Meeting a Legend

Vireak has a chance encounter with a legendary Khmer dancer. “Neak Kru Em Theay was one of the most famous dancers of the Royal Palace during the 50s to 70s....

Cambodia: The Second Leading Cause of Deaths

Vutha in Cambodia reports that Buddhist Monks gathered in a park to commomorate victims of road accidents. Accidents are now the second leading cause of death in Cambodia after HIV/AIDS.

Cambodia: After the Vietnamese Left

Chhay Vet continues his series of memoirs on the recent history of Cambodia. In this episode he recalls the years immidiately after the Vietnamese left Cambodia. The Vietnamse initially attacked...

Cambodia: Avoiding the .kh Domain

Vireak via Details are Sketchy has a post that explains why Cambodian businesses avoid using the Cambodian (.kh) internet domain for their websites.

Cambodia: Life and Work in Cambodia

Diana, a Singaporean in Cambodia compares her working life in Singapore to her current location in Cambodia. The blogger also explains why flexible work schedule is not preferred in Cambodia.

Cambodia: Somaly Mam awarded Women of the Year by Glamour magazine

Somaly Mam works hard. She works hard to cope with her past. In her childhood, she experienced rape, torture, and violence. With her husband Pierre Legros, she founded the AFESIP...

Cambodia: Minefield Trip

The filmmakers writing the lianlian blog take an unusual trip in Cambodia. “But then, Aki Ra invited us to join him on a demining expedition. The offer caught us off-guard....

Cambodia: Celebrating Water Festival

Julayne describes the water festival celebration in Cambodia. “I love how much the people of Cambodia celebrate things that actually matter….I mean, to celebrate, in such a huge way, the...

Cambodia: Life of a Karaoke Girl

Vutha describes the life of a girl working at a Karaoke bar in Cambodia. Koraoke bars are a common sight across South East Asia and East Asia and they usually...

Cambodia: A Cambodian Wins Woman of the Year Award

Andy Brouwer is pleased that the Cambodian activist Somaly Mam was awarded the Woman of the Year award by the US magazine Glamour. In an earlier post, Andy has written...

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