Cambodia’s Lesser Traveled Killing Fields: Wat Somrang KnongKhmer440
When was the first time you heard about Cambodia? Are you (very) old and remember the ‘Golden Era’, mature enough to remember the Nixon/Kissinger policy of B-52 diplomacy, when most people were concentrating on TV news showing college drop-outs and...
Surviving Minor Motorbike Accidents in Phnom PenhKhmer440
If you regularly ride around Phnom Penh on a motorbike the unfortunate truth is that your likelihood of being involved in some form of accident at one point or another is reasonably high.
Hatred of ‘the Other’: Cambodia, Racism and Ultra NationalismKhmer440
“All Cambodians remember the sad fate of Kampuchea Krom or Southern Cambodia, a former Cambodian territory made up of 21 Khmer provinces, which was annexed by Vietnam in the last century with the complicity of the French colonialists following decades...
A Psycho-geography of BKK1, Phnom PenhKhmer440
Three kings and one dictator watch BKK1, Phnom Penh’s exclusive district. To the north, lies the late king Sihanouk with his effigy is rendered in concrete on a road island.
By the Rivers of BattambangKhmer440
OK, it’s the finale of rainy season 2013. It was PchumBenh weekend, so what could go possibly wrong? Last PchumBenh found me in Siem Reap, out in the swamps doing a bit of Buddhism and chowing the family ‘pet’.
Shane Thomas goes clubbing with a Khmer student in Bangkok and discovers that globalization is as pervasive in the sleaze industry as in the car, call center or garment industries.