I’ve got three days of teaching high school students under my belt thus far. Everything is going well; the students are very friendly, most of them are polite and eager to learn, and I believe they all thought my first lesson wasn’t too boring. 583 more words
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A top Cambodian security official has praised one of history’s most reviled dictators, Adolf Hitler, at a speech in the country’s capital, Phnom Penh.
Commander General Sao Sokha, who heads the paramilitary Royal Gendarmerie and sits on the central committee of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party, said that states that wanted to… 155 more words
In the 30 years since Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen took control of the country, the “Strongman” has ruled Cambodia with corruption, charisma, and brute force. 108 more words
Partyforumseasia: Among the many long-term dominant parties in the region, Malaysia’s UMNO, Singapore’s PAP, Vietnam’s VCP, Laos’ LPRP, and Cambodia’s CPP, only the first and the last have sufficient reason to fear being voted out of power. 421 more words
Since I’ve been in Cambodia, I’ve heard a lot about gangsters. People (including some of the Cambodian VSO-ICS volunteers) recount past lives as gangsters, ‘gangsters’ are given as a reason why indigenous communities are changing, and whenever there is a commotion in town (such as a big crowd collecting), … 1,031 more words