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Phnom Penh street names sound strange to these ears

Except for the boulevards, few drivers recognize street names anyway

Long-time residents who can navigate Phnom Penh’s miserable traffic with assurance often fail to remember the names of the streets that they travel.   1,195 more words


Phnom Penh's Ghosts

 “Phnom Penh city wakes up early to take advantage of the cool morning breeze before the sun breaks through…. Street vendors push food carts piled with steamed dumplings, smoked beef teriyaki sticks, and roasted peanuts along the sidewalks and begin to set up for another day of business.”

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Neak ta: Preah Ang Chek, Preah Ang Chorm and General Dap Chhuon

Preah Ang Chek and Preah Ang Chorm

A neak ta is a guardian spirit. Some of them guard a patch of forest, others become domesticated and guard a village (every village has its neak ta), and some go on to greater things and guard cities and provinces. 465 more words

Buddha And Naga

Cambodia's Funcinpec Party Revived by China?

Partyforumseasia: រណសិរ្សបង្រួប បង្រួមជាតិដើម្បីកម្ពុជាឯករាជ្យ អព្យាក្រិត សន្តិភាព និងសហប្រតិបត្តិការ. This royalist Cambodian party is better known as FUNCINPEC or “Front Uni National pour un Cambodge Indépendant, Neutre, Pacifique, et Coopératif” in French, and “National United Front for an Independent, Neutral, Peaceful, and Cooperative Cambodia” in English. 457 more words

Political Parties In Southeast Asia

My War With The CIA

Title:                      My War With The CIA

Author:                  Prince Norodom Sihanouk

Sihanouk, Prince Norodom (1973), as related to Wilfred Burchett. My War With The CIA; The Memoirs Of… 145 more words


Re-edition of the book…

This coming April will be the 40th year after the Fall of Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge (17 April 1975). Just in time to revamp the book I publish earlier on the story. 19 more words