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  • Interpol in Rare Sex Abuse Appeal

    Expat Advisory

    Interpol has launched an unprecedented global public appeal to help identify a man shown sexually abusing children in photographs posted on the internet.

    The man appears in about 200 images depicting the abuse of 12 boys, which police said were taken in Vietnam and Cambodia, possibly in 2002 and 2003.

    The pictures had been digitally altered but police computer specialists have produced identifiable images.

    Interpol says the man is a danger to children while he remains at large.

  • Is Britney to blame for Rain's new reign in Cambodia?

    Bronwyn Sloan

    They may be a new generation, but Cambodian music vendors and fans say they are not ready for Britney Spear's new image, nor those of her wild partying friends, and it is changing the face of music in Cambodia.
    Once images of Britney adorned every second girl's T-shirt, and businesses from beauty parlors to souvenir shops used her image to promote their image. But no more, according to experts.

  • The Q-ba Rocks (and Rolls)!

    Aaron Leverton

    "It's all about soul" Billy Joel sang on his 1993 album River of Dreams. Billy Joel may not be coming to Phnom Penh any time soon, but another Billy has brought soul to the Kingdom.

    Billy Haynes is a big man with a big voice and since his arrival in Phnom Penh has given couple of sneak previews (one of them via satellite to the whole nation) of what it is he does and what he does is sing. Oh, and play the bass. Last night was his opening night at the Cambodiana Hotel's Q-ba and Billy doesn't just sing. He rocks.

  • Jobs in Cambodia

    Rhiannon Williamson

    Cambodia is becoming a popular destination with Western travellers because it has a stunning and diverse natural landscape, it has friendly people, it has enjoyed a rich and varied history and offers up a whole host of exciting and fantastic experiences to enjoy.

    Many of those who visit Cambodia for an extended period of time fall in love with the country and its people and are determined to work to help the nation and either settle down or later return to work in Cambodia.

  • "Om Tuk" Cambodia's Water Festival

    Cat Barton

    Most people who have lived in Phnom Penh more than a year and have thus experienced an Om Tuk, flee the capital. The migrational patterns of the Khmer dictates all cities empty during Khmer New Year as dutiful urban-migrant offspring return to the paddy field from whence they sprang. At Om Tuk, all people, of all ages, from all provinces across the Kingdom descend upon Phnom Penh.

  • Around the world in one weekend - without leaving Phnom Penh

    Kathryn Michie

    The sheer variety of restaurants available in Phnom Penh continues to supply me (and everyone else lucky enough to call this city home) with a beguiling array of choices every evening. Missing the culinary specialties of your home country? There's a good chance that you'll be able to find a version of your favourite dish somewhere in this city.
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  • "Pol Pot's Beautiful Daughter" (Fantasty

    Geoff Ryman

    What happens when Cambodia's vibrant youth culture is confronted with its not-so-distant past?

    Click for the download page of Geoff Ryman's Hugo Award nominated imaginary novelette, 'Pol Pot's Beautiful Daughter'.

    (180 kilobytes)

    EAS Interview: History's Horrors Inspired Literary Beauty
    Geoff Ryman talks about his novels and short stories with Cat Barton.


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