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Moscato Magic

Darren Gall

Light, playful, soft and all tingly on your tongue, moscato wine is like a refreshing, delightful little spa for your palate and a sure way to inject in the fun.

Safe, secure, flexible banking with an international account

Paul Dodd

I am sure some of you will have been concerned at the scenes outside banks and ATM machines over recent days. Crowds of people desperate to withdraw their cash are always guaranteed to

The Incredible Rarity of Being Common

Darren Gall

Passion is the mob of the man that commits a riot upon his reason.
~ William Penn ~

The Common Tiger restaurant in new Phnom Penh dining precinct, Street 294 is anything but common, love stories rarely are.

The Whole Duck

Darren Gall

Last year, Villa Maria Estate celebrated its 50th vintage; its first vintage, back in 1962 was off a single acre of grapes, vinified in a small shed in suburban Auckland.

Bar.sito: You Know What They Say About Little Bars...

Sheila Paylan

Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, I walked into theirs, and found the watering hole of my dreams. Tucked away at the end of an alleyway off of Phnom Penh’s trendy Street 240, Bar.sito is the “little bar” that could. And still does. Spectacularly.

Market Update: What's happening in the world's financial markets?

Infinity Financial Solutions

This past month has seen a great deal of volatility on the world’s equity markets. First the Japanese stock market rose and fell and then the global equities took a hit on the announcement from US Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke

Chinese Cambodian community: the swing of the pendulum

Jean-Michel Filippi

Contrary to what is implied by general concepts like “Overseas Chinese” or "Chinese immigration" the Chinese Cambodian community can’t be simply analysed according to a general model of Chinese expatriation or in analogy with the other Chinese communities in neighbouring countries. In fact, the distinctive features of a Chinese Khmer community have to be searched for in a three-centuries-old history. Even if it is tempting and maybe useful to refer to such concepts as “Chinese identity in Cambodia” or “Chinese Khmer identity”,

Snow - City of Ghosts Revisited

Bronwyn Sloan

As expats living in Phnom Penh, many of us learn to separate the artificial from the authentic.

For better or worse, there's something about Cambodia that strips away artifice, and exposes raw character.

A visit to Cambodia that could change your life

Vanessa Vrdoljak

Let’s face it in many ways Cambodia seems disconnected from other parts of South East Asia. While the world marvels at the economic powerhouses of Singapore and Hong Kong and lauds the development leaps of Thailand and Malaysia, it often seems that Cambodia is being left behind.

Are high university tuition fees pricing Cambodia’s expat families out of the market?

Chas

In 2012/2013 applications to the UK’s Universities and College Admissions Service (UCAS) dropped 6.3% year on year and it is expected that this trend will continue for 2013/2014 admissions. In actual terms, this means that there were 40,000 less applicants for university places in the UK which represents a significant fall.

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