Daily Archive: December 22, 2011

Cambodia: Christmas, Cultures and Consumerism.

Most young Cambodians know when Christmas is: December 25, of course. Funny enough, some of them don’t know when Visaka Bochea is. Nearly everywhere in Phnom Penh, but specially in places like restaurants… Continue reading

Cambodia adapts to China’s Banks.

Or: Big Chinese banks will soon be ruling in the Kingdom of Wonder. Bank of China entered the Cambodian market in May 2011, while ICBC opened its first Phnom Penh branch earlier this… Continue reading

Cambodia: Revival of Boaktor – Ancient Cambodian Martial Art.

Bokator/Boxkator, or more formally, Labokator (to fight (like a) lion) is a Khmer martial art. Bokator may be a predecessor of southeast Asian kick-boxing styles. History indicates that Bokator or an early form … Continue reading