Category Archive: Leben in Phnom Penh

Cambodian Quote of the Day.

By law, there is no sex tourism business. If they [distribute condoms] like this, it means they are encouraging the sex tourism business. Tourism Working Group co-chair Ho Vandy on campaigns promoting safe… Continue reading

Phnom Penh Water Festival 2014 – Day 1, Early Morning.

Just another Wednesday in Phnom Penh?

Today, Wednesday, October 15, 2014, is a public holiday. It’s the “Commemoration Day to the Royal Soul of His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk, Preahmahaviraksat, King-Father of the Cambodian National Independence,… Continue reading

Phnom Penh – ‘Perfect’ Military Police Honored With Cash.

The Phnom Penh Governor handed out a total of $30,000 in cash to 1,000 military police officers during a “ceremony praising their ‘perfect’ service and discipline” after a year that saw violent, and… Continue reading

The Cambodian Government’s Understanding of Civil Rights.

Originally posted on Food for Thought.:
The government threatens action if unions go ahead with an International Labor Day mass rally at the capital’s designated protest site aka as Freedom Park. ? ? Cambodian…

Phnom Penh – More violent crackdowns and evictions.

At least six people, including a pregnant woman, were injured in Phnom Penh on Valentine’s Day 2014. Security forces armed with batons and shields descended on the Borei Keila community, forcibly removing families… Continue reading

Anonymous hackers target Cambodian government.

As thousands of opposition CNRP protesters filled the streets of Phnom Penh – Oct 23 – 25, 2013 – to demand a United Nations investigation into strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen‘s re-election, members of the Anonymous… Continue reading

Stormy Mekong Morning.

Phnom Penh – Inauguration of KIng Norodom Sihanouk Statue.

King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath inaugurated a statue of the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk on October 11, 2013. The 4.5-meter-tall bronze statue sits on a 27-meter-tall memorial set-up in… Continue reading

World Habitat Day 2013 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Police smash symbolic habitat at World Habitat Day in Cambodia. Cambodian police smash a small replica of a house that people carried during the World Habitat Day gathering in Phnom Penh on Oct.… Continue reading