Australia spent $55 million (USD 38 million) to relocate 5 refugees in Cambodia. Cost effective? You could have put the refugees up at the Hilton, bought them a business and sent their kids to top private schools for these prices. Maybe, just maybe, we could be kind instead. Australia’s Cambodia Refugee Deal [...]
From VICE magazine, a video about how the beach in Cambodia is a great, exotic place to take drugs. ………………………………. Video: “My first acid trip was with strangers in Cambodia” This is an excellent animated true story narrated by a woman who talks about the first time she took LSD, which was with strangers in [...]
On social media in the last few weeks, this story has been HUGE: Meet the Incredible Cambodia Boy Who Can Speak Over 10 Languages https://nextshark.com/cambodian-boy-multiple-languages/ “Temple kid speaks many languages! But he’s POOR.” I lived in Siem Reap from year 2000 to 2004. (And was in Tomb Raider before it labeled Ta Prohm the ‘Tomb [...]
[Above: memorial at Wat Teuk Thla, Phnom Penh. It is open to the public.] Steve Gourley (51) has passed. He had been convalescing from head trauma from a moto accident in Phnom Penh in 2017. He had the good fortune to have a good medical cover, and had initially begun recovery in Bangkok. Fluent in [...]
I’m seeing an increasing number of advertisements, as well as dubious products on the shelves in pharmacies and supermarkets. http://sea-globe.com/cambodia-business-beauty/ http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-plus/risky-quest-beauty-cambodia Could not make this stuff up. (Sigh.) Can’t people be comfortable with the skin they’re in?