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This last Friday morning (estimated 1 AM) a fire broke out in the buildings behind Java Cafe. Four residences were damaged as well as the office of Java Cafe / Gallery, including a number of irreplaceable art items in storage. https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/fire-destroys-5-homes-decades-of-artwork-97079/ Nine families remain in the area, with severe structural ...

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Survivor Comes To Cambodia

    Having lived in Cambodia for over 15 years, I know plenty of real ‘survivors‘. I’m not 100% comfortable with Cambodia repackaged as a slick media show, toasted by the powers that be. Ah well. If you want to see more about the real Cambodia, try the films by actual Cambodians:  Rithy Panh, Kalyanee Mam, so many more. Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten is making ...

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General Amusement

    @john_weeks @erikwdavis This would work here judging by the guys I see staring at their phones at MOD every day pic.twitter.com/AKPF0XV0wW — Paul James Harper (@pauljamesharper) September 16, 2015   @pauljamesharper Now I know your truly Australian. #AusGrammar ;) @erikwdavis — John Weeks (@john_weeks) September 17, 2015  

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In the (ancient) days before Facebook dominated Cambodia, our small but tiny community of bloggers (AKA 'Cloggers') was full of enthusiasm. Many of them became 'trainers of trainers' via the 'Personal Information Technology Workshop', holding weekend workshops for university students and getting them started on email & basic blogging. These included Hou ...

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State security forces beat journalists, bystanders and activists as they continued their lockdown of 'Freedom Park'. [View the story "May Day #Cambodia 01/05/2014" on Storify] [View the story "May 02 Demonstrations Phnom Penh Cambodia" on Storify] U.N. Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Flavia Pansieri was visiting Phnom Penh at the time ...

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