Guerilla Marketing Stickers These stickers are very common sight around the alleyways of Phnom Penh. These one’s are advertising for a plumber but there a are variety of them including for gas propane and electricians.
Just take in all this ebullient and defiantly gleeful goodness! A much lighter attitude than this random street kid, my printshop guy or this —seemingly— innocent one! Sometimes these kids don’t fully understand the translations, like my printshop guy and the young girl. English writing on tee’s just ‘looks cool’ in the same way asian script appeals to people in […]
Cambodian Independence Day is celebrated every year with festivals, parades and firework displays all over the country. The date celebrates Cambodia’s Declaration of Independence from France (a protectorate not a colony) on the 9th of November, 1953. The main celebrations are held in Phnom Penh. Beginning with a formal ceremony at the Independence Monument, followed by a […]
Basically… A homeless, undocumented, 29-year-old Chinese woman, claiming to be God, was arrested for disturbing the peace in Phnom Penh. From cambodiapolice.com: Phnom Penh: On Thursday, December 4, 2018, at 9:30 am, the Bureau of Investigation The procedure for receiving foreigners is QIN ZI YUAN, a 29-year-old Chinese national from the Chaktomuk district police force in […]
Ghosts of Phnom Penh Phnom Penh is a city with a lot of ghosts in its history and so this particular ghost is a common sight in the burgeoning capital. Subsequently, the old gives way to the modern multi-storied buildings and history falls to shopping malls and condos.
From FreshNewsAsia vis Google translate: (Pursat): The railroad from Pursat to Batdour and Battambang, a total length of 166 kilometers, will be put on hold on July 4, 2018 after several years of disruption. By Pursat – Battambang (134 km) and Battambang – Phnom Penh (32 km) Metal retaining can support up to 15 tons […]
This was the default Google search page doodle for the day. November 9th is the anniversary of Cambodia’s independence from the French in 1953. Cambodia was a French protectorate within French Indochina — a collection of Southeast Asian protectorates within the French Colonial Empire. Read more about the history here.