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Archive for March, 2008

Look Ma: two hands!

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

Here is today’s pic of opposition party leader Sam Rainsy at the ceremony commemorating the grenade attack on the demonstrators in front of the the National Assembly of March 30th 1997 which left 20 people dead. The picture will be on monday’s home page of Ka-set. Also featured on this picture is my second hand holding […]

Running like Bob

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

One more pic on the Chom Chau project (VIJ2008012G) and in particular about the garbage collection issues. The factory workers who share rooms in the cheap housing near their work throw the garbage down from the balcony. No one has money to pay to the garbage collection company… It just stays there. Stinking… And it […]

What we’ve been working on for the last 4 months…

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

We have the great pleasure to announce the launch of www.ka-set.info. A general information website about Cambodia and the Cambodians in the world, in Khmer and in French, updated daily, Ka-set has joined the media community. This is a test version of the website allowing us to take your remarks into account so that we […]

About power…

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

The hot season only just started and air cons are purring all over the city (in the well-off areas that is)… The result is half of Phnom Penh, me included, is struggling with power cuts. The pattern seems to be 9am to 11am and 3pm to 5pm. A call to the power company reveals that […]


Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

This weblog will not be available for a short while on monday morning (local) for some software update reasons. Take a rest. Take a walk. Take your eyes away from your screen.  

Same same but different

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Here are today’s pictures of Mr NUON Chea during his second hearing at the Pretrial Chambers of the ECCC. Same room, same light, same guards, same photographers, but this time Mr Nuon Chea is wearing another shirt and I was not quick enough to be on the front row…  

Back to Andong

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Went back to Andong today with a car from LICADHO showing Libération journalist Arnaud DUBUS around. CAMBODIA. Andong (Phnom Penh). 19/03/2008: People evicted from Sambok Chap in May 2006 and dumped in Andong face yet another eviction for the construction of a canal. CAMBODIA. Andong (Phnom Penh). 19/03/2008: People evicted from Sambok Chap in May […]

Khmer Chronicles Nr 7

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

The Khmer Chronicles Nr7 is on Magnum’s weblog. Shot some pictures of motorcycle dealers yesterday (story nr VIJ2008018G). Many farmers from the countryside who sold their land to real estate speculators buy consumer goods with the fresh money. The result is a shortage of new motorcycles… And farmers spending their future… Day before yesterday Hien […]