What’s on in Cambodia

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Gracie, thanks for the e-card. Everyone, have a good time doing rounds of pangalag-kalag!! November 1. Todos los Santos, Araw ng mga Patay, undas. We Pinoys remember our dead loved ones, offer a prayer and light candles in the cemetery. In Cambodia, it’s called the […]

Long live King Norodom Sihamoni!

Long live King Norodom Sihamoni!

So there he was… wearing a crisp white uniform of sorts with gold embroidery and the traditional Khmer pants called phanoung (?), smiling tensely. Wearing not the royal slippers but black leather shoes… wearing not a crown but a golden phnov leaf tucked behind his […]

King Sihanouk Abdicates!

King Sihanouk Abdicates!

Totoo, official na nga ang pag-abdicate ng hari. After so many attempts ay natuloy na rin. Kaya eto ngayon, nagsusunog ng kilay ang mga lawmakers para i-draft ang pinakahihintay na law (Throne Council Law) na nag-a-outline ng selection procedure ng papalit sa hari. Ipinag-uutos din […]