“Monks must not fuck,” he said, his round bespectacled face full of humor. We were getting a crash course on the fundaments of life as a Buddhist monk, the popping of Redbull cans echoed in the open space of the pagoda’s dining hall. The large room, divided into inadvertent sections by ornately decorated pillars, was full of people in various states of fatigue – the citizen activists finishing styrofoam containers of rice and dried fish, the monks downing 250ml energy drinks.Read More
CNRP (Cambodian National Rescue Party) president Sam Rainsy finally returned to Cambodia after four years of self-imposed exile. Tens of thousands of supporters waving flags and wearing white caps with the party's logo, lined the road for kilometres from Pochentong airport and greed with joy at his passage.
We will follow Sam Rainsy for the next days in his tour around the provinces, trying to figure out if his return could be determined for the results of this political elections.Read More