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5 cool things by Chakrya Chea

5 cool things by Chakrya Chea

Sometimes people forget that a simple, therapeutic way to release the day’s tension and stress is by drawing. First things first: your goal isn’t to make a beautiful product or to compete with others. All you need to do is get your feelings on paper, even if it’s abstract, and have a think. Some people these days prefer drawing on computers, which could be another great avenue to explore if you like it. Try it out!

Fast and Smart
Catch this one hour program every Saturday night at 8:30, on TV5. It’s a great chance to have some fun with friends and learn a few new things while you’re unwinding on the weekends. Every episode, three candidates compete to win a car by answering trivia questions. Watch as the contestants try to get the price of the car down to zero with each correct answer. It’s absolutely awesome and an hour that’ll keep you on the edge of your seat.

Magic chains
Some Cambodian people wear magic chains to bring good luck and to protect from evil and harm.  The trend originally came from Prom Manh Sasna, a religion that people followed here many years ago. After converting to Buddhism, lots of Cambodians still kept up the practise of wearing magic chains – as you can see today.


The great thing about Phnom Penh is that new eateries are popping up almost every-day. So ditch the boring hang outs that are driving you crazy and check out some awesome new places with The website puts together reviews of restaurants around the city and outside the city so you and your friends can spend money wisely and have a perfect time at a new food joint.

Tonnes of local lucky draws are giving away mini-cars lately. It’s a great mode of transportation because it’s economical, but more importantly, girls look totally cute driving them at the wheel. If you’re a beginner at driving, mini-cars are probably a good option because their small size makes them easy to drive, and they’re also easy to park. Last but not least, they’re not too expensive compared to other cars, so you won’t have all that guilt if you get a few scratches on it here and there.


  • Breaking: PM says prominent human rights NGO ‘must close’

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the Interior Ministry to investigate the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) and potentially close it “because they follow foreigners”, appearing to link the rights group to the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party's purported “revolution”. The CNRP - the

  • Rainsy and Sokha ‘would already be dead’: PM

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday appeared to suggest he would have assassinated opposition leaders Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha had he known they were promising to “organise a new government” in the aftermath of the disputed 2013 national elections. In a clip from his speech

  • Massive ceremony at Angkor Wat will show ‘Cambodia not in anarchy’: PM

    Government officials, thousands of monks and Prime Minister Hun Sen himself will hold a massive prayer ceremony at Angkor Wat in early December to highlight the Kingdom’s continuing “peace, independence and political stability”, a spectacle observers said was designed to disguise the deterioration of

  • PM tells workers CNRP is to blame for any sanctions

    In a speech to workers yesterday, Prime Minister Hun Sen pinned the blame for any damage inflicted on Cambodia’s garment industry by potential economic sanctions squarely on the opposition party. “You must remember clearly that if the purchase orders are reduced, it is all