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5 events to keep busy with this week

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A dog decked out in America's finest. Phnom Penh will play host to celebrations for US Independence Day this Sunday. Randy Robertson/Flickr

5 events to keep busy with this week

Drawing a blank on what to do this week? Tired of the same old watering holes? Spice up your nights (and days) with some activities that we’ve carefully curated for the novelty-seeker in you.

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The veteran Australian band returns to Phnom Penh as part of their Fire Rooster Asia Tour. Don’t miss it.

Sharky Bar, #126 Street 130. June 30, 9pm


Four speakers take on various topics at this convention meant to connect Cambodian programmers. For more information, join the Facebook group Khmer Coders.

Emerald Hub, Street 169. July 1, 2pm-5pm

Australian band Plan B. Photo supplied
Australian band Plan B. Photo supplied


A theatrical poetry performance with music and visual arts by Scott Bywater, Warren Daly, Adrianna Snochowska, and Marianna Hensley. Limited seating, with $10 tickets, which includes a copy of the illustrated text. Contact [email protected] to reserve seats.

Lotus Pond Gallery, Plantation Urban Resort and Spa, #28 Street 184. 8pm-8:45pm


Sao Sopheak will spin records, pulling up songs from legendary singers Sinn Sisamouth, Ros Sereisothea, Pen Ron, and others.

Meta House, #37 Sothearos Boulevard. July 1, 9pm

Poster for theatrical poetry performance Red River.
Poster for theatrical poetry performance Red River. Photo supplied


Joe Wrigley performs with former leader of the Yankee Doodle Dandee Band, native New Yorker Richard ‘Banjoman’ Pearl for Independence Day.

Alchemy GastroPub, #36 Street 123. July 4, 8:30pm


  • Prince injured, wife dies after accident

    THE wife of former First Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Ouk Phalla, 39, died while the prince was “severely” injured following a road accident in Preah Sihanouk province’s Prey Nub district on Sunday morning, officials said. Rananriddh, who is also the president of the Funcinpec

  • Guards protest dismissals, reject claims of sharing naked photos of child

    Some 20 former security guards at the US Embassy in Phnom Penh protested on Tuesday against their dismissal. They accused their employers of falsely claiming they had viewed and shared child pornography from their mobile phones as grounds for their termination. In total, 32 personnel were dismissed

  • We’re going to Wisney World!

    More than 6,000 mostly Chinese attendees witnessed the inauguration ceremony of a $1 billion Sihanoukville resort project called Wisney World in the capital on Wednesday. The event on Koh Pich, attended by several senior Cambodian government officials, is a joint venture between China’s AMC International and

  • Funcinpec urges probe into deadly Preah Sihanouk accident

    THE Funcinpec party has urged the government, especially the Ministry of Interior, to investigate the traffic accident in Preah Sihanouk province which left Prince Norodom Ranariddh badly injured and his wife Ouk Phalla dead. Funcinpec Vice President You Hokry told reporters at Botum Votey pagoda,