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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


  • Proof giants walked among us humans?

    For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,

  • New US bill ‘is a violation of Cambodian independence’

    After a US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation that will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for “undermining democracy” in the Kingdom, government officials and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party on Sunday said they regarded the potential action as the “violation of independence and sovereignty

  • Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’

    Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up

  • Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank

    Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group