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 www.hungrygowhere.com. 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.


  • Serious flooding across country

    The Kampong Speu provincial Committee for Disaster Management on Wednesday issued an alert after non-stop heavy rain caused widespread flooding. In Koh Kong province, authorities are working with the disaster committee and the Cambodian Red Cross to assist those affected after more than 350 homes were

  • CNRP points to King in call for vote boycott

    Leaders of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have taken a new tack in their call for a boycott of the national elections later this month. They are now claiming that the people should follow the King, who is expected to abide by tradition

  • Actress’s NGO takes heat for promoting the ruling party

    An actress’s NGO which participated in an election campaign event contrary to the Law on Association and Non-Governmental Organisations (Lango) has been slammed. Chorn Chanleakena, a celebrity and the president of the Association of Artists Volunteering to Help Society, allegedly led its members in

  • Troop moves ‘won’t worry people’

    Senior officials at the Ministry of Defence and National Police said on Tuesday that riot training provided to the country’s police forces were aimed at preventing unexpected demonstrations and strikes before and after the July 29 national elections. The troop mobilisation, they said, would not