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.


  • Kem Sokha’s daughters slam ‘liar’ Sam Rainsy over ‘smears’

    The daughters of former opposition leader Kem Sokha hit out at Sam Rainsy on Tuesday, accusing the newly nominated “acting president” of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) of leading a “smear campaign” against their father and “repeatedly lying to the public”. The Supreme Court-dissolved

  • US Embassy urges reconciliation

    The US has urged Cambodia to restore the independence of the media, drop charges against Kem Sokha and other political prisoners, and end the prohibition of political activity by opposition parties. However, senior government officials see the request, issued by US embassy spokesman Arend C

  • Government deports 235 Chinese scammers

    THE Immigration Department of the Ministry of Interior on Thursday deported 235 Chinese nationals, 35 of whom were female, via the Phnom Penh International Airport for their part in a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) online money extortion scam. The deportees were arrested on November 26 over the

  • Phnom Penh authorities ban march for Human Rights Day

    Phnom Penh authorities have banned a planned march as local NGOs and workers’ unions gear up to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Monday, with a youth group leader saying they would march nonetheless. The UN