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.


  • 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,

  • Gov’t continues China tilt as ties with the US slide on ‘interference’ in Kingdom’s internal affairs

    CHINA has granted some $131 million in aid to the Cambodian military. It comes as yet another sign that the Kingdom is strengthening strategic ties with its Asian neighbour to counter increasingly cold relations with the United States. The aid was announced as part of a