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Interviewed on Travel Safety in Cambodia in The Daily Telegraph

My thoughts on travel safety in Cambodia in his Telegraph piece. Behind the paywall, unfortunately. Tom Vater, one of Telegraph’s south-east Asian experts who travels frequently in Cambodia, says the recent boom in investment in Sihanoukville from China has led to the arrival of violent gangs and a rising crime rate. “Since 2018, the Cambodian […]

(English) A Madras Miasma, published by Crime Wave Press, makes Top 10 crime debuts of 2014 @ Crime Fiction Lover (UK)

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(English) Thailand: Murder in the Land of Smiles in The Diplomat

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(English) Forget Boston and Thatcher. This week’s human flashpoint is Tubbataha

I was in Tubbataha in 1994. I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. I watched hundreds of sharks pooling around coral ledges at 35 meters, so many they kept bumping into me. I watched giant tuna glitter in the dark 30 meters below me, leading tens of thousands of giant barracuda through the depths. I […]

(English) Cambodia’s Culture of Impunity likely to gut Phnom Penh’s Olympic Stadium

(English) Andaman minority turned into tourist circus for rich Indians! Again.

(English) Cambodia’s Pepper Uncovered in Geographical

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(English) Tom Vater’s portrait of master architect Vann Molyvann in the Asia Wall Street Journal

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