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  • #1478

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    I contacted them. There’s no iOne store in Siem Reap anymore, only in Phnom Penh… Luckily there’s still Future World as an authorized Apple reseller.

    #1477

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    Hi, nice to see some new people on the forum! Correct, 30 US Dollars supporting fee is steep, given the lack of information about the new work permit application.

    The Cambodian government has given the responsibility to process foreign work permits to a private company called E-Solutions (Cambodia) Co. It’s not known who owns this company or how they were able to secure this (pretty lucrative) government contract. I did some research but was not able to find a website or other online presence. In 2016, there were around 36000 work permit registrations, which means E-Solutions will make at least a million US Dollars in revenue this year. Not bad for a ghost company without any online presence or previous experience in developing IT systems.

    The Cambodia Daily and the Phnom Penh Post have written news stories about E-Solutions.

    Phnom Penh Post: http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ghosts-machine

    Little is known of E-Solutions, which was incorporated in December 2015, and even less is known about the government’s selection process. Despite the technological innuendo of its name, the company has no corporate website or public web presence, and no track record.

    Cambodia Daily: https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/private-firm-takes-responsibility-work-permits-117428/

    The Ministry of Labor passed all responsibility for foreign work permits today to E-Solutions (Cambodia) Co., leaving a multitude of unanswered questions about the private company that will process, produce and distribute the permits online.

    Ministry spokesman Heng Sour declined to answer questions about the company, its ownership or why it lacked a web presence a day before it was supposed to take over the online permitting. Instead, he referred all questions to the government proclamation, or prakas, signed earlier this month that regulates the process.

    #1497

    Robin
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    These are the dates for the Cambodian Space Project Tour (Siem Reap / SHV / Battambang / Phnom Penh). It seems like the 21/03 concert in Siem Reap is invite only…

    Cambodian Space Project 2017 Tour

    #712

    Robin
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    Another silent movie from the 1930’s, featuring the Angkor Wat and Bayon temples:

    #360

    Robin
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    These books are also interesting:

    • Dancing in shadows by Benny Widyono, telling the story of a United Nations official working in Cambodia during the fall of the Khmer Rouge
    • When the war was over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge revolution by Elizabeth Becker, being a journalist for the Washington Post and covering Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge regime

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