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The Khmer comeback: how Cambodia has become cool and hip

By Explore
Updated March 1 2021 - 1:53pm, first published January 9 2020 - 5:12pm

In a region that’s renowned for doing deals, Cambodians appear charmingly inept. Try making an offer of 50 per cent or less on the ticket price in Hong Kong, China or Vietnam and you will be met with an icy glare and a bout of pouting histrionics. But in Cambodia, despite the poverty, bargaining is an altogether good-natured process.

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