A Very Sad Expat Story in Kampot - BUT with Happy Ending

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Re: A Very Sad Expat Story in Kampot - BUT with Happy Ending

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Alex wrote: Fri May 01, 2020 8:27 am I think it's a very clever move to show this guy compassion.
HE is very astute politician

small country big heart should be used as tourism slogan
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phuketrichard wrote: Fri May 01, 2020 8:53 am Does Cambodia allow dual citizenship to a Barang?
Yes.

I still find it extremely difficult to believe that he has been granted Citizenship, and if true it actually really pisses me off considering how difficult it is for foreigners who are actually legally eligible for Citizenship via being legally married to Cambodians to get Citizenship.
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PSD-Kiwi wrote: Fri May 01, 2020 10:15 am
phuketrichard wrote: Fri May 01, 2020 8:53 am Does Cambodia allow dual citizenship to a Barang?
Yes.

I still find it extremely difficult to believe that he has been granted Citizenship, and if true it actually really pisses me off considering how difficult it is for foreigners who are actually legally eligible for Citizenship via being legally married to Cambodians to get Citizenship.
This really needs a separate thread so it can be noticed and sent on to HE and those in charge. Money paid to buy citizenship is not the best way to get new good citizens . . Cambodia needs foreigners that are dedicated to the county's needs, by helping people and have spent time here , and maybe 10 years to prove it, or 5 years married to a Cambodian and raising Cambodian kids.

Money cannot buy true love.
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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Wow...so now that this guy has managed to get the properties "returned" to him, he is selling them. Probably a smart move, and likely he was advised to do so.
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Selling now? Awesome. Buy land next to river (semi legal). Build house. Get land stolen. Get land back. Get citizenship. Sell land. Profit.

Niiiiiiceeeee!
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PSD-Kiwi wrote: Fri May 01, 2020 12:31 pm Wow...so now that this guy has managed to get the properties "returned" to him, he is selling them. Probably a smart move, and likely he was advised to do so.
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And did the larger than life estate agent get discredited, have to sign an " I must not rip off many Barangs again" contract? I bet if no one with power had intervened he'd still be giving the finger to Tom,
Should be put about who and what company he's running for others to avoid!
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Fourkinnel wrote: Fri May 01, 2020 1:54 pm And did the larger than life estate agent get discredited, have to sign an " I must not rip off many Barangs again" contract? I bet if no one with power had intervened he'd still be giving the finger to Tom,
Should be put about who and what company he's running for others to avoid!
As far as I can make out, the real estate agent is the (large) guy on the left of this photo.
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PSD-Kiwi wrote:Wow...so now that this guy has managed to get the properties "returned" to him, he is selling them. Probably a smart move, and likely he was advised to do so.
The intened sale of his land implies to me he did not get or need Cambodian citizenship. No reason to have it now, and he easily qualifies for an ER anyway.
My cynical guess is a fair chunk of the sale procedes will payoff his many helpers.

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I think the initial problem was he was running out of money and wanted to sell part of his portfolio. I suspect this is when Chara got involved and they discovered he couldn't sell anything. Now if he can sell some then he can carry on with life.

Good result for him but he shouldn't trust his new pet shark
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