Battambang noodle shop told that joke is not funny

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Battambang noodle shop told that joke is not funny

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:46 am

6 February 2018
- Former opposition commune chief Sin Rozeth was pulled up today by the Battambang town governor for a tongue-in-cheek banner outside her noodle shop joking that "rebels" were not welcome – a reference to accusations that her restaurant was being used as a de facto headquarters for the Cambodia National Rescue Movement.

Cambodian People's Party lawmaker Chheang Vun made the allegation last week, saying the restaurant was being used to support the new Sam Rainsy-led "movement", which the government has dubbed - without evidence - a "terrorist" organisation, despite its professed commitment to nonviolence.
In response to the accusations, Rozeth put up a small sign that read: "Rozeth's shop welcomes all guests, but not rebels."

The joke, however, was apparently lost on local Cambodian People's Party officials, who summoned Rozeth for a meeting at town hall with Battambang Governor Peng Sithy today.
“He said that now the country is in peace, so if I put [up a banner] like this it affects national and international tourists,” she said.

Rozeth said she has also received other complaints from police about her restaurant causing excessive traffic, and has previously been informed that she needs to report all foreign patrons, but disregarded the orders because she felt they were meant to harass her.
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Re: Battambang noodle shop told that joke is not funny

Post by pczz » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:35 am

is there a Cambodian phrase for 'lay low" or " keep off the radar"
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