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by PPUG
Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Ask the Expats (Questions & Answers)
Topic: Charities and such organizations information?
Replies: 47
Views: 1746
Cambodia

Re: Charities and such organizations information?

The community at large doesn't need support. A part of it needs. Since there's a serious crisis now, probably the biggest in thirty years time, if there ever was a time to be generous it's now. And me supporting some people in need I know won't make any difference in what the government does, or th...
by PPUG
Thu Apr 22, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Ask the Expats (Questions & Answers)
Topic: Charities and such organizations information?
Replies: 47
Views: 1746
Cambodia

Re: Charities and such organizations information?

Its all a matter of choice. I respect your opinion, but - for myself, I think that sometimes we need to think in the short term. I don't feel I am "virtue signalling". I just made board members aware of an organisation that I think is doing a good job - it's the individuals choice as to w...
by PPUG
Thu Apr 22, 2021 11:27 am
Forum: Ask the Expats (Questions & Answers)
Topic: Charities and such organizations information?
Replies: 47
Views: 1746
Cambodia

Re: Charities and such organizations information?

"Tough love" isnt going to help someone who is starving today Thats my opinion anyway Ok, feed them today. What about tomorrow..........and the next day.........and the next..........and after the pandemic. How far are you willing to go? If you're going to take up the mantle that the gove...
by PPUG
Thu Apr 22, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Ask the Expats (Questions & Answers)
Topic: Charities and such organizations information?
Replies: 47
Views: 1746
Cambodia

Re: Charities and such organizations information?

the most effective charity may be to shame this govt's response to the problems they have directly created In the long term, possibly yes In the short term, its a question of getting aid to people who are suffering The short term will be self perpetuating. As long as aid agencies are taking up the ...
by PPUG
Thu Apr 22, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Ask the Expats (Questions & Answers)
Topic: Charities and such organizations information?
Replies: 47
Views: 1746
Cambodia

Re: Charities and such organizations information?

[/quote] I felt sad that decent people might have no food and assumed there might be some known charity at least making sure people got fed in these neighborhoods I intended to live in soon. [/quote] Why not contribute $8 to COVS Help or a similar organisation? https://www.gofundme.com/f/covd-help-f...
by PPUG
Thu Apr 22, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: Ask the Expats (Questions & Answers)
Topic: Charities and such organizations information?
Replies: 47
Views: 1746
Cambodia

Re: Charities and such organizations information?

Phnom Poon wrote: Thu Apr 22, 2021 9:45 am the most effective charity may be to shame this govt's response
to the problems they have directly created
In the long term, possibly yes
In the short term, its a question of getting aid to people who are suffering
by PPUG
Wed Apr 21, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: Ask the Expats (Questions & Answers)
Topic: Charities and such organizations information?
Replies: 47
Views: 1746
Cambodia

Re: Charities and such organizations information?

Outside of the ethics of whether charity is a good or bad thing for Cambodia long term, the simple fact is that many people have lost any form of income in this current lockdown situation. For example, this has had a massive impact on the "informal economy" like tuk tuk drivers, cyclo driv...
by PPUG
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Newsworthy
Topic: Interview with organiser of "private" UK repatriation flight - UK embassy response has been "pitiful" -
Replies: 63
Views: 6616
Cambodia

Interview with organiser of "private" UK repatriation flight - UK embassy response has been "pitiful" -

Exclusive interview: The man who got 103 stranded UK tourists home – with no help from the Embassy "On March the 27th, the first – and so far only – repatriation flight for stranded UK citizens left Phnom Penh for London. Unlike other repatriation flights, which have been organised by western ...
by PPUG
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: The Rest Of The World
Topic: Following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak - News and Discussion
Replies: 2869
Views: 308623
Cambodia

Re: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak in Cambodia as it Happens- News and Discussion

This was posted by the Australian Embassy in Cambodia. I have not found any further official source of this information... New entry restrictions for 🇰🇭 take effect next Tuesday. This includes suspension of visas on arrival, a new requirement for a negative COVID-19 test certificate and minimum USD...