what does khmers excel in?

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After 6 odd years here I just wish they would be a little less obsessed with playing who's the king of the castle. That's something Khmers really do excel at.
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Duncan wrote: Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:00 am Cambodia excels in making babies . Take a look around you when you're in other countries and you don't see many kids, then go anywhere in Cambodia and there are kids everywhere,, all made in Cambodia with 100 % local contents.
i think this will help explain ur statement :beer3:

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/c ... ign=buffer
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That comment is actually not quite true, the crude birth rate of Cambodia (22 births per 1,000) is not that much higher than that of Vietnam (17.5 per 1,000), lower than that of Laos (24.1 per 1,000) with only Thailand being considerably lower (11.2 per 1,000).
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Is there an defining viewpoint concerning birth control within Buddhism?
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hanno wrote: Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:21 am That comment is actually not quite true, the crude birth rate of Cambodia (22 births per 1,000) is not that much higher than that of Vietnam (17.5 per 1,000), lower than that of Laos (24.1 per 1,000) with only Thailand being considerably lower (11.2 per 1,000).
They have a long way to go to catch up with Zambia at 42.46 births per 1000 or Afghanistan at 38.84 :D
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Luigi wrote: Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:36 am Is there an defining viewpoint concerning birth control within Buddhism?
abortion is definitely a big no no, but contraceptive im not too sure :facepalm:
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it seams like there are lots of kids because they dont stay at home and play on their xbox or ps3!

also they have a young population,for obvious reasons
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4 - they excel in making everything not going according to plan due to the fault of supernatural beings
this one is actually true i think.
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In general Khmer people are really patient with foreigners - they do try to communicate with people who don't speak their language at all or who speak it badly. Think about your home countries and how people there treat foreigners who speak little or no English.

If you go to a local ceremony or something, they will try to explain what you should do, but if you make mistakes it's no big deal. As long as you engage with them, Khmers are pretty cool about cultural mistakes.
They are also REALLY good at waiting - so many things will come "soon" - Cambodia has taught me patience.

Lots more as well, but that's what came to mind.
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bolueeleh wrote: Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:34 am
Duncan wrote: Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:00 am Cambodia excels in making babies . Take a look around you when you're in other countries and you don't see many kids, then go anywhere in Cambodia and there are kids everywhere,, all made in Cambodia with 100 % local contents.
i think this will help explain ur statement :beer3:

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/c ... ign=buffer


Without electricity in the provinces, what else is there to do ?? :stir:
+ more kids, more workers, more to take care of u when ur old :beer3:
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