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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by jessy101 » Tue Feb 02, 2016 8:55 pm

Within the job that you want, you can't get high wages like American people.
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by Username Taken » Tue Feb 02, 2016 9:22 pm

I remember a Khmer American I knew many years back saying about the difficulties of being a Khmerican looking for a job.
The employers would want to know whether you considered yourself Khmer, American (barang), or returnee.
Wages would be determined by what you considered yourself to be.
... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by chefung01 » Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:09 pm

I hear different. Some people tell me I can make close to what I make stateside, and the cost of living is a lot less. I'm talking about the resorts like nasa world or places like sofitel. They want western cooks
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Feb 03, 2016 7:53 am

chefung01 wrote:I hear different. Some people tell me I can make close to what I make stateside, and the cost of living is a lot less. I'm talking about the resorts like nasa world or places like sofitel. They want western cooks

dream on
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by nemo » Wed Feb 03, 2016 4:31 pm

I fear you are being sorely misinformed old boy.
Are your informants actually here and employed at these rates you speak of, or did they hear it from a friend?
There are many urban legends in Long Beach and Lowell regarding Srok Khmer.

Undoubtedly though, some business people have done well importing ideas from outside.

Employment conditions are appalling here whatever one's heritage.
Burma is the better choice.
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Feb 03, 2016 4:46 pm

if i was 20 years younger and only had the $$ i had 20 years ago,
i'd be looking at Burma now
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by John Bingham » Wed Feb 03, 2016 8:09 pm

phuketrichard wrote:if i was 20 years younger and only had the $$ i had 20 years ago,
i'd be looking at Burma now
Just as a matter of interest, what would you do there? Trade in gems?
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Re: Moving to Cambodia

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Feb 03, 2016 9:25 pm

John Bingham wrote:
phuketrichard wrote:if i was 20 years younger and only had the $$ i had 20 years ago,
i'd be looking at Burma now
Just as a matter of interest, what would you do there? Trade in gems?


For starters yes, as i have done that for years and still have contacts and can do it on the side

but would also look into;
some sort of eco adventure program
GH is some out of the way place I( i know an American that set up a gh last year with his Burmese wife in Ye)
I have a friend in Mandalay that rents motorcycles and runs tours
Nice club/bar which there are none outside Yangon
Photo tours
River rafting
there are so many possibilities Depends on how much $$ you have but Myanmar will grow
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