Try to accept any offers of drinks, food or other things.
You would never see a man and woman holding hands or kissing in public this is taboo.
However, joviality is greatly appreciated and people socialize quite a lot and there is always a lot of laughter. People work until about am and they go for a lunch break, and then come back at around pm or pm. What type of clothes you wear to work may depend on your financial resources.
As for humour, the Cambodians are quick to laugh and enjoy joking around quite a lot.
On the other hand, sarcastic humour would not be understood.
This means that you could very well end up working with or living near people who were members of the KR years ago.
You may never know who is formerly KR or not so it’s better not to mention it.You could be stirring some painful memories, even for those who were on the ’bad’ side.This is likely the reason people always blame the atrocities on Pol Pot—it must be very difficult to think that your friends and neighbours may have been members of the organization that killed your family.A lot of business is conducted in Phnom Penh but many people have moved there from smaller towns.They enjoy talking about places to visit in Cambodia, especially the famous city of Angkor which is a particular source of pride.It can take some Cambodians, especially those not so used to working with foreigners, a bit of time to warm up to new people.