There really was a litany of excuses for a party Friday night, as the British Embassy held an event at the Intercontinental Hotel to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 87th birthday, the 60th anniversary of her coronation to the British throne and the 60th anniversary of the British Embassy in Cambodia. Addressing the crowd of embassy staff, business people and Phnom Penh socialites, British Ambassador Mark Gooding spoke of the transformation over the past 60 years of the relationship between the U.K. and Cambodia in the areas of trade and development assistance. “The last 60 years have brought dramatic
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