Today Cambodia is both modern and traditional. In the present world, institutions and laws ensure that advancing in society is possible for anyone with ambition and talents. But Cambodia culture has old and deep roots, and traditional Cambodia ‘s society is established in customs and attitudes that are centuries old. Cambodians believe they ate born into a place in society that is determined by the karma (the effects of thought and deed) of their past lives. However, for their acts of (Thveu Bonn) making merit-they can advance their social position . Despite this, there will always be people they deal with who are of higher or lower status. And this must be acknowledged by proper speech and the relevant gestures and actions appropriate to the given social situation. Thus, for most Cambodian, meaning people who are given special treatment because of their higher status.