Tharum Bun

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Remembrance Week Dec 26-Jan 1

on December 26, 2005, no comments

An e-mail from Dina Last year, on the 26th December, an earthquake, and then a tsunami, killed, wounded, or impoverished hundreds of thousands of people in South Asia. During the course of the year, other disasters took their toll too. Most devastating of them: Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the South-East coast of the USA; […]

Request for Participation in a Survey on ASEAN Foundation

on December 23, 2005, no comments

An e-mail from Clara Lila at InterMatrix Communications in Jakarta, Indonesia Request for Participation in Survey We only have few respondents from Cambodia, your participation in this survey is very much needed Dear Tharum , My name is Lila and I am working at InterMatrix Communications at Jakarta, Indonesia. I have your name and contact […]

Cambodia: Voices from Cambodian blogosphere

on December 18, 2005, no comments

Ministry of Information has ordered all radio and television stations to stop reading news article of print newspapers. This move is considered as an attempt to maintain professional journalism in the country. News readers read some selected press articles and make personal comments for their radio and television broadcasting. Since most people find it difficult […]

Intel enters Cambodia

on December 17, 2005, 8 comments

Erik Wasson, an Associate Editor of The Cambodia Daily wrote on Friday, December 16, 2005, that ‘Intel Plants Flag in Cambodia, Seeks to Develop New Market.’ US-based firm Intel has stepped into Cambodia with prospect to transform narrow market of computer users of the country. Despite low number of computer users and high Internet access […]

Khmer Unicode-based Web site: ABC Radio Australia

on December 17, 2005, no comments

A Cambodian civil engineering student Wanna, in Hanoi, Vietnam, has let us that online news site of ABC Radio Australia was completely switched to Khmer Unicode. The font installation instruction can be found on the site. Maurice Bauhahn wrote that: “The Unicode Standard is the universal character encoding scheme for written characters and text. It […]

Live and exclusive: Global Voices summit 2005 in London

on December 11, 2005, 2 comments

Last update: December 17, 2005 ABOUT 90 people from around the world attended the second Global Voices Online summit at Reuters world headquarters in London on December 10, 2005. Finally I met other Global Voices Online affiliated members in real world, no longer virtually. Jordan Seidel from Poland, Beth Kanter from the United States, Jeff […]

From Kingdom of Cambodia to the United Kingdom

on December 8, 2005, 9 comments

Update: 13 December 2005 I am going to attend Global Voices Online summit in London on December 10. The event has been supported by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and Reuters. It will be taken place at Reuters world headquarters in London. 82 participants from around the world will be there, and some […]

Global Voices Seeks Managing Editor

on December 3, 2005, no comments

Global Voices is growing fast! We are now looking to hire a full-time Managing Editor. THE JOB: This person will be responsible for coordinating day-to-day content flow on the Global Voices blog, run regular online editorial meetings, manage the work of our rapidly expanding international team of Regional Editors and volunteer contributors, and coordinate daily […]

19 Cambodian Visual Artists in 8 spaces in Phnom Penh

on December 2, 2005, no comments

An email from Linda Saphan Good day, The First Visual Arts Open will start next week in Phnom Penh on the 9th of December at 6pm at New Art Gallery. 19 Cambodian artists: painters, photographs, sculptors and installation.