Tharum Bun

Musings from Cambodia

My London Experience in Pictures

on April 30, 2006, 7 comments

It was, for the first time in my longest distance travel in life, I flew to London of the United Kingdom. From Phnom Penh airport, formerly Pochentong airport, I took a flight to Bangkok, and transited at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, and then reached Heathrow airport of London. For the first time to […]

Animal Advertising

on April 29, 2006, 3 comments

Gigantic Google is doing so well in many countries to grab advertising dollars from traditional media such as print classifieds and television, but it does not matter much in small Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. In our digital era, most people have heard of Google Adsense, a way for website publishers to display […]

The Mekong River – Images

on April 27, 2006, 6 comments

From Tibet the Mekong river runs through China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. It is one of the major rivers in the world. Also: Musing on the Mekong… Cambodia map has been once again emerged as a potential tourist destination.

New Casual-Shirt

on April 23, 2006, 5 comments

I decided to replace my old Weblog theme with this new one. As always, I like clean and simple three-column layout design. There is a few more things to be familar with the new template to customize it to suit my needs. Of course, I have to make sure that it is accessible to all […]

King Jayavarman VII: A Voice from the Past Brings Hope for the Future

on April 19, 2006, 8 comments

Phnom Penh, Cambodia–A dozen of Westerners and several Cambodians gathered for a book launch on the roof top of Foreign Correspondent of Cambodia/FCC on April 9, 2006. Geoff Ryman, a Canadian novelist, lecturer, and performer, presented his Cambodian history novel ‘the King’s Last Song’ to the public. My Review: The King’s Last Song Inspired by […]

Soben Houn and blogging

on April 13, 2006, 7 comments

Born in 1983, Soben Houn, who stands on the international stage as Miss Utah USA 2006, represents Cambodian-American communities and her home country Cambodia. As a celebrity, she will promote the significance of higher education. She looks forward to compete in Miss USA 2006, coming on April 21.To celebrate and support Soben Houn, her fans […]

When Cambodia Learns to Speak Technological Language

on April 8, 2006, one comment

A decade ago, like any other countries around the world Cambodia began to catch up with Information Technology. The country was left behind the digital era, but it was until 1994 the first electronic communication introduced, years after the Internet came to life. A story of the first Cambodian email user could be found in […]

The King’s Last Song – Book Launch

on April 5, 2006, 2 comments

Last Friday evening I had a talk with several Cambodia Webloggers. As Elizabeth traveled from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, John organized the meet-up at a foreign restaurant along Sisowath Quay. It was until then that I met Michaela, who has fellowship with the Congressional Hunger Center and she is now working in Cambodia. It […]

Delved into the Communication World

on April 1, 2006, 2 comments

A newspaper article about Cambodian Weblogs was printed for the first time in July last year in the Cambodia Daily. ‘Nation’s ‘Bloggers’ Hope To Facilitate Dialogue,’ which appeared in the front-page of the English and Khmer language newspaper, is a magnet that attract many people to begin exploring this new living Weblogs on the Internet. […]