Tharum Bun

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Making good: little girl rescued from dump site and educated

on May 31, 2011, one comment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rj_d0diYUTo This is Chen Sokha, who until a few years ago spent her days scavenging at Phnom Penh’s Stung Meanchey dump. Now she’s a student at a prestigious international school in the capital. She’s even been named one of Newsweek magazine’s top 150 women. She was featured in a documentary of inspiring girls around the […]

In loving memory of a Cambodian communicator

on May 26, 2011, one comment

For those grieving over Reach Sambath, carrying on his accomplishments might be the greatest contribution we can make toward ensuring that the impact of his work is not forgotten, write Tharum Bun & Colin Meyn In a country dominated by infamous legacies, often tied to the Khmer Rouge or various other failed and nefarious institutions […]

Remembering Reach Sambath

on May 25, 2011, no comments

Note: this article was first printed in The Phnom Penh Post on Wed, 25 May 2011. For those grieving over Reach Sambath, carrying on his accomplishments might be the greatest contribution we can make toward ensuring that the impact of his work is not forgotten, write Tharum Bun & Colin Meyn In a country dominated […]

Misruling Cambodia

on May 19, 2011, no comments

Corruption is rife and dissent is stifled, as “Cambodia’s Curse” shows. But entrepreneurs are giving the country some hope, writes Geoffrey Cain.

Spokesperson for Ghosts: Reach Sambath

on May 12, 2011, one comment

Asia Sentinel’s A. Lin Neumann talked to Reach Sambath, much known as a father of Cambodia journalists, about his role as a spokesman for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. When the Khmer Rouge Tribunal begins its formal hearings sometime next year, its Cambodian spokesman Reach Sambath hopes to put to rest his […]

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