Tharum Bun

Musings from Cambodia since 2004

Making good: little girl rescued from dump site and educated

on May 31, 2011, one comment 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 […]