Tharum Bun blogging from Cambodia: life, technology, and humanity

Tag / Siem Reap

The Phnom Penh Post’s Weekend edition has an interesting piece on Airbnb: Hoteliers worried by rise in peer-to-peer rentals. Journalist Lara Dunston quoted prominent author Elizabeth Becker, Airbnb’s spokesperson, and a few other well-established businesses. This is a thought-provoking story for Cambodian citizens. The question is: will this disruption really help better Cambodia’s communities by […]

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Invited to visit USNS Mercy ship in Sihanoukville (Kampongsom) in August this year, bloggers returned from the day-long trip safely. In Siem Reap, Cambodian and Asian bloggers were excited to be photographed with Cambodia’s Information Minister Khieu Kanharith.

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I’m in Siem Reap this week long to help some friends co-organizing BlogFest.Asia ’12. It had been some good months (up and down) transforming ideas and networks into a regional events of bloggers from all over Asia. I went to Hong Kong in November 2009 for the first BlogFest.Asia, where some amazing bloggers got fellowship […]

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ÉCRIT PAR CÉLINE NGI Published: http://www.lepetitjournal.com/cambodge/126812-medias-sociaux-sommet-geek-cambodge-rencontre-organisateurs-blogfest-asia-2012.html Le BlogFest Asia, c’est un peu le sommet geek des pays de l’ASEAN. Après Hong Kong et Penang en Malaisie, cet événement, qui vise à rassembler un maximum de blogueurs de la région, se tiendra à Siem Reap du 1er au 5 novembre. Rencontre avec les organisateurs, quatre jeunes […]

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BlogFest.Asia ’12, which I co-organize, is taking place early November in Cambodia’s ancient town In 2009 I traveled to Hong Kong for the first Asia’s BlogFest and HKBloggerCon. For a regional event like this one in Hong Kong, a number of great speakers were lined up for bloggers from across Asia. Rebecca MacKinnon, a former […]

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July is an exciting time for the media people. One thing for sure is covering Asean summit 2012. Enterovirus 71 (EV-71) is another health story that has really made headlines worldwide. With TweetDeck, an app on Google Chrome, I can easily follow some of foreign correspondents who are tweeting-inclined. Here I’ve got a list of […]

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A Japanese photographer was taking a close-up shot of Apsara dancers, depicted at temple of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Cambodian Apsara dancers at the 12th century temple of Angkor Wat.

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Portrait of an old woman in Angkor Wat, once an ancient city of Cambodia Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/1250) Aperture: f/5.6 Focal Length: 300 mm ISO Speed: 800 Walking slowly to me, she asked me for one thing: ‘do you have an empty bottle of drinking water?’ I hadn’t got one at the time; she smiled […]

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Moment in life in Cambodia’s ancient city–Angkor Wat

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