Tharum Bun musings from Cambodia

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The first few days at The Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park for IFC Asia 2017. June 25 – July 1, 2017 The last several days in Bangkok

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This is an email interview I gave to The Cambodia Daily’s journalist Hang Sokunthea today Date: 22 June 2017 at 12:09 I am writing a story today about the Beta test that Uber has launched last week and wondering if you could comment on the story? A tech blogger has written a story as a […]

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I interviewed Sambath Meas the author last year. Glad she send me this announcement about her book to be available for download. Check out the Governor’s Daughter (The Mysteries of Colonial Cambodia Book 1) Kindle Edition on Amazon.com.

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This is a recent interview I gave to a foreign correspondent. In the email questions & answers, I talked about the technology community and the emerging startups that Cambodians think help taking the Kingdom of Cambodia on the global map. You can also read my previous blog post about the Cambodian tech startups and coffee […]

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Lately, I’ve written several blog posts about Internet Providers (or ISPs) in Cambodia. In this latest, let’s take a look at Google Wifi, one of the most simplified WiFi routers, that’s both easy to install and use. In addition to this, Google Wifi is pretty much stable and fast. At my home in Tuol Kork […]

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Fiber Edge is an ideal Internet package for small, family-run businesses and technology startups on a shoestring budget in Cambodia. As I’ve been using this Fiber Edge Internet service plan for nearly a year, it’s a good time to share my experience with those who look for a good Internet plan from SINET, one of […]

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These are photographs from May 24, 2013. It was when I stayed in Amsterdam for about a week touring one of the European cities I’ve dreamed of. On one of the days, with two other Dutch fellows, I took a train from Amsterdam to Enschede, a city in the eastern Netherlands in the province of […]

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What’s the easiest to understand a technical jargon term? Google that term, you’ll get a lot definitions, including from some the big name dictionaries. Here’s how Sideways Dictionary explains what’s an Internet Service Provider using simple analogy. Internet Service Provider — It’s like a gym. You pay a monthly fee and some get more out […]

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Over the few past months I’ve had a privilege to talk and interact with some amazing Cambodians who have built and served the backbone of the Internet connectivity in Cambodia. Just like anywhere else in the world, when people can access fast Internet, there are endless possibilities. These three people told me about their work […]

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Among the Southeast Asian countries, Cambodia still sees the lowest rate of toilet coverage, which has lead to disease, environmental issues, and impeded economic development among the population. I believe that although it is really challenging to tackle one of Cambodia’s biggest development obstacles, we citizens should work together to put a stop to all […]

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