What does ‘digital’ mean for Cambodia?

If you’ve been around Phnom Penh’s busiest boulevards, you must have stumbled upon billboards that say the city is hosting its first, grandest event of all time for digital and tech inclined people, entrepreneurs, and investors. “Digital Cambodia”. In the late 1990s, Cambodians started to flock into the wider web, struggling with Khmer language on […]

Cambodia’s Startups: What You May Not Know

An Internet expert opined this: “Cambodia’s tech startup sectors and funding are booming. But here’s the thing, if every fresh kid and their buddies only aspire to deliver cool big-screen “sexy” keynotes in their jeans and t-shirts, who are left going to do the good-old boring stuff like err… getting things done or honest-to-goodness wet […]

Meet Cambodian Journalists: Inside The Phnom Penh Post Newsroom

In 2010, I had a one-year stint at the Phnom Penh Post. While it’s a newsroom, it’s also an informal academy. I had the opportunity to get to know some brilliant media students. These are the new generation of Cambodian journos who love beating the deadline and drafting the first drafts of Cambodian history. Many […]