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 […]

Calling for donations for children born into prison

Sophie, my 3-year-old daughter, started her first year at the kindergaten several months ago. This year, her school will be supporting LICADHO’s Early Years Behind Bars for its annual beloved Giving Night. I’m supporting this cause. And I’m asking you to join this with me. What: I’m now collecting donations of child/adult toothbrushes as well […]

Gold Rush, dot-com bubble, blockchain big bang

Currently, I’m on a Telegram chatroom of nearly 40 Cambodian tech folks (less than 10 are active) discuss about the potential of blockchain, Bitcoin, and Ethereum, among their personal pursuit in mining the next the big thing. This Sunday late afternoon, I came across this blog post (in my Gmail inbox sent from The Brain […]

Cambodia & Facebook: a story of love and hate

Cambodians spend much of their time playing on Facebook, the world’s popular social networking website. Despite Cambodia is a hotbed for Facebook experiment, I expect that it will not affect the number of growing users. Of course, a small number of people here (including me) don’t like it. If you’re wondering why Khmer people are in […]

Notes from BarCamp Asean 2017

TechTalk 2017 One of the biggest sessions at this year BarCamp Asean (a special edition of BarCamp Phnom Penh), TechTalk 2017 offered some highlights of Cambodian tech startups to the enthusiastic audience. Key business players from big to small shared their thoughts on their tech offerings, challenges, golden opportunities, and what it’s like to build […]