Tharum Bun musings from Cambodia

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This article, by Claire Knox, was first printed in The Phnom Penh Post on Wed, 7 November 2012 More than 200 bloggers and social-media aficionados from Cambodia and its ASEAN neighbours descended on Siem Reap last weekend for the Blogfest Asia 2012 regional festival. Although speakers identified an overall lack of internet usage in the […]

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Author’s note: this blog post was first published in ICTWorks.org. In a nation of about 15 million people, Cambodia has over 19 million mobile phone subscribers. In addition, there are only about 3.8 million Internet users. A 2014 report published by the United Nation Development Program (UNDP) says that “Mobile phone access is near universal […]

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In case you missed this series of interviews with Cambodia’s new generation of leaders on Banyanblog: http://www.banyanblog.com/young-leaders

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[haiku url=”http://tharum.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/fragrant-rice-verboice.mp3″ title=”A Great Song” graphical=true]

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[haiku url=”http://tharum.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/WithGodOnOurSide.mp3″ title=”With God on Our Side” graphical=true] Oh my name it is nothin’ My age it means less. The country I come from Is called the Midwest I’s taught and brought up there The laws to abide And that the land that I live in Has God on its side Oh the history books […]

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From Jordan, Rawan Da’as says “I’ve got more than just a dream. First, I want to be a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer. Second, I dream of being an ambassador to Pensacola, Florida [disclosure: I’m already an honorary citizen of this beach town.]” Rawan is my first Jordanian friend; she’s amazing. She wrote a blog post about […]

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First published on Banyan Blog: http://www.banyanblog.com/4/post/2014/02/tharum-bun-32-blogger.html THARUM BUN, 32, BLOGGER Tharum Bun, 32, is an experienced voice in the Cambodian blogosphere and digital media space. Blogging since 2004, he’s been a contributing writer for the Phnom Penh Post, Asian Correspondents, The United Nations’s Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) and Global Voices online. He has worked […]

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