Stories about Cambodia from July, 2005
Meet ThaRum: Cambodia's Second Most Famous Blogger
Tharum started his blog in June 2004 while a student at the National University of Management and working for the Open Forum for Cambodia, a Cambodian NGO devoted to digital divide issues. He worked as a content editor for the Khmer language portal. Tharum became a celebrity when his blog...
Cambodia: E-Khmer Web Counter
Beth Kanter, of Cambodia4Kids, is trying a novel method for learning Khmer numbers.
Cambodia: Photo of Cambodia and Her People
Tharum's Web points to the Flickr Cambodia feed as a way for foreigners to become more familar with his country.
Cambodia: Interview with Lux Mean: Teaching Cambodians in Rural Areas To Blog
Cambodia4Kids has an interview with Lux Mean, the man who's going around Cambodia teaching people how to blog.
Cambodia: Barang Cheh Kmai
Jinja, of Webbed Feet, Web Log, writes about what it's like being a tall red-headed foreigner in Cambodia.
Cambodian Blogosphere: Training + Khmer Language Software = More Dialogue?
"Internet cafés are springing up like mushrooms in rainy season in the heart of Cambodia, Phnom Penh in recent years." – Tharum Also, a perfect metaphor for the Cambodian blogopshere! The Cambodian blogosphere is growing, but also getting more organized and connected. Last month, bloggers in Phnom Penh met in...
Voices from the Wiki
Part of the human and technical magic that allows Global Voices to function is a lively wiki, where users around the world are able to tell us about blogs and websites we should be paying attention to, and where we're able to jointly edit documents like the Guide to Anonymous...
ThaRum's web: Local Content for Local People
ThaRum's Web on the exploding popularity of internet cafes in Phnom Penh.
webbed feet, web log
Webbed Feet, Web Log has a report from the first-ever Cambodian Blogger's night.
Pacific Rim and East Asia Friday Blog Roundup
Jinja, who writes the Cambodian blog Webbed Feet, Web log notes the irony that his former boss had only recently left Siem Reap, where the international school had a hostage crisis last month, to go to London. More importantly, though, he looks at the disquieting congruity of ‘good times’ and...
Monday Pacific Rim/East Asia Blog Roundup
Mr.Brown reports that Singapore’s most popular Chinese-language broadsheet ran a feature article about Singaporean bloggers and their upcoming conference. Malaysian blogger Kenny Sia has his own particular take on the personal politics of blogging. Following up on a piece from last Wednesday’s blog roundup, Danwei passes along the information that...