· May, 2006

Stories about Cambodia from May, 2006

Vietnam: Cultural Differences

  29 May 2006

Wanna, a Cambodian student in Vietnam visits his Vietnamese friend's house for dinner. Wanna makes some interesting observation on cultural difference between Cambodia and Vietnam.

Cambodia: Plea to ban 3G Phones

  25 May 2006

Vutha in Cambodia writes about this women's group that is trying get 3G phones banned. The group claims that such phones would harm the morals of the people. “We are all very concerned that bad people will use modern communication and information technology in the wrong direction and it will...

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Alleyways

  23 May 2006

Mythicaldude wanders into the alleyways of Phnom Penh, the Cambodian Capital city. “These long and sometimes winding alleys host entire communities that are normally invisible from the main streets and from traffic. You gotta go there to see what's up.”

Cambodia: Phnom Penh

  22 May 2006

Stan at Khmer440 looks at the layout and architecture of Phnom Penh, the Cambodian capital city. “In addition to good design enhancing its livability, P P has other plusses in that regard. The first is that it’s a low-rise city. Far superior on the psyche; it is human scale. You...

The First Internet Party ever Held in Cambodia

  22 May 2006

A decade ago Cambodia connected to the world. During those years, not many people could spell and capture the term and the meaning of ‘the Internet’ well, except expatriates working in Phnom Penh offices and a few Cambodian staff in aid organizations. It was until recent years that more competitions...

Cambodia: Kindness of Strangers

  20 May 2006

Vutha encounters an accident and goes to help the injured person. This reminds blogger Vanna of a similar incident where he helped an injured stranger.

The Pride of Cambodia: Young Generation

  13 May 2006

A 15-year-old Cambodian girl has recently made news headline, following a gold medal award won by a 16-year-old boy. Among 196 candidates from 36 countries, Mom Charya is the winner of the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) held in Indonesia. The exams in the competition included theory, problem solving, and...

Cambodia: Wimax rollout

  8 May 2006

Blogger chlim01 in Cambodian capital Phnom Penh is roporting that the city now has 90% of it's area covered with WiMax. WiMax stands for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access and this technology allows for high speed wireless internet connection over large distance. The technology is ideal for places like Cambodia...