Stories about Cambodia from March, 2010
In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day we profile several women based around the world who use technology to to make government more transparent and accountable.
Established in October 2007, the Women Web Portal is the first web portal in Khmer language in Cambodia that provides information about gender issues and women rights. GV author Sopheap Chak discusses the work and impact of this website
To protect internet users against pornography, fraud and cyber theft, Cambodia's government has authorized a private company to control all local internet service providers. But bloggers are worried that the state-run internet exchange point is an attempt to censor the cyber critics of the government.
Google was dragged into the Cambodia-Thailand border row when the Cambodian government sent a letter of complaint over a “radically misleading” google map of the disputed Preah Vihear territory.
Erik W Davis discusses whether the Khmer term ‘Yuon’ has a racist connotation.
Crime rate in Phnom Penh went up last year but the number of reported serious crimes went down. A blogger believes the numbers may be misleading.