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Tharum Bun

Tharum Bun is a blogger by passion and communicator by profession. Blogging in Cambodia since 2004, Tharum is interested in media and technology and how the two fields making impact on citizens.

Tharum is also an alumni of International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).

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Latest posts by Tharum Bun

7 October 2009

Cambodia: BarCamp Phnom Penh 2009

More than 800 tech-inclined Cambodians gathered at the second annual BarCamp Phnom Penh on October 3-4, 2009 at Paññasastra University of Cambodia.

30 January 2009

Cambodia: Internet censorship targets artists

The Cambodian Ministry of Women's Affairs has threatened to block a Web site that contains artistic illustrations of bare-breasted Apsara dancers and a Khmer Rouge soldier. This censorship targets Cambodian...

20 July 2008

Cambodian and Thai Bloggers on Disputed Preah Vihear Temple

Rising serious tension between Cambodia and Thailand started when UNESCO, on July 7, 2008, declared temple of Preah Vihear as a World Heritage site. The 11th century temple has long...

26 June 2008

Cambodia: Riding the Wave of Change

In a country where men tend to have more privileges in family and society, a new wave of change is about to begin. Sopheap Chak is another urban woman with...

31 May 2008

Cambodia: Freedom of Flying

Educated in France to be an engineer, Santel Phin spent two years in Paris, one of the most romantic cities in the world. In Cambodia, the 31 year-old Santel presently...

11 May 2008

Cambodia: Advertisement that Attracts

A Cambodia blogger praises the government for the improved press rights and freedom of expression, but wants the Ministry of Culture as well as Ministry of Information to ensure that...

21 September 2007

Cambodia: Blogging from Siem Reap

Cambodian blogger and Global Voices Author Tharum Bun talks to fellow blogger Vireak from Seam Reap. Tharum asks Vireak about his motivations for starting and maintaining his blog. Vireak shares...

30 July 2007

Cambodian Blogger on Blogging

GV's Cambodian author Tharum Bun interviews Borin Ly, an Internet enthusiast and an avid blogger. Borin talks about his blogging experience and his motivations for creating the blog. Cambodia has...

1 May 2007

Internet Use Shaping Cambodia

With more than 50% of the population of almost 15 million people younger than 25, the future of Cambodia's internet as well as the youth lifestyle looks vibrant. An IT...

6 April 2007

The adventures of Phatry Derek Pan in Cambodia

Now settling in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, without close relatives to accompany him, where unlike his Seattle home there is no local McDonald’s, Phatry Derek Pan adapts to a...

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