Where I go for AGGREGATED news on Cambodia, plus...   . . .           On Dec 26-29, 1979 [by now, Cambodia under one full year of Vietnamese occupation], the musician Paul McCartney and Kurt Waldheim, the Secre [ ... ]


Has Science Discovered God?     Click to watch this FASCINATING, MIND-BLOGGING video with breathtaking images and you learn science in the process!   Read transcript             God in the Cosmos
Veritas Forum at Yale University  [ ... ]


Khmer Food

Penguin Books Australia

Marshall Cavendish Singapore

Madame Sorey Long and her daughter Kanika Linden on the cover magazine.

Long Botta family awarded for cookbook, 2010
The Long family celebrated their win at the Award Ceremony in Paris, 2010.

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The All-Purpose Signature Khmer Krama



Cambodia is world-known for the Kampot pepper and Kampong Speu cane sugar... and the all-purpose, all-recognizably Khmer -- the KRAMAS -- from a 50 cent cotton piece to high-quality silk found in the boutiques of Manhattan and Paris...

Louise Allison Cort, curator at the Freer and Sackler Galleries, Washington, DC admiring high quality Khmer silk wrapped in traditional Khmer krama (Photo: VOA Pin Sisovann, 2010)

Institute for Khmer Traditional Textiles of Japanese artist Kikuo Morimoto, 2004 Laureate of Rolex Awards (Photo:  Laurent Teisseire)


Theary Seng wrapped in Eric Raisina silk scarf, Dec. 2009


Cambodian silk scarves by Carol Cassidy at Guggenheim Museum (NYC, March 2010)

Theary Seng in Carol Cassidy Cambodian silk scarf at the Holocaust Museum in Berlin, Aug. 2009.
Cambodian silk scarves ("high-end kramas") by Carol Cassidy at the Guggenheim Museum (Manhattan) - a very nice surprise to Theary Seng's okay visit to the Museum (under renovation) this March 2010 (top photo).  Theary wearing a Carol Cassidy Cambodian silk scarf to the Holocaust Museum in Berlin (Aug. 2009).

New York Times Silk Industry Cambodia
Special Report: Cambodia Slowly Reweaves Its Silk Industry

(New York Times, Fashion & Style, 22 Sept. 2010)

Advocate for the wearing of KRAMAS to functions and receptions around the world . . . send in photos with your favorite kramas !

The happy KI Media family in Kramanation - Yippee! (Credit: UNG Bun Heang, Aug. 2010)

Theary Seng with Kerry Kennedy, 24 Feb. 2011Ethel Kennedy in Khmer krama, March 2011
Mrs. Ethel and Kerry Kennedy (widow and daughter of Robert F. Kennedy), defenders-in-chief of human rights defenders around the world, here donning the classic Khmer krama to signify solidarity with Cambodian human rights defenders (Phnom Penh, 24 Feb. 2011; Wash. DC, March 2011).




Theary's BLOG

Strawman sips Fiji, doodles, speaks fluff; BBC's Asean Way online; Anti-Sam Rainsy Law; Em Theay; "Yuon" again; Post turns 25; Canada turns 150

Now available online: The ASEAN Way: Part 1 The ASEAN Way: Part 4
The BBC Global Questions at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN had me pose the first question and gave me the last words to close the hour-long program.   ...     Why "in sp [ ... ]

Pinyin; The New Yorker Comma Queen Series; You're already appropriating punctuation marks; now use them properly

Johnson: The story of pinyin   One country, two systems
The coexistence of pinyin and Chinese characters highlights the role of emotion in language decisions   The Economist | January 2017 [excerpts]   Pinyin has not, of course, replaced the  [ ... ]


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