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  [ ... ]


The amazingly gifted Cambodian-American Phanith Rama Sovann (in both Khmer and English!)

Phanith Rama Sovann to represent Cambodia in Queen of the Universe Pageant in Jan 2013

The beautiful, talented PICH Sophea

artist Sopheap Pich Cycle
Sopheap Pich's world famous installation.  Sopheap featured in Cambodian Art Emerges From Horrors of a Murderous Past (The New York Times/IHT, 29 Dec. 2010)

artist Leang Seckon, Fleur and Theary Seng (Cambodia International Film Festival, 28 Jan. 2010)
Artist/Singer Leang Seckon (especially of the Rubbish Project), Fleur and Theary Seng at the Cambodia International Film Festival, 28 Jan. 2010.  Seckon featured in Cambodian Art Emerges from Horrors of a Murderous Past (The New York Times/IHT, 29 Dec. 2010)

Art by Leang Seckon of Princess Bopha Devi

Supreme ballerina Princess Bopha Devi, captured above in artwork by Leang Seckon (always prominent in my apartment); below in the famous photograph.

Theary Seng's family illustrated by artist Chea Vuthea, April 2010
Young artist Chea Vuthea showing off his drawings with amazing likeness to the photos I've given him!  Please contact Ms. Sivnin EAM if you'd like to have Vuthea draw from your photos.  More images...


Linda Saphan|
Linda Saphan is a talented, brilliant friend, not to also mention a new mother and married to the very cool filmmaker John Pirozzi.


Photographer Heng Sinith and Theary Seng at Memphis Pub.
Talented photographer Heng Sinith whistling at Bona's Memphis Pub (Phnom Penh, Oct. 2005).


Singer Bochan Huy, Desires Single
The amazing, sultry voice of Cambodian-American Bochan Huy breaking into mainstream American music scene with her first solo album DESIRES (and recently released music video).  Khmer Bird interview.

praCh and team after Emmy wins, San Diego, 26 June 2010
The inspirational Cambodian-American rapper praCh Ly and dear friend (Photo: Stephen Carr/Press Telegram); 2 Emmy wins for RESIDUE (Photo: praCh; San Diego, 26 June 2010).  praCh is writing the score "Into the Wild" for the Oscar-nominated documentary Enemy of the People.

legendary Quincy Jones, tenor Khuon Sethisak, Theary Seng (Phnom Penh, 2005)
Legendary Quincy Jones, tenor Khuon Sethisak, Theary Seng at DCM Mark Storella's residence (Phnom Penh, 2005).


Anne Bass and Sokvannara "Sy" Sar (Vanity Fair article/photos).  I was mesmerized at his performance at Chaktomuk Theatre as part of the new US Embassy inauguration week in 2005 as well as the documentary film premiering at the French Cultural Center.






Theary's BLOG

Vietnamization pre-KR; Wooden King; 20th Anniversary Grenade Attack; Angeline; ANSA; Kulikar Sotho; Residences DK; Hun Sen released damning conversation btw him, Kem Sokha

Vietnamization: Pre-Khmer Rouge   The US-Vietnam War in Cambodia, a bloody sideshow   A South Vietnamese soldier keeps his finger on the trigger as he watches a Cambodian woman and baby emerge from bunker following airstrikes in the vicinity of a vil [ ... ]

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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