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  [ ... ]

Cambodian Artists


You Khin (Prayer 2), 2008

Amara Chhin-Lawrence Soprano
The beautiful, talented Cambodian-American soprano Amara Chhin-Lawrence recording in the studio, Aug. 2010

Rithy Panh, Bosba Panh at my home for dinner, 3 Sept. 2010
Award-winning cinematographer Rithy Panh, with his talented nephew Panhlauv and niece soprano Bosba Panh (over for dinner, Phnom Penh, 3 Sept. 2010)

Dancer Belle Chumvan Sodhachivy in Khmeropedies by Cambodian-French choreographer Emmanuele Phuon (New York Times' Dance Review, 25 June 2010)

The brilliant humor of talented Bun Heang Ung (aka Sacrava).

I remember regretting not purchasing in time one of young Oeur Sokuntevy's coffee canvases.

Singer Laura Mam, 2009
The brilliant (UC Berkeley), talented Laura Mam, 2009.

Theary Seng with artist Chath pier Sath, 2010
Artist/Poet Chath pier Sath, Theary Seng at his solo exhibition.  Packed house, including French Ambassador and wife (CCF, 28 Jan. 2010).

The talented choreographer Sophiline Cheam Shapiro of Khmer Arts Academy.

Oum Suphany, 2010
Prolific writer/novelist Madam OUM Suphany, also active member of the Association of Khmer Rouge Victims in Cambodia; here at the CJR public forum showing the dress she wore when Phnom Penh fell to the Khmer Rouge on 17 April 1975.

Roland Neveu, Marc Eberle, Jennifer Bombasaro-Brady, Daravuth Seng, Theary Seng

In celebration of Jenny Bombasaro-Brady's birthday, Theary Seng with artist Daravuth Seng, filmmaker Marc Eberle, photographer Roland Neveu (FCC Phnom Penh, Dec. 2009).



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Theary's BLOG

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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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