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  [ ... ]

One of the truly, very rare moments I wish I am richer monetarily is when lusting after Eric Raisina Khmer silk designs... If ever I decide to leave the human rights field for the higher-paying private sector, it will not be out of fear from government repression, nor for romantic love but solely to be able to afford Eric's clothes (!).   I live in this embroidered silk dress by Eric (pictured), as you may have noticed from the photos of this dress spotted at various events around the world, here at The Hague, May 2009.


Theary Seng and Detlev Buck after party of premiere Same Same But Different at the Chinese House
German film director Detlev Buck and Theary Seng at the after-party of Same Same But Different premiere (The Chinese House, 19 Dec. 2009).

Theary Seng at Same Same But Different film premiere in Phnom Penh with producere Claus and Production designer Udo Kramer
In front of CINE LUX where SAME SAME BUT DIFFERENT had its Cambodia premiere. Sok Leang, Theary Seng, producer Claus Boje, production designer Udo Kramer, Uncle Ani Seng from Toulouse, Daravuth Seng. (19 Dec. 2009, photo by Jenny Bombasaro-Brady).

Theary Seng, Detlev Buck, David Kross, Claus Boje, Marc Eberle of Same Same But Different move Dec. 2009 Phnom Penh
Theary Seng enjoying dinner at a Phnom Penh beer garden with SAME SAME BUT DIFFERENT crew (Marc Eberle, director Detlev Buck, producer Claus Boje, actor David Kross, etc.) and Marie Naumann of Jewish Museum (Berlin), a few days after premiere, 22 Dec. 2009.

Legendary actress Mia Farrow (Dream for Darfur) and Theary Seng greeting over 150 bulky armed military police with bouquets of lotus flowers as a crowd of journalists and Cambodian human rights community look on (at entrance to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Jan. 2008).

Amazing singer and humanitarian, U2's Bono, and Theary Seng at press conference prior to P-8 Rock Concert (Rostock, Germany, June 2007).

Matt Dillon and Theary Seng at Ponlork Restaurant (Sept. 2007)
The very talented and well-read
Matt Dillon, Theary Seng, Michael Hayes  and the all too-young staff of Ponlork Restaurant (Phnom Penh, Sept. 2007).



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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