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Cambodians and Facebook, a Love Story

Posted January 6th, 2011 at 3:04 pm (UTC+7)
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Bun Tharum, Phnom Penh This week Facebook announced $500 million in investment from Goldman Sachs. This put the value of Facebook at $50 billion, affirming its popularity among many Internet users around the world. Cambodia is no different, and in the past six months, the number of Facebook users here has skyrocketed. Cambodians use Facebook […]

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‘Honored’ Moderator Recalls Role in Clinton Visit

Posted December 14th, 2010 at 7:51 am (UTC+7)
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Bun Tharum, Phnom Penh During a visit to Cambodia in November, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held a town hall meeting with 600 Cambodian youths. Of those in attendance at Chaktomuk Theater, along the riverside in Phnom Penh, 18 were allowed questions. And those questions were moderated by a 25-year-old Cambodian woman, Keo Kalyan, […]

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Bun Tharum is a freelance journalist, blogger, and digital media specialist. Blogging since 2005, he’s been a contributing-writer for Global Voices Online, Asian Correspondent, and several other print publications. His main interests are information and communication technologies for development and online media. Tharum’s base is Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s largest capital city.

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