Khmer Scholar has won two awards so far

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It’s been a little more than two years now since I created Khmer Scholar as a professional project for my Master’s degree at Ohio University. May 16, 2015 was the official launch date of the site to the public, although…

What will Cambodia look like in 2017?

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My short, sweet answer: Cambodians will empty more cups of coffee and enjoy faster Internet than ever! In May 1997 people in Cambodia could join the wider world through the Internet for the first time. Back then, the dial-up connection…

What Apple-FBI court fight means for mobile users

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Apple-FBI court fight over a terrorist’s iPhone once again sparks the public interests over the old, long-debated dilemma of national security versus privacy. While the case is based in the United States, its implications reach far beyond the U.S. borders….

Was Cambodia really an ally to the United States?

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Introduction Cambodia and the United States have undergone decades of the relations. Historically, while the United States was fighting its war to prevent its allies from falling into the communist’s hand, it tends to seek allies to join hands fighting…

Online news: A fresh look into Cambodian audiences

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News business is constantly being disrupted everywhere due to evolving media technologies. Cambodia, for the past few years, has experienced this trend, moving from a country heavily relying on traditional media such as radio and television – for scheduled, mostly…

Cambodia has come to a recognition: A new economic frontier

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Cambodia has embarked on a 20-year struggle for a meaningful rebirth. This documentary produced by i-Profile indicates Cambodia’s gradual economic success, earning the World Bank’s recognition as the “Olympian of Growth.” In my opinion, manufacturing is the next step. Factories need…

Cambodia in 2015: Trade deficit, still

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As a country emerging from wars, Cambodia is one of the fastest growing economies. However, it is still an agrarian state and it strongly depends on garment sector from Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Another important factor that should be noticed…