The face of information infrastructure in Cambodia, as of 2015

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The year 2013 marks the biggest transformation of media landscape in Cambodia. Like in most countries, digital technology – particularly mobile – and the Internet play the forefront role in this media remodeling. Today, the most influential platform for information…

Media convergence: Who made what converge

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Convergence in the media landscape is an interesting phenomenon. Although the idea of convergence seems to center around how digital content are made available on all media platforms, new and old, I tend to instead think about those pioneering visionaries…

The Verge: Apple of the digital publishing industry

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“The Verge is a window to how we live now and how we live next,” said an editor in a site’s promotional video. Parented by Vox Media, The Verge is a technology news website whose co-founder and former editor-in-chief Joshua…

4 ways we can do to improve e-commerce in Cambodia

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Online shopping is growing rapidly against the dominance of traditional physical marketplaces in Cambodia. Pioneering online stores – such as Khmer24, 7makara, Shop168, SnapyShop, and Kaymu – have been trying to change the way people shop, but they are still…

Meet Cheam Panharath, a young social entrepreneur

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When speaking of starting a business in Cambodia, you might have heard things like “Business needs lots of capital”, “You cannot be successful in business if you don’t have parents or relatives doing it too” or “Young people cannot start…

Cambodia: Politics and a legacy of trauma

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Cambodia’s traumatic history has often been used as a tool for power among rival politicians in the country, particularly when elections are approaching. This article, however, argues that due to the passage of time, such tactics in relation to the…