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Social Media Resounds With News of 'King Father,' Cambodia's Original Blogger

  • VOA Khmer

News of the death of Cambodia’s former king, Norodom Sihanouk, attracted an unprecedented response from news and social media sites. Bun Tharum, a technology reporter and VOA Khmer contributor, says young Cambodians took to social media, especially Facebook, to follow and share news and pay tribute to the former monarch, who was also the country’s first blogger. In this “Digital Voices” segment, Bun Tharum explains Sihanouk's blogging legacy to VOA Khmer’s Soeung Sophat.