A maverick Dutch owner of a factory in Cambodia is trying to demonstrate that socially responsible entrepreneurial enterprises, not reliance on non-governmental organizations, is the Southeast Asian nation’s best path out of poverty.
Ly Sambo, a survivor of the Khmer Rouge atrocities and a former refugee, is the author of a memoir titled “All I Heard Was My Sorrow.” In it, she wrote about her escape from the Khmer Rouge genocide, and her work as an interpreter for World Vision in Khao I-Dang refugee camp before immigrating to America. “All I Heard Was My Sorrow” helps Sambo in her journey to heal herself from a painful past through gratitude.
Java Cafe and gallery on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, presented a series of 17 photographs called “In the City by Night.” The photos are a solo work of Sovan Philong, an independent professional photographer, working and living in Phnom Penh, and is known for his creative use of light including the light from a computer screen, headlamps, and fluorescent tubes.
Foreign Minister Hor Namhong says the ruling party has done enough to prove it is using the proper maps in its border demarcation efforts with Vietnam, following the inspection of a new set of maps Thursday provided by France.