the Khmer side of SE Asia’s politics..

Young journalists and bloggers are not plenty in the Kingdom, but they are gaining in numbers and spine. From just a few bloggers you can count on one hand in the early 2000's to, literally, hundreds today, these guys are now lending a decidedly Khmer voice to the contentious politics of Cambodia, the ongoing belligerence with Thailand and shrewd maneuverings with Vietnam. Events have traditionally come from a skewed Western or Thai perspective. So I'm glad to see the increasing articulation of the Khmer point of view. Here are two new bloggers I just found. Worth a watch? We'll wait and see. Son of the Empire (politics) Tumnei, a Photo Diary (culture) … [Read more...]