Archive for July, 2003
Election Update Well, everyone's got inkstained fingers and a smile on their face. (High illiteracy rate so a fingerprint is the usual equivalent for a signature.) So far, the election has been the most peaceful one since UNTAC. But big changes are afoot in the political infrastructure here, and it's going to ...
Posted in Uncategorized on Jul 24th, 2003
TV Time: "Where is my artifact?" says John Miksic. An interesting program about burial jars from the Cardamoms on National Geographic's International Channel. Good fun, keep your eye on the schedule for reruns! On the Trail of Cambodia’s Tutankhamen: A Forensic Mystery
Election day (Sunday 27th) is fast approaching. Party caravans are cruising the streets: Here's the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP), Opposition Sam Rainsy Party, and Khmer Front Party. In total 23 parties are fielding candidates. The big two are CPP and Funcinpec, with Sam Rainsy party the largest beyond ...
Odds and Ends: If you're in the USA, check out 'The Flute Player' on PBS tomorrow. Life during Wartime: tuition hike at Cal State Long Beach: 33 percent! Ouch. Back in Cambodia, Lecture on Burma, 24th at EFEO - Siem Reap.
Exhibition mooted: Recycling weapons for art. Sasha Constable + Development technology workshop = something new. Watch this space for more info. And on the development technology angle, from the Viridian list: http://www.viridiandesign.org/notes/351-400/00372_ted_saves_the_world.html