Bits and Bobs of Blogs

Fugitive DenimThat ‘Fugitive Denim’ is hard to track, but it will be making an appearance at Monument Books:

7 – 8pm Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Monument Books/Java TeaRoom
No. 111 Norodom Blvd, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Resident author Rachel Louise Snyder will read an excerpt from her first book and be available for signing.
“The multi-billion dollar textile industry is perhaps the world’s best barometer of globalization’s effects – both nefarious and beneficial. After all, everyone has to get dressed in the morning, and that means they need clothes – clothes that are usually made in far-off countries, under the auspices of a rapidly changing cluster of trade agreements and quota treaties.
The remarkably complex chain of events, from the cotton field to the factory floor to the catwalk, is the focus of writer Rachel Louise Snyder’s captivating new book…”

Better get your ‘internet pants‘ on and come on by. Click for full article.


Khmerbird gets interviewed by Tharum at Global Voices.  Linda Saphan notes she’s working on ‘Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten‘ – the upcoming Khmer rock & roll documentary.


The Personal Information Technology Workshop (PITW) team has two more weblog workshops coming up:

1- Institute of Technology of Cambodia on 11 June 2008 at 2:00pm – 5:00pm
2- University of Science and Health on 27 June 2008 at 8:30am – 11:30am


Nou Hach Literature Association will have its6th Writing Competition Awards and workshop June 7, from 7:30 am to 12:00 am. Guests include Guest speakers: Mrs. Pech Sangwawann, Mr. Iv Hout (France) Mrs. Keo Chanbo, Dr. Chhany Sak-Humphry (USA), Dr. Klairung Amaratisha (Thailand) & Dr. Pen Setharin (Japan). Registration in advance: 023 355 484, in person at the Buddhist Institute, or email

[PDF Annual Seminar - Khmer] [MP3 Seminar announcement] [PDF Award Winners]


This looks interesting: ‘Trendy Mompreneur Captures Celebrity Buzz‘ — with Khmer ankle bracelets.


There’s more: Stephane Janin (formerly of Popil Gallery) is still shooting photos of the Cambodian community in the USA. Check it out at: And punkster Henry Rollins blogs about his trip to the Killing Fields.


Oh, and LICADHO notes that villagers from five provinces are in Phnom Penh to protest regarding land issues. Don’t let it spoil your weekend though.

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