Where I go for AGGREGATED news on Cambodia, plus...   . . .           On Dec 26-29, 1979 [by now, Cambodia under one full year of Vietnamese occupation], the musician Paul McCartney and Kurt Waldheim, the Secre [ ... ]


Has Science Discovered God?     Click to watch this FASCINATING, MIND-BLOGGING video with breathtaking images and you learn science in the process!   Read transcript             God in the Cosmos
Veritas Forum at Yale University  [ ... ]



Hotel Cambodiana, Phnom Penh, 21 November 2007


CSD director Theary Seng giving the introductory remarks, Minister of Women's Affairs Dr. ING Kantha Phavi and Prof. Ka Sunbaunat (representative of Ministry of Health, Dean of Univ. of Health Science) on panel (Phnom Penh, 21 Nov. 2007).

Understanding Trauma in Cambodia Handbook

Minister of Women's Affairs, Dr. ING Kantha Phavi

Dean of University of Health Science, representative of Ministry of Health, Prof. KA Sunbaunat

Executive Director, Center for Social Development Theary C. Seng

Author / psycho-social consultant Matthias Witzel with psychosocial assistant and translator Ms. YIM Sotheary

Tenor KHUON Sethisak singing the Cambodian national anthem

Country Representative of German Development Service (DED) Mr. Wolfgang Mollers and Singapore Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Mr. William Chik.

Panelists Matthias Witzel, Yim Sotheary, Theary Seng, Prof. Ka Sunbaunat, Dr. CHHIM Sotheara, Ms. NHONG Hema (Director of Psychology Department, Royal University of Phnom Penh)

Student asking questions of Panelists

Psycho-social consultant / author Matthias Witzel and his musical team performing for the audience






Theary Seng's remarks Trauma Book Launch





Theary's BLOG

Strawman sips Fiji, doodles, speaks fluff; BBC's Asean Way online; Anti-Sam Rainsy Law; Em Theay; "Yuon" again; Post turns 25; Canada turns 150

Now available online: The ASEAN Way: Part 1 The ASEAN Way: Part 4
The BBC Global Questions at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN had me pose the first question and gave me the last words to close the hour-long program.   ...     Why "in sp [ ... ]

Pinyin; The New Yorker Comma Queen Series; You're already appropriating punctuation marks; now use them properly

Johnson: The story of pinyin   One country, two systems
The coexistence of pinyin and Chinese characters highlights the role of emotion in language decisions   The Economist | January 2017 [excerpts]   Pinyin has not, of course, replaced the  [ ... ]


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