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From the Dark to the Light: Andrew Thomson

By: Bronwyn Sloan Posted: July-08-2009 in
Bronwyn Sloan

"A few people have commented, that, 'you know, for a doctor, you seem to have spent a lot of your career dealing with death'," he says.

From his upbringing by missionary parents, Thomson has certainly had his faith tested - from the dizzying euphoria of the successful elections in Cambodia, still under the shadow of the remnants of the Khmer Rouge, in 1993, to the horrors of genocides in Rwanda and Bosnia with the United Nations, and the disastrous UN mission in Haiti.

Dr. Scott: Concerns of Change in Cambodia

By: Charlotte Lancaster Posted: July-04-2009 in
Charlotte Lancaster

Citing Transparency International's latest report, which finds Cambodia in the top percentile of most corrupt countries in the world, Dr. Scott elicits his point that Cambodia is a function of money and not a product of progress. "The absence of a sound rule of law is a more important issue here than poverty", states Dr. Scott, who has lived in Cambodia for 15 years. Further elaborating that while the disparity between the rich and poor may be 'ok' for now, history has repeatedly demonstrated that such tension will eventually boil over.

Watching Tevy

By: Adam Fogarty Posted: July-08-2008 in
Adam Fogarty

As a protégé of local arts entrepreneur Nico Mesterharm, and one-time artist in residence of Phnom Penh's MetaHouse, Sokuntevy ('Tevy') has brought startling authenticity to the Cambodian fine arts community - authenticity which is not an exaggeration of context.


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