My first article at AFP

Cellphones help Cambodian students — to cheat is my first article to have released by Agence France-Presse (AFP), where I have spent my intern period. Though there are only a few people with me everyday here, I feel warm and I know that I have learnt a lot from them, especially about journalistic works. He (my editor) showed me techniqes of interviewing different sources for different stories and I always observe the way he interview people both on phone and face to face interview. Amazingly, he always be able to interview all kind of sources.

For my first article, I’d like to thank to Patrick Falby, the former AFP bureau chief for in Cambodia, that he accepted my story idea in the first day I came here. I also thank to Mr. Suy Se (I usally call bong Se since he’s still young), an AFP correspondent in Cambodia, who help me in editing and giving lots of comment about this story. Moreover, thank to Mr. Tang Chhin Sothy (I also call him bong Sothy because he’s still young), a professional photographer here, for shooting wonderful photos to suit with my article.

I am happy to know that some media organization have posted my article. To all my beloved readers who always support my blog, all of you can see the story by clicking on the link below:

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Dara Saoyuth

Coming from a simple family in Kampot province of Cambodia, I’ve spent most part of my teenage years in learning and working. Through those experiences, I’ve built myself up from the ground and finally, become an entrepreneur running a media production company with my co-founder.

I believe that no matter situation or position we are in, we can be great at what we are doing and get what we want when we put our heart and soul into that.