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2013 Cambodian Elections

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2013 Cambodian Elections

Cambodians head to the polls for the fifth parliamentary elections since a United Nations-brokered peace deal ushered in an end to years of conflict. Amid a restrictive political climate, some Cambodians push for change, while others side with the certainty of one of the world's longest-serving leaders.

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Gods, guitars and a budding global enterprise

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Gods, guitars and a budding global enterprise

Until a few years ago, Wayan Tuges had no idea what a guitar sounded like, let alone made one from scratch. Today, his instruments can sell for thousands of dollars each. From Bali, Indonesia, the story of how a traditional wood carver and spiritual leader turned his skills into an unlikely global business crafting high-end guitars. A radio feature for PRI's The World.

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Photos: Mam Sonando supporters protest

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Photos: Mam Sonando supporters protest

Supporters of Mam Sonando confront police outside Phnom Penh's municipal court. The broadcaster was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges rights groups say were aimed at silencing a vocal critic of the government.

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Skateboarding in Cambodia

Skateboarding in Cambodia

In Southeast Asia, one group takes the sport of skateboarding into uncharted territory: the streets of Phnom Penh. A multimedia video piece with photos and sound. 

Observed: Leaving on a prop plane

Observed: Leaving on a prop plane

Another entry in the not quite award winning iPhone video series, Observed the Other Day . In this episode, I come in for a smooth but noisy landing at Bangkok's Don Mueang airport.