This morning I went to Bathroom, in the mirror I saw someone else ugly and hopeless who is another me.

I ask her what happen?

she says I'm so stressful.


Because of lot things.

Oh!!! poor u....

what is gonna deal with that?

I wish i could... I really want to hit my head to the wall then i can have a excuse to take a few days off. Or when i cross the road, I stop in the middle of the road so i'm going be injure so i can several days off.


Idiot? yes, I am! but what else I can do now!

eat your stress and sleep on your nightmare.

that's it?


Okay, will see if i can do that!
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I wish I could ...
I wish I would ...
I wish I should have ...

I really want to learn how to accept the truth!!!


A memory of a Victory day, ICCC in India

DSC00828, originally uploaded by Nearirath Sreng.

It was a unforgeable moment when I did a very good job on the first of the International Client Counseling Competition, Bagalore, India.

So all victories are in your hands, if u know how to get it!

For more pic: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nearirath/sets/72157604507127028/

What the... [?]

Today at work, it was a boring day as usual! While i was surfing the internet, there was a phone ring. Human Resource dept wanted to meet me about the employee contract. Oh ghost! I'm going to sign another long-term contract soon. Then it means there will be a little chance to move to another job, which is enjoyable one.

Please pray for me 0-O really wish the ECCC contacts me and says i would get a job there.

Okay, hope i can survive there!
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My Weekend!

Suck TN!!! too much smoke. I bet that most people there are going to have cancer soon
Cute friend, Vathana :)

New hair style with a cowboy hat, I didn't buy it...damn!

Your friend ask you, where are we going? What do you suppose to answer? *-O Eating? Shopping? Playing games? Gym? Swimming?...But where exactly is good places to go? None!

Phnom Penh is very small place, no where to go!!! So my little sister and I usually end up to drive till we figure out where shall we go, it's suck.

On Friday morning, I had an interview a job at the ECCC again. Even though I think I did a good job, who knows if there is still corruption--Opp!! CAN'T SAY IT OUT.
In the end of the interview, they asked me do i have sth to add; and I already planed that i was going to say "Though I have heard a lot about exhausted funding, and my parents are not so happy if i work here without salary, I would like to clarify that working at the Tribunal is my dream :") I think they like it, cuz it is from my bottom of my heart.

Then I went to say hi to everyone at OCP (Office of Co-Prosecutors). I do miss them so much, and they miss me too :D. Anees(Indian/England) and a few others said how much money should he contribute to get a job here for me? Oh..ho.. it was so nice of them. Then I went to National Co-Prosecutor when it was lunch time, they wanted me to join lunch with them, that was my honor.

I really hope I can come back to the court though I can't work at OCP, but I can work in the same building.
Fantastic Club, very nice!!!

Farewell party of Po Virak :P

What is a meaning of life to you?

Life – Dream = Nothing
Life – Love = Nothing
=> Dream + Love = Life!!

As I have said so far that I don't like reading much but I'm so satisfy after reading a very good article of the CEO of Apple Computer. I got this from Tharum facebook. Sharing this article would help more critical thinking about your life!!!

'You've got to find what you love,' Jobs says
This is the text of the Commencement address by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, delivered on June 12, 2005.

"I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I've ever gotten to a college graduation. Today I want to tell you three stories from my life. That's it. No big deal. Just three stories.

The first story is about connecting the dots.

I dropped out of Reed College after the first 6 months, but then stayed around as a drop-in for another 18 months or so before I really quit. So why did I drop out?

It started before I was born. My biological mother was a young, unwed college graduate student, and she decided to put me up for adoption. She felt very strongly that I should be adopted by college graduates, so everything was all set for me to be adopted at birth by a lawyer and his wife. Except that when I popped out they decided at the last minute that they really wanted a girl. So my parents, who were on a waiting list, got a call in the middle of the night asking: "We have an unexpected baby boy; do you want him?" They said: "Of course." My biological mother later found out that my mother had never graduated from college and that my father had never graduated from high school. She refused to sign the final adoption papers. She only relented a few months later when my parents promised that I would someday go to college.

And 17 years later I did go to college. But I naively chose a college that was almost as expensive as Stanford, and all of my working-class parents' savings were being spent on my college tuition. After six months, I couldn't see the value in it. I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life and no idea how college was going to help me figure it out. And here I was spending all of the money my parents had saved their entire life. So I decided to drop out and trust that it would all work out OK. It was pretty scary at the time, but looking back it was one of the best decisions I ever made. The minute I dropped out I could stop taking the required classes that didn't interest me, and begin dropping in on the ones that looked interesting.

It wasn't all romantic. I didn't have a dorm room, so I slept on the floor in friends' rooms, I returned coke bottles for the 5¢ deposits to buy food with, and I would walk the 7 miles across town every Sunday night to get one good meal a week at the Hare Krishna temple. I loved it. And much of what I stumbled into by following my curiosity and intuition turned out to be priceless later on. Let me give you one example:

Reed College at that time offered perhaps the best calligraphy instruction in the country. Throughout the campus every poster, every label on every drawer, was beautifully hand calligraphed. Because I had dropped out and didn't have to take the normal classes, I decided to take a calligraphy class to learn how to do this. I learned about serif and san serif typefaces, about varying the amount of space between different letter combinations, about what makes great typography great. It was beautiful, historical, artistically subtle in a way that science can't capture, and I found it fascinating.

None of this had even a hope of any practical application in my life. But ten years later, when we were designing the first Macintosh computer, it all came back to me. And we designed it all into the Mac. It was the first computer with beautiful typography. If I had never dropped in on that single course in college, the Mac would have never had multiple typefaces or proportionally spaced fonts. And since Windows just copied the Mac, its likely that no personal computer would have them. If I had never dropped out, I would have never dropped in on this calligraphy class, and personal computers might not have the wonderful typography that they do. Of course it was impossible to connect the dots looking forward when I was in college. But it was very, very clear looking backwards ten years later.

Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.

My second story is about love and loss.

I was lucky — I found what I loved to do early in life. Woz and I started Apple in my parents garage when I was 20. We worked hard, and in 10 years Apple had grown from just the two of us in a garage into a $2 billion company with over 4000 employees. We had just released our finest creation — the Macintosh — a year earlier, and I had just turned 30. And then I got fired. How can you get fired from a company you started? Well, as Apple grew we hired someone who I thought was very talented to run the company with me, and for the first year or so things went well. But then our visions of the future began to diverge and eventually we had a falling out. When we did, our Board of Directors sided with him. So at 30 I was out. And very publicly out. What had been the focus of my entire adult life was gone, and it was devastating.

I really didn't know what to do for a few months. I felt that I had let the previous generation of entrepreneurs down - that I had dropped the baton as it was being passed to me. I met with David Packard and Bob Noyce and tried to apologize for screwing up so badly. I was a very public failure, and I even thought about running away from the valley. But something slowly began to dawn on me — I still loved what I did. The turn of events at Apple had not changed that one bit. I had been rejected, but I was still in love. And so I decided to start over.

I didn't see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.

During the next five years, I started a company named NeXT, another company named Pixar, and fell in love with an amazing woman who would become my wife. Pixar went on to create the worlds first computer animated feature film, Toy Story, and is now the most successful animation studio in the world. In a remarkable turn of events, Apple bought NeXT, I returned to Apple, and the technology we developed at NeXT is at the heart of Apple's current renaissance. And Laurene and I have a wonderful family together.

I'm pretty sure none of this would have happened if I hadn't been fired from Apple. It was awful tasting medicine, but I guess the patient needed it. Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith. I'm convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You've got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don't settle.

My third story is about death.

When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: "If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right." It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?" And whenever the answer has been "No" for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.

Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.

About a year ago I was diagnosed with cancer. I had a scan at 7:30 in the morning, and it clearly showed a tumor on my pancreas. I didn't even know what a pancreas was. The doctors told me this was almost certainly a type of cancer that is incurable, and that I should expect to live no longer than three to six months. My doctor advised me to go home and get my affairs in order, which is doctor's code for prepare to die. It means to try to tell your kids everything you thought you'd have the next 10 years to tell them in just a few months. It means to make sure everything is buttoned up so that it will be as easy as possible for your family. It means to say your goodbyes.

I lived with that diagnosis all day. Later that evening I had a biopsy, where they stuck an endoscope down my throat, through my stomach and into my intestines, put a needle into my pancreas and got a few cells from the tumor. I was sedated, but my wife, who was there, told me that when they viewed the cells under a microscope the doctors started crying because it turned out to be a very rare form of pancreatic cancer that is curable with surgery. I had the surgery and I'm fine now.

This was the closest I've been to facing death, and I hope its the closest I get for a few more decades. Having lived through it, I can now say this to you with a bit more certainty than when death was a useful but purely intellectual concept:

No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. Right now the new is you, but someday not too long from now, you will gradually become the old and be cleared away. Sorry to be so dramatic, but it is quite true.

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.

When I was young, there was an amazing publication called The Whole Earth Catalog, which was one of the bibles of my generation. It was created by a fellow named Stewart Brand not far from here in Menlo Park, and he brought it to life with his poetic touch. This was in the late 1960's, before personal computers and desktop publishing, so it was all made with typewriters, scissors, and polaroid cameras. It was sort of like Google in paperback form, 35 years before Google came along: it was idealistic, and overflowing with neat tools and great notions.

Stewart and his team put out several issues of The Whole Earth Catalog, and then when it had run its course, they put out a final issue. It was the mid-1970s, and I was your age. On the back cover of their final issue was a photograph of an early morning country road, the kind you might find yourself hitchhiking on if you were so adventurous. Beneath it were the words: "Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish." It was their farewell message as they signed off. Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish. And I have always wished that for myself. And now, as you graduate to begin anew, I wish that for you.

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

Thank you all very much.


Don't u see 7 ghosts?

IMG_0846, originally uploaded by Nearirath Sreng.

too heavy just now!

me in the darkness!!!

u just can't advoice face it even u don't want,
u can't make it work even as much as u try,
u can't dream of it even u try ur best,
u can't enjoy life even u pretend to be it,
u can't accept it even it is true already,

i wish i could be myself all the time and i just don't want to stand any more!!!
oh,,, gosh!!! i should be stronger than now if i really make my dream come true and nobody can change mine and nobody can take it away from me too....

A winner never quit, and a quitter is never win!!!!!

7 ghosts in Prey Veng

IMG_0716, originally uploaded by Nearirath Sreng.


Competition [?]

I have not been sleeping in peace, my brain doesn't stop thinking and worrying about many things. I'm afraid some day my brain doesn't work, what's gonna happen?

I'm so Yab. Four years at rupp, I had been told to be positive thinking and be good to yourself bla bal...I think i still can't do that...useless!

If my head were just a like a computer, i would forget what i'm worried!!!
Me on the way to school. Now i'm taking two more extra classes, International Criminal law and International Public law. I'm kinda lazy right now :( cuz I don't wanna do any more assignment either presentation but these two course are too good!!!Okay, let's make myself more busy again and again though i promise myself that i'm going to have a wonderful vacation soon. but now it turns out nothing but work.
We meet almost everyday to prepare for the coming competition at school. We're going to read thousand of pages. Though my prof. said do not make urself lose with those thick cases, we still need to analyze all the important point to win in the real argument! Fighting guys :)Jessup 2007: you can see, how hard it is!!!
They were so stressful, worried, and scare too! Just like me when i did a counseling competition.

Olympic Stadium:
It was a very nice sunset...hmmm but it makes me sad too!
A cute dog, I was running to shot this pic till the dog owner thought i was trying to do sth bad to his dog...whatever! just wanna have his pic:)


08-08-08 & Patry Farewell

Today I had three Chek Angs ចេកអាំង​​for my lunchSrey Nig-so so hmmm talk a lot, and meEr...me and sis.group pictureកំពុងវាយគនា


Sending Bong Pao Pao Off

06082008373, originally uploaded by Nearirath Sreng.

Kunthy, Rath, Ya, and Virak. We all are going to meet up soon again :) somewhere around the world :)

Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Now in its 50th year, the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is the world's largest moot court competition, with participants from over 500 law schools in more than 80 countries. The competition is a simulation of a fictional dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice, the judicial organ of the United Nations. A team from each participating school is required to prepare oral and written pleadings arguing both the applicant and respondent positions of the case.

Thousands of law students from around the world will work all year long on this season's Jessup Problem, which will address the power and authority of the International Court of Justice and other important international law issues. Most students must first compete in national and regional competitions (mostly held in January-March) to earn the right to advance to the world championship Shearman & Sterling International Rounds held every spring in Washington, D.C. The 2009 Shearman & Sterling International Rounds, which will mark the 50th Anniversary of the Jessup Competition, will be held March 22-28, 2009.

About a month to decide whether I will joint the moot court competition, finally I've decided to join it, and i will have another busy life again. I have waited to see if i am eligible or not, but there is only a way to be eligible is I have register a Master Degree, LLM.

Recently, I'm working at the Canadia Bank as a legal officer, but sooner or later i'm moving to public sector - the ECCC or any NGOs. Meanwhile I'm going to do some extra volunteer job as a teaching assistance of international criminal law. The most important part for this year, i'm going to do another competition, ISLA.
The Coming Moot Court at RULE:

Team Member:

1.Nearirath SRENG ---International law: Case & Materials
2.Sonita KHUN---International Criminal Evidence & Judge, Richard.
3.Kimsan ---International Criminal Law and Human Rights, Thomson
5.Thearith ---International laws & Study Cases, Thomas
Regular Schedule:

6.Every available evening but at least three days a week.
i.Back up everything
ii.Report what individual get
7.Everyone must respond their individual tasks or you will be dismissed.
International Courts:
-International Court of Justice (ICJ)*****
-International Criminal Court (ICC)
-International Criminal Tribunal Former of Yugoslavia(ICTY)
-International Criminal Tribunal of Rwanda (ICTR)
-Special Court of Saran Leon
International Laws & other related documents:
-International Criminal Law & others law and Theory!