It has received about 1.7 billion YouTube views since its release a year ago, but just when you thought the frenzy over “Gangnam*Style” was dying down, the hit has gone viral again with a new parody by impoverished Phnom Penh kids racking up almost 200,000 hits since it was posted Friday. It took 15 days for French filmmaker Jean-Luc Nguyen to recreate the iconic video by South Korean pop star Psy, which features 160 school children and was produced by French-run NGO Taramana. Since 2005, the NGO has been providing educational, nutritional and medical assistance to children and families in
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