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Sale of newspaper in Cambodia 'disaster' for media freedom: rights group

The purchase of the Phnom Penh Post by a Malaysian whose public relations firm lists Cambodia’s long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen as a client is a “disaster” for media freedom ahead of a general election, an international rights group said on Monday. 647 more words

Phnom Penh Post's sale to PR director increases media freedom fears

A newspaper seen as Cambodia’s last independent English daily has been sold to a Malaysian businessman, sparking fresh concerns about press freedom.

The Phnom Penh Post’s new owner is Sivakumar Ganapthy, director of a PR firm which has previously done work for the Cambodian government. 376 more words

Phnom Penh Post Sold to Malaysian Investor

The newspaper widely considered the last independent media voice in Cambodia has been sold by its Australian publisher to a Malaysian investor.

Saturday’s announcement by Post Media CEO Bill Clough identified the buyer of the English-language Phnom Penh Post as Sivakumar G., who was described as having an experienced journalist’s background and representing a strong investment group from Malaysia. 224 more words

Media Watch

Workers appeal back pay ruling

Source : The Phnom Penh Post

Ninety-eight garment workers fighting a legal battle for wages owed to them after their employer fled the country appealed a judge’s decision to award the vast majority of proceeds from an auction of the company’s equipment to the factory’s landlord on Wednesday. 546 more words

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City Hall considering two new overpasses

Source : The Phnom Penh Post

Phnom Penh Governor Khoung Sreng on Wednesday discussed the construction of two overpass projects, one at the Choam Chao roundabout near the airport and another at the Kbal Thnal intersection near Monivong Bridge. 176 more words

Development

Boeung Trabek residents to get land titles

Source : The Phnom Penh Post 

Nearly 300 families in Phnom Penh’s Boeung Trabek area will be granted land titles, a surprise move punctuated with a reminder to residents to cast a vote for the ruling party in July’s elections. 609 more words

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US Forest Service to train Cambodian rangers

Source : The Phnom Penh Post 

Ministry of Environment rangers will soon receive training from experts with the US Forest Service in a bid to improve their ability to crack down on forest crimes and protect conservation areas. 188 more words

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