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
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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
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
Source : The Phnom Penh Post
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