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Asia Media Summit kicks off in Cambodia

The 16th Asia Media Summit was held here on Wednesday, attracting approximately 600 media representatives from 42 countries and regions.

Cambodian journalists gain new insights into business topics

Cambodia has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. How can journalists find the stories behind this development? Nine young Cambodian journalists find out how as part of the project "Markets and Movers".

Cambodia: Holding a Media Summit Without Media Freedom

Participants Should Call for Free Expression, Press Freedom.

Stories of Ho Chi Minh trail told by VOV war correspondents

The Ho Chi Minh trail, a military supply route running from North Vietnam through Laos and Cambodia to South Vietnam, was opened in 1959.

Gov’t allows VoA to open a representative bureau

The Ministry of Information agreed in principle on Thursday to allow Voice of America (VoA) to open its representative office in Cambodia.

Trial Delayed in Cambodian Sex Trafficking Documentary Case When Plaintiff Fails to Show

A Cambodian union leader detained for his involvement in the production of a Russian-backed documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asian country appeared in court Thursday, but the hearing on his case was delayed when the plaintiff failed to appear.

Cambodia: Drop trumped-up charges in child sexual exploitation documentary case

Rath Rott Mony, 47, is an English-Khmer translator from Phnom Penh.

Watchdog Urges Cambodia To Drop Charges Against RT Collaborator Who Exposed Child Abuse

Cambodia should drop the fraudulent discrimination charges against a local man who helped the RT news channel film a documentary about child sexual exploitation in the country, a prominent international watchdog said Thursday.

Julian Assange: Australian government urged to intervene

Filmmaker James Ricketson, who was jailed in Cambodia on spying charges, says Assange is being used as ‘an example’ in attack on media.

Cambodia-China Journalist Association Launched to Promote ‘Positive News’

The initiative, supported by both governments, marks another step toward replacing Cambodia’s once free press with China’s model of information, media experts say.

Weaponizing Cyber Law

In recent years, autocratic regimes have increasingly relied on legal and bureaucratic tools – from restrictions on foreign funding to draconian sedition laws – to impede civic activism. Now, they are adding cyber legislation to their arsenals of repression.

A Fixer Pays the Price for Press Freedom

Russia Today’s 2017 documentary - “My Mother Sold Me” - depicted a young Cambodian woman selling her daughter’s virginity. The film went viral – but it wasn’t good news for Cambodian fixer, Rath Rott Mony, who worked for RT.

Jailed journo James Ricketson speaks May 29, 30

Despite being tall, very athletic, and once handsome; despite having on-the-job training as an accused foreign spy who was thrown into a squalid Cambodian jail, Australian independent journalist and filmmaker James Ricketson has no desire to apply to be the next James Bond. 

Cambodia China Journalist Association officially launched in Cambodia

The Cambodia China Journalist Association (CCJA) was formally launched here on Monday with the aim of promoting media exchange and relations between Cambodia and China.

Cambodia: Free Press on the Run

The media landscape in Cambodia has dramatically changed over the past two years.

Governments in Asia ‘Celebrate’ World Press Freedom Day While Suppressing Freedom of the Press

Governments and state media in Southeast Asia touted improving media liberty on World Press Freedom Day Friday, but critics were swift to point out limits on expression and the jailing of many journalists across the region.

Cambodian Journalist Sees Media Situation Deteriorating

Cambodian journalist Aun Pheap used to be a dedicated reporter. He would chase stories for The Cambodia Daily, a local independent paper, and write articles that government officials, businessmen and other powerful players would rather not see published.

Independent Cambodian News Outlet Starts Publishing in English

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, an English news website was launched Friday to help revive the stifled independent media landscape in Cambodia.

Cambodia calls for fight against fake news

Cambodia celebrated the World Press Freedom Day here on Friday, with a call for fight against fake news, saying that it is posing threats to peace, democracy and development.

Journalists Behind Prison Bars in Cambodia

The heat was unbearable. Even now, on the outside, Cambodian journalist Yeang Sothearin is reminded of it every time the temperature rises: the stifling overcrowded cell at Prey Sar prison, where he and fellow former Radio Free Asia journalist Uon Chhin spent almost 10 months of their lives.

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Media urged to publicise road traffic, drugs issues

The Ministry of Information has urged all media outlets to disseminate educational messages on drug and traffic issues during the Pchum Ben festival from September 14-29.