Foreign Correspondents Club

Originally a meeting place for foreign correspondents and war reporters, the FCC remains an atmospheric spot for sunset drinks in Phnom Penh.

Founded in the early 1990s, the Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) became the main meeting place and drinking spot for foreign journalists in Phnom Penh. Today, the FCC has retained the atmosphere of its earlier days, although the clientele has shifted from war reporters to expats and visiting tourists.

After the signing of the Paris Peace Agreements of October 1991, foreign journalists started to pour into Phnom Penh as Cambodia began its move towards peace and stability. Decades of turmoil, of civil war and Cold War intrigues, had torn the country apart, and the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge were yet to be put on trial.

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