Phnom Penh – Bernard Krisher, the journalist, and philanthropist who founded Cambodia’s first daily English-language newspaper died on March 5 in Tokyo. He was 87.
His death was first reported by his newspaper, The Cambodia Daily, which quoted family members as attributing his death to heart failure.
Krisher had a long and illustrious career as a journalist and became a well-known figure in Asian journalism, producing exclusive interviews with high-profile figures including Japanese Emperor Hirohito and Indonesian President Sukarno.
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