Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Information

Ministry of Information officially launches “Health Room for Officers”

In order to protect officials’ health and help reduce their spending, the Ministry of Information launched the “Health Room for Officers” on May 15, 2024,under the presidency of Minister of Information Neth Pheaktra. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501489406/ministry-of-information-officially-launches-health-room-for-officers/

Cambodian journalists celebrate World Press Freedom Day with Prime Minister

Some 5,000 Cambodian media practitioners celebrated World Press Freedom Day with Prime Minister Hun Manet and many senior government officials on May 3 afternoon. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501482845/cambodian-journalists-celebrate-world-press-freedom-day-with-prime-minister/

Govt sets up alcohol working group to protect consumers

The government has set up a nine-member Alcohol Control Working Group (ACWG) to set technical measures, regulate advertising, ensure consumer protection, and promote competition. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501480071/govt-sets-up-alcohol-working-group-to-protect-consumers/

Info ministry urges ethical practices in journalism, media

The Ministry of Information has reiterated calls for news writers and media outlets to uphold and adhere to editorial principles, emphasising their role in fostering the professional values of Cambodian journalism, following the ministry’s revocation of a media group’s business license for “serious breaches of ...

Bor Pich Zelin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/info-ministry-urges-ethical-practices-in-journalism-media

Minister of Information collaborates with Cambodian-Chinese Journalists to combat misinformation

Neth Pheaktra, Minister of Information, met with Soy Sopheap, President of the Cambodian-Chinese Journalists Association (CJCA), and his colleagues on March 5, 2024, at the Ministry of Information in Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501451399/minister-of-information-collaborates-with-cambodian-chinese-journalists-to-combat-misinformation/

Pheaktra calls for traditional media return

Minister of Information Neth Pheaktra has reiterated the importance of traditional media, noting that it has an important role to play in a digital context, where true and false information are often mixed together. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pheaktra-calls-for-traditional-media-return

New restrictions on alcohol ads to help curb health, societal damage

The Ministry of Information has introduced new restrictions on alcohol advertising, while the Ministry of Health warned people to limit their intake of alcohol, noting that excess drinking takes a serious toll on public health and the economy, as well as society as a whole. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-restrictions-on-alcohol-ads-to-help-curb-health-societal-damage

Cambodia, China plan joint AV production

Cambodia and China are planning to produce audio-video (AV) documentaries promoting the history and culture of both countries ahead of the 6th Mekong-Lancang Week scheduled for next year. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501406791/cambodia-china-plan-joint-av-production/

Minister Of Information meets with Director General of Administration of Radio and Television of Yunnan Province, China

Cambodia’s Minister of Information reaffirmed the position of the Ministry to continue promoting cooperation with the Administration of Yunnan Provincial Radio and Television CDTV China in the field of broadcasting and information. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501406886/minister-of-information-meets-with-director-general-of-administration-of-radio-and-television-of-yunnan-province-china/

Gov’t to exempt patent tax for online press

The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has agreed to exempt patent tax for small online press institutions as well as reduce 50 percent of the registration fee to the new press united in the Ministry of Information (MoI) for the next five years, said a ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501398047/govt-to-exempt-patent-tax-for-online-press/

Capacity development deal for information and customs officials signed

The Royal School of Administration, the Ministry of Information, and the National Customs School have signed memorandums of understanding for a joint effort in human resources development. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396100/cambodia-welcomes-more-investment-from-japan/

Cambodian-Chinese Media Urged To Collaborate In Combating Fake News

Minister of Information of Cambodia Neth Pheaktra has called on Cambodian and Chinese journalists to work together to protect the integrity of international news by combating fake news and information interference to promote the building of a Community of Common Destiny for humanity. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501394385/cambodian-chinese-media-urged-to-collaborate-in-combating-fake-news/

Ministry reopens journalism training centre

To improve journalists’ ability to generate high-quality news items, the Ministry of Information has reopened the Media Training Centre. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501380876/ministry-reopens-journalism-training-centre/

Ministry to revise Law on the Press

The Ministry of Information will revise the country’s Press Law and investigate the number of journalists who violate the journalistic code of ethics. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501377989/ministry-to-revise-law-on-the-press/

Pheaktra, Thai journos to combat ‘fake news’

Minister of Information Neth Pheaktra met with Thai ambassador Cherdkiat Atthakor and a delegation from the Journalists Association of Thailand at the ministry headquarters in Phnom Penh on October 2 to discuss strengthening information cooperation in order to combat misinformation, said a ministry press release. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/pheaktra-thai-journos-combat-fake-news

Information Ministry to establish a code of conduct for journalists

The Ministry of Information will establish a code of conduct for journalists throughout the country to enhance the value and the quality of journalism in Cambodia and to join the government in increasing the quality of human resources through the dissemination of factual information with ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501362339/information-ministry-to-establish-a-code-of-conduct-for-journalists/

Minister discusses media's role with The Post

Newly minted Minister of Information Neth Pheaktra on September 13 emphasised the pivotal role that news outlets play as a bridge between the government and the people, during a courtesy call by the management of The Phnom Penh Post. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-discusses-medias-role-post

Information Minister: Awareness of RCEP will increase journalists’ knowledge

Minister of Information Neth Pheaktra said that the understanding of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) will contribute to increasing the knowledge of Ministry of Information leaders and professionals in the field of journalism. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501359771/information-minister-awareness-of-rcep-will-increase-journalists-knowledge/

Japan collaboration on enhancing media eyed

Minister of Information Neth Pheaktra recently met with Japanese ambassador Atsushi Ueno to explore ways to enhance media collaboration between the two countries. Pheaktra emphasised the need to combat fake news, stating at his September 6 meeting with Ueno that it poses a threat to society. ...

Sok Raksa
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-collaboration-enhancing-media-eyed

Neth Pheaktra: Ministry of Information to focus on institutional modernisation and media quality strengthening

Ministry of Information will focus on institutional modernisation, modern administration, and strengthening of quality of the country’s media through training and reinforcement of professional ethics in journalism. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501357131/neth-pheaktra-ministry-of-information-to-focus-on-institutional-modernisation-and-media-quality-strengthening/

Cambodia, India vow to strengthen cooperation in information dissemination and training of human resources in the field of information

This commitment was made during a working discussion between  Neth Pheaktra, Minister of Information and  Devyani Khobragade, Ambassador of India to Cambodia on the afternoon of September 6, 2023 at the Ministry of Information. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501356513/cambodia-india-vow-to-strengthen-cooperation-in-information-dissemination-and-training-of-human-resources-in-the-field-of-information/

Cambodia to host ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2023 on August 27

The General Department of National Television of Cambodia (TVK) of the Ministry of Information will host the ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2023 (ABU ROBOCON 2023) at the Morodok Techo National Stadium in Phnom Penh, on Aug. 27. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501344328/cambodia-to-host-abu-asia-pacific-robot-contest-2023-on-august-27

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