Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Information

Cambodia reiterates commitment to uphold press freedom

The Ministry of Information has extended its congratulations and reaffirmed its commitment to continue to uphold the press freedom in Cambodia.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501066434/cambodia-reiterates-commitment-to-uphold-press-freedom/

Information ministry plans media terminology ‘E-book’

The Ministry of Information is to establish an “E-Book” to register more than 200 new terminologies related to media and news, all of which have been approved by the National Council for Khmer Language at the Royal Academy of Cambodia.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/information-ministry-plans-media-terminology-e-book

Ministry urges on-the-job skill training for journalists

A senior Ministry of Information official urged journalists to take advantage of the information age by continuing to study and improve their skills. In depth, up-to-date knowledge is required to provide comprehensive information to the public, he said. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-urges-job-skill-training-journalists

Asia-Europe anti-fake news cooperation urged to be strengthened

The 10th ASEF Editors’ Roundtable (ASEFERT10) wrapped up and placed a bold cooperation front on fighting against fake news between the two continents –Asia and Europe. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50978194/asia-europe-anti-fake-news-cooperation-urged-to-be-strengthened/

Ministries optimising cooperation to foster Cambodia’s information digitalisation

The Ministries of Information, and Post and Telecommunications have discussed to optimise current and future cooperation focusing on boosting digital broadcasting and communications. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50970038/ministries-optimising-cooperation-to-foster-cambodias-information-digitalisation/

Building back better with access to information

UNESCO and the Ministry of Information, and the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, the Department of Media and Communication at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, and civil society organisations, are commemorating the 2021 International Day of Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) in Cambodia, on ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50942865/building-back-better-with-access-to-information/

Ethics committee refutes statement by Reporters Without Borders

Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ) secretary-general Puy Kea, who is also the speaker of the Information Ministry’s Monitoring Committee for Journalism Ethics told Khmer Times yesterday that the creation of the committee is not to put pressure on print or social media, as Reporters Without Borders ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50914849/ethics-committee-refutes-statement-by-reporters-without-borders/

More than 160 fake news cases recorded in July

The Ministry of Information’s Fake News Monitoring Committee said there were total of 161 cases of fake news, incitement and insults on social media recorded in July. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50909696/more-than-160-fake-news-cases-recorded-in-july/

Media outlets instructed to register or lose licences

The Ministry of Information has called on all media owners who have not yet registered fully to do so by the end of this year as failure to do so will result in their licences being revoked. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/media-outlets-instructed-register-or-lose-licences

Information Ministry launches vaccination campaign for journalists

Information Minister Khieu Kanharith and the Ministry of Health launched a large scale vaccination campaign for journalists and information officials, which started yesterday and will run until April 9. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50833183/information-ministry-launches-vaccination-campaign-for-journalists/

Ministry set to publish book ahead of 13th ASEM summit

The Ministry of Information is preparing to publish 5,000 copies of Cambodia 2021 ahead of the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), which Cambodia is hosting in the middle of this year, for distribution to delegates and participants. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-set-publish-book-ahead-13th-asem-summit

Awards to show gratitude for media work

The Ministry of Information is sponsoring the first annual Gratitude Awards for reporters who have produced exemplary work that demonstrated courage, intellect and insight and advanced the profession of journalism starting in the 1970s. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/awards-show-gratitude-media-work

More than 1,000 cases of fake, objectionable news identified

In 2020, the Ministry of Information identified sources of objectionable or illegal material on social media including fake news and disinformation, various incitements, unfair criticism of the nation’s leadership and insults to the King totalling 1,343 cases. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-1000-cases-fake-objectionable-news-identified

Government alleges misconduct among journalists, greenlights legal action

The Information Ministry threatened legal action against journalists it claimed were spreading fake news or engaging in unethical behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic, a warning that comes amid persistent persecution of journalists in the country. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://cambojanews.com/government-alleges-misconduct-among-journalists-greenlights-legal-action/

Ministry rejects NGOs claim of media oppression

The Ministry of Information issued a statement yesterday to address the concerns of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) regarding press freedom in Cambodia, saying they are trying to mislead the public. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779352/ministry-rejects-ngos-claim-of-media-oppression/

Gov’t finds 145 cases of fake news last month

The Fake News Monitoring Committee of the Ministry of Information found 145 cases of fake news, incitement, social pollution and insults against the Kingdom’s senior leadership on social media in September. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-finds-145-cases-fake-news-last-month

Government committee to assist journalists holds first meeting

Minister of Information, Khieu Kanharith, yesterday held the first meeting with government lawyers to examine issues that journalists face in Cambodia, following an announcement in February of a commitment to assist journalists facing litigation. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50761986/government-committee-to-assist-journalists-holds-first-meeting/

VOA Khmer radio station allowed to resume broadcasts

The Minister of Information on Friday allowed the return of VOA Khmer to radio broadcasting via Women’s Media Centre FM102 and FM103.50MHz following its suspension in 2017 for failing to complete the requirements for its legal registration at the Ministry of Information. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50723987/voa-khmer-radio-station-allowed-to-resume-broadcasts/

Kingdom prepared for digital economy

The government plans to establish a national digital television platform and will release the 700MHz band to the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications to help it develop the 5G network. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-prepared-digital-economy

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