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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

National Police arrests three over COVID-19 social media hoaxes

The National Police yesterday said it will strengthen its campaign to clamp down on individuals spreading fake news about the COVID-19 outbreak on social media.​ ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700785/national-police-arrests-three-over-covid-19-social-media-hoaxes

Information Ministry asks police to take measures against fake news spreaders

Information Ministry yesterday asked national police to take measures against several Facebook accounts which have allegedly accused the Kingdom of contracting COVID-19.​ ...

Khuon Narim
http://khmertimeskh.com/50696894/information-ministry-asks-police-to-take-measures-against-fake-news-spreaders

Ministry trains journos on Covid-19

In a bid to tackle the spread of misinformation, the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) will on Friday trained journalists on reporting correctly about Covid-19. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-trains-journos-covid-19

Anti-fake news site online

The Women’s Media Centre of Cambodia (WMC) has launched an information verification website named ‘Crosscheck WMC’ to combat the spread of misinformation on social media. It will enable the public to verify information from a number of sources to identify whether the information is true ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/anti-fake-news-site-online

Prime minister demands end to fake news on virus

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday criticised several outlets for spreading misinformation on the novel coronavirus outbreak and instructed the Ministry of Information to do more to eradicate fake news. Speaking at a press conference at the Peace Palace on Thursday, Hun Sen said a ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/prime-minister-demands-end-fake-news-virus

PM praises media for efforts on ‘fake news

Prime Minister Hun Sen praised journalists and a large number of local press institutions for making efforts to prevent the spread of fake news propagated by “rebels” and opportunists who intended to incite social unrest against the government. Hun Sen’s statement was made through a ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-praises-media-efforts-fake-news

Ministry to revoke licences of media over fake news

The Information Ministry yesterday warned that it would revoke the licences of print and online media outlets which distribute fake news that endanger national security. Phos Sovann, director-general of General Department of Information and Broadcasting, said in a Facebook video post that the ministry will strictly ...

Ly Livsier
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50632885/ministry-to-revoke-licences-of-media-over-fake-news/

PM raises fake news at summit

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday addressed the Asia Media Summit in Siem Reap, outlining his priorities to increase cooperation in the region and the world to combat fake news and cybercrime, which he said are becoming a serious threat. In his speech at the ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-raises-fake-news-summit

‘Fake news’ on agenda at summit in Siem Reap

The fight against fake news in the digital era will be on the agenda as Cambodia hosts the 16th Asia Media Summit 2019 attended by some 500 participants from more than 40 countries around the world in Siem Reap province. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fake-news-agenda-summit-siem-reap

Government calls for PM ‘fake news’ correction

The Cambodian government on Friday strongly urged Singaporean outlet Channel News Asia (CNA) to issue a correction to an article it published on Thursday, claiming Prime Minister Hun Sen had called on the military to destroy the country’s political opponents. The statement, issued by the ...

Mech Dara and Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-calls-pm-fake-news-correction

PM: Fight against fake news

Prime Minister Hun Sen raised cyber-security and access to information in his address to nearly 5,000 participants at the correspondents’ dinner held on Friday in Phnom Penh. In his speech, Hun Sen called on officials and members of the press to wage a fight against ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-fight-against-fake-news

PM calls for end to ‘fake news’

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on local and international journalists to join hands in tackling fake news, which he said could cause social turmoil in the Kingdom and beyond. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-calls-end-fake-news

Three ministries watch internet from today to prevent ‘social chaos’

Three ministries have jointly warned the public that as of Thursday, they will act against social media users and websites found spreading “fake news disturbing social security and causing chaos, confusion and a loss of trust in the upcoming [July 29 national] elections”. Fake news ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-ministries-watch-internet-today-prevent-social-chaos

‘Fake news’ being investigated

The Ministry of National Defence is cooperating with involved authorities to investigate a case of alleged fake news that said a well-known deputy commander supported the Cambodia National Rescue Movement. Ministry spokesman Chhum Socheat said the Ministry of National Defence was cooperating with authorities to investigate ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50106512/fake-news-investigated/

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