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
Ethics Awards for Much Maligned Media
The first ever Annual Journalism Ethics Awards ceremony was held Wednesday in Phnom Penh, which conferred a total of 19 awards on five national newspapers and eight national television stations in recognition of their adherence to ethical journalism. The newspapers garnering awards in categories including balance ...
Phorn Bopha and Simon Henderson
Information sector vital to deepen Cambodia-China ties: Cambodian minister
Cambodian Information Minister Khieu Kanharith said Wednesday that information sector has played a very important role to further enhance ties and cooperation between Cambodia and China, saying that Cambodia is looking forward to broadening information cooperation with China. “Information sector is a potential and effective way ...
People's Daily Online News Staff
Information Minister Orders TVK to Scrap Tedious Coverage
If Information Minister Khieu Kanharith is any indication, even the government is tiring of state television. Mr. Kanharith announced on Facebook on Wednesday that he had personally ordered the state-run TVK channel to stop broadcasting the comings and goings of state officials on foreign excursions. Mr. ...
National Radio Site Swapped With Land Developer
The Ministry of Information has swapped an 11-hectare plot of land in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district, which was previously the site of National Radio AM 918, with a property development firm in exchange for the construction of a new radio tower and transmitter on a ...
Kuch Naren and Colin Meyn
CPP Wins, but Suffers Loss in Parliamentary Majority
Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) claimed victory in Sunday’s national election, but saw its majority severely diminished, ceding 22 National Assembly seats to the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the party’s first major setback since the U.N.-backed election in 1993. According to ...
Anti-Corruption Unit seeks response over Information Ministry complaint
The government’s Anti-Corruption Unit has sent a letter to the Ministry of Information asking it to respond to allegations that its officials demanded bribes to let applicants pass exams for jobs in the ministry, a letter published on the ACU’s website reveals. ACU President Om Yentieng’s ...
Cambodia host to Malaysia's ICT conference, expo
Cambodia was host to a two-day information and communication technology conference and expo held by the The National ICT Association of Malaysia on Friday. By 2012, 19.1 million SIM cards for mobile phones have been sold while on the internet side, around 2.7 million people ...
Ban on Radio Broadcasts Lifted Amid US Pressure
The Ministry of Information on Saturday lifted a ban on the broadcast of all Khmer-language foreign radio programs by FM stations during the month leading up to the July 28 national election amid swift and harsh rebuke from the U.S. and the broadcasters themselves. The ministry ...
NEC Says Statement on Bloggers Not an Attack on Free Speech
Despite fears that a warning to users of social media and Internet blogs will dampen free speech, the head of National Election Committee (NEC) has insisted the intention was not to limit expression ahead of July’s national election. The NEC last week issued a statement requesting ...
Chinese company invests Media system in Cambodia
Chinese businessman Cha intor and president of coal mining group from China decided to invest the opening of Khmer economic magazine in Phnom Penh to boost the close ties for China and Cambodia and also it will enhance traditional media in the country. The announcement ...