Cambodia Morning News For May 7

Cambodia Morning News For May 7

Cambodia morning newsNew Era For The Phnom Penh Post Under Malaysian PR Co. Ownership (video) *Updated
Cambodia’s oldest newspaper The Phnom Penh Post is set to enter a new phase after its parent company was sold yesterday (May 5) to a Malaysian public relations company with links to the Cambodia government and rival Cambodian publisher Mohan Tirvgmanasam Banddam, better known as T Mohan, publisher of the rival Khmer Times.
— AEC News Today (video)

Phnom Penh Post Sale Distraction?: Australian ABC Victim Blaming Attack On Cue
It is hardly surprising news that the new owners of Cambodia’s oldest newspaper The Phnom Penh Post is a PR company, nor that the deal is said to have been done early last week.
— AEC News Today

Cambodia’s opposition threatens to withdraw from election
One of Cambodia’s strongest and newest opposition parties is threatening to withdraw from July’s election, saying undemocratic forces are at play.
— Aljazeera

Sanctions will not resolve the Hun Sen problem
What should the world do about Hun Sen? For the past year Cambodia’s bellicose leader has presided over a fierce political crackdown.
— Nikkei Asian Review

Cambodia could skirt fallout of ‘trade war’
Even as regional economies brace for potential damage from mounting US protectionism, Cambodia is projected to see a small boost to its GDP growth thanks to US tax reforms, Cambodian delegates to a regional economic meeting said on Friday.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Animal husbandry regulation toughens
The government is tightening regulation on the veterinary and animal husbandry industry with a recently released Prakas that makes it mandatory for companies dealing in pharmaceuticals for pets and livestock to register with the Ministry of Agriculture.
— Khmer Times

New Flight to Connect Nanning, Siem Reap
China’s GXairlines will launch a direct flight linking Nanning, capital city of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, and Cambodia’s Siem Reap on May 29.
— Fresh News

‘Middle way’, outside shot: GDP members see victory in July election as a possibility
Ever since the dissolution of the main opposition, the Cambodia National Rescue Party, the progressive Grassroots Democracy Party has found itself between a rock and a hard place.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Water leaves 10 dead, 120 ill in Cambodia
Ten Cambodian villagers have died and 120 others have been sickened after drinking water suspected to be contaminated with insecticide.
— NT News

Business Insider: A growing company growing careers
Tourism is on the rise in Cambodia, and the hospitality industry is growing to accommodate it.
— The Phnom Penh Post

RCAF confident in PM’s leadership
Lieutenant General Hun Manet, deputy commander-in-chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, yesterday said that Prime Minister Hun Sen has not allowed Cambodia to return to an era of war, noting that his leadership has the confidence of the armed forces.
— Khmer Times

Government denies Phnom Penh has air pollution problem
Contradicting measurements showing pollutant levels exceeding international guidelines, the Environment Ministry on Friday issued a statement claiming “there is no serious air pollution yet” in Phnom Penh.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Chui to leave for Cambodia and Thailand today to boost Belt and Road
Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On departs for official visits to Cambodia and Thailand today, the Government Spokesperson’s Office (GPV) said in a statement Sunday. His entourage will return to Macau on Friday.
— Macau News

PM Hun Sen Reveals His Health Condition
Prime Minister Hun Sen stated that his health is good and he regularly exercises.
— Fresh News

 

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Sreypov Men recently completed a course of study in International Relations at the Institute of Foreign Languages.

She commenced as an intern at AEC News Today and was appointed as a junior writer/ trainee journalist on April 2, 2018

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