The Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia)

The Phnom Penh Post is the oldest existing independent newspaper in any language in Cambodia. First published in July 1992, the Post is read by thousands of foreigners and Cambodians throughout the country and by subscribers in 35 countries around the globe. For 25 years the Phnom Penh Post has been the paper of record on Cambodian current events – read by decision makers and consumers who have helped rebuild the nation during the past decades.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - You won’t find the “freedom to walk” inscribed in any UN conventions or national constitutions, but for 24-year-old Richard Yim, it’s one of the most important rights in the world.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Two prominent international unions have written to the Ministry of Education accusing it of illegally firing several employees with ties to the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party, and asking that the group be reinstated.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Prime Minister Hun Sen issued a scathing critique of his political opposition on Wednesday, conflating them with fiery protesters in Australia and doubling down on his vow to keep politically sensitive prisoners behind bars.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - As the fire at the capital’s Dangkor Landfill continues to smoulder one week on, officials on Monday acknowledged problems in waste management noncompliance and the public health threat caused by the fire’s pollution, but answers to what can be done to prevent a repeat remain elusive.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - The government has created a new task force, called the National Special Working Group on Sovereignty, to address border issues with Thailand and Laos, though not with Vietnam.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Cambodian government officials and pro-government media yesterday commemorated the seldom-observed anniversary of Marshal Lon Nol’s rise to power, seizing the opportunity to once again re-litigate historical grievances with the United States.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Cambodian authorities yesterday said that they will not investigate a bomb blast that killed two people – one of them an Australian – at a military base in Kampong Speu province on Thursday because the matter was a “private case”.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Government officials today shot down rumours that Cambodia would be issuing its own national cryptocurrency, despite international media coverage and a high-profile government official’s plan to attend an event organised by the company responsible for the claims.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Shrinking political and civic space in the Kingdom is highlighted in a new report from the United Nations’ human rights commissioner and secretary-general ahead of a UN Human Rights Council discussion this month on Cambodia.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Officials are negotiating cash compensation for hundreds of villagers in Kandal province who will likely be displaced to make way for a massive airport project.