The Phnom Penh Post

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An edition of the Phnom Penh Post.

The Phnom Penh Post (Khmer: ភ្នំពេញបុស្តិ៍) is a daily English-language newspaper published in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Founded in 1992 by publisher Michael Hayes and Kathleen O'Keefe, it is Cambodia's oldest English-language newspaper. It is printed in full-color tabloid format. The Phnom Penh Post is also available in Khmer language.[1] It also publishes a special weekend-edition called 7Days.[2] and Post Weekend (on July 2014)

It has a staff of Cambodian and foreign journalists covering national news. The newspaper includes specific business, lifestyle and sports sections, and also prints a "Police Blotter", which has items related to crime translated from local Khmer-language dailies.

Since its founding in Phnom Penh in July 1992, the printed edition was formerly published on a fortnightly basis, and read in Cambodia and worldwide by over 20,000 people in more than 40 countries. In early 2008, the newspaper received investment from some Australians and became a daily publication on August 8, 2008.

The Post's news and analysis provide regular and thorough coverage of current issues in a rapidly changing Cambodia. Significant events covered range from the UN-sponsored Paris Peace Accords and subsequent elections, to the promulgation of a new constitution enabling the establishment of a constitutional monarchy.

Cambodia has another English-language daily newspaper, The Cambodia Daily.

See also[edit]

  1. ^ Phnom Penh Post, http://www.postkhmer.com/ (accessed 10 July 2014)
  2. ^ Phnom Penh Post, "Lifestyle", http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/Lifestyle/?id=4&view=section (accessed 10 June 2010)

External links[edit]

  • Phnom Penh Post - Free access to selected articles, including the Police Blotter.