CAMBODIA DAILY TO CLOSE AFTER TAX ROW WITH GOVERNMENT

CAMBODIA DAILY TO CLOSE AFTER TAX ROW WITH GOVERNMENT

LAST WEEK THE US EXPRESSED DEEP CONCERN OVER THE STATE OF CAMBODIA'S DEMOCRACY AFTER THE GOVERNMENT THERE ORDERED OUT AN AMERICAN NGO.

Last month the Cambodian tax department said the paper owned $6.3m in back taxes, with Hun Sen branding the owners "thieves" in one of his recent speeches.
And after 24 years, one month and 15 days, the Cambodian government has destroyed The Cambodia Daily, a special and singular part of Cambodia's free press," the newspaper said in a statement.
Last week the US expressed "deep concern" over the state of Cambodia's democracy after the government there ordered out an American NGO.

One of Cambodia's last remaining independent newspapers announced on Sunday it was closing after 24 years, the latest in a series of blows to critics of prime minster Hun Sen. The Cambodia Daily said Monday's edition would...

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