SALE OF NEWSPAPER IN CAMBODIA 'DISASTER' FOR MEDIA FREEDOM

THE PR FIRM'S WEBSITE REFERRED TO CAMBODIA AND HUN SEN'S ENTRY INTO THE GOVERNMENT SEAT AS ONE OF ITS PROJECTS.

FOUNDED IN 1992, THE PHNOM PENH POST WAS REPORTEDLY SLAPPED WITH A 5 MILLION TAX BILL LAST YEAR, ACCORDING TO REPORTS BY THE AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION.

Founded in 1992, The Phnom Penh Post was reportedly slapped with a $5 million tax bill last year, according to reports by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Calls to Asia PR's Phnom Penh office were unanswered.
The PR firm's website referred to "Cambodia and Hun Sen's entry into the Government seat" as one of its projects.

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The purchase of The Phnom Penh Post by a Malaysian whose public relations firm lists Cambodia’s long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen as a client is a “disaster” for media freedom ahead of a general...

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