A good newspaper, I suppose, is a Nation talking to itself.
Arthur Miller, 1961.
A history that stretches back more than 20 years has made the Phnom Penh Post the ‘Newspaper of Record’.
In fact 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 more than 15 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.
No other newspaper can lay claim to such an extensive record. The Phnom Penh Post presents its readers with information and analysis that is convincing, useful and unique.
The Phnom Penh Post readers are also the most highly educated in the country and demand access to the highest quality information possible.
Our team of editors and journalists know that simply reporting the facts is not enough: they must analyze them and explain to readers how these facts will shape and affect their lives.
When a deal to end Cambodia's political deadlock hinged on two polarised political parties finding one person they could both tolerate, not many names sprung to mind.
Sophal Ear, one of the foremost Cambodian political economists, sat down with State of Play to discuss his theories on how foreign aid has weakened governance in Cambodia and how these lessons might apply to political