Radio listeners in Phnom Penh can now tune to the BBC's World Service without the
static of shortwave. The 24 hour service, which broadcasts on 100 MHz, features world
news on the hour, business news, music, feature programming and special programs
From Monday to Friday at 10:30 pm, the BBC will broadcast 15 minute English lessons,
followed by a quarter hour of news for non-native English speakers.
A BBC representative said the Corporation had decided to set up a Cambodian relay
transmitter because of reception difficulties on its short wave service. She said,
however, the BBC would not base a news correspondent here, but would cover Cambodia