FUNCINPEC TV was set to begin transmitting on its own television channel on May 7
but not before a bitter showdown with SOC officials who confiscated the broadcasting
equipment when it was brought it into the country.
SOC officials only agreed to release the equipment following in†ervention by UNTAC
chief Yasushi Akashi.
FUNCINPEC TV will be available daily on channel 9 starting at 7 p.m. Programs will
include general news, cultural shows and campaign updates.