Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - ASEAN summit registrations roll in for foreign media outlets

ASEAN summit registrations roll in for foreign media outlets

ASEAN summit registrations roll in for foreign media outlets

Nearly 1,900 journalists from 41 countries including Cambodia have now registered to cover the five-day high-level ASEAN summit that starts on November 15, Minister of Information Khieu Kanharith said yesterday.

“As of November 12, there are 1,850 journalists registered for covering the events, among those 926 are Cambodian journalists,” he said.

To handle the crush, the ministry has formed a committee of 200 staff and 70 youth volunteers who will aid the visiting journalists.

Three hundred computers will be made available to the media, along with high-speed wireless internet, said Kanharith.

To contact the reporter on this story: Kim Yuthana at [email protected]

MOST VIEWED

  • Archeologists find ancient phallic statue

    An archeological team has found a metre-long tipless stone linga (penis) of the Hindu deity Shiva in the foundations of a temple in Kratie province’s historical Samphu Borak area, a former capital of the pre-Angkor Empire Chenla period. Thuy Chanthourn, the deputy director of

  • Man arrested for fake PM endorsement

    The owner of currency exchange company GCG Asia Co Ltd was temporarily detained by the court yesterday for attempted fraud after Prime Minister Hun Sen reacted to the company using his name and pictures to allege his endorsement of the firm. Phnom Penh Municipal Court

  • Sihanoukville authority orders structure dismantled

    The Preah Sihanouk provincial administration has ordered owners of two unauthorised construction sites to immediately dismantle them and warned of legal action if the owners failed to comply. Ly Chet Niyom, development management and construction bureau chief at the provincial hall, told The Post on

  • Police seek arrest of Chinese ‘gang’

    Cambodian police remain on the lookout for 20 Chinese nationals who earlier this month posted a video clip threatening to stoke insecurity in Preah Sihanouk province, though the Chinese Embassy in Phnom Penh maintained the group posed no threats to Cambodia’s national security. National Police