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In Brief: Phnom Penh Post scoops award

In Brief: Phnom Penh Post scoops award

The Phnom Penh Post has won the bronze award for its cross-media editorial coverage at the 2009 Asia Media Awards in Chennai, India. The eighth annual awards ceremony, held at Le Royal Meridien hotel last week, is the first from the recently merged World Association of Newspapers and IFRA, and the cross-media editorial category was added this year. The Post’s winning entry was for an October story about Cambodia’s application for a subsidised children’s vaccine that is hoped to reduce cases of pneumonia and death in children younger than age 5. post staff

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