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Phnom Penh Post joins Asia News Network

Asia News Network's Executive Director Pana Janviroj (left) shakes hand with Post Media CEO Alex Odom (centre). Their deal was witnessed by Torben Stephan (right), Director of Konrad Adenauer Siftung Media Programme Asia.
Asia News Network's Executive Director Pana Janviroj (left) shakes hand with Post Media CEO Alex Odom (centre). Their agreement was witnessed by Torben Stephan (right), Director of Konrad Adenauer Siftung Media Programme Asia. Hong Menea

Phnom Penh Post joins Asia News Network

The Phnom Penh Post has joined the Asia News Network (ANN), an alliance of 23 media companies based in 19 Asian countries.

Alex Odom, Post Media’s CEO, signed an agreement with Pana Janviroj, Executive Director of ANN, in Phnom Penh yesterday.

ANN was established in 1999, and allows members to exchange their news and commentary to enhance Asian reporting on global affairs. The ANN charter allows each country to have one English language media as a member and one local language media. In Cambodia, Rasmei Kampucheam is also a member.

The Phnom Penh Post will further strengthen ANN as a dynamic voice of Asia at a time when the region is undergoing rapid changes – politically, economically and socially,” said Janviroj. “The Phnom Penh Post is central to reporting on Cambodia.”

Janviroj added that Cambodia lies at the heart of reforms and modernization important to the development of Asean and the Asia region.

“I’m proud for The Post to be a part of the Asia News Network. It's especially important, now more than ever, for journalists and news outlets in the region to work together,” said Odom. “To be included among some of the best newspapers in Asia is truly an honor, and it validates the significance of The Phnom Penh Post and its 25-year history here in Cambodia.”

ANN’s members are the China Daily, China Post, Yomiuri Shimbun, The Japan News, The Island, The Korea Herald, The Statesman, The Straits Times, The Nation, Vietnam News, The Daily Star, The Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Jakarta Post, 
The Star, Sin Chew Daily, The Kathmandu Post, 
Vientiane Times, Rasmei Kampuchea, Borneo Bulletin, GoGo Mongolia, Kuensel, Dawn, and The Phnom Penh Post.

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