Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Post up for excellence in media gongs

Post up for excellence in media gongs

Content image - Phnom Penh Post

Post up for excellence in media gongs

The Phnom Penh Post has been named as a finalist for four Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards, which honour editorial excellence in both traditional and new media in Asia.

An article by reporters Kong Meta and Andrew Nachemson about the effects of the chemical warfare waged by the United States on Cambodia’s Svay Rieng province four decades ago is a finalist for the Excellence in Human Rights Reporting Award.

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon and Kong Meta’s A ‘crime’ against local history: Cambodia’s lost manuscripts, which delved into the black market in ancient Cambodian manuscripts, was nominated in the Excellence in Arts and Culture Reporting category.

Ben Sokhean, Mech Dara and Ananth Baliga’s same-day coverage of the Supreme Court decision to dissolve the Cambodia National Rescue Party is an Excellence in Reporting Breaking News finalist.

Shaun Turton, Niem Chheng and Mech Dara’s coverage of fears the Cambodian government were registering soldiers as voters in communes where they did not live, earned a nomination for the prestigious Scoop Award.

MOST VIEWED

  • Government hits back at threats to pull EBA, suspend UN seat

    The spokesman for the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has said the government is in no way concerned after the European Parliament gave it three months to reverse what it called the “systematic repression of the political opposition”. Ignoring the ultimatum could mean facing

  • Chinese influx pushing locals, Westerners out of Preah Sihanouk

    Some within the Kingdom’s tourism industry have speculated that the recent influx of Chinese visitors may hinder domestic tourism as the price of accommodations in the coastal city of Sihanoukville continues to rise. Preah Sihanouk province, which has become a hotbed for Chinese investment

  • Sar Kheng: Sokha requested security

    Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Sunday revealed the story behind the transfer of former opposition party leader Kem Sokha from Trapaing Phlong prison in Tbong Khmum province to his house in the capital. Speaking at the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) headquarters in Prey

  • ‘Dire consequences’ from sanctions, warns AmCham

    American businesspeople in Cambodia have warned that any sanction against the Kingdom would have “dire consequences” that could push Cambodia even further into the arms of China. In a letter to US senators and representatives dated Monday, the American Chamber of Commerce Cambodia (AmCham) said