Briefs: Happy holidays

Briefs: Happy holidays

This is the final Siem Reap section for 2008, as next Thursday is Christmas Day and, therefore, a non-publishing day. Staff from the Siem Reap bureau would like to extend their warmest festive season greetings to all Siem Reap subscribers, readers and supportive businesses. Appreciation is also extended to the Post's head office in Phnom Penh for assistance and leadership.This was a historic year for the Post, which saw the launch of its daily edition and the establishment of a bureau in Siem Reap. In 2009, this bureau hopes to fulfill Siem Reap readers' expectations of this section by providing an informative and exciting read, with new features and new insights.


  • US names new ambassador to Cambodia

    US President Donald Trump on Friday appointed W Patrick Murphy as the new US Ambassador to Cambodia, replacing incumbent William A Heidt. A press release posted on the White House’s website said nominee W Patrick Murphy is currently acting principal deputy assistant secretary at

  • Kingdom is at a crossroads between East, West after poll

    It was dubbed a success by caretaker prime minister Hun Sen after the electoral victory of his Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), which is poised to take all seats in the National Assembly. But the July 29 national election has not been positively looked at by

  • Chinese influence to sweep Kingdom?

    Growing Cambodia-China ties have seen the latter’s influence sweep across the Kingdom through increased investments and tourism. The Asian giant has become the leading source of foreign funds in Cambodia, fuelling the construction sector with huge casino and hotel projects. Much of the growth

  • Final poll results confirm first single-party Assembly

    IN an unprecedented situation in Cambodian politics, the official results of the July 29 national elections have declared that the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) will take all 125 seats in the National Assembly on the back of it receiving 76 per cent of the votes. The National