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Phnom penh Post sold to Malaysian PR firm


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Cambodia’s oldest newspaper The Phnom Penh Post is set to enter a new phase after its parent company was sold yesterday (May 5) to a Malaysian public relations company with links to the Cambodia government and rival Cambodian publisher Mohan Tirvgmanasam Banddam, better known as T Mohan, publisher of the rival Khmer Times.
 

Staff of the almost 26 year-old publication will reportedly be told of the sale today (May 6), while participating in a river cruise hosted by outgoing former majority shareholder Bill Clough.

The sale was announced in a statement by Mr Clough posted to the Facebook page of Cambodia’s General Department of Taxation (GDT) last night, describing new owner Siva Kumar G as a ‘well respected newspaper man, with a (sic) experienced journalist (sic) background’.

Interestingly the sale announcement here

 

spells the new owner's name wrong, which everyone except this story is repeating.

 

Source: New Era For The Phnom Penh Post Under Malaysian PR Co. Ownership

 

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Sorry admin. Didn't see the previous thread. Trying to find where I report myself for duplicate posting.

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