Cooperation among media seen as vital for neighbors in pandemic

Cooperation among media in countries along the Lancang-Mekong River is essential in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic, as inaccurate information can undermine public confidence and distort the achievements made so far, officials and experts said. Facing a widely spreading virus, media organizations should have the ...


Desperate times for independent media as COVID-19 savages a fragile industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has created enormous challenges for news media organisations, ranging from lost advertising revenue as businesses close or suspend services, to trying to arrange interviews or gather information while complying with social distancing and travel restrictions. The pandemic has only exacerbated the financial pressures ...


The Truth About Hun Sen and the Media in Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen seems to have forgotten who he is. Praising journalism and defending reporters? That is not the Hun Sen of yore. Yet this month, amid a trial of two Radio Free Asia reporters on “baseless espionage charges,” according to Human Rights Watch, the ...

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Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat

Cambodia’s parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following threats by the European Union to deny duty-free trading access to the Southeast Asian nation. Keep reading ...

Regional media raises cooperation, tourism promotion to new level

Media organisations from the six Mekong-Lancang River countries have signed cooperation agreements to promote mutual benefits from media cooperation, enhance promotion for regional tourism and the development of new media.  Keep reading ...

Lancang-Mekong cooperation media summit to be held in Laos

The Lancang-Mekong cooperation media summit will be held on July 1-3 by the Lao Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism in cooperation with the Chinese newspaper People’s Daily. The meeting will be held under the theme “Cooperation in Lancang-Mekong Community for a Bright Future.” Keep reading ...

Lancang - Mekong Media Strengthen Cooperation

Lancang-Mekong media officials and journalists met in Kunming, Yunnan Province of China to promote exchanges and cooperation. The seminar saw the participation of media officials and journalists from Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand. It is being hosted by Yunnan Daily Press Group from Jun ...

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