Wednesday, May 23, 2007

BBC request permisison to air FM in Cambodia

Cambodia’s state news agency Agence Kampuchea Presse, AKP, on 23 May 2007 carried the following photo caption in English:
AKP: Phnom Penh -May 23, 2007
Minister of Information H.E Khieu Kanharith met with Mr Charles Hamilton BBC’s Project Director in Phnom Penh on May 22. During the meeting, Mr Charles Hamilton thanked the ministry of Information as well as the Royal Government of Cambodia for granted permission to BBC to air its programmes through RNK and TVK and he also requested another permission to set up Radio FM in Siem Reap province in the near future.
(Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse email, Phnom Penh, in English, 23 May 07 via BBC Monitoring)