Cambodian workers shout slogans during a gathering to mark May Day at Tonle Sap river bank, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Some hundreds of workers staged a rally, demanding a better working condition. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
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Cambodia's English-language daily The Phnom Penh Post was bought by a Malaysian investor, its chairman said on Saturday, amid concerns that the sale could signal the end of independent media in the country ahead of elections in July.Bill Clough, chairman of Post Media Ltd, publisher of The Phnom Penh Post, said in a statement the company had been sold to a little-known Malaysian investor, Sivakumar G. (Siva).The paper's former editor-in-chief Chad Williams said the government may have coerced the sale.Cambodia Daily, another English-language paper, was shut down last year after it was given a month by the government to settle a $6.3 million tax bill.
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