The Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC) elected a new board on Jan. 11, 2024 with many board members from 2023 returning for another year of serving the journalism community in Cambodia. Seven candidates ran for seven open positions on the board this year. Government crackdowns have had a chilling effect on media freedoms in
New Zealand-born John McBeth, one of Asia’s pre-eminent journalists with a record of scrupulous and ground-breaking reporting, died on December 7 after a short illness. He was 79. Over a career spanning more than 62 years McBeth’s reporting helped shape events in countries including South Korea, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia and Indonesia. McBeth was
The Overseas Press Club Cambodia (OPCC) has elected a new board for 2020. At the annual general meeting on February 4, the 2019 board was thanked for its efforts throughout the year. A new board was then elected, with Ate Hoekstra unanimously voted to take on another term as president. The new board is: President:
The OPCC brought together scores of journalists, news watchers and critics to discuss the state of the world’s media coverage of Cambodia.
To mark International Human Right’s Day, the Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC) is hosting a panel discussion at Meta House in Phnom Penh.
Around 70 people showed up for the OPCC Women in Journalism roundtable at Cloud, with students and staff from organisations such as the UN, Liger, DMC and Pannasastra in attendance. Photos by Enric Català Contreras.