Newspapers The Phnom Penh Post ( offers the best balance of Cambodian and international news, including business and sport.


Magazines AsiaLife ( is a free monthly listings magazine (a sort of Time Out: Phnom Penh). A variety of international magazines and newspapers is also widely available in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap.


TV Cambodia has a dozen or so local Khmer-language channels, but most of them support the ruling CPP and churn out a mixture of karaoke videos, soap operas and ministers going about their business. Most midrange hotels have cable TV with access to between 20 and 120 channels, including some obscure regional channels, international movie channels and the big global news and sports channels such as BBC and ESPN.


Radio BBC World Service broadcasts on 100.00FM in Phnom Penh. Cambodian radio stations are mainly government-controlled and specialise in phone-ins and product placements.


Video Cambodia uses the PAL and NTSC video systems.