Newspaper Man, 2011

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Newspaper Man, 2011

By Khvay Samnang

Digital C-Print, 120 x 180 cm, Edition of 5 + 1AP

Single-channel HD Video, color, no sound, 6’23”, Edition of 5 + 1AP


Khvay Samnang became Newspaper Man on Monday 7 March 2011. The following are the front-page headlines from four of Cambodia’s leading newspapers on that day:

Rasmei Kampuchea Daily (Khmer language)

Cambodian Prime Minister: Indonesia organises a Cambodia-Thailand General Border Committee meeting in Jakarta

Sam Rainsy Party and Human Rights Party are getting closer

Tears and whispers covered the wedding, after a traffic accident killed 19 relatives


Koh Santepheap Daily (Khmer language)

Dangkor district governor warns police who take money from drug dealers to withdraw themselves if they don’t want to be found guilty

Indonesian observers plan to be at 14 locations over 12 months, but Cambodia may add location and time

Shot 7 bullets robbing USD4,000 from Chinese, source says victim came from casino


The Phnom Penh Post (English language)

Lakeside latest

Peninsula projection

England by a whisker

Battles rage in Tripoli: Gaddafi defiant as chaos continues


The Cambodia Daily (English language)

In Libya, both sides prepare for long war

Woman dies in offices of recruitment agency

Freed but not cleared, Thach Saveth starts anew