Passing of a Cambodian Journalist

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Ly Kim-Song; a great journalistic backbone: 1943-2007 Any idiot can cover a firefight, it has often been said among journalists. The real trick is getting in, getting out and not fouling up the job by getting yourself killed. Success depends on common sense, solid equipment and most importantly your backup. For many a journalist and photographer in Cambodia Ly Kim-Song was that backup. Mr Song, as he was known to everyone, died suddenly on Sunday, January 14, after a period of illness. He was 64. Song was born in the southeastern province of Svay Rieng where he spent his formative […]


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