Phnom Penh (FN), June 12 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen appealed for enhanced cooperation in thwarting fake news and cyber-crimes in information communication through disseminating real news to counter fake news, addressing at the opening of the 16th Asia Media Summit under the Topic of “Media Digitalization Focusing on Developing Markets”, held in Siem Reap on 12 June 2019.

Premier Hun Sen stated that Cambodia is greatly honored to host the 16th Asia Media Summit to share information on Media technology evolution, the fight against fake news and Cyber-crimes that are threatening and pose sever risks to individual’s right and security in the region as well as in the globe.

“The world is challenging with fake news, incitement, hateful insults and Cyber-crimes such as hacking to destroy public documents, online blackmailing, and the violation of individual’s right are at present threatening to the regional and global securities. Therefore, all relevant entities must collectively increase close cooperation in bilateral, regional, and global frameworks to fight against fake news and cyber-crimes,” the premier underlined.