Amid the ruling CPP’s continuing stranglehold on the country’s nine terrestrial television stations, the opposition CNRP on Monday launched an online television station that it describes as a “test,” CNRP director of public affairs Mu Sochua said Wednesday. The station, called CNRP TV, follows requests from the opposition party since the disputed July 28 national election for its own television station license as a step toward electoral and political reform in the country, a request that the ruling CPP has repeatedly denied. Ms. Sochua said CNRP TV was an attempt to capitalize on growing use of social media
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