Almost 10 years since the government first formally announced the need for a freedom of information law, CPP lawmaker Chheang Vun said at a conference in Phnom Penh on Wednesday that the ruling party would aim to pass a law next year. Following a two-hour panel discussion that included opposition lawmaker Son Chhay and legal experts, who discussed the importance of a freedom of information law for fighting corruption and improving public services, the floor was opened to questions. Mr. Vun stood up from the audience and walked to a podium next to the panelists to address the
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