Radio France Internationale (RFI) on Thursday launched its inaugural 14-hour bilingual radio program, broadcast from its new Phnom Penh office, to meet the growing demand for independent news in Cambodia, RFI executives said. “Until recently, we broadcast only one hour per day, from our Cambodian newsroom in France. This one hour in Khmer was greatly successful and there was a demand for more, so we decided to extend to 14 hours to reach a bigger audience,” Marie-Christine Saragosse, chief executive officer of RFI, said Thursday on the 21st floor of Canadia Tower, where the offices for 16 new staff are
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