Did CLP Win the 2022 Election in Preah Theath Commune?

After the end of the 2022 commune election, a viral claim on social media said Sok Sreynoun – a candidate of the Candlelight Party (CLP) in Tboung Khmoum province – had been elected as the new leader of Preah Theath commune. The claim had been widely shared, and many Khmer-speaking social media users had said […]

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Has an Opposition Politician Still Banned from Political Activity?

As the 2022 commune election in Cambodia is coming in next month, Uch Sereyyuth – a former politician of the Cambodian National Rescue Party dissolved in late 2017 – claimed that he resumed his political activities while some media and social media claimed he had been  under a five-year-political ban thus far. The claim has […]

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Luo Meizhen Falsely Claimed as 257-Year-Old Japanese Granny

Meanwhile many people have lived on earth for more than 100 years; a photo depicting a granny was recently posted on a Facebook page, claiming she was turning 257 years old this year. This photo attached with the above claim has been shared with mixed reactions from many Facebook users who are speaking Khmer. After […]

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Old Images of Hun Sinat Claimed as She Recently Hospitalized

During the celebration of the Khmer New Year last week, a video clip showing Prime Minister Hun Sen’s sister Hun Sinat dancing and saying “thank peace” was posted and shared on social media. Just some days later, a claim on social media said she was hospitalized due to a stroke after being overjoyed. The claim […]

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Honda’s CEO Falsely Claimed as Japan’s Energy Minister’s Public Apology!

Politeness is one of the core traits of Japanese culture. In this context, a photo claiming to be scenes of the Japanese Minister of Electric Power, bowing down and apologizing to the public for 20 minutes, owing to a 20 minute power outage, has been viral among Cambodian Facebook users. However, after running a Google […]

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Cambodian Ayai Singer Mr. Prum Manh is Still Alive

Photos showing Cambodian Ayai singer, Prum Manh, laying on a hospital bed with “RIP” were posted recently on Facebook. These photos were attached with a claim that he has already passed away. It was reacted to with mixed comments and shared by many Facebook users who are speaking Khmer. However, after checking reliable sources and […]

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Did President Zelensky and his wife sing the ‘Endless Love’ song?

As Russia continues its full-scale invasion into Ukraine, a video filming a couple covering a song together was posted on social media. It was claimed the couple is Ukrainian President Volodymir Zelenskyy and his wife Olena Zelenska. The video has been virally circulated on social media in recent weeks as Ukraine is at war against […]

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