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About Us

Our Mission

The mission of Focus is to become the most trusted source of information for Cambodian consumers who are seeking advice and orientation on healthcare, finance, education, and professional growth. With a team of international and Cambodian journalists and a decade of experience in the market, we provide highly credible, fact-checked and relevant knowledge on the topics and issues that matter tomorrow.

To Cambodian consumers who have limited access to high quality, factual information, and knowledge, Focus is a reliable platform on the topics that matter to their personal health and progress. Unlike many other news sites, we thoroughly make sure that all content is fact-checked and referenced professionally.

Our Values

To be lifelong learners

We never stop learning and improving

Honesty

We have an open agenda and communicate professionally

Integrity

We are reliable and committed

Empathy

We support the community

Who Are We?

Focus is a media site for Cambodian consumers created by Globe Media Asia, a Cambodia based regional publisher of renown titles and websites such as:

As well as custom publications and websites for clients in the region.

Meet Our Team

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Povleakhena Nov
Editor

Her expertise revolves around the digital news media sector for more than five years from being a multimedia reporter to a content manager. Leakhena got her master degree in journalism from the University of Hong Kong, and a B.A. of media management at the Department of Media and Communication in Cambodia. She has an interest in audience development around Cambodian online media outlets and likes to follow the trends of digital journalism in her spare time.

JiHye-Kim

JiHye Kim
Digital Marketing Manager

JiHye is a branding, marketing and communication professional passionate about giving people platforms to share their unique stories with the world. She has adventured through various sectors in Europe and Southeast Asia, with the past three years supporting social businesses in vocational training programs for individuals from marginalized communities. In her spare time, you can find her entertaining Cambodian youth on TikTok.

Vuthtey Borin

Sopheavuthtey Borin
Reporter

Vuthtey has studied journalism and previously worked for various media organizations in Cambodia. She started to fall in love with journalism and soon realized that news is not all about politics – and not only politics is considered news. As an informed citizen, she believes that one needs to understand about every aspect in society. Among all of Focus’ coverage areas, she enjoys writing about career and health topics the most.

Thina Toch

Thina Toch
Reporter

It was an eye-opening experience for Thina volunteering for local and international organizations; she realized that constant learning and sharing of knowledge is priceless. She decided that she wanted to become a reporter and learned that writing is more than a job: it is an art to share knowledge and what is really happening, with each line of text being part of a message that creates a story. Providing relevant, useful, and concrete information to our readers is her inspiration.

Phannaro Nhem

Phannaro Nhem
Translator / Reporter

Naro has been growing his career as a translator for over two years, working for local and international companies, such as in Seoul, Korea, where he wrote and translated articles related to fighting discrimination and promoting a multi-cultural society within the local communities. He is interested in providing trusthworthy information about education, health, and science to the Cambodian public. His credo fits the mission of Focus perfectly: “Everyone has the right to obtain reliable information for their betterment.”

Navet Tab

Navet Tab
Designer

Navet Tab has been with Globe Media Asia for 6 years and is our design lead. Her creative visuals are enhancing our stories where needed, and give the Focus website the fresh look. Navet is also deeply versed in Indesign and helps the company produce one of the most renown Cambodian print publications, Discover Cambodia.

Dip Nasa
Reporter Trainee

Graduate from the Department of International Studies, Nasa has developed profound interests in global affairs and social aspects. She has involved in academic and youth programs and written articles that further inspire her to explore her passion for writing. Nasa believes in youth and women empowerment and enthusiastically participates in related works. She likes to experience different cultures, get to know new people and earn in various environments.

Sereyroth Chuop

Sereyroth Chuop
Videographer

Sereyroth Chuop is a professional video journalist who has been working in video and multimedia production for 6 years with local and international media organizations. Sereyroth believes that journalism is the best way to open up to the world and connect people by sharing the truth.

Ro Kimlong
Reporter Trainee

Kimlong is a media management student. He loves exploring. He is fascinated in journalism after exploring in various fields and experiences. He thinks of journalism as a wide space for him to learn and the opportunity to get out of his comfort zone while giving voice to the voiceless. He is interested in promoting media literacy amongst Cambodian​ because he thinks that the media could be a double-edged sword which could harm the consumers if used not correctly.

Som Dara
Reporter Trainee

Dara became more interested in this major after enrolling into journalism school and having some journalism field experience. He thinks that this major has a great power that can help a voiceless voice. Being a journalist, he learns to report in a balanced way by asking for information from all the sources. Dara is interested in exploring new things, sharing information or ideas, and communicating with people.

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