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.
We never stop learning and improving
We have an open agenda and communicate professionally
We are reliable and committed
We support the community
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:
Yeang Sothearin has experience in journalism in Cambodia for nearly a decade, during which he has worked for reputed local and international publications. Sothearin is our Khmer Editor and leads the team by sharing his expertise in sourcing topics, stories, and interview partners and by editing all content that we publish.
A graduate of Penn State University in the United States, Jonathan has lived in the Kingdom of Cambodia for over a year. His journalistic experience includes extended work as an assistant editor and contributing writer with US-based publications. Jonathan is our English editor and makes sure that our English content reflects the thoroughly researched Khmer content.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.”
Rasy Chum has worked as a web editor with international media and local magazines for nearly a decade, since 2011. Rasy is proud of his Khmer language skills, and sees reaching many Khmer readers with impeccable quality content as a labor of love. At Focus, he is responsible to ensure that our Khmer content is professionally written and presented, without spelling errors and with good structure.
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.
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.