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More Than 100 People Rescued from Le Mon Hotel Fire

SIHANOUKVILLE: At least 100 people were trapped inside the Le Mon Hotel as a fire broke out on the ground floor of the eight-story building. Luckily, authorities were able to rescue everyone on time.

History of Chinese New Year and Auspicious Red Color

PHNOM PENH: Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival and Lunar New Year, is a big festival for Chinese people and people of Chinese descent. The 2023 Chinese New Year will be held from 21-24…

PM: The 2023 National Budget Serves the People

PHNOM PENH: Prime Minister Hun Sen has said that Cambodia does not aim to expand its budget for defense and security but will instead expand it for the development of human resources.

Zelenskyy Writes Letter to Invite Xi for 'Dialogue'

DAVOS: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has written a letter inviting Chinese leader Xi Jinping for talks which was handed over in Davos to the Chinese delegation, his wife Olena Zelenska said…

Blinken to Pay Long-Awaited China Visit in Early February

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Beijing on Feb 5-6, a US official said on Tuesday (Jan 17), confirming a long-awaited trip aimed at keeping high tensions in check between the…

Prime Minister Hun Sen Departs Maldives for Home

MALÉ: Prime Minister Hun Sen departed from the Republic of Maldives at around 8 am local time, to return back home to Cambodia on Tuesday. The Prime Minister is returning after completing his three-day…

Cambodia and Maldives Agree on Mutual 30-Day Visa-Waiver

MALÉ: Cambodia and the Maldives have jointly agreed upon a 30-day visa waiver between the two countries for holders of official, diplomatic, and ordinary passports. The two countries signed an agreement…

Tearful Ukrainians Mourn Victims of Dnipro Attack

DNIPRO: Tearful neighbours and local residents left flowers and cuddly toys on Monday at a makeshift memorial near an apartment block in the city of Dnipro where Ukrainian officials say at least 40 people…

Maldives President Holds Dinner for PM Hun Sen

Maldives: Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih hosted a banquet for Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen after a joint press conference on January 16, 2023.

Court Remand Thach Setha in Custody

Phnom Penh: The Vice President of the Candlelight Party, Mr. Thach Setha, was ordered by the court to be temporarily detained after being questioning on the evening of January 16, 2023.

On to a New Cycle: CBRE's 2023 Forecast

PHNOM PENH: CBRE recently held its forecast conference of 2023, releasing what is to be expected this year in real estate.

British Ambassador Dominic Williams Enjoys Vann Da's Music

PHNOM PENH: British Ambassador to Cambodia, Dominic Williams, came to Cambodia in 2022 to begin his first post as Ambassador. He speaks four languages — French, English, Spanish, and Khmer — and is currently…

Wife Hired Killer for US $1,000 to Murder Husband

KANDAL: After a body was found floating in a canal at Prek Dong village in Kandal province, the police conducted a wide search until they finally arrested the victim's wife for questioning. It was only…

Five Arrested For Snatching Chinese Woman's Purse

SIHANOUKVILLE: The Preah Sihanouk Provincial Police arrested five suspects, four men and one woman, for stealing a Chinese woman's purse in front of the Nanhai Hotel in Village 1, Sangkat 3, Sihanoukville.…

PM Hun Sen Posts Views From the Maldives

MALDIVES: Prime Minister Hun Sen has posted a number of pictures showcasing the stunning scenery in the Maldives. He also took a dip in the island nation's pristine waters.

Global Survey Shows Household Wealth Optimism Collapses.

INTERNATIONAL: Jan 16 - Barely two in five people believe their families will be better off in the future, according to a regular global survey that also identified growing levels of distrust in institutions…

PM Pay a State Visit to Maldives

Phnom Penh: The Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen left for the Maldives this morning, January 15, 2023 to strengthen ties with the country.

38 Years of Prime Minister Hun Sen

Phnom Penh: Samdach Techo Hun Sen became the Prime Minister of Cambodia on January 14, 1985. So far, it has been 38 years of the him tenure in Cambodia (January 14, 1985 - January 14, 2023).

About 5,000 Endangered Fish Released into Tonle Sap Lake

PHNOM PENH: Two endangered Mekong giant catfish, along with thousands of other endangered fish, have been released back into the wild at the confluence of the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers. The populations…