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PM Advocates Incremental Approach to Reform

Phnom Penh: Cambodia's Prime Minister emphasized the importance of gradual reform during the closing ceremony of the Public Financial Management Reform Program (PFMRP) review meeting. He stressed that…

Cambodia Starts 2024 with Strong Export Growth

Phnom Penh: Cambodian exports saw a promising increase in January 2024, with a 27% rise compared to the same month last year. This positive news comes from a report by the General Department of Customs…

A City Blending History and Heritage with Modern Charm

Battambang: Located in the northwest of Cambodia, Battambang Province is home to a city of the same name. Battambang city renowned for its architectural splendor and affluent heritage that spans from…

Kratie Teenager Tests Positive for Bird Flu

Phnom Penh: Kratie, a 16-year-old teenager has been confirmed to have contracted the H5N1 bird flu virus, according to a statement from the National Institute of Public Health dated February 11, 2024.…

Cambodia's Rice Exports Jump in January 2024 $32 Million

Phnom Penh: Cambodia has witnessed a significant surge in milled rice exports at the start of 2024. According to a report by the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF), the Kingdom exported 46,221 tonnes of milled…

New Blood Bank Breaks Ground in Preah Vihear, Cambodia

Phnom Penh: Preah Vihear Province has initiated the construction of a new blood bank, a critical development for the life-saving needs of its residents and others in need of blood transfusions.

First Newborn Dolphin of 2024 Found in Anlong Kampi

Kratie: River guards patrolling Anlong Kampi, Chroy Banteay, spotted the first newborn dolphin of 2024. The two-day-old calf was sighted on February 11, 2024, at approximately 10:45 AM.

Wooden Handrails Enhance Safety for Tourists at Angkor Wat

Siem Reap, Cambodia: Tourists visiting Angkor Wat can now navigate the ancient temple complex with improved safety thanks to the installation of three new wooden handrails. The Tourism Services Inspection…

PM Aims for Cambodia to Produce Its Own Oil

Phnom Penh: Prime Minister Hun Manet has expressed his desire for Cambodia to achieve energy independence. The Royal Government of Cambodia plans to collaborate with Thailand to extract oil from overlapping…

Switzerland returns Buddha statue

Bern: Switzerland, on the 6th of February, 2024, a momentous cultural event took place as Mr In Dara, Cambodia's Ambassador to Switzerland and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and International…

PM Pays State Visit to Thailand

Phnom Penh: The Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Manet led a Royal Government delegation to pay a state visit to the Kingdom of Thailand on Wednesday morning, February 7, 2024.

Kampot Deputy Police Inspector Dismissed for Drug Use

Kampot: Deputy Police Inspector of Kampot City, Mr. Meas Piseth, has been officially removed from his position by the Minister of Interior, following the discovery of his involvement in drug use. The…

King Charles Diagnosed with Cancer, to Undergo Treatment

London: King Charles III, just 18 months into his reign, received a shock diagnosis today: cancer. Buckingham Palace confirmed the news, revealing the 75-year-old monarch has begun treatment and will…

Secrets of the Stupas at Angkor Wat

SIEM REAP: A stupa lies behind Angkor Wat to the east, which experts say house the bones of ancient Khmer ancestors. According to the Deputy Director of the Apsara Authority’s International Center for…

PM Congratulates Kampot on Clean Tourist City Award

KAMPOT: Prime Minister Hun Manet congratulated Kampot City on receiving the ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award at the 4th ASEAN Tourism Forum in Vientiane, Laos on the evening of January 26. 2024.

Former First Lady Hospitalized after Fall

PHNOM PENH: Former Prime Minister Hun Sen said that his wife, Bun Rany, is currently in good health while being treated at Calmette Hospital. He took to social media on the morning of February 2 to say,…

India Turns Over 5 Ta Prohm Statues to Apsara Authority

ANGKOR: On February 1, the Archaeological Survey of India, which is restoring Ta Prohm Temple, handed over five statues found at the end of 2023 during the removal of the stones at the south gate of Ta…

Japan to Invest in More ‘Made in Cambodia’ Products

PHNOM PENH: As Japan has already invested in Cambodia in the textile and agricultural sectors, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry wants to expand its investment in the textile sector in Cambodia…

APSARA Authority Repairing Bayon’s Drainage System

ANGKOR: Experts from the APSARA Authority’s Department of Conservation are cleaning up piles of stone leftover from the French restoration of the Bayon Temple in the early 20th century. They are also…

WHO We Cannot Abandon the People of Gaza

Geneva: In a troubling turn of events, allegations have surfaced against several staff members of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), implicating…

Khmer Rouge Tribunal Bus to Educate the Provinces

PHNOM PENH: The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), also known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, now has a bus that will travel to Cambodia’s provinces to educate the public on the Khmer…

Foreign Affairs Minister to Attend Forum in Belgium

PHNOM PENH: Foreign Affairs Minister Sok Chenda Sophea is heading to Brussels for his first official EU Indo-Pacific Ministerial Forum and the ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting from February 1-2, 2024.

Banteay Kdei Temple Gate Restored

ANGKOR: The Department of Conservation of the APSARA National Authority has completed the restoration project of the Western Gate of Banteay Kdei Temple. The restoration team was able to reassemble stones…

PM Urges Study of Foreign Agricultural Markets

PHNOM PENH: Prime Minister Hun Manet urged all relevant ministries to study the market needs of other countries to open Cambodia's agricultural markets to those countries.

Ministry of Agriculture to Establish Lab and Academy

PHNOM PENH: Minister of Agriculture Dith Tina confirmed that the Ministry of Agriculture plans to establish a National Agricultural Laboratory and the Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Cambodia.