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Cambodia and Japan Collaborate on Mine Action Initiatives

Phnom Penh: In a meeting held at the headquarters of the Mine Authority, Dr. Ly Thuch, the Minister of State and First Vice-Chairman of the Mine Authority, met with Mr. KARUBE Masakazu, the head of the…

Naga Balustrade Restoration Complete at Banteay Samre

ANGKOR: Ten kilometers northeast of Angkor Wat lies the stunning but often overlooked Banteay Samre Temple. Assumed to have been started and completed under two different kings, the site features decorative…

PM Calls for Clear Path for Success for Top Students

PHNOM PENH: In the meeting with A-level students on the morning of January 9, Prime Minister Hun Manet encouraged the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports to continue to seek and widely disseminate…

Cambodia Rice Exports Up 3% in 2023

PHNOM PENH: In 2023, Cambodia exported more than 656 thousand tons of rice to international markets worth $466 million US. According to a report of the Cambodian Rice Federation released on January 5,…

The Ministry of Education Evaluating Model Schools

PHNOM PENH: This year the Ministry of Education will evaluate between 500-1,000 schools on five standards. Out of the evaluated schools, about 50 will be announced as model schools at the Education Conference…

PM: Those Unhappy with Peace Day Need Not Take a Day Off

KOH KONG: Prime Minister Hun Manet defended the new national holiday he established for December 29, saying that those who criticize the new Peace Day do not need to rest with the rest of the nation if…

PM Praises Peace for Activist Freedoms in Koh Kong

KOH KONG: While meeting with thousands of factory workers, Prime Minister Hun Manet once again extolled the value of peace, reminding the crowd of the atrocities committed under the Khmer Rouge regime.

APSARA Authority Cleaning Up Ancient Temple Site

SIEM REAP: In collaboration with local authorities, APSARA National Authority is cleaning up Prasat Kok Balang in Boeung village, Sangkat Chreav, Siem Reap for conservation work.

Ancient Buddha Statues Found Buried in Takeo Province

TAKEO: Residents of Prey Top village in Takeo Province found two Buddha statues buried in the ground. The villagers sent the statues to the National Museum of Phnom Penh as a tangible cultural heritage…

Thirteen Endangered Catfish Released in 2023

PHNOM PENH: The Wonders of the Mekong project said that in 2023, 13 endangered catfishes were released back into the wild, which is a sign of hope for the country's natural resources and conservation…

Three Cases of Monkeypox Confirmed in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH: The Ministry of Health says two more cases of monkeypox have been detected in Cambodia and called on the public to be cautious and educated on how the disease spreads so they can take preventative…

268 Investment Projects Approved in 2023

PHNOM PENH: In 2023, the Council for the Development of Cambodia approved a total of 268 investment projects, including 247 new projects and 21 expansion projects, of which 71 investment projects were…

Cambodians Can Now Access Passport Services in South Korea

SOUTH KOREA: Cambodian citizens and workers living and working in South Korea can apply for a regular passport for 4 months from January 2024 onwards, according to the announcement of the Ministry of…

Cambodians in Japan Evacuated to Safety

JAPAN: Workers, students and Cambodians living in Japan have been evacuated by Japanese authorities following a 7.4-magnitude earthquake that triggered tsunami alerts off the coast of Japan’s Ishikawa…

New Minimum Wage Goes into Effect

PHNOM PENH: This month, more than 700,000 factory workers will receive $204 for their labor, a $4 increase from their monthly wage in 2023.

Crime Rate Up in Banteay Meanchey

BANTEAY MEANCHEY: Crime was up 7% in Banteay Meanchey Province in 2023, with authorities carrying out 78 arrests across 89 reported crimes.

Win-Win Victory Monuments Popping Up Across Cambodia

PHNOM PENH: In addition to the Royal Government building the Victory Monument in Phnom Penh, the Royal Government is building similar monuments across Cambodia’s provinces to serve as historical sites…

Ministry Announces Four New Covid Cases in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH: On December 28, the Ministry of Health announced four new cases of the Covid strain Omicron JN.1. At present, all four patients have been treated and continue to receive cardiology care at…

PM Says Trust Was Foundation for Win-Win Policy

PHNOM PENH: Cambodian government officials gathered today to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of former Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Win-Win policy, which effectively ended the Khmer Rouge by allowing its members…

CPP to Appear at Top of Senate Ballot in February

PHNOM PENH: The Cambodian People's Party (CPP) will get top billing on the Senate election ballot in February. On December 28, Buddhist monks drew the names of the four parties to be included on the ballot,…

Myanmar’s Ambassador to Cambodia Leaving Post for Russia

PHNOM PENH: Myanmar’s Ambassador to Cambodia, Thit Linn Ohn, is bidding farewell to Cambodia after over four years in the position. Having started his term before the violent military takeover in Myanmar…

Cambodia Provides More Migrant Workers to South Korea

PHNOM PENH: Minister of Labor Heng Sour signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Korean Governor Dong Han Yook to provide Cambodians with more opportunities for seasonal work in South Korea.

PM Reminds Crowd of Traumatic Past then Promises Peace

PHNOM PENH: At the opening of a new wastewater treatment plant, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet took the opportunity to remind Cambodians of the long years of suffering they endured and how the scars…

PM Promises Better Public Health

PHNOM PENH: Prime Minister Hun Manet once again pledged to strengthen the quality of the public health sector to better serve the people. Speaking at the inauguration of the Choeung Ek sewage treatment…

CHRC Refutes Accusations of Political Human Rights Violations

PHNOM PENH: The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) released a statement in response to an open letter published by six human rights groups concerning what the letter called Cambodia’s “descent into…

Cambodian Princess Brings Khmer Culture to Chinese TV

CHINA: Princess Jenna Norodom appeared on CCTV1's "The Beauty of Shared Arts" program and wore traditional Khmer costumes while performing the Chinese song, “Co-nourished by the Lancang-Mekong River,”…

PM Says Collecting Data Crucial for Economic Progress

PHNOM PENH: Prime Minister Hun Manet stressed the importance of collecting data to guide the government’s policies in the private sector. While reviewing the results of last year’s economic census, he…

Customs Reforms Unveiled to Bolster Private Sector Recovery

Phnom Penh: The General Department of Customs and Excise has unveiled a comprehensive set of reform measures aimed at aiding the private sector's recovery following the Prime Minister's directives. These…