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PM Donates $5,000 and Two Houses to Kong Seiha's Family

Siem Reap: Prime Minister Hun Sen through the Governor of Siem Reap Province Tea Seiha donated 20 million Riels (about $5,000) and 2 houses to the family of 7-year-old Kong Seiha. The boy lives with his…

Cambodia, France Sign Two Financing Agreements Virtually

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's Deputy Prime Minister and also the Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Porn Moniroth, the First Secretary of the Embassy of the French Republic in Cambodia Fabrice Ientienne,

Siem Reap’s “Colourful Life” to Return Next Month

Siem Reap: After more than a year of missing buzz, Siem Reap’s dynamic province is expected to return next month. It will start with hosting the first Angkor International Festival of the Arts.

Strengthened Relation Between Cambodia and Vietnam

PHNOM PENH: The neighboring countries Cambodia and Vietnam are not only close by location but also when it comes to their relation. During the 11th meeting on the cooperation and development between border…

Facebook to Stop Facial Recognition System

INTERNATIONAL: No more facial recognition in Facebook. Facebook Incorporated has announced on Tuesday that it is shutting down its facial recognition system. This system automatically identifies users…

Cambodian Inventor Produces Radio-Controlled Aircrafts

PHNOM PENH: There’s a saying, “When you aim high, you reach high”. That’s how Johnny Churne overcame his difficulties as an orphan boy dreaming to be a pilot and started producing his own radio-controlled…

Fati Stunner Gives Barcelona Win in Kyiv

INTERNATIONAL: Barcelona's Ansu Fati scored a superb second-half goal to secure a crucial 1-0 Champions League win at Dynamo Kyiv on Tuesday. Barca's young prospect Fati rescued his team in the 70th minute…

News Making International Headlines: 3 November 2021

INTERNATIONAL: At least 25 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in an attack on Afghanistan's biggest military hospital on Tuesday which saw two heavy blasts followed up by gunmen assaulting the…

Djokovic Survives Paris Masters Scare

INTERNATIONAL: ATP Tour 1000 Paris masters second round highlights with world number one Novak Djokovic beating Marton Fucsovics. Djokovic has been No. 1 for a record total of 345 weeks, and has finished…

10 Millionth Vaccinated Receives Reward

Phnom Penh: The 89-year-old Sok Phat from Siem Reap has received his reward on Tuesday for actively participating in the government’s vaccination campaign against Covid-19. The woman was the 10 millionth…

Mine Clearance in Pailin Province

Pailin: An area of about 25-square kilometres are still full of landmines in Pailin province. This is according to the First Deputy Chairman of the Mine Authority, Mr. Ly Thuch, who has announced on the…

53 Cambodian Illegal Border Hoppers Arrested in Thailand

Banteay Meanchey: Thai paramilitary border patrol police have arrested 53 Cambodians who illegally crossed the border into Thailand on Monday in Aranya district, Thailand’s Sa Keo province.

5% of Schools in Banteay Meanchey Remain Closed

Banteay Meanchey: Majority of the schools in Banteay Meanchey province have successfully reopened on Monday. 95% of the schools managed to welcome the students back.

Covax Donates Vaccination Equipment

PHNOM PENH: More donations for Cambodia’s vaccination campaign. The Covax Facility has donated refrigeration equipment to Cambodia as an aid for the country’s vaccination storage capacity on Monday.

Green Light for Public Transport and Ferry Services

PHNOM PENH: After one year of inactivity due to the pandemic, Prime Minister Hun Sen has included in his speech on Monday requesting public transports and ferry services to start re-operating. The first…

News making international headlines: 2 November 2021

INTERNATIONAL: Nine firefighters killed and one injured after cave collapses during rescue exercise and trapping 16 of them inside. A total of 26 firefighters were taking part in a training exercise when…

Disguised Hamilton Surprises Children

INTERNATIONAL: Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton surprises children hoping to become future engineers in motorsport. He disguised as a team engineer as he surprised three children at Mercedes'…

Aguero Out for Three Months Following Chest Pains

INTERNATIONAL: Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero is out of the game for three months following cardiac evaluation. The Spanish club says on Monday that Aguero was experiencing chest pains.

PM to Provide Vaccine to Cambodians Living in Thailand

PHNOM PENH: Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered officials to cooperate with Thailand in sending the Covid-19 vaccine to Thailand to help the Thai government vaccinate Cambodians living in the country.

Koh Kong’s International Airport to be Open in 2022

PHNOM PENH: Minister of Tourism Thong Khon met with representatives of the Chinese-owned Union Development Group – UDG -, in order to arrange an official date for the opening of Dara Sakor International…

PM Announces New Covid-19 Quarantine Rules

PHNOM PENH: The government has set out four phases in the fight against the pandemic. First was preventing COVID19 community transmission from March 2020 to October 2020. Then, controlling the outbreak…

Man Dressed as Joker Attacks 17 and Set Tokyo Train on Fire

INTERNATIONAL: A 24-year-old man dressed in Batman's Joker costume attacked passengers on the world’s busiest rail station, the Shinjuku in Tokyo. 17 people were injured, as many party-goers headed into…

Nationwide Reopening of Schools at All Levels

PHNOM PENH: Students are now back to school. All schools nationwide have reopened on Monday, following the directives from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport. The reopening covers both public…

New Making International Headlines 1 November 2021

INTERNATIONAL: At least nine people have been killed in a car bombing near an airport in Yemen's temporary capital, Aden. Another 12 people are believed to have been injured in Saturday's explosion -…

Cambodia Approves Four Russian Vaccines

PHNOM PENH: The Minister of Health of Cambodia, Mam Bunheng, has signed the authorisation for emergency use of the Sputnik V, Sputnik-Light, CoviVac and EpiVacCorona - all from Russia.

Ancient Maya Canoe Found in Mexico’s Yucatan

INTERNATIONAL: A wooden canoe used by the ancient Mayan 1,000 years ago was found on Friday while workers building a tourist rail project championed by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador were inspecting…

BREAKING NEWS: PM Announces Full Reopening of Cambodia

PHNOM PENH: Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced the full reopening of Cambodia starting Monday, 1 November. He made the announcement during the official closing ceremony of Covid-19 vaccination for 1st…

G20 Leaders Arrive at Major G20 Summit in Rome

INTERNATIONAL: Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Saturday has welcomed G20 leaders ahead of a key 2-day summit in Rome. The world's 20 richest countries are due to commit this weekend to tackling…

Kingdom Handovers 200,000 Sinopharm Vaccine to Vietnam

Svay Rieng: The Secretary of State at the Ministry of Health and Chairwoman of the Ad-hoc Commission for COVID-19 Vaccination, Dr. Or Vandine was designated by the Prime Minister to be his representative…

Facebook Unveils its New Corporate Name Meta

INTERNATIONAL: Facebook Incorporated has unveiled its new name and logo at its headquarters in Menlo Park, California, on Thursday , replacing its thumbs-up "Like" logo with a blue infinity shape.

Band Back on Stage After Months of Restrictions

Phnom Penh: While Phnom Penh City Hall announced on Thursday that the capital’s bars, KTVs and nightclubs would remain shuttered for a further 14 days, the easing of other restrictions in recent weeks…

PM Officially Welcomes ASEAN & Partners' Leaders

Phnom Penh: Prime Minister Hun Sen has officially welcomed the ASEAN leaders and its dialogue partners on Thursday as Cambodia received the ASEAN chairmanship gavel. Cambodia will start chairing the Association…

4th ASEAN-Russia Summit Held

Phnom Penh: At its penultimate event, this week’s ASEAN summits saw the 4th ASEAN-Russian Summit, attended by ASEAN heads of state and Russian President, Vladimir Putin.

New Website for Kingdom’s MSMEs

PHNOM PENH: The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation has launched a new website – KhmerSME – designed to help micro, small and medium enterprises, MSMEs, seek information related to…

Indian PM Pledges to Maintain Asia-Pacific Peace

PHNOM PENH: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to maintain Asia-Pacific peace during the 18th ASEAN-India Summit held on Thursday. The summit was attended by Prime Minister Hun Sen

Cambodian Sniffer Dogs Capable of Detecting Covid-19

Kampong Chhnang: The director general of the Cambodian Mine Action Center, Heng Ratana has confirmed that the Cambodian sniffer dogs are capable participating in the fight against Covid-19.

Disability Action Council Holds Training Event with UNDP

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia’s Disability Action Council is encouraging governors around the country to enhance inclusiveness for persons with disabilities. The General Secretariat of the National Council for…

Five Dead in Traffic Accident Outside Battambang

Battambang: Five people have been killed instantly and one other has been seriously injured after Thursday morning’s accident on National Road 5 in Battambang’s Moung Russey District. Eyewitnesses say…

Europe’s Most Unpopular Coach Sacked

INTERNATIONAL: As was widely anticipated, Barcelona has sacked Ronald Koeman after Wednesday's 1-0 LaLiga defeat at Rayo Vallecano. The deeply-unpopular coach has been responsible for a long losing streak…

Countdown Underway to Beijing 2022

INTERNATIONAL: Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng has attended the ceremony of the 100-day countdown to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. He unveiled the Olympic medals, which are to be name "Tongxin", meaning…