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U.S. Reiterates Strong Commitment to Indonesia

INTERNATIONAL: United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken has reiterated on Tuesday a strong U.S. commitment to its strategic partnership with Indonesia, vowing to "deepen" maritime cooperation with…

British PM Declares Omicron is Spiking Now in London

INTERNATIONAL: At least one patient has died in the United Kingdom after contracting the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced on Monday, 13 December.

ESCAP Workshop Tackles Cambodia’s Resource Mobilization

PHNOM PENH: A regional workshop on resource mobilization for sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific countries in special situations starts on Tuesday. The two-day event brings together experts and…

La Natividad Claims First Ever Argentine Polo Open

INTERNATIONAL: La Natividad beat eight-time champions La Dolfina Saudi to win the final of the Argentine Polo Open tournament held on Saturday in the neighbourhood of Palermo,

Beijing 2022 Releases Second Edition of Playbook

INTERNATIONAL: With less than two months to go before the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, the organizing committee, together with the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic…

Thailand Allows Entry of 200 Cambodian Migrant Workers

BATTAMBANG: Authorities of Battambang province, along with officials of Chan Borei province, in Thailand, are working together to restore the flux of workers between the two nations.

News Making International Headlines: 14 December 2021

INTERNATIONAL: One of two Danish crew members missing from a capsized barge has been found dead in the hull after an overnight collision on Monday with a British cargo vessel in a busy Baltic Sea route…

Cambodia Celebrates 66th Anniversary of UN Membership

PHNOM PENH: Prime Minister Hun Sen has congratulated the Kingdom of Cambodia as it celebrates the 66th anniversary of being part of the United Nations. The kingdom became a member of the largest international…

UK Faces a "Tidal Wave" of the Omicron Variant

INTERNATIONAL: Britain faces a "tidal wave" of the Omicron variant of coronavirus and two vaccine doses will not be enough to contain it, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced on Sunday, 12 December,…

Son Under the Full Moon Begins Production

PHNOM PENH: The official blessing ceremony for the start of production of a new film about Prime Minister Hun Sen’s life called "Son Under the Full Moon" was held on Monday morning, in the presence of…

India's Harnaaz Sandhu Wins Miss Universe Beauty Pageant

INTERNATIONAL: India's Harnaaz Sandhu won the 70th Miss Universe crown, 21 years after Lara Dutta won the title in 2000. She was crowned at the pageant’s final night at Eilat, Israel on Sunday.

WHO: “Complacency” on Covid-19 Can be Dangerous

PHNOM PENH: World Health Organization Representative to Cambodia Dr. Li Ailan has reminded people in the Kingdom of Cambodia that “complacency” on the Covid-19 can be dangerous.

Brazilian Skimboarder Faces Monster Wave for World Record

INTERNATIONAL: Brazilian surfer Lucas Fink is hoping to enter the Guinness Book of Records having surfed a monster wave on a skimboard off Nazare, Portugal. Fink says a wave he rode was close to 20 metres…

US Commits to ASEAN Centrality, Peace and Prosperity

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prak Sokhonn, has received a visit from the Counselor of the Department of State of the United States of America, Derek Chollet, at the Ministry of…

News Making International Headlines: 13 December 2021

INTERNATIONAL: Kentucky residents, many without power, gas or even a roof over their heads, woke on Sunday to a landscape scarred by a string of powerful tornadoes that officials fear killed at least…

Chinese Man Dies in a Drug Bust Shootout

Sihanoukville: The Anti-Drug Police Department, with the coordination of the Prosecutor’s Office, has cooperated with the police force of Preah Sihanouk province and has launched an operation to crack…

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dmitry Muratov Warns Against War

INTERNATIONAL: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dmitry Muratov, has recognized for their fight for freedom of expression in and Russia, held a moment of silence for dead colleagues in the end of his speech…

Angkor Wat, Crowned the Most Famous Temple In Asia

SIEM REAP: The Angkor Wat Temple of Cambodia, a UNESCO's World Heritage Site, was crowned the most famous temple in Asia, according to Touropia Travel Guides. It is the largest religious structure in…

China Nonchalant About “Domino Effect” of Olympic Boycotts

INTERNATIONAL: United States was the first to announce a boycott last Monday, saying its government officials would not attend the 4 to 20 February Games because of China’s human rights “atrocities” in…

Minister of Foreign Affairs to Take Part in G7 Meeting

PHNOM PENH: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has issued a press release announcing that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prak Sokhonn, will be virtually participating in the…

Interior Ministry to Reform Police Quality

PHNOM PENH: Minister of Interior Sar Kheng orders the Ministry to start identifying police officers who have not yet undergone training in their profession. He also instructs checking the irregularities…

Humpback Whale Carcass Washes Ashore in Cape Town

INTERNATIONAL: A young humpback whale carcass washed out on the rocks. It washed out at about 7AM on Thursday morning, with the cause of death unknown, but could be linked to malnutrition.

'Harry Potter' First Edition Sells for a Magical $471,000

INTERNATIONAL: A first edition of "Harry Potter" has sold for $471,000 in the United States on Thursday in what the auctioneers has claimed was a world record price for a 2Oth century work of fiction.

Cheetah Cubs Threaten by Global Warming and Pet Trade

INTERNATIONAL: Just around five months old, the baby cheetahs are dehydrated in Somaliland as government vet tries to inject them with nutrients, stunted and so lacking in the calcium they would normally…

APSARA Authority to Organize 5-day Angkor Remembrance Event

SIEM REAP: The Deputy General and Spokesperson of the APSARA Authority, Long Kosal, announced on Thursday afternoon that they will be organizing a five-day event to celebrate the Angkor Wat temple complex…

News Making International Headlines: 10 December 2021

INTERNATIONAL: Help came too late for a woman who died on Wednesday after her car was submerged steps away from Niagara Falls on the U.S.-Canada border and a dramatic rescue came up short.

PM to Travel to the US to Co-Chair ASEAN-US Summit.

KANDAL: Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced that he will travel to the United States in February 2022 to co-chair the ASEAN-US Summit with President Joe Biden, since Cambodia is chairing ASEAN in 2022.

PM Celebrates the Right to Freedom of the Cambodian People

PHNOM PENH: Prime Minister Hun Sen commemorated the 73rd Anniversary of Human Rights Day on Friday, celebrating the fact that today Cambodians can freely live and work, practice their religion and vote…