A Glimmer of Hope for Online News in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH - Minutes before a recent show, VOD Roundtable host Lim Thida readied notes and warmed up the day's guests. Control room staffers prepped to go live with all the trappings of the kind of on-air radio broadcast that,

Philippines Bamboo Entrepreneur Digs In on Poverty and Climate Threats

LONDON - Mark Sultan Gersava grew up in poverty, one of 12 children of a slash-and-burn subsistence farmer in the Philippines province of Sultan Kudarat.Today he is the "chief executive farmer" of a company aimed at tackling that same poverty,

Sierra Leone Explores Rice Import Possibility from Cambodia

Ambassador of Sierra Leone to China has visited Cambodia to explore rice production in the Kingdom, according to the Ministry of Commerce.H.E. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce received the Ambassador of Sierra Leone H.E. Ernest M. Ndomahina at the min...

Government’s Report on Associations and NGOs to Reach EU Soon

Royal Government of Cambodia will report the situation of associations and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to the European Union (EU) no longer than on Dec. 12, 2019.The update was shared with local media by Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Mi...

Cambodia and KfW Sign Three Cooperation Financing Agreements

The Royal Government of Cambodia and the German Development Bank (KfW) entered here yesterday afternoon three cooperation financing agreements of 37 million Euro or about US$41 million.The agreements were signed by H.E. Aun Pornmoniroth, Deputy Prime M...

Tourism Minister: Reduction of Plastic Waste, a Focus of 8th Sea Festival

Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon called on all parties involving in the organisation of this year's Sea Festival in Kampot province, as well as vendors, tourists and the general public to take part in reducing the plastic waste as

Draft of Intermodal Transport Master Plan 2021-2030 to Finish by 2020

Royal Government of Cambodia will finish the draft of Intermodal Transport Master Plan for 2021-2030 by the midst of 2020, having worked on it since 2018. The update was shared in a recent discussion meeting on the draft chaired by

Japan Provides US$22 Million to Expand Clean Water Access in Pursat

Government of Japan has provided a grants aid worth over US$22 million to promote clean water supply in Pursat province of Cambodia. Cambodia's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn and Ja...

Cambodia, Vietnam Bolstering Legislative and Judicial Cooperation

Cambodia and Vietnam are fostering collaboration on the development of legislative and judicial sectors along border provinces. The commitment was made by H.E. Ang Vong Vathana, Minister of Justice in the 2nd Law Conference of Cambodia-Vietnam's border...

PM: Fund Raised for Calmette Hospital Increases to US$100 Million

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has informed his compatriots that the fund raised from charitable people for the modernisation of Calmette hospital had now reached more than US$70 million, after the campaign started in late