Daily Archives: May 23, 2020

Vietnamese Military Shelters Remain in Disputed Border Area Despite Cambodian Diplomatic Protest

Vietnam has yet to dismantle a string of military shelters set up in a disputed area along its border with Cambodia more than a week after Phnom Penh lodged a diplomatic protest through its embassy in Hanoi, Cambodian Ministry of

Another New Case of COVID-19 Reported; Total Case 124

Cambodia has confirmed another new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number to 124, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health issued this morning. The new case was found on a 39-year-old Cambodian woman

Minister Reaffirms Reopening of Schools in November if Situation Stable

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports will consider reopening schools in November 2020 if COVID-19 situation in Cambodia is stable. The plan was reiterated by the minister H.E. Hang Chuon Naron when inspecting distance and e-learning activities in Kampong Chhnang

E-literacy Programme Launched for Out-of-School Youth

Cambodia has launched a so-called Distance Learning of Literacy and Beep Teaching Video to promote literacy among out-of-school youth amidst COVID-19 threat. The teaching utilises video as well as multimedia as key platforms to pre-record lessons for potential students. The

Moody’s Sees ‘Solid Growth Prospects’ for Cambodia

Moody’s Investors Service says Cambodia has strong fiscal buffers to counter disruptions to trade and growth arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement released in Singapore Friday, the U.S. credit rating agency said slowdowns in China, the EU and

49 Nests of Cantor’s Giant Softshell Turtle Discovered in 2020

In the 2020 nesting season, the community nest protection team found 49 nests of Cantor’s Giant Softshell Turtle with 1,756 eggs, pointed out Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in a statement issued on May 23 on World Turtle Day 2020. Although

Party Offers Gifts to Muslim Households in Thbong Khmum

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) offered gifts to 65 Muslim households in Ponhea Krek district in Thbong Khmum province on Saturday to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. In addition to 20 kilogramme sacks of rice,