Daily Archives: September 25, 2020

CNRP Leader Sam Rainsy Vows Again to Return to Cambodia, Confront Hun Sen

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy vowed anew on Friday to return from five years of exile to press for democratic reforms in the Southeast Asian country, saying that an “economic crisis” has made it necessary to make a second attempt

No New Case of COVID-19 in Cambodia for 12 Consecutive Days

Cambodia reported zero new positive case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for 12 days in a row, said the Ministry of Health in a press release issued this morning. The tally thus remains at 275, including 174 Cambodians, 41 French,

Stronger Efforts Needed to Fight Illicit Drug

The government has urged stronger and collective efforts to combat illicit drug which remains a threat to social security and order, public health and development. The urge was made by Gen. Neak Yuthea, Deputy Secretary General of the National Authority

Cambodia Committed to Take Part in Combating Transnational Crime

Cambodia is highly committed to cooperate and take part in containing and combating cross-border crime to maintain security and social order. The commitment was highlighted by H.E. Meach Sophana, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Interior and Chairman of

AMRO’s New Forecast of Cambodia’s Economic Growth Similar with ADB

The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) has forecasted Cambodia’s GDP growth to be similar as that of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020 Update. According to a press release AKP received this morning, AMRO has predicted

U.S. Firms Seeks Investment Opportunities in Energy, Natural Gas, and Oil in Cambodia

Large U.S firms have sought investment opportunities in the areas of oil, natural gas and renewable energy in Cambodia, according to the Ministry of Mines and Energy. The intention was revealed in a virtual meeting on Wednesday between Cambodian Minister

UJFC Encourages ‘Rights to Access Information’

Union of Journalist Federations of Cambodia (UJFC) has encouraged journalists and social users to continue to use the rights to access to information, as the draft law on access to information is scheduled to complete by end of this year.

Australia Provides eWater Source Modeling Platform to Cambodia

Australia has provided eWater Source to Cambodia to access to Australia’s national water modeling platform and the donation is part of Australia’s ongoing support for sustainable water management throughout the Mekong region. The hand-over ceremony took place here on Sept.

Royal Government Decides to Suspend This Year’s Sea Festival

The Royal Government of Cambodia has decided to postpone the 9th Sea Festival in Preah Sihanouk province, according to the Ministry of Tourism’s announcement this afternoon. The decision was made by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime

KOICA Supports US$8.5 Million for Health Sectors in Cambodia

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) launched a new project with US$8.5 million funding to strengthen health systems by preventing, detecting, and responding to infectious diseases in Cambodia. Through this six-years project, the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention