Daily Archives: October 9, 2020

Protests More Effective in Cambodia Than Politically Influenced Trials: Rights Group, Lawyers

Cambodians take to the streets in protest because their country’s justice system lacks independence from the government, according a rights group and defense lawyers, despite claims by officials that the demonstrations are illegal attempts at “putting pressure on the courts.”

Cambodia’s Sentencing of Journalist Over COVID-19 Comment a Threat to Freedoms, Media Groups Say

PHNOM PENH – The conviction of a journalist who reported on comments that Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen made publicly about COVID-19 is a threat to all reporters covering the pandemic, local media groups say. A Phnom Penh court gave

COVID-19: Tally Reaches 282 with New Positive Case

The total confirmed case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia rose to 282 after another new case was detected, according to the Ministry of Health’s press release issued this morning. The new patient is a 29-year-old Cambodian man living

Cambodia, Thailand to Strengthen Military Cooperation

Cambodia and Thailand have pledged to strengthen military cooperation, including capacity building and experience sharing. The commitment was underlined in a recent meeting here between H.E. Gen. Vong Pisen, Commander in Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) and

Over US$350,000 Donated to Cambodia Kantha Bopha Foundation in Q3

An amount of US$352,934 and 1,920,074,149 Riel have been donated to the Cambodia Kantha Bopha Foundation in the third quarter of 2020 to support children’s health care service in Cambodia. The foundation shared the achievement through a press release issued

Pakistan to Boost Business Relations with Cambodia

Pakistan is willing to further encourage Pakistani businesspersons and investors to Cambodia in order to further promote the trade volume between the two countries. The intention was made by H.E. M. Fahad ur Rehman, Chargé d’affaires at the Embassy of

Cambodian Cabinet Ministers Endorse 629 Public Investment Projects for 2021-2023

The Cabinet Meeting, held here this morning under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, approved the draft 3-Year Rolling Public Investment Programme 2021-2023. According to H.E. Phay Siphan, Minister Attached to the Prime

Cambodia Not to Request to Delay Loan Repayments from Creditors

Cambodia has not requested any creditors for the delay in loan repayments during this hard time of COVID-19 pandemic, said H.E. Phay Siphan, Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Chairman of the Royal Government Spokesperson Unit. “As noted by

Draft National Action Plan to Prevent Violence Against Women 2019-2023 Approved

The draft National Action Plan to Prevent Violence Against Women 2019-2023 was endorsed here this morning during the weekly Cabinet Meeting, said H.E. Phay Siphan, Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Chairman of the Royal Government Spokesperson Unit. The

Japanese Ambassador Pays Exposure Visit to Svay Rieng Province

Ambassador of Japan H.E. Mikami Masahiro has paid an exposure visit to Svay Rieng, a southeastern province of Cambodia. On Oct. 8 in the provincial hall, H.E. Ambassador met with Svay Rieng Provincial Governor H.E. Men Vibol who informed him