January 27, 2023

Year: 2022

Miscellaneous

27 Bodies Recovered from Cambodian Casino Fire

Cambodian officials said Friday at least 27 bodies have been recovered from the charred remains of a casino hotel complex in Poipet, on the country’s border with Thailand. The cause of the fire at The Grand Diamond City casino and hotel was not immediately clear, but Sek Sokhom, head of the Banteay Meanchey provincial information […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia, Russia to Foster Security Collaboration

Cambodia and Russia are committed to further promote the cooperation in all sectors, especially in security. The commitment was made in a meeting between Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Samdech Krolahom Sar Kheng and H.E. Anatoly Borovik, Ambassador of Russian Federation to Cambodia here in Phnom Penh on Dec. 29. H.E. Anatoly Borovik […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodian, South Korea Ink Defence Cooperation Agreement

The Cambodian Army and the Republic of Korea (RoK) Army have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on defence cooperation. The signing ceremony took place virtually this week under the auspices of H.E. Lt. Gen. Hun Manet, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Force (RCAF) and Commander of the Royal Army and H.E. Gen. […]

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Miscellaneous

Two More Roads to be Upgraded with China’s Financial Assistance

Two more key roads connecting Phnom Penh to the southwestern economic pole will be reconstructed and upgraded under China’s assistance. The two roads include the over-53-kilometre-long National Road (NR) No. 31 from Bek Kus (intersection of NR3) to Kampong Trach district town (junction of NR33) and the over-52-kilometre-long NR33 from Kampot provincial city (intersection of […]

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Miscellaneous

PM Expresses Condolences over Hotel-Casino Blaze in Poipet

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has extended his deepest condolences over the fire incident at the Grand Diamond City hotel and casino in Poipet city, Banteay Meanchey northwestern province. While presiding over the groundbreaking ceremony for the reconstruction and upgrading of NR31 and 33 in Tek Chhou district, Kampot province […]

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Market

Cambodia-China Bilateral Trade Reaches US$14.5 Billion This Year

The two-way trade between Cambodia and China rose to some US$14.5 billion this year, an increase by 19 percent compared to the previous year. The figures were shared by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, while he and Chinese Ambassador H.E. Wang Wentian were presiding over […]

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Athletics

Cycling Promoted Ahead of SEA Games 2023 in Cambodia

President of the Cambodian Cycling Federation has encouraged the expansion of cycling ahead of the SEA Games 2023 to be hosted by Cambodia. H.E. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce and President of the Cambodian Cycling Federation, made the call in the closing ceremony of the 2022 National Cycling Championship in Siem Reap province early this […]

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