December 10, 2022

Day: November 18, 2022

Market

Loss of freshwater dolphins kills tourism industry in southern Lao province

The disappearance of critically endangered freshwater Irrawaddy dolphins along a stretch of the Mekong River in southern Laos has dealt a blow to the local tourism industry, putting hotels, restaurants and tour guides out of business, said villagers living near the border with Cambodia. The population of the dolphins, which have a high rounded forehead […]

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Athletics

Ministry of Information to Help Broadcast Public Speaking Championship

Ministry of Information will help broadcast the Cambodia International Debate and Public Speaking Championship Series to bring the knowledge to rural students. H.E. Khieu Kanharith, Minister of Information, highlighted the support when receiving the event’s organising team led by Mr. Yous Thanin, Manager of CamDEBATE on Nov. 16 at the ministry. H.E. Khieu Kanharith also […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodian students are skeptical of studying Chinese

Meng Sophay, an 11th grader at Hun Sen Chamkar Dong High School in Cambodia’s coastal province of Kep, doesn’t think much of a plan announced last week to require students like him to learn Chinese. “To me, it is not very satisfying because we already have our Khmer language and other languages,” Meng Sophay told […]

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Market

Preah Vihear Governor Urges Farmers to Produce More Organic Rice

H.E. Kim Rithy, Governor of Preah Vihear province, has urged local farmers to produce more organic rice for domestic supply and export, while the price of the organic rice in the foreign markets are higher. H.E. Kim Rithy made the call when visiting local farmers in the province’s Kulen district recently. H.E. Kim Rithy noted […]

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Key Issues

JMSDF Vessel Docks at Preah Sihanouk Province

JS HARUSAME (DD.102) of Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) this morning docked at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port in Preah Sihanouk province for a three-day visit in Cambodia. The visit aims to further strengthen the ties of friendship, solidarity and good cooperation between the two naval forces. The port call was warmly welcomed by Admiral In Sokhemra, […]

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Key Issues

500 Delegates to Attend 43rd AIPA General Assembly in Phnom Penh

More than 500 delegates of ASEAN member states, observer countries, and organisations will attend the 43rd ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) General Assembly in Phnom Penh. Themed “Advancing Together for Sustainable, Inclusive and Resilient ASEAN”, the AIPA will be held from Nov. 20-25. Two ASEAN member states – Malaysia and Myanmar – will be absent at […]

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Legal Matters

AICHR Assesses Regional Human Rights Progress

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its Special Meeting 2/2022 on Nov. 16-17, 2022 in Siem Reap province to discuss the region’s new developments on human rights and the progress of the implementation of the AICHR Priority Programmes/Activities of 2022. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Keo Remy, Representative of Cambodia to […]

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