February 1, 2023

Day: January 4, 2023

Miscellaneous

Mondulkiri to Host Peace Off-Road Car Racing 2023

Mondulkiri province will host the Peace Off-Road Car Racing 2023 from Jan. 13 to 15 at 12 Motor Park. The event was unveiled by Mr. Prum Rasmey, the President of the Off-Road Car Racing Organising Committee. At least 66 drivers, roughly 80 percent of anticipated participating drivers, from Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam have registered […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia, Australia Appreciate Good Bilateral Cooperation

Cambodia and Australia have spoken highly of their good bilateral friendship and cooperation, especially in the military field. In their farewell meeting here on Jan. 3, H.E. Lt. Gen. Hun Manet, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) and Commander of the Royal Cambodian Army, and outgoing Australian Ambassador to the Kingdom H.E. […]

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Health Protection

Cambodia Saw Sharp Rise In Dengue Fever Cases In 2022

Cambodia reported 12,500 dengue fever cases in 2022, a significant increase from 1,811 cases in 2021, a health official said today. Leang Rithea, deputy director of the National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, at the Ministry of Health, said, the rise of dengue fever cases last year was connected to inclement weather, and […]

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Key Issues

Government Extends Business Recovery Guarantee Scheme

The Credit Guarantee Corporation of Cambodia (CGCC) of the Ministry of Economy and Finance has extended the Business Recovery Guarantee Scheme (BRGC) from Jan. 1, 2023 until the US$200-million scheme is fully utilised. In a statement issued on Jan. 3, the CGCC said that it has received the approval from H.E. Aun Pornmoniroth, Deputy Prime […]

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Study

South Korea, U.S. in talks over nuclear planning, tabletop exercise

South Korea and the United States are discussing launching a tabletop exercise and engaging in joint planning to counter North Korea’s increasing nuclear threats, officials from both sides said on Tuesday, Trend reports citing Reuters. The plan came amid South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol’s push to strengthen American extended deterrence – the U.S. military capability, […]

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Miscellaneous

Nate Thayer, Journalist Who Interviewed Pol Pot, Dead at 62

Nate Thayer, the larger-than-life American freelance journalist who scored a massive scoop with his 1997 interview with Pol Pot, the genocidal leader of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, has died at 62, his family said Wednesday. Thayer was discovered dead by his brother Rob Thayer at his Falmouth, Massachusetts, home Tuesday. “He had a lot of ailments. […]

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Key Issues

Cambodia’s Tallest Buddha Statue to be Built on Bokor Mountain

The 108-metre-high Buddha statue will be erected on top of Bokor Mountain at the Preah Monivong Bokor National Park in Kampot province, making it the tallest Buddha statue in Cambodia. The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Buddha statue was held this morning under the presidency of H.E. Chea Sophara, Deputy Prime Minister and […]

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