Some 100,000 Palm Seeds Planted along Cambodia-Laos Border

Some 100,000 seeds of palm trees have been planted along the border areas between Cambodia and Laos to symbolise Cambodian national identity. The large scale palm tree planting in the northeastern Stung Treng province was led late last week by

Cambodia, UN Sign Agreement on Phase II of Decent Employment for Youth Joint Programme

Cambodian Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MoLVT) has signed an agreement with four UN agencies namely ILO, UNESCO, UNICEF and UNIDO with support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to implement the second phase of the

More Medical Supplies for COVIDd-19 Prevention from China Arrive in Cambodia

Chinese Defence Ministry has donated more medical supplies for COVID-19 prevention to the Cambodian Ministry of National Defence. The donation consisting of 12 types of medical supplies arrived at Phnom Penh International Airport on June 2 and the handover-receiving ceremony

JICA Provides Grant for Water Supply System Project in Takhmao Town

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided some US$32 million in grant to support a project on water supply system expansion in Takhmao town, Kandal province. The grant agreement was signed on June 1 by H.E. Dr. Aun Pornmoniroth, Deputy

One Month of Traffic Law Reinforcement Yields Positive Outcome

The road traffic situation in Cambodia in May 2020 is better that that of May 2019, underlined the National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) in a press release on the outcome of traffic law reinforcement issued yesterday. According to the same

Cambodia Airports Layouts Future Development of Preah Sihanoukville International Airport

Cambodia Airports, the longstanding concessionaire of Cambodia’s three international airports, has unveiled a 20-year development and investment programme for the international airport in Sihanoukville. The master plan was presented in a meeting held here on June 2 at the State

Op-ed: CAMBODIA-SOUTH KOREA: Stronger Relations, Greater Mutual Interests, and the Importance of Love

Almost every time I commute to work the sign of the Cambodia and Republic of Korea flags at the construction site of the Cambodian National Blood Transfusion Centre at Preah Ang Duong Hospital in the capital, continues to grab my

Asian Markets Begin the Week on Major Upswing

The indexes in Hong Kong and Shanghai are leading Asia’s huge rally in equities trading Monday as investors ignore multiple crises around the world. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong is up 3.3% in late afternoon trading, while Shanghai is

Philippines Allows Soft Post-Lockdown Reopening to Avert Dire Economic Fall

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – The Philippine government lifted some of its strictest coronavirus containment measures Monday in what observers called a bid to salvage an economy battered by unemployment and new signs of poverty. Most businesses were allowed to re-open and

China Threatens to Retaliate Against US Over Hong Kong

China has threatened to retaliate against the United States after President Donald Trump’s decision to begin the process of eliminating Hong Kong’s special status and impose restrictions on Chinese students in U.S. Trump’s action was prompted by a new Chinese