PM slaps down health check proposal

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday dismissed a proposal by Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng that selected candidates or those preparing to take the entrance exam to work in the state framework must undergo a health check.


Hun Sen set to meet foreign envoys, US ambassador Murphy

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday that he would meet the recently-appointed ambassadors of Germany, Japan and the US. He stressed that Cambodia still maintained good relations with the international community and dismissed critics saying otherwise as “silly”.


Banh inks Sino-Cambodia military deal on China trip

Minister of National Defence Tea Banh and his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe signed a mutual cooperation agreement on Sunday in which the armies of both countries will raise the scale of their joint military exercises.


King Sihamoni heads to Japan for Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement

King Norodom Sihamoni left Cambodia on Monday on a four-day visit to Japan to attend the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito, the Royal du Cambodge Facebook page said.


International visitor shortage hitting Siem Reap tourist industry hard

Businesses in Siem Reap town’s tourism industry are struggling to survive as the number of foreign visitors to the Kingdom’s main cultural destination continues to drop, insiders have said.


MFIs propelling economic growth in rural Cambodia

The microfinance sector has contributed significantly to rural economic growth, even as industry insiders call for more efficient lending, said Cambodia Microfinance Association chairman Kea Borann on Monday.