Cambodia's Foreign Affairs Minister meets with European officials

Publication date 23 January 2019 | 10:02 | ICT

Democracy, human rights and the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preferences were discussed in a meeting in Belgium on Monday between Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Prak Sokhonn, his Belgian counterpart Didier

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  • Robbers get 10-year prison sentence reduced

    Publication date 23 January 2019 | 09:59 | ICT

    Two people convicted of robbery in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district saw their prison sentences reduced from 10 to eight years by the Appeal Court on Tuesday.

  • CMAC deactivates 132 cluster bombs in Kratie

    Publication date 23 January 2019 | 09:28 | ICT

    The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) on Monday deactivated 132 US-made BLU-24 cluster bombs in Samrong village in Kratie province’s Snuol district.

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  • Charcoal exports banned

    Publication date 23 January 2019 | 09:24 | ICT

    Charcoal traders have complained about the high cost of “service payments” required to export to Thailand via Banteay Meanchey province’s Boeung Trakuon border crossing, forcing some to stop operating.

  • Battambang prisoners receive early release

    Publication date 23 January 2019 | 08:46 | ICT

    In conjunction with the 20th anniversary of Win-Win Policy on December 29, 227 Battambang Provincial Prison inmates had their sentences reduced, provincial governor Nguon Ratanak said on Tuesday.

  • Man held for alleged assault on nephew

    Publication date 23 January 2019 | 08:43 | ICT

    A man will be sent to Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday after he was arrested on suspicion of seriously beating up his four-year-old nephew on Monday in Kouk Khleang commune’s Dei Thmey village in the capital’s Sen Sok distric

  • Hun Sen and Xi herald continued strong ties

    Publication date 23 January 2019 | 08:37 | ICT

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Hun Sen heralded the continued strong bilateral ties between their nations in a meeting on Monday as part of the latter’s ongoing state visit to the Asian giant.

  • Prayers at Vichea anniversary

    Publication date 23 January 2019 | 08:35 | ICT

    Friends and relatives gathered to lay a wreath and pray at the statue of Chea Vichea on the 15th anniversary of his murder on Tuesday, calling on the authorities to step up ongoing investigations to seek justice for his family.

  • Factory shut amid mounting protests

    Publication date 23 January 2019 | 08:32 | ICT

    A Phnom Penh garment factory abruptly closed its gates on Tuesday amid mounting protests over the “temporary suspension” of some of its 1,400 workers.

  • Dropouts to get online education scheme

    Publication date 22 January 2019 | 16:00 | ICT

    The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport is working in conjunction with Unesco and the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) to launch an internet-based education programme for Cambodian youths in grades seven to nine

  • El Nino fire warning issued

    Publication date 22 January 2019 | 14:33 | ICT

    The Ministry of Environment issued a statement on Monday on preventing forest fires in natural protected areas and biodiversity conservation corridors.