Government rips into WWF report

Publication date 20 July 2018 | 12:56 | ICT

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Forestry Administration spokesman Keo Omaliss hit back on Thursday at a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report that claims the Greater Mekong will lose 30 percent of its forests by 2030 without drastic action.



  • Corporate conscience at heart of business model

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 11:40 | ICT

    Giving back to local communities is a source of great pride for CP Cambodia

  • Report shows skills gap as companies struggle to find competent candidates to fill key positions

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 10:18 | ICT

    As if highlighting the lack of work skills and experience in the Kingdom, of more than 1,000 job openings in Phnom Penh alone as of last month, only 150 young applicants were successful at the interview stage.

  • King, PM, minister celebrate China ties

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 10:13 | ICT

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Thursday released three letters from King Norodom Sihamoni, Prime Minister Hun Sen and Foreign Affairs minister Prak Sokhonn that were delivered to the Chinese governm

  • Malaysian MP calls on his government to take stand on Cambodian elections

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 10:11 | ICT

    A Malaysian parliamentarian raised concerns in his country on Wednesday about Cambodia’s July 29 national elections and urged his government to clarify its position on the subject, the Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR)

  • Disaster committee updates PM on floods

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 09:39 | ICT

    The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) sent a report to Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday, saying that 1,786 houses and thousands of hectares of crops have been flooded.

  • Apsara gives nod for home renovations

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 09:32 | ICT

    The Apsara Authority has granted approval to hundreds of villagers’ requests to renovate their homes and build small structures within the Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap province.

  • NEC: 880 local journalists to cover national polls

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 09:36 | ICT

    The National Election Committee (NEC) has closed the application window for local journalists to get credentials to cover the national elections, while the opportunity for foreign reporters will be open until July 26.

  • Veasna hits out at CPP, CNRP

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 09:30 | ICT

    The leader of the League for Democracy Party (LDP) on Thursday used a press conference to hit out at the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) for “vote buying” and the court-dissolved opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNR

  • Activists claim logging rampant before polls

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 09:08 | ICT

    At least 66 resin trees in the Prey Preah Roka Wildlife Sanctuary in Preah Vihear province’s Tbeng Meanchey district, have been felled so far this month, according to environmental activists.

  • BGU instructed to stop taking money

    Publication date 20 July 2018 | 09:07 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Bodyguard Unit (BGU) has told its soldiers to stop asking for money from provincial and district officials and national and international guests without authorisation, lest they face penalties or dismissal.