Minister of Education: Students are showing greater STEM interest

Publication date 22 February 2019 | 15:18 | ICT

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron said on Thursday that in the last five years, students have shown increased interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) based curriculums.

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    Publication date 22 February 2019 | 08:02 | ICT

    The Appeal Court on Thursday heard the case of Chao Veasna, a former commune chief from the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) who was sentenced last year by the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court to five years in jail

  • Push for cultural icons to join UN heritage list

    Publication date 21 February 2019 | 13:40 | ICT

    The Ministry of Fine Arts and Culture is hoping to have Cambodian musical theatre Lakhon Yike, traditional silver handicrafts and other art forms placed on Unesco’s cultural heritage list, it announced on Wednesday.

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  • Sihanoukville officials defend boat terminal

    Publication date 21 February 2019 | 13:03 | ICT

    The Preah Sihanouk provincial authority on Wednesday defended its decision to let a private company build a major boat terminal at Village 4 in Stung Hav district’s Tomnup Roloak commune.

  • ‘Activities aimed at destroying peace’ must be halted

    Publication date 21 February 2019 | 11:24 | ICT

    Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Wednesday ordered provincial administration officials and the armed forces to be ready to prevent and intercept all activities by outlawed and (self) exiled groups that attempt to push Cambodia into

  • Prime Minister Hun Sen announces free legal aid for garment workers

    Publication date 21 February 2019 | 10:46 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Wednesday that factory workers will have access to legal representation free of charge once his volunteer group of his lawyers is established, while civil society groups say the government should

  • Deadline extended for hygiene initiative

    Publication date 21 February 2019 | 10:33 | ICT

    The Ministry of Tourism said it aims to eventually have millions of participants in its “Green Passport” initiative – a drive launched in October to assess hygiene levels in the Kingdom’s more than 2,000 registered restaurants.

  • Cement mixer causes deadly accident outside school

    Publication date 21 February 2019 | 10:31 | ICT

    A cement mixer truck on Wednesday hit six motorbikes and one tuk-tuk in front of Boeung Trabek high School in Phnom Penh’s Tonle Bassac commune, killing one teacher, seriously injuring another and leaving four other people injured.

  • Japan aid totals $135 million

    Publication date 21 February 2019 | 09:21 | ICT

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn on Wednesday said the Japanese government had provided the Kingdom with $134.38 million in aid packages in the past 12 months – $19.42 million in grants and the

  • Government prioritising national working group over CPP’s

    Publication date 21 February 2019 | 08:40 | ICT

    The government has been adjusting the national level working group more than the Cambodian People’s Party’s working group to help promote its rectangular strategy and better provide services to the people at the sub-national level,

  • NEC names three key tasks

    Publication date 21 February 2019 | 07:32 | ICT

    The National Election Committee (NEC) has identified three key tasks to be completed simultaneously this year as it prepares to hold the third mandate district, provincial and municipal council elections in May.