Tourism Ministry bans large gatherings at resorts

The Ministry of Tourism has instructed all local tourism-related businesses to implement additional preventive measures, including the prohibition of mass gatherings at local resorts, to prevent the spread of COVID-19 following the “November 28 community incident”. ...

450kg aerial bomb found and cleared in Kampong Thom

Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) has found and cleared an aerial bomb weighing over 450 kilogrammes in Kampong Thom province. ...

Grade 12 classes still on amid community transmission threat

The Ministry of Education yesterday issued a statement that Grade 12 students who are preparing to sit for their high school examination may still attend school according to provincial evaluations to define the risk of COVID-19. ...

Cambodia to distribute two million facemasks to poor people in the capital and Siem Reap

Prime Minister Hun Sen Tuesday evening announced the distribution of an additional two million facemasks to poor people. ...

60-MW solar station in Pursat province set to generate power

Another 60-megawatt solar station in Pursat province’s Krokor district will generate power for the grid earlier next year. Invested by Schneitec Renewable Co., Ltd., the solar power station covers 135 hectares of land area. ...

NGO embarks on mission for green SEZs

Motivated to build a green industrial zone in Cambodia, the newly-established NGO Environmental Protection Industry Associations of Cambodia (Epiac) will work with Chinese-owned industrial park developer and operator QiLu (Cambodia) Special Economic Zone Co Ltd to set a new precedent for environmentally-friendly design and construction. ...

Cambodia’s Kampot pepper granted GI certification from 50 Countries

The Ministry of Commerce has secured geographical indication (GI) certification of Cambodia’s Kampot pepper from 50 countries. The update was provided by the Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak when presiding over official Handover Ceremony of Czech Machine and Buying “Kampot Pepper” from Small Farmers by ...

Increase in Russian investment sought by commerce ministry

Cambodia has called for an increase in investment from Russia, particularly in the light and medium machinery sector, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Press release: Changes to Sweden’s presence in Cambodia

On 26 November 2020, the Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh issued a press release on its government’s decision to close its office in Phnom Penh by the end of 2021. In this press release, the embassy also noted that the activities of the Ministry ...

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Joint statement: Lack of a rigorous transboundary impact study of Sanakham put Mekong River at risk

On 24 November 2020, Eleven Non-Governmental Organizations in Cambodia issued a joint statement on the proposed Sanakham hydropower project on the Mekong mainstream in Laos concerning the transboundary impact on lower countries. This joint statement was issued in parallel with MRC who has been organizing ...

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Announcement: Basic data journalism training

ODC is delighted to announce a new “Training on Basic Data Journalism” that will be implemented in collaboration with CamboJA. The program receives the support from the Mekong: Sustainable News project from CFI, the French Media Development agency in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam led ...

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