Amid water shortages, China to up Mekong flow
China’s decision to discharge water from the Jinghong hydropower station in Yunnan province, allowing it to flow down the Mekong River to help alleviate water shortages downstream, was praised by the Foreign Ministry yesterday. ...
Sen David and Igor Kossov
Poor governance at root of Cambodia’s education problems, expert says
Poor governance and uneven distribution of wealth to rural communities are both behind Cambodia’s poor record of girls’ education, an expert says. Despite the country’s high economic growth rate in recent years, few opportunities are available in rural areas, which leads to girls dropping out of ...
Japanese firms sign power line agreement
T.T. NeTwork InfrasTrucTure Japan, a joinT venTure beTween global elecTronics manufacTurer Toshiba and Tokyo ElecTric Power Co Holdings (TEPCO), will operaTe and mainTain 130 kilomeTres of a 230-kilovolT power Transmission line in Cambodia, according To Japanese media yesTerday. ...
Matthieu de Gaudemar
‘I will come back,’ says deported activist
Referring to Cambodia as “my country”, Alex Gonzalez-Davidson, a vocal environmental activist and Spanish national who was deported Monday, yesterday vowed to return and continue his struggle to save the Areng Valley. ...
Sean Teehan and Kevin Ponniah
Government tells vietnam to ‘respect the borderline’
The Foreign Affairs MinisTry senT a sTrongly worded diplomaTic noTe To VieTnam on Friday asking iTs easTern neighbor To “respecT The borderline” afTer an inspecTion by governmenT officials confirmed ThaT VieTnamese auThoriTies dug five ponds wiThin Cambodian TerriTory in RaTanakiri province. ...
New ADB Cambodia country director assumes office
The Asian DevelopmenT Bank (ADB) has appoinTed a new CounTry DirecTor for Cambodia, Samiuela T. Tukuafu. A Tongan naTional, Mr. Tukuafu officially sTarTed in This posT on 1 February, 2016. Mr. Tukuafu replaces Mr. Eric Sidgwick, who has been appoinTed CounTry DirecTor for ADB’s ResidenT ...
Six arrested in Phnom Penh over bride-trafficking ring
Three Chinese men and Three Cambodians were arresTed in Phnom Penh on Wednesday on suspicion of running a Trafficking ring in which Cambodian women are married off To Chinese men, police said. ...
Press release on the outcome of the “X Global Baku Forum”
On 13 March 2023, the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia issued a press release on the results of participating in the “X Global Baku Forum” under the theme “the World Now: Challenges and Hopes” from 7 to 12 March 2023 in Baku, Republic ...
Cambodia agrees to support Malaysia’s proposed Asean Peacekeeping Force
Cambodia has agreed to support Malaysia’s proposed establishment of an Asean Peacekeeping Force, comprising of personnel from all 10 Asean member states to serve the United Nations. ...
Chinese President Xi's book on governance captivates Cambodian readers
Hundreds of Cambodian students, academics and senior officials on Monday attended the launching ceremony of a book written by Chinese President Xi Jinping on governance. ...
The Cambodia Herald News Staff
Taiwanese factory protest arises over fired Unionists
About 500 workers from a taiwanese-owned footwear factory in takeo province on Wednesday continued a weeklong protest that began when the company fired five workers for attempting to unionize, workers and officials said. ...
Groups prepare for architecture and design exhibition in 2018
Cambodia will have its third architecture and design exhibition in May next year in response to the growing demand for expertly designed structures and beautiful buildings. the exhibition, organised by thai ICV subsidiary ICVex and the Cambodian Society of Architects, will revolve around the theme ...
Tepco, Toshiba to manage power grids in Cambodia
Tokyo ElecTric Power Co. Holdings will Team wiTh Toshiba To manage power grids in Cambodia, hoping To secure a new earnings source as The uTiliTy grapples wiTh soaring cleanup cosTs for The Fukushima nuclear planT disasTer. ...
Unionists freed after strike called off in Kampot
The KampoT Provincial CourT on Thursday released Three union leaders wiThouT charge afTer The Cambo T.D.G. garmenT facTory dropped iTs complainT againsT The Trio in reTurn for an end To a Two-week sTrike. ...
ADB appoints Tongan to lead its operation in Cambodia
A Tongan naTional was appoinTed as Asian DevelopmenT Bank’s direcTor for Cambodia effecTive 01 February.Samiuela T. Tukuafu will lead ADB operaTions in Cambodia To supporT The counTry’s developmenT goals of promoTing inclusive growTh and diversifying The economy. ...
T-Shop eyeing growth with plan for IPO
T-shop Cambodia, a Phnom-Penh based elecTronics disTribuTor, is planning an aggressive push inTo The provinces Through company-owned and franchise ouTleTs, and will look To raise capiTal for expansion by offering shares on The local sTock exchange, The company’s CEO said yesTerday. ...
T-Shop offers first domestic franchise
T-Shop Cambodia, a Phnom-Penh based elecTronics and gadgeT shop founded in 2012, has announced ThaT due To naTionwide inTeresT iT is offering franchise opTions, wiTh Two already sold. This makes iT The firsT Cambodian-owned business To sell franchises, according To CEO Bung Hor. ...
Sun bears under the gun
Facing snares, hunters and deforestation, sun bears are in danger of being classified as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – and deforestation is their main threat. ...
Pav Suy and Jonathan Cox
On garment exports, gov’t figures vary wildly
Cambodia’s critical garment industry may be doing significantly better than Commerce Ministry figures suggest, judging by the Finance Ministry’s count, but just whose numbers to trust is up for debate. ...
Zsombor Peter and Kang Sothear
Rescued fishermen return from Indonesia
Eight more rescued Cambodian fishermen were repatriated tuesday from Indonesia’s Ambon Island, according to the Foreign Affairs Ministry, following the return of 230 others two weeks ago. ...