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EU, NEC meet ahead of elections

The EU Delegation to Cambodia on May 16 met with the National Election Committee (NEC) to discuss the Kingdom’s voting process and other technical aspects related to the commune council elections scheduled for June 5. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/eu-nec-meet-ahead-elections

Kingdom, China ink railway training deal

A Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) and public Beijing-based university have teamed up to provide technical training to Cambodian students and other participants, and develop their expertise in the railway industry, as the Kingdom moves to modernise its rail infrastructure, according to the transport ministry. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-china-ink-railway-training-deal

Cambodia celebrates Visak Bochea Day

The Kingdom on May 15 observed Visak Bochea Day on Phnom Oudong hill, also known as Phnom Preah Reach Troap, in Kandal province’s Ponhea Leu district to commemorate Gautama Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and passage into nirvana. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-celebrates-visak-bochea-day

$90 million-worth electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure in three provinces inaugurated

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has inaugurated substation transmission lines and distribution networks in Koh Kong, Kampong Cham, and Kratie provinces, built within the framework of a joint project with the French Development Agency (AFD). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501073276/90-million-worth-electricity-transmission-and-distribution-infrastructure-in-three-provinces-inaugurated/

Cambodia tourism roadshow held in Philippines

With a more lenient COVID-19 safety and healthy protocols, Sok Sangvar, Under Secretary of State and Representative of Dr. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, underscored Cambodia’s recovery platform program as the country opens its door to international tourists for leisure or even for business. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501073255/cambodia-tourism-roadshow-held-in-philippines/

Foreign Ministry confirms Hun Sen’s participation and Co-chairmanship of ASEAN-US Special Summit in Washington DC

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation yesterday issued a press release confirming the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Hun Sen to the US to attend and co-chair the ASEAN-US Special Summit, at the invitation of US President, the Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501072205/foreign-ministry-confirms-hun-sens-participation-and-co-chairmanship-of-asean-us-special-summit-in-washington-dc/

Cambodia has received more than 53 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines with another 20 million doses on the way

The Minister of Health, Dr Mam Bunheng, said that so far Cambodia has received more than 53 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine, including bilateral assistance, assistance from the Covax Center and direct orders. An additional  20 million doses are due to arrive in a row ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501069006/cambodia-has-received-more-than-53-million-doses-of-covid-19-vaccines-with-another-20-million-doses-on-the-way/

Preah Sihanouk province remains the most visited destination

 The coastal province of Preah Sihanouk remains the most attractive tourism destination by receiving 60,741 or more than 19 percent of the total 314,081 visitors during the last weekend of April, according to a report of the Ministry of Tourism.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501068063/preah-sihanouk-province-remains-the-most-visited-destination/

Ministry of Labour to celebrates 136th Anniversary of International Labor Day

The International Labor Day, May 1, is an important event for workers, which is celebrated every year, and this year the Royal Government has issued a circular and message to inspire and assign tasks to the Royal Government working group. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501066924/ministry-of-labour-to-celebrates-136th-anniversary-of-international-labor-day/

Cambodia reiterates commitment to uphold press freedom

The Ministry of Information has extended its congratulations and reaffirmed its commitment to continue to uphold the press freedom in Cambodia.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501066434/cambodia-reiterates-commitment-to-uphold-press-freedom/

MFA.IC hosts webinar on Combating Financing Of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

The Taskforce for Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing and Proliferation Financing of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA.IC) organized a Webinar on the dissemination of the “Guideline on Procedures of Forwarding Without Delay the Resolutions or Updated Consolidated List of the United Nations ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501066068/mfa-ic-hosts-webinar-on-combating-financing-of-proliferation-of-weapons-of-mass-destruction/

Female Indochinese leopard detected in Mondulkiri

The wildlife research team of the Mondulkiri Provincial Department of Environment, Ministry of Environment, and WWF this week revealed a rare photograph of a female Indochinese leopard from their camera trap surveys, conducted in the forest of Cambodia’s eastern plains. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501066013/female-indochinese-leopard-detected-in-mondulkiri/

Minister: Cambodia makes good progress in education reform

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron stated that during the past five years of education reform, the ministry has established two models: New Generation Schools (NGS) and the introduction of an effective school-based management system.   ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-cambodia-makes-good-progress-education-reform

Guidelines to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

The Ministry of Environment is to issue guidelines on achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 and said Cambodia has always demonstrated its commitment under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501064347/guidelines-to-achieve-carbon-neutrality-by-2050/

Cambodia, Vietnam eye $10 billion bilateral trade in 2022

Cambodia’s Ministry of Commerce and Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade talked about boosting trade activities, pledging to push the bilateral trade volume to $10 billion by this year. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501063033/cambodia-vietnam-eye-10-billion-bilateral-trade-in-2022/

Outcome of Cambodian PM’s participation in the 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Japan

Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sunday issued a press release on the outcomes of the participation of Prime Minister Hun Sen in the 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Japan. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501063083/outcome-of-cambodian-pms-participation-in-the-4th-asia-pacific-water-summit-in-japan/

Education ministry seeks donations for national student contests

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport called for more donations from local and international donors to inventivise outstanding students in Khmer literatures, mathematics and physics, ahead of the national contest in these three subjects scheduled for June.​ ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/education-ministry-seeks-donations-national-student-contests

Ministry of Environment signs MoU on digital technology

The Ministry of Environment, Siemens Digital Industries Software, Institute of Technology of Cambodia, Cambodia Academy of Digital Technology and Steaming Cambodia signed three Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) yesterday at the Ministry of Environment. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501061780/ministry-of-environment-signs-mou-on-digital-technology/

Information ministry plans media terminology ‘E-book’

The Ministry of Information is to establish an “E-Book” to register more than 200 new terminologies related to media and news, all of which have been approved by the National Council for Khmer Language at the Royal Academy of Cambodia.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/information-ministry-plans-media-terminology-e-book

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