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S-21 marks UNESCO listing

July 31 marked the 12th anniversary of the listing of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum Archive in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Programme. This year, it was observed virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-kr-tribunal/s-21-marks-unesco-listing

Nat’l Road 4 to be widened

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport is in the final stages of project planning for the widening of National Road 4 from 7m to 10m. The project is scheduled to last 24 months from 2022 to 2023. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/natl-road-4-be-widened

Kingdom, Russia in investment vow

Cambodia and Russia have pledged to explore ways to encourage and promote joint investment projects between the two countries, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. ...

Thou Vireak
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-russia-investment-vow

Cambodia marks World Ranger Day

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Cambodia) regards the Ministry of Environment rangers as the guardians of healthy forests that help mitigate the risk of future zoonotic diseases infecting humans in the same manner that Covid-19 likely did. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-marks-world-ranger-day

Beautification project approved for Kep beaches

A beautification project to improve the beaches in Kep province has been approved by the government, said Tourism Ministry’s product development director Chum Nou. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50904509/beautification-project-approved-for-kep-beaches/

Climate change sees decline in fish and agricultural produce

The Environment Ministry said yesterday that about 79% of Cambodians have been affected by climate change, which has resulted in declining fish and agricultural produce. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50901975/climate-change-sees-decline-in-fish-and-agricultural-produce/

Ministry: Mekong waters rising

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has issued a warning about Mekong River water levels that are expected to rise over the next few days with a storm that will potentially cause flooding in low-lying areas along the upper Mekong River in Stung Treng, ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-mekong-waters-rising

Kingdom seeks support for Mekong-Ganga museum

Cambodia called on other member states under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) framework – Thailand, Vietnam, Lao, Myanmar and India – to support the rehabilitation of the MGC Asian Traditional Textile Museum (MGCATTM) in Siem Reap province as its operations have suffered due to Covid-19. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-seeks-support-mekong-ganga-museum

Bicycle exports close to$250 million in first semester

Cambodia exported $247.5 million worth of bicycles to foreign markets in the first half of this year, inching down 4.2 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899597/bicycle-exports-close-to250-million-in-first-semester/

Sokhonn co-chairs MGC summit

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn will co-chair the 11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) Ministerial Meeting with his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyan Jaishankar. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/sokhonn-co-chairs-mgc-summit

Minister of Agriculture holds meeting with foreign counterparts to discuss sustainable agricultural production and food system

A meeting attended by various ministers and authorities of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries from multiple countries to discuss the topic of sustainable agriculture production and food system. The ministers and authorities met through video conference on July 19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897118/minister-of-agriculture-holds-meeting-with-foreign-counterparts-to-discuss-sustainable-agricultural-production-and-food-system/

Cambodian exports reach $8 billion Jan-June

Cambodia exported $8.201 billion in the first six months of 2021, a 17 percent increase compared to the same period last year, according to a report from the Ministry of Economy and Finance. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50896757/cambodian-exports-reach-8-billion-jan-june/

Forestry crimes persist, but on small scale, official says

In the first six months of this year, rangers from the Ministry of Environment went on 14,422 patrols in protected natural areas and biodiversity corridors, investigated 4,238 cases of natural resource offences, imposed fines in 511 of those cases and sent 515 of the cases ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/forestry-crimes-persist-small-scale-official-says

Sar Kheng responds to social media concerns

In the first six months of this year, the Ministry of Interior had received 665 complaints and suggestions through minister Sar Kheng’s official Facebook page, 259 of which have been solved. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-responds-social-media-concerns

Tourism ministry to choose 3 model villages for UN contest

The Ministry of Tourism is selecting three model villages to represent Cambodia at the “Best Tourism Villages” competition, organised by the UN’s World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), the Council of Ministers said. ...

Hin Pisei
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-ministry-choose-3-model-villages-un-contest

CPFR seizes 97 tonnes of illegally imported spoiled or altered goods

The Ministry of Commerce’s Consumer Protection and Fraud Repression Department (CPFR) seized and destroyed 97 tonnes of counterfeit, damaged or altered goods, containing banned or expired ingredients in the first six months of 2021. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50894897/cpfr-seizes-97-tonnes-of-illegally-imported-spoiled-or-altered-goods/

US commits to revitalise partnership with Asean

The United States has made a commitment to revitalise partnership and cooperation with Asean, in particular in the face of multi-faceted regional and global challenges. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893950/us-commits-to-revitalise-partnership-with-asean/

Cambodia, India discuss agricultural cooperation

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Indian Ambassador to Cambodia have discussed agricultural cooperation between Cambodia and India. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893981/cambodia-india-discuss-agricultural-cooperation/

Boost for fight against online child sexual exploitation

An action plan has been launched yesterday to comprehensively prevent and respond to the growing threat of online child sexual exploitation and better protect children through prevention, investigation and giving full assistance to victims. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893942/boost-for-fight-against-online-child-sexual-exploitation/

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