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Gold mine looks to expand into Tbong Khmum

Australian mining company Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Ltd is seeking to expand their gold mining operations beyond Mondulkiri province, with the Ministry of Mines and Energy urging them to look into Tbong Khmum’s Memot district. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/gold-mine-looks-to-expand-into-tbong-khmum

Values-added education: PM wants morals included as a core school subject

In conjunction with the opening of the new school year today, Prime Minister Hun Manet has called for a more holistic approach to overall education and not just focusing on academic excellence. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501399983/values-added-education-pm-wants-morals-included-as-a-core-school-subject/

‘Fintech playing key role in financial inclusion efforts’

The fintech sector is playing a major role in the financial inclusion efforts pioneered by the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), Governor Dr Chea Serey said while delivering the keynote address at the CamTech Summit 2023 yesterday at the Centre for Banking Studies. ...

Sreekanth Ravindran
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501399932/fintech-playing-key-role-in-financial-inclusion-efforts/

Ministry of Inspection and UNDP discuss new training courses

The Ministry of Inspection announced a meeting between the Minister of Inspection Huot Hak and Alissar Chaker, Country Representative of the United Nations Development Program in Cambodia (UNDP Cambodia) on Wednesday. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501399963/ministry-of-inspection-and-undp-discuss-new-training-courses/

Work on new hydropower plant in Cambodia goes smoothly

Construction work on a the Upper Tatay Hydropower Station, with a designed capacity of 150-megawatts (MWs) has been 31.5 percent completed so far, officials said on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501400180/work-on-new-hydropower-plant-in-cambodia-goes-smoothly/

PM: No more mining licences in Prey Lang sanctuary

Prime Minister Hun Manet has designated the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary as a “red zone”, meaning he will not allow new any mining licences to be issued for the area, and would not allow the expansion of existing operations. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-no-more-mining-licences-in-prey-lang-sanctuary

ASEAN to promote sustainable mineral investment and development

ASEAN Ministers of Mines have agreed to jointly promote the ASEAN region to become a sustainable mining investment destination and continue cooperation on improvement of mining development with governance, economy, society and environment. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501397702/asean-to-promote-sustainable-mineral-investment-and-development/

2024 Year of Cambodia-China Tourism and Culture paves way for 2035 master plan

Cambodia aims to become an attractive global tourism destination and will welcome more Chinese tourists next year under a new exchange program, according to a Cambodian official. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501397752/2024-year-of-cambodia-china-tourism-and-culture-paves-way-for-2035-master-plan/

Bird flu alert in Kampot

Authorities have stepped up the search for bird flu cases in Kampot province following two recent infections in Dang Tong district. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501399369/bird-flu-alert-in-kampot/

Two more in Cambodia infected with H5N1 avian flu

Health officials in Cambodia are investigating two new severe human H5N1 avian flu infections, pushing the country’s total for the year to six cases. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501398754/two-more-in-cambodia-infected-with-h5n1-avian-flu/

Gov’t to exempt patent tax for online press

The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has agreed to exempt patent tax for small online press institutions as well as reduce 50 percent of the registration fee to the new press united in the Ministry of Information (MoI) for the next five years, said a ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501398047/govt-to-exempt-patent-tax-for-online-press/

NSSF wins ASSA best entity award for 8th time

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has won the ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA)’s best entity award for a record eighth time. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501397166/nssf-wins-assa-best-entity-award-for-8th-time/

MPTC asks Japanese Assoc to open digi-tech school in Cambodia

The Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Chea Vandeth requested a Japanese association to open a digital technology training school in Cambodia for highly skilled Cambodians to work in Japan and participate in national development. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501397176/mptc-asks-japanese-assoc-to-open-digi-tech-school-in-cambodia/

Cambodia, China reach cooperation on financial innovation and payment system

Cambodia and China have entered into cooperation on financial innovation and clearing and settlement arrangements, to facilitate efficient and secure cross-border payment transactions between the two countries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396725/cambodia-china-reach-cooperation-on-financial-innovation-and-payment-system/

Bac II exam results announced earlier than planned

The results of the 2023 high school diploma exam (Bac II) will be announced today, earlier than expected due to the smooth marking process. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396509/bac-ii-exam-results-announced-earlier-than-planned/

Mondulkiri enjoying spike in coffee bean prices

The Mondulkiri provincial agriculture department has reported that the production of fresh coffee beans in the province is yielding a higher market value following the signing of a production contract, coinciding with an increase in both the cultivation and area allocated for coffee. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-enjoying-spike-in-coffee-bean-prices

Record farming exports seen for 2023

Cambodia’s agricultural exports surpassed 6.2 million tonnes during the first ten months of the year, amounting to more than $3.5 billion across 74 countries, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/record-farming-exports-seen-for-2023

MPWT: 2019, the year with highest road accidents in last five years

“2019” was the year with the highest number of road accidents during the last five years, with 4,141 cases, resulting in 2,151 deaths, 4,097 serious injuries and 7,271 minor injuries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396121/mpwt-2019-the-year-with-highest-road-accidents-in-last-five-years/

Capacity development deal for information and customs officials signed

The Royal School of Administration, the Ministry of Information, and the National Customs School have signed memorandums of understanding for a joint effort in human resources development. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396100/cambodia-welcomes-more-investment-from-japan/

Cambodian PM says vision 2050 is not a dream

Dr. Hun Manet, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, yesterday reassured that the Royal Government’s vision 2030 and 2050 is not a dream. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396122/cambodian-pm-says-vision-2050-is-not-a-dream/

Minimum temperature to drop to 18 degrees celsius this week

The minimum temperature would drop to 18 degrees Celsius from November 20 to 22, especially at the northeastern highland areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501395432/minimum-temperature-to-drop-to-18-degrees-celsius-this-week/

The first Japan-Cambodia Foreign Senior Officials’ talks

Funakoshi Takehiro, Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs held the 1st Japan-Cambodia Foreign Senior Officials’ Talks with Ms. TUOT Panha, Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501395452/the-first-japan-cambodia-foreign-senior-officials-talks/

Ministry asks candidates to believe Bac II results

The Ministry of Education asked candidates who sat for the Higher Secondary Diploma or Bac II on November 6 to have confidence in how the Ministry grades the exam. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501395418/ministry-asks-candidates-to-believe-bac-ii-results/

Cambodia to provide training on technical skills for 1.5 million young people

Cambodia’s private sector hopes to provide vocational training on technical skills for approximately 1.5 million young people to supplement the country’s local skilled workforce, enhance capabilities, and reduce production costs shortly. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501395454/cambodia-to-provide-training-on-technical-skills-for-1-5-million-young-people/

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