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Sar Kheng lauds Lao anti-drug cooperation in border areas

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng praised Cambodia-Laos cooperation in combating drug trafficking and other cross-border crimes and committed to continuing this collaboration, although some small issues remain.   ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-lauds-lao-anti-drug-cooperation-border-areas

ASEAN-India naval exercise planned to promote solidarity

ASEAN’s senior defence officials are planning to hold an ASEAN-India maritime naval exercise to enhance security between the bloc’s member states and the South Asian country and promote solidarity with one another.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/asean-india-naval-exercise-planned-promote-solidarity

SR hotel reopenings still sluggish after C-19 closures

Only 20% of hotels in Siem Reap province have reopened after the Covid-19 outbreak in the province subsided, most other hotels have either shut down or are temporarily closed, while others will reopen at a later date when tourist numbers increase. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501078675/sr-hotel-reopenings-still-sluggish-after-c-19-closures/

Indian PM Modi praises zero Covid-case streak in Kingdom

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his congratulations to Cambodia for its success in combating Covid-19, as the country reported zero cases for 12 consecutive days.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/indian-pm-modi-praises-zero-covid-case-streak-kingdom

Cambodia targets one million tourists this year

The Ministry of Tourism puts a target of at least a million foreign tourists this year, outlining the main tourism markets as Asean, South East Asia countries, US, France and UK. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501078728/cambodia-targets-one-million-tourists-this-year/

Post-Covid school reopenings see drop in returning students

Poverty is stopping several students from returning to schools post-Covid times, say school authorities. The pandemic had affected millions of families across the country, but children suffered the most. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501078735/post-covid-school-reopenings-see-drop-in-returning-students/

EU allocates $1.5 billion for Cambodia

The European Union (EU) has allocated $1.5 billion to implement a joint development cooperation strategy for Cambodia from 2021 to 2027, a press release said. ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501078755/eu-allocates-1-5-billion-for-cambodia/

PMs Modi and Hun Sen discuss range of bilateral issues online

In an effort to boost bilateral ties between Cambodia and India, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to Prime Minister Hun Sen and held a virtual meeting yesterday, according to a press release issued by the Embassy of India in Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077942/pms-modi-and-hun-sen-discuss-range-of-bilateral-issues-online/

Hun Sen holds virtual meet with Indian Counterpart, talks about development partnership, quick impact projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a virtual meeting with his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen on Wednesday where they discussed a wide range of bilateral issues, including capacity building programmes and quick impact projects under the framework of Mekong-Ganga Cooperation. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501078164/hun-sen-holds-virtual-meet-with-indian-counterpart-talks-about-development-partnership-quick-impact-projects/

$150 million tourism package released

The government yesterday released a financial intervention package of $150 million to revive the tourism sector by financing businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in the last two years. ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077244/150-million-tourism-package-released/

Weddings, festivals and other ceremonies banned on streets during election campaign

People hoping to hold weddings or other celebration and events on the streets of Daun Penh District will have to postpone them after the authorities banned any from taking place during election campaigns. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501079052/weddings-festivals-and-other-ceremonies-banned-on-streets-during-election-campaign/

Senate approves Draft Law on Food Security

The 4th legislature of the Senate of Cambodia approved the draft law on food security in its extraordinary session held here this morning under the chairmanship of its President Samdech Say Chhum.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501078058/senate-approves-draft-law-on-food-security/

NEC reminds parties to abide by polls campaign rules

The National Election Committee (NEC) has reminded all political parties to abide by the election law and regulations as 17 political parties will begin their campaign this weekend across the country. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077944/nec-reminds-parties-to-abide-by-polls-campaign-rules/

Cambodia, Myanmar reaffirm commitment to strengthen bilateral framework

Cambodia and Myanmar reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen, expand economic, trade and investment cooperation in bilateral framework during a recent meeting between Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak and Myanmar’s Minister of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations Aung Naing Oo. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501079059/cambodia-myanmar-reaffirm-commitment-to-strengthen-bilateral-framework/

98% villages electrified but power used drops

The consumption of electricity in the country has dropped to just over 2,000 megawatts in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, causing a huge loss to the government. Cambodia has a capacity to supply about 3,800 megawatts. ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077941/98-villages-electrified-but-power-used-drops/

Cambodia’s economy to grow 5.1% in 2022

Cambodian economy will grow at 5.1 percent this year and 6.2 percent in 2023, according to the Ministry of Economy and Finance. ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077937/cambodias-economy-to-grow-5-1-in-2022/

RCEP, CCFTA inject new impetus into Cambodia-China trade

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade pact and the Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA) have injected a new impetus into the Cambodia-China trade, a Cambodian official said on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501079024/rcep-ccfta-inject-new-impetus-into-cambodia-china-trade/

CMAA, Australian embassy to co-host dialogue on mine action this week

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and the Australian Embassy will co-host the High-Level Dialogue on Mine Action on May 20 in Siem Reap province in a hybrid format. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077421/cmaa-australian-embassy-to-co-host-dialogue-on-mine-action-this-week/

Hallmark of friendship

The world is facing challenges due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting all countries’ social and economic aspects over more than two years. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077441/hallmark-of-friendship/

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