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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/

BRI projects provide tangible benefits in Cambodia during pandemic

Cooperation projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) have provided tangible benefits to Cambodia and the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, a scholar in Cambodia said on Saturday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077395/bri-projects-provide-tangible-benefits-in-cambodia-during-pandemic/

Deputy defence ministers of Vietnam, Japan meet in Phnom Penh

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien met with his Japanese counterpart Tsuchimichi Akihiro in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on May 17 on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077449/deputy-defence-ministers-of-vietnam-japan-meet-in-phnom-penh/

Court returns disputed land to firm in Preah Vihear

A joint force, acting on the Preah Vihear Provincial Court order, on May 13 confiscated 23.4ha of state land from an individual and returned it to Mekong Rubber Plantation Co Ltd after he was judged to have illegally occupied the land – which had been ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/court-returns-disputed-land-firm-preah-vihear

Pursat encroachers told to clear out

The Pursat Provincial Hall has warned of administrative action – without exception – against those who have illegally encroached on or occupied land in the Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pursat-encroachers-told-clear-out

Koh Sdach’s rubbish campaign aiming for big sea-coast clean-up

Authorities in Koh Kong province’s Kiri Sakor district – in collaboration with partner organisations – have carried out patrols and educated people and tourists on Koh Sdach, or King Island, on why they should not dispose of rubbish on the beach or in the sea, ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-sdachs-rubbish-campaign-aiming-big-sea-coast-clean

NEC mobile app upgraded ahead of June 5 elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) has added three new functions – location of polling stations, candidate lists and voting results – to its NEC KH mobile app to provide information to the general public ahead of the June 5 commune council elections. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-mobile-app-upgraded-ahead-june-5-elections

‘Green’ family gets citizenship by royal decree

The family of prominent environmentalist Ben Davis committed to continue their efforts to protect the environment and Cambodian forests, as they expressed joy at becoming citizens. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/green-family-gets-citizenship-royal-decree

A long life for all Cambodians through vaccinations

Vaccines are one of the greatest scientific innovations of all time. They prepare our immune systems to recognize and fight diseases in advance so we do not become seriously ill if we encounter those diseases later. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077488/a-long-life-for-all-cambodians-through-vaccinations/

Gov’t issues 3rd Defence White Paper in 16 years

The Ministry of National Defence has issued a new Defence White Paper – the third such plan to have been introduced since 2000 – that details Cambodia’s policy and strategy to modernise the Kingdom’s armed forces, as it continues to dismiss rumours of Chinese military ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-issues-3rd-defence-white-paper-16-years

NEC calls on citizens to participate in Commune/Sangkat elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) calls on people on the 2021 voter list to prepare or prepare documents to participate in the commune elections which will be taking place soon. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077011/nec-calls-on-citizens-to-participate-in-commune-sangkat-elections/

Candlelight Party congress issues official policy plans

The Candlelight Party has decided to adopt a seven-point policy plan in the run-up to the June 5 commune council elections. The decision came at the May 15 extraordinary congress of the party in Khmuonh commune’s Anlong Kgan village of the capital’s Sen Sok district. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/candlelight-party-congress-issues-official-policy-plans

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

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