Report reveals 160,000 children sexually abused or exploited online

About 160,000 children aged 12 to 16 have been the victim of online sexual exploitation and abuse in the last year in Cambodia, a UNICEF report revealed on Wednesday. ...

Yatt Malai

Cambodia quality seal boosts food safety in fisheries processing sector

In a promising development for Cambodia’s fisheries industry, Cambodia Quality Seal (CQS) has taken significant strides in addressing food safety concerns, positioning itself as a catalyst for positive change. ...

Seng Mengheng

Banking loans rise 11% to $58b from January to June

Up to 238.7 trillion riel or $57.8 billion worth of loans were disbursed by banks and financial institutions in the first half of 2023, the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) shared in an X post this morning, noting its increase of 10.5 percent year-on-year. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam

Cambodia and Peru to maintain good friendship and cooperation

Peru will continue cooperating with Cambodia for the interest of both nations and peoples, reaffirmed Dina Ercilia Boluarte Zegarra, President of Peru, in a recent congratulatory message to Dr Hun Manet, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia produces over 8.28 tonnes of gold so far

Cambodia has produced more than 8.28 tonnes of dore bars with 90 percent pure gold solution since commercial mining started in June 2021, a senior official said on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Foreign Ministry: PM Hun Manet engages in fruitful meetings with foreign dignitaries and business leaders in New York

Prime Minister  Hun Manet has engaged in fruitful meetings with foreign dignitaries and business leaders during his trip to New York from Sept. 21 to 24 to attend the General Debate of the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, according to a press ...

Khmer Times Staff

Dr Hun Manet encourages Pfizer to continue finding investment opportunities in Cambodia

Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Dr Hun Manet has encouraged Pfizer to continue to find investment and business opportunities in Cambodia and promote relations with stakeholders, especially the Ministry of Health of Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodian villagers accuse Chinese mining company of infringing on their land

About 200 families in central Cambodia say they are in danger of losing hundreds of hectares of farmland – with or without compensation – to a Chinese gold mining company expanding its excavation area. ...

RFA Khmer Staff

GDCE officers warned against ‘informal’ fees

The General Department of Customs and Excise of Cambodia (GDCE) has issued a set of guidelines on September 20 to its officers, including contract staff, to carry out public service provisions responsibly and strictly adhere to administrative working hours in order to strengthen its effectiveness. ...

Hin Pisei

Thach Setha sentenced to 18 months in prison, faces further charges

The Phnom Penh Municipal convicted Candlelight Party Co-Vice President Thach Setha last Thursday of issuing bad checks and sentenced him to 18 months in prison. ...

Khuon Narim and Hel Komsan

Cambodia-US relations to be stronger with greater common interests

The Cambodian Prime Minister’s trip to the US reflected stronger relations between the two countries, especially when both sides have greater common interests. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodian PM Dr. Hun Manet delivers three key political messages to international community

Dr. Hun Manet has sent three important political messages to the international community during his participation in the General Debate of the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Schools, communities to have water purifiers

The Ministry of Environment will set up water purifiers for communities and schools as part of the efforts to limit the use of plastic and improve the environment. ...

Tith Kongnov

Ministry of Social Affairs plans new policy for the disabled

The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation will set out a new policy for the inclusive development of people with disabilities in the next five years. ...

Tith Kongnov

US reverses decision on suspension of $18mil aid money

The United States has reversed its decision to suspend $18 million in assistance to Cambodia through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) following this year’s National Election when Washington had considered the election unfair and lacked transparency. ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Angkor Wat Autumnal Equinox 2023

Every year, the Equinox occurs twice: the Vernal Equinox in March and the Autumnal Equinox in September. ...

Khmer Times Staff​

Ministry collaborates for cleaner Cambodia

The Ministry of Environment and the Asia Foundation are committed to strengthening solid waste management and ensuring a clean, sanitary, and comfortable environment in Cambodia through fostering community clean-up initiatives and cooperation on solid waste management. ...

Hang Punreay

The middle path: PM reiterates Cambodia’s neutrality in global conflicts

Prime Minister Hun Manet said that Cambodia will continue to adhere to its principle of neutrality as a member of the Non-Aligned Movement and will not take sides in any conflict. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Xi extends the hand of friendship to Cambodia

President Xi Jinping has reaffirmed China’s support for Cambodia in attaining stability and development, stressing that the two nations should expand exchanges and cooperation in education, culture and youth to deepen their bilateral friendship. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Precautions taken after Zika reported in K Thom

Health authorities have taken precautionary measures after a seven-year-old girl was diagnosed with Zika in Popech village of Kampong Thom province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

CP denied registration documents by ministry

The Ministry of Interior will not reissue registration documents to the Candlelight Party (CP). Following a September 21 meeting between ministry secretary of state Bun Honn and CP representatives, the ministry cited the fact that there is no relevant law which would authorise it to ...

Vong Daravady

Digital literacy programme underway

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport and partner organisations launched a digital skill capacity building project in the education sector to provide a digital education which will contribute to the Kingdom’s human resource development. ...

Sok Raksa

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