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Gold Mining Reporting Must Be More Open: NGOs

On Dec. 20, the Fair Finance Coalition, the NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF), and Oxfam in Cambodia issued studies on gold mining businesses at six locations in Preah Vihear, Ratanakiri and Mondulkiri provinces. ...

Lay Sopheavotey
https://cambodianess.com/article/gold-mining-reporting-must-be-more-open-ngos

Spokesman says closure of 3 more news websites due to dissemination of false information

Meas Sophoan, a spokesman for the Ministry of Information, claimed that the closure of The Cambodia Daily and the Kamnotra website was because they spread false information and have no regulations as a press. ...

Lay Sopheavatey
https://thmeythmey.com/?page=detail&id=128389

Cambodia’s public debt tops the $10 billion mark

According to Cambodia’s Public Debt Statistical Bulletin Volume 18 published on June 8, the country’s public debt is composed of $10.23 billion in foreign debt and $42.45 million in domestic debt. ...

Ou Sokmean
https://cambodianess.com/article/cambodias-public-debt-tops-the-10-billion-mark

Battambang province gets new landfill facility

The province’s new landfill site was built on a total area of 20.80 hectares in Paoy Svay village, Ta Kream commune, Banan district. It has four pits to store garbage, a waste treatment plant, a warehouse to store hazardous waste, and several residential buildings. ...

Sem Brakdav
https://cambodianess.com/article/battambang-province-gets-new-landfill-facility

In Stung Treng, women step in fish protection, fearing catch loss

Seeing the continuous plunge in fish stock in the Mekong River, women living in communities that heavily rely on fish catches are stepping in, fearing that no fish would be left for the next generation if no one acts. But despite their efforts, they have ...

Ou Sokmean and Teng Yalirozy
https://cambodianess.com/article/in-stung-treng-women-step-in-fish-protection-fearing-catch-loss

First dead dolphin of the year, conservation worries rise

An Irrawaddy Dolphin was found dead on March 19, marking the first passing of the critically endangered species for the year 2023, and alarming conservationists over their potential extinction. ...

Teng Yalirozy
https://cambodianess.com/article/first-dead-dolphin-of-the-year-conservation-worries-rise

Chinese investors returning: Cambodia should learn the lesson of money laundering risks

The real estate industry in Cambodia has been identified as a high-risk sector for money laundering due to a number of factors. In recent years, the industry has experienced substantial growth, which has attracted foreign investors, particularly from China. This has led to a substantial influx ...

Manghout Ki
https://cambodianess.com/article/chinese-investors-returning-cambodia-should-learn-the-lesson-of-money-laundering-risks

Cambodia’s exports 8 percent down in first two months, commerce ministry wants to reassure

Cambodia sees a fall in exports in the first two months of 2023, down 8.6 percent compared to the same period last year. It is, however, not a worrying sign, the Commerce Ministry said. ...

Teng Yalirozy
https://cambodianess.com/article/cambodias-exports-8-percent-down-in-first-two-months-commerce-ministry-wants-to-reassure

Ecotourism gives ethic community new hope

Ecotourism has turned a struggling community into one with higher incomes, an upgraded road and new school and health services. ...

Sok Haingkheang
https://cambodianess.com/article/ecotourism-gives-ethic-community-new-hope

The Foreign Ministry criticizes foreign diplomats for acting as extraterritorial invigilator in Cambodia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Mar. 3 expressed concerns over comments made by foreign diplomats regarding the conviction of former opposition leader Kem Sokha, saying that they were violating the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. ...

Torn Chanritheara
https://cambodianess.com/article/the-foreign-ministry-criticizes-foreign-diplomats-for-acting-as-extraterritorial-invigilator-in-cambodia

Cambodia welcomes 1st Chinese flight, tourists to Siem Reap

Cambodia has welcomed the resumption of China Eastern Airlines flights to its Siem Reap cultural province, the country’s Ministry of Tourism said in a press statement on Saturday. ...

Cambodianess staff
https://cambodianess.com/article/cambodia-welcomes-1st-chinese-flight-tourists-to-siem-reap

Cambodia creates safe zones for rare Mekong River dolphins

Cambodia on Monday created Irrawaddy dolphin conservation and protection zones covering a 120-km-long stretch of the Mekong River in northeastern Stung Treng and Kratie provinces, according to a sub-decree. ...

Cambodianess staff
https://cambodianess.com/article/cambodia-creates-safe-zones-for-rare-mekong-river-dolphins

MFIs seek boosting financial literacy at communal level

A project to strengthen financial literacy at the local level has been launched to promote knowledge related to finance, rights, and client protection as well as to increase clients’ access to formal financial services within communities. ...

Ou Sokmean
https://cambodianess.com/article/mfis-seek-boosting-financial-literacy-at-communal-level

Bird flu risk to humans in Cambodia remains low: WHO

The risk to general public from avian influenza A (H5N1) in Cambodia remains low despite two human cases of the virus were detected recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement late Sunday. ...

Cambodianess staff
https://cambodianess.com/article/bird-flu-risk-to-humans-in-cambodia-remains-low-who

Cambodia removed from the FATF’s grey list

Cambodia has been taken off the grey list of the global money-laundering and terrorist-financing watchdog, having worked to curb money laundering, terrorism financing, and proliferation financing in the country. ...

Torn Chanritheara
https://cambodianess.com/article/cambodia-removed-from-the-fatfs-grey-list

Talks to extend maternity leave to six months start tomorrow

On Jan. 31, the government will hold a national discussion in Phnom Penh to discuss the potential extension of maternity leave for pregnant women who have just given birth. ...

Nhoek Samoun
https://cambodianess.com/article/talks-to-extend-maternity-leave-to-six-months-start-tomorrow

Kampi village: Home to the endangered freshwater dolphins

The Mekong Dolphin Pleasance of Kampi village is a nature tourism destination located along the Mekong River in Kratie province. Tourists have the opportunity to witness breath-taking scenes as rare freshwater dolphins dance and swim in pairs—mother and child, sister and brother—along the surface of ...

Zul Rorvy
https://cambodianess.com/article/kampi-village-home-to-the-endangered-freshwater-dolphins

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