Khmer Times

Indigenous families seek PM’s help to solve land row

More than 140 indigenous families in Sen Monorom commune of Mondulkiri province’s O’Raing district have sought the intervention of Prime Minister Hun Sen Cabinet to resolve their 255-hectare land dispute with a private company. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193807/indigenous-families-seek-pms-help-to-solve-land-row/

Cambodia targets 3,155MW from solar by 2040

The share of solar power in the total energy mix of Cambodia is poised to rise sharply in the coming decades and can reach 3,155 MW by 2040, bigger than the contribution from locally generated hydroelectricity which is a major source of renewable energy in ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193938/cambodia-targets-3155mw-from-solar-by-2040/

Economic, trade links between Cambodia and China discussed

Topics pertaining to economic and development cooperation between Cambodia and China came up during the 2nd China-Cambodia Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum held last week. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193961/economic-trade-links-between-cambodia-and-china-discussed/

Kun Lbokator inscribed on representative list of intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Kun Lbokator, Cambodia’s traditional martial art, has just been inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of UNESCO. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193404/kun-lbokator-inscribed-on-representative-list-of-intangible-cultural-heritage-of-humanity/

Krousar Thmey Foundation committed to help street and abandoned children

Krousar Thmey Foundation has been committed to continue providing cares to disadvantaged children, especially street and abandoned children, said its Founder and President Mr Benoît Duchâteau-Arminjon (Bénito) on November 29. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193411/krousar-thmey-foundation-committed-to-help-street-and-abandoned-children/

Pandemic hampers Cambodia’s poverty reduction progress: World Bank

A report released by the World Bank shows that the poverty rate in Cambodia has dropped by almost half between 2009 and 2019, but with the Covid-19 pandemic, the poverty rate has been rising. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501192638/pandemic-hampers-cambodias-poverty-reduction-progress-world-bank/

Agriculture minister reaffirms commitment to continue agricultural reform in Cambodia

Dith Tina, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, expressed his commitment to continue working on agricultural reform, despite criticisms. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501192608/agriculture-minister-reaffirms-commitment-to-continue-agricultural-reform-in-cambodia/

One million tons rice export target set for next five years

The Kingdom of Cambodia, which is striving to promote the country as a “rice basket” and a major rice exporter, is aiming to ship at least one million tons of rice per year – 2023 onwards – and earn revenue of around $800 million annually ...

Prakash Jha
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501192888/one-million-tons-rice-export-target-set-for-next-five-years/

COVID-19 pandemic pushes 460,000 people in Cambodia to fall below poverty line

The World Bank in a report has estimated that some 460,000 people in Cambodia have fallen below poverty income thresholds since the onset of COVID-19 in 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193081/covid-19-pandemic-pushes-460000-people-in-cambodia-to-fall-below-poverty-line/

Livelihoods in Cambodia improve when China-funded rural road projects are completed

For Dul Sarath, a 34-year-old vegetable grower in central Cambodia’s Kampong Tralach district, Kampong Chhnang,  a China-funded rural road project has made travel and the transport of produce from farms to town markets easier, saving both time and money. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193088/livelihoods-in-cambodia-improve-when-china-funded-rural-road-projects-are-completed/

Cambodia milled rice export seen increasing

Cambodia is expected to see a remarkable increase in its milled rice export due to the China market, a recovery in demand in the European Union, and the emergence of new markets. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501192058/cambodia-milled-rice-export-seen-increasing/

Interior Minister Sar Kheng chairs meeting on new road traffic law

The National Committee for Road Safety (NCSC) has organized a meeting to review and discuss the new road traffic law at Ministry of Interior office on Friday. ...

So Cheata
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501191753/interior-minister-sar-kheng-chairs-meeting-on-new-road-traffic-law/

Kingdom’s garment export surges to $7.747 billion

Cambodia registered an 18.51 percent year-on-year increase in apparel export to $7.747 billion in the first ten months of this year. ...

Adur Pradeep
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501192059/kingdoms-garment-export-surges-to-7-747-billion/

Cambodia-Korea FTA export benefits deliberated

The Ministry of Commerce and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea last Thursday held a workshop on dissemination of the benefits and export procedures to local exporters under the Cambodia-Korean Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA), which is scheduled to come into force next month. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501192199/cambodia-korea-fta-export-benefits-deliberated/

$40m plan to protect Asian elephants

The Ministry of Environment estimates that it will need $40.5 million to care for the country’s Asian elephants over the next 10 years. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501192065/40m-plan-to-protect-asian-elephants/

Cambodia and Thailand to jointly fight VoIP scammers

Defence Minister General Tea Banh has made a joint commitment with Thailand’s First Deputy Prime Minister to combat VoIP scams, a heated issue in the two Southeast Asian countries in recent years, among other cross-border crimes. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/1192061/cambodia-and-thailand-to-jointly-fight-voip-scammers/

Eliminate violence against women, most widespread, pervasive human rights violation

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is not only one of the worst forms of discrimination but also remains the most widespread and pervasive human rights violations in the world, 11 UN entities said on Friday, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501192440/eliminate-violence-against-women-most-widespread-pervasive-human-rights-violation/

Laos urges Cambodia to boost long-lasting cooperation and ties

Laos has asked Cambodia to consider some areas to boost Cambodia-Laos long lasting cooperation. The request was made by Saysomphone Phomvihane, President of the National Assembly of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, during a meeting with Say Chhum, President of Senate of Cambodia here in ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501191840/laos-urges-cambodia-to-boost-long-lasting-cooperation-and-ties/

Cambodia’s garment exports increases by 18.51% to $7.747 billion in Jan-Oct 2022

The exports of apparel from Cambodia increased by 18.51 per cent year-on-year to $7.747 billion during January-October 2022. This constituted 41.30 per cent of Cambodia’s total foreign income of $18.747 billion during the period under review, according to data from the general department of customs ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501191842/cambodias-garment-exports-increases-by-18-51-to-7-747-billion-in-jan-oct-2022/

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