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SIM card and internet users rise

More than 2.54 million SIM cards were registered during the first 10 months of the year while the number of mobile internet users grew by 3.3 million, according to the latest report from the Telecommunications Regulator of Cambodia (TRC).​ ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673387/sim-card-and-internet-users-rise

Transparency key to attract US investments: Ambassador

US Ambassador Patrick Murphy on Monday held a meeting with Land Management Minister Chea Sophara to discuss the need for transparency in development projects to attract more American investments. Mr Murphy tweeted after the meeting the United States wants to see that all development projects in ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673427/transparency-key-to-attract-us-investments-ambassador

Ministries unite to fight antimicrobial resistance

An action plan on antimicrobial resistance has been launched by the government to promote human and animal welfare in agriculture.​ The launch of the Multi-Sectoral Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2019-2023 was held on Monday in Phnom Penh. The strategy is the work of the ministries ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673496/ministries-unite-to-fight-antimicrobial-resistance

Workers faint in Svay Rieng shoe factory: Officials

Dozens of workers at the Kingmaker Footwear factory in Svay Rieng province fainted yesterday evening, and the authorities are baffled at what caused it, said government and union officials. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673467/workers-faint-in-svay-rieng-shoe-factory-officials

Exporter urges Kampot pepper farmers to focus on quality

An exporter has asked farmers to focus on producing high-quality pepper by following strict standards to strengthen demand for their products abroad. According to the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association, 50 percent of Kampot pepper is exported to the EU, while 30 percent is consumed internally. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673130/exporter-urges-kampot-pepper-farmers-to-focus-on-quality

National Assembly says yes to four solar projects

Four solar projects, representing a total output of 140 megawatts, were approved during a plenary session of the National Assembly yesterday. Each solar farm will be built in a different province – Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Pursat, and Svay Rieng. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672968/national-assembly-says-yes-to-four-solar-projects

People affected by expressway project demand fair compensation

Families displaced by the construction of the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway have again asked the government for fair compensation so that they can find new homes. More than 130 families from Kamboul commune – in Phnom Penh’s Kamboul district – affected by Cambodia’s first expressway project ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672918/people-affected-by-expressway-project-demand-fair-compensation

Koh Kong authorities reverse reclamation project

Koh Kong authorities yesterday began removing dirt from a land reclamation site belonging to an army two-star general in Khemarak Phoumint city. On December 3, provincial authorities filed a complaint against Major General Tun Deat, deputy chief of RCAF’s Cambodia-Thai border affairs, for reclaiming a ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673041/koh-kong-authorities-reverse-reclamation-project

Ith Samheng mulls pension scheme delay

Labour Minister Ith Samheng yesterday said he will look into a request by employers to delay implementing a pension scheme for garment and footwear workers slated for next year.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672920/ith-samheng-mulls-pension-scheme-delay

Cambodia, South Korea to implement Busan agreements

Cambodia and South Korea yesterday discussed accelerating the implementation of agreements to attract more investment signed during a summit in Busan last month. Cambodian Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn met yesterday with newly-appointed South Korean ambassador to Cambodia Park Heung-kyoeng. “Both partners agreed to strengthen bilateral trade ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673093/cambodia-south-korea-to-implement-busan-agreements

Cambodia and Vietnam sign five-year defence pact

Cambodia and Vietnam have signed a pact to continue defence cooperation over the next five years, including in ensuring security and safety in border areas. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673092/cambodia-and-vietnam-sign-five-year-defence-pact

New study on Phnom Penh-Bavet expressway

The China Railway Corporation is conducting a feasibility study on the construction of an expressway linking the capital with Bavet, in the border with Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. The study will take eight months to complete, Minister of Public ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672615/new-study-on-phnom-penh-bavet-expressway

Sar Kheng urges migrant workers to report fraudulent brokers

Interior Minister Sar Kheng has reiterated his call for the public not to fall for misleading advertisement by unscrupulous brokers who take advantage of migrant workers and urged people to report them. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672618/sar-kheng-urges-migrant-workers-to-report-fraudulent-brokers

Bangladesh eyes opening diplomatic mission in Phnom Penh

Bangladesh is seriously contemplating opening a diplomatic mission in Phnom Penh instead of covering Cambodia from its diplomatic base in Bangkok. ...

Raquel R Bacay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672735/bangladesh-eyes-opening-diplomatic-mission-in-phnom-penh

Online crackdown continues

Prime Minister Hun Sen has vowed to clamp down on all online and arcade gambling operations in a move to safeguard national security and curb money laundering in the Kingdom. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672721/continue-to-crack-down-on-online-and-arcade-gambling-pm

Hun Sen wants pristine coastal areas preserved

Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the governors of the coastal provinces to protect and maintain the beauty of the coasts, prevent wastewater from flowing into the sea and continue to develop the necessary infrastructure for tourism. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672722/hun-sen-wants-pristine-coastal-areas-preserved

PM orders probe on two-star general in Koh Kong

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday ordered a high-ranking government official and local authorities to investigate land reclamation allegedly implicating an army officer in Koh Kong province. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672752/pm-orders-probe-on-two-star-general-in-koh-kong

CHRC highlights outcome of mission in Russia

The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) today issued a statement highlighting the outcome of the three-day visit in Russia where a memorandum of understanding on the cooperation in the field of human rights between the two countries was inked.​ ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672564/chrc-highlights-outcome-of-mission-in-russia

CMAA seeks 2,000 soldiers to partake in mine-clearance

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority is seeking 2,000 army personnel to engage in demining so the Kingdom can to achieve its mine-free goal by 2025.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50671879/cmaa-seeks-2000-soldiers-to-partake-in-mine-clearance

United States shows interest in energy sector

Ambassador Patrick Murphy has expressed willingness to push private investors in the United States to work with the Kingdom’s oil and gas sector, so long as Cambodia is keen to coordinate with them. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50671915/united-states-shows-interest-in-energy-sector

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