The Phnom Penh Post
Red Cross sounds alarm over online child safety
Officials from the Battambang branch of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) call on parents, guardians and teachers to pay closer attention to protecting children from online sexual exploitation. ...
Death of wild elephant likely caused by fall, ministry says
The Ministry of Environment expressed regret at the death of a female wild elephant in Mondulkiri province. It suspected that the elephant cow had slipped down a mountain ledge on March 24. ...
PM: Invest more in science, tech, innovation
Prime Minister Hun Sen on March 26 called for all stakeholders to step up collaboration and allocate more funds and resources for science, technology and innovation (STI) towards bringing and keeping the workforce up-to-speed with tech developments. ...
Prices must be displayed on all goods, services
On the recommendation of Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Ministry of Commerce has notified all departments of commerce in the capital and provinces that prices must be affixed to all goods throughout the Kingdom. ...
Chanthol urges jump in EV charging stations
An inter-ministerial technical committee held their first meeting to draft the legal framework and policy, as well as strategies, for the management and development of electric vehicles (EVs) in Cambodia. They are also planning workshops to set out a roadmap for the construction of charging ...
Hun Sen offers ID Poor cards as incentive to halt fishing in dolphin habitat
Prime Minister Hun Sen recommended that the authorities provide ID Poors card for people living in the Irrawaddy dolphin protected areas to ensure that they stop fishing there, as their nets have caused the death of several of the rare species. ...
Japanese, Cambodian armies pledge closer cooperation
The armies of Cambodia and Japan vowed to improve their cooperation and will support each other through the regional framework to promote peace, stability and development, said the army commanders of the two countries. ...
Earth Hour to be observed this evening
Tourism and environment ministries and environment NGOs will celebrate “Earth Hour” today at 8.30pm at Factory Phnom Penh, in Chak Angre Leu commune of the capital’s Meanchey district. The ministry called for public participation by switching off their lights in businesses and households at this ...
Foreign ministry official meets with OIF delegate
Senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) for Asia-Pacific met for talks on regional issues and the development of human rights and democracy in Cambodia. ...
Water supply authority assures public shortages over early ‘24
The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) asked for understanding from Phnom Penh residents in some communes where water pressure is weak. They assured residents that all supply issues will be resolved by early 2024, but have suggested that residents use water sparingly in the ...
Legacy fund launched for Cardamoms
The government and international donors on March 24 launched the Legacy Landscape Fund for the Central Cardamom Mountains National Park. The fund aims to improve the management of the protected area. ...
Officials join environmental crime seminar
Seven Cambodian delegates attended a meeting on “Joint Inter-Institutional Response to Environmental Crimes and Biological Threats” held on March 22 to 23, in Bangkok, Thailand. ...
NBC warns of scammers in disguise
The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has appealed to the public to exercise increased caution before transferring money to anyone in order to avoid cyber-scams. ...
Kem Sokha to meet with defence lawyer March 28
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has granted permission for Kem Sokha, former president of the long-defunct Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), to meet with his defence lawyer on March 28. The meeting is set to take place at his residence in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork ...
Chanthol proposes infrastructure projects to Chinese company
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport and the Chinese government have established a technical team who will assess the feasibility of the construction of a Phnom Penh-Poipet high-speed railway project. ...
Ministry, tourism firm talk ‘sustainable’ trips
The Ministry of Environment held a March 22 press conference with tourism firm All Dreams Cambodia on the protection of the Kingdom’s natural resources and sustainable development that is resilient to climate change in conjunction with private tourism-linked businesses. ...
P Veng builds infrastructure for ecotourism opportunities
The Prey Veng provincial leadership have expressed their commitment to building more transport infrastructure in both urban and rural areas to attract more visitors to the province. They described the province as having further tourism potential, but described the existing infrastructure as “limited”. ...
Tina suggests exploration of Israeli market
Agriculture minister Dith Tina asked Yaron Tamir, the CEO of Israeli agricultural capacity-building company Agrostudies, to examine the possibility of importing Cambodian agricultural products into Israel. ...
UN’s FAO opens Cambodia office, plans $65M in projects
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) office in Cambodia intends to commence the implementation of a range of new projects in 2023 in close collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and other partners, with total funding of over $65 million, according ...
GIZ supports NSAF with office supplies donation
The National Social Assistance Fund (NSAF) received nearly 60 office supply items from the governments of Germany and Australia through the German development agency GIZ. The materials will support the NSAF’s efforts to provide effective social assistance. ...