The Phnom Penh Post

Court returns disputed land to firm in Preah Vihear

A joint force, acting on the Preah Vihear Provincial Court order, on May 13 confiscated 23.4ha of state land from an individual and returned it to Mekong Rubber Plantation Co Ltd after he was judged to have illegally occupied the land – which had been ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/court-returns-disputed-land-firm-preah-vihear

Pursat encroachers told to clear out

The Pursat Provincial Hall has warned of administrative action – without exception – against those who have illegally encroached on or occupied land in the Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pursat-encroachers-told-clear-out

Koh Sdach’s rubbish campaign aiming for big sea-coast clean-up

Authorities in Koh Kong province’s Kiri Sakor district – in collaboration with partner organisations – have carried out patrols and educated people and tourists on Koh Sdach, or King Island, on why they should not dispose of rubbish on the beach or in the sea, ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-sdachs-rubbish-campaign-aiming-big-sea-coast-clean

‘Green’ family gets citizenship by royal decree

The family of prominent environmentalist Ben Davis committed to continue their efforts to protect the environment and Cambodian forests, as they expressed joy at becoming citizens. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/green-family-gets-citizenship-royal-decree

Gov’t issues 3rd Defence White Paper in 16 years

The Ministry of National Defence has issued a new Defence White Paper – the third such plan to have been introduced since 2000 – that details Cambodia’s policy and strategy to modernise the Kingdom’s armed forces, as it continues to dismiss rumours of Chinese military ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-issues-3rd-defence-white-paper-16-years

Candlelight Party congress issues official policy plans

The Candlelight Party has decided to adopt a seven-point policy plan in the run-up to the June 5 commune council elections. The decision came at the May 15 extraordinary congress of the party in Khmuonh commune’s Anlong Kgan village of the capital’s Sen Sok district. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/candlelight-party-congress-issues-official-policy-plans

EU, NEC meet ahead of elections

The EU Delegation to Cambodia on May 16 met with the National Election Committee (NEC) to discuss the Kingdom’s voting process and other technical aspects related to the commune council elections scheduled for June 5. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/eu-nec-meet-ahead-elections

ASEAN, US to up ties in Nov

ASEAN and the US have committed to signing a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership during the 10th ASEAN-US Summit to be held in Cambodia in November, in a pact made during the ASEAN-US Special Summit in Washington, DC, last week. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/asean-us-ties-nov

Kingdom, China ink railway training deal

A Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) and public Beijing-based university have teamed up to provide technical training to Cambodian students and other participants, and develop their expertise in the railway industry, as the Kingdom moves to modernise its rail infrastructure, according to the transport ministry. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-china-ink-railway-training-deal

Jan-Apr trade volume tops $17B

The Kingdom’s trade volume reached $17.65 billion in the first four months of this year, up 15.47 per cent versus the $15.28 billion to the same period last year, according to the General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE).   ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/jan-apr-trade-volume-tops-17b

ASEAN, US to up ties in Nov

ASEAN and the US have committed to signing a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership during the 10th ASEAN-US Summit to be held in Cambodia in November, in a pact made during the ASEAN-US Special Summit in Washington, DC, last week. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/asean-us-ties-nov

Cambodia celebrates Visak Bochea Day

The Kingdom on May 15 observed Visak Bochea Day on Phnom Oudong hill, also known as Phnom Preah Reach Troap, in Kandal province’s Ponhea Leu district to commemorate Gautama Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and passage into nirvana. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-celebrates-visak-bochea-day

Firm to clear up fallacies of Kingdom-US ties

Prime Minister Hun Sen has reached out to a prominent US-based law firm to clear up confusion surrounding US-Cambodia relations. The premier said the services are warranted as relations between the two nations are currently at an unprecedented level, stressing that they are the best ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/firm-clear-fallacies-kingdom-us-ties

Regional natural resource protection forum held in Battambang

The 13th regional forum on natural resource protection and preservation was organised in Battambang town on May 13 to promote increased participation by sub-national level authorities and communities. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/regional-natural-resource-protection-forum-held-battambang

Election Ink trial a success

The ink which will be used in the coming commune council elections is of good quality, announced the National Election Committee (NEC), following testing by 17 representatives from civil society organisations and political parties on May 13. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/election-ink-trial-success

Value chain upkeep for EVFTA

Cambodia and Vietnam have agreed to ensure the sustainability of the value chain to meet trade demands in accordance with the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which came into force in July 2020. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/value-chain-upkeep-evfta

Agri ministry sounds alarm over mosaic disease

The agriculture ministry has expressed concern about the alarming spread of mosaic disease in cassava farms across Cambodia, which they say could worsen and cause an overall decrease in yields of the cash crop. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agri-ministry-sounds-alarm-over-mosaic-disease

Green Sea readies mangoes for export to China

Green Sea Agriculture Co Ltd spent nearly $70 million in the course of over three years to grow six varieties of mango in Stung Treng province for export to China. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/green-sea-readies-mangoes-export-china

FiA, WWF to step up patrolling after third dolphin found dead

The Fisheries Administration (FiA) and World Wide Fund for Nature Cambodia (WWF-Cambodia) are beefing up their efforts to protect the remaining Irrawaddy dolphins in Kratie province following the death of another dolphin last week. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fia-wwf-step-patrolling-after-third-dolphin-found-dead

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