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Landmine casualties in Cambodia down 32 pct in first half of 2021: report

Cambodia reported 26 landmine and explosive remnant of war (ERW) casualties in the first half of 2021, down 32 percent compared with 38 over the same period last year, said a report released on Sunday. ...


Nearly 93 pct of Cambodia's villages have access to electricity: ministry

About 92.68 percent, or 13,131 villages of Cambodia’s total villages, had access to electricity by the end of 2019, a Mines and Energy Ministry’s report showed on Tuesday. ...

Xin Hua Staff

Cambodian PM Hun Sen meets senior Chinese official on bilateral ties

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen met with Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe on Monday. Viewing China as a good and true friend, Hun Sen said the friendship between Cambodia and China has not only withstood the test of time but ...


Cambodia's election committee releases code of conduct for electoral observers

Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC) on Monday released the code of conduct for national and international observers in the forthcoming national election. “The code of conduct of electoral observers aims to set out important measures for non-governmental organizations, associations, and electoral observers to fulfill their ...


Ratanakkiri minorities say land stolen

Ethnic minorities in Ratanakkiri province have accused local authorities of selling community forest land to a provincial court official and threatening to put them in jail, according to a complaint filed yesterday. ...

Phak Seangly

Cambodia marks World Food Day, focusing on social protection, agriculture

Cambodia celebrated World Food Day here on Friday, stressing the importance of social protection and agriculture in eradicating hunger and poverty, according to a joint press statement. Gianpietro Bordignon, WFP Representative to Cambodia, said Cambodia has achieved an impressive economic development in the past decades, ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodia highlights opportunities, challenges of upcoming ASEAN Community

Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong on Wednesday underscored the major opportunities and challenges of the ASEAN Community, which will be realized by the end of this year. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

China's top political advisor pledges closer exchanges with Cambodia

China’s top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng met in Beijing on Tuesday with Tep Ngorn, Second Vice President of the Cambodian Senate.​ ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodia aims to reduce dollarization

Cambodia has designed strategies to give riel (local currency) a boost so as to reduce dollarization, which represents about 80 percent of the currencies circulated in the country, the Central Bank’s senior officials said Tuesday. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

China, ASEAN eyes production capacity cooperation

Zhang Ping, owner of a northeast China power technology company, described his trip to the 12th China-ASEAN Expo in the southern city of Nanning as a success. Also attending the expo, representatives from Sihanoukville special economic zone in Cambodia are seeking investment from China and ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodia hosts int'l expo on construction, real estate

Cambodia’s largest international exhibition on construction and real estate kicked off here on Thursday, bringing together 350 exhibitors from 23 countries and regions, officials said. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodia receives 2.3 mln foreign tourists in 1st half of 2015

Cambodia attracted about 2.3 million foreign visitors in the first six months of 2015, an increase of 5.6 percent compared with the same period last year, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said Tuesday. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodia seeing e-commerce grow due to more access to Internet

Investors have turned their eyes to the e-commerce sector in Cambodia as more people in the Southeast Asian nation have access to the Internet, businessmen and commerce officials say.​ ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodia inaugurates fifth China-funded bridge in S. province

Cambodia inaugurated Takhmau Bridge across Tonle Bassac River, along with a 12-km road here on Monday in an effort to facilitate travel and boost local economic development.The concrete bridge, along with its connecting road, is located about 13 km south of Phnom Penh capital. It ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

New political party unveiled in Cambodia to contest in 2018 elections

A handful of human rights activists and social researchers on Sunday jointly formed a political party to contest in the 2018 national elections although a political analyst said that small parties are hard to win even a seat. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Chinese-invested telco firm launches 4G services in Cambodia

Chinese-owned Southeast Asia Telecommunications, Seatel, has officially launched its 4G network in Cambodia after entering the country’s oversubscribed telco sector last year, a local newspaper reported Monday. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Chinese economic fugitive arrested, deported after hiding in Cambodia for 6 years

A Cambodian senior police officer confirmed Wednesday that Chinese economic fugitive Sun Xin, 46, and a former cashier of the Beijing municipal bureau of press, had worked in a factory in west Cambodia’s Kampong Speu province for six years before being arrested and sent back ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Chinese vice president meets chair of Cambodia's Funcinpec Party

Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao met with chair of Cambodia’s Funcinpec Party Norodom Ranarith on Tuesday. Ranarith, who led the Funcinpec Party to win Cambodia’s general election in 1993, was re-elected chairman of the party in January this year. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

China, Cambodia vow to enhance cooperation on law enforcement, security

China and Cambodia have vowed to further enhance bilateral cooperation on law enforcement and security. During a meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday, Guo Shengkun, Chinese state councilor and public security minister, said the China-Cambodia comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation has been deepening. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

China's top political advisor meets king of Cambodia

China’s top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng met with King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia and his mother, former Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, in Beijing on Friday. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodia to form new election committee next week

Cambodia’s new National Election Committee (NEC) will be officially formed next Monday after the ruling and opposition parties have agreed on the members of this new independent body, opposition leader Sam Rainsy said Monday.​ ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Laos president to visit Cambodia next week

Laos President Choummaly Sayasone will pay a state visit to Cambodia on Feb. 26 and 27 to further promote bilateral ties and cooperation, a news statement from the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on said on Friday. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodian PM seeks Guinness record for largest traditional sticky rice cake

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Wednesday that his country is seeking a Guinness World Record for a giant traditional sticky rice cake weighing 3.2 tons. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodian FM meets U.S. official on bilateral, regional issues

Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong met with David McKean, director of Policy Planning Office at the U.S. State Department here on Wednesday and the two sides discussed a number of issues ranging from bilateral ties to regional matters. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

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