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‘Large-scale’ disaster rescue drill to be held

Cambodia will conduct a “large-scale” emergency evacuation drill with Thailand, Laos and Vietnam “in near future”, Ministry of National Defence spokesman Chum Socheat told The Post on Tuesday. Without specifying the number of soldiers that will be involved in the exercise, Socheat said the drill ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/large-scale-disaster-rescue-drill-be-held

‘Fake news’ on agenda at summit in Siem Reap

The fight against fake news in the digital era will be on the agenda as Cambodia hosts the 16th Asia Media Summit 2019 attended by some 500 participants from more than 40 countries around the world in Siem Reap province. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fake-news-agenda-summit-siem-reap

EU, SIDA offer €33.1M grant for budget reform

The European Union and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) have agreed to provide a grant of €33.1 million to support the third phase of Cambodia’s Public Financial Management Reform Program, state news agency AKP announced Friday.   ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/eu-sida-offer-eu331m-grant-budget-reform

Vietnamese, Cambodian state-run news agencies vow to boost ties

Leaders of Vietnam’s state-run news agency VNA and Cambodia’s state-run news agency Agence Kampuchea Presse AKP vowed here on Wednesday to boost ties. The announcement was made at a meeting in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi on Wednesday between VNA director Nguyen Duc Loi and AKP director Sok ...

Global Post News Staff
http://bit.ly/1IuRpx4

Gov’t journo arrested over alleged extortion

A journalist from state news agency Agence Kampuchea-Presse (AKP) was arrested on Tuesday evening in Preah Vihear town after the owners of several local shops that make and sell wooden furniture and handicrafts accused him of extortion, provincial police officials said. Khat Hun, the director of ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/govt-journo-arrested-over-alleged-extortion

Cambodia, Seychelles Sign Visa Exemption Accord

Cambodia and Seychelles have signed a visa exemption agreement, according to government-run news agency Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP). Long Visalo, secretary of state at the Foreign Ministry, and the Seychellois ambassador to Cambodia, Philippe Le Gal, signed the agreement on Friday, according to AKP. The Seychelles Nation ...

Governor Denies Any Plans to Build Subway

Phnom Penh governor Kep Chuktema denied a report that appeared Tuesday on the government-run news website Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP), which claimed that the municipality has plans to build a subway beneath the Tonle Sap River. According to the AKP report, the Phnom Penh municipality will ...

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