First Lady applauds midwives’ dedication

Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of the Cambodian Red Cross, has lauded midwives’ contribution to Cambodia’s mother and child health achievements. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Bun Rany praises CRC volunteers on Covid-19 outreach

The Kingdom on December 5 marked the International Day of Volunteers, this year held under the theme “volunteering for our future”. The day was officially observed by the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), whose volunteers have had to overcome many obstacles this year while conducting educational ...

Mom Kunthear

Hun Sen and spouse get booster dose

Prime Minister Hun Sen and his spouse, Bun Rany Hun Sen yesterday morning received the 3rd jab against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Vehicles, money given to wildlife activist Ben Devis

The Cambodian Red Cross has donated a car, two scooters and cash to activist Ben Devis and the Tabos community as an incentive for participating in the protection of the natural resources in Preah Vihear province’s Phnom Thnout-Phnom Pok Wildlife Sanctuary.​ ...

Pech Sotheary

Cambodians hopeful on girls’ education after Obama visit

Phorn Chan Bonavy is a 6th grader at Kesaraream Elementary School in Siem Reap, where First Lady Michelle Obama just completed a three-day visit—the first sitting first lady to do so. However, she seems determined to complete school, even though that will require she help ...

Say Mony

Unlicensed doctors ordered to cease operations in Battambang

Battambang provincial authorities have ordered nine unlicensed doctors to shut down their home-care practices in the province, including six in Sangke district’s Roka commune, where more than 230 residents have tested positive for HIV over the past three months. ...

Khy Sovuthy

Tbong Khmum villagers block road in heart of rubber country

About 500 villagers involved in a protracted land dispute with a rubber company blocked National Road 7 in Tbong Khmum province’s Memot district on Thursday to demand titles to land they say they have lived on since 1980. ...

Ben Sokhean

Red Cross Donates $35K to Injured Security Guards

The Cambodia Red Cross donated a total of 140 million riel, or about $35,000, to 37 security guards that were injured after being beaten on Tuesday by opposition protesters demanding the opening of Freedom Park, officials said Wednesday. Kim Vutha, chief of the Daun Penh district ...

Hul Reaksmey

Hun Sen allows Opposition to have a TV channel

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday that the Royal Government of Cambodia agreed to allow the opposition party to have its own TV channel, which shall be registered as a private company. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Hun Sen attends dinner, presentation in China

Accompanied by his wife, Bun Rany, Prime Minister Hun Sen continued his trip to China on Tuesday evening by attending a dinner reception hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to state news agency Agence Kampuchea Press. Mr. Hun Sen and his delegation of high-level officials ...

Simon Henderson

China donates 10,000 USD to Cambodia on Int'l Red Cross Day

The Chinese government on Thursday donated 10,000 U.S. dollars to the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) to support humanitarian activities. Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Bu Jianguo presented the donation to CRC’s president Bun Rany during the celebration of the 151st anniversary of the World Red Cross — ...

CCTV News Staff

Cambodian Red Cross building luxury hotel in Preah Vihear

The Cambodian Red Cross, which bills itself as the country’s largest humanitarian organization, is building a six-story luxury hotel in Preah Vihear City. Government officials said Tuesday that the hotel would be used to generate revenue for the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC). The hotel is being ...

Khy Sovuthy and Matt Blomberg

Chinese humanitarian aid reaches Cambodian people in E. province

Cambodia on Wednesday continued distributing China-donated relief items to some 3,088 families, who are victims of last year’s flood, HIV/ AIDS patients, disabled people and orphans. Cambodian Red Cross president Bun Rany, the wife of Prime Minister Hun Sen, and Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Bu Jianguo ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

More Chinese humanitarian aid reaches Cambodia

The Cambodian Red Cross ( CRC) on Saturday distributed China-donated relief items to victims of last year’s flood, HIV/AIDS patients and disabled people. Bun Rany, CRC President and wife of Prime Minister Hun Sen, and Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Bu Jianguo handed out the relief items ...

Global Times News Staff

China's humanitarian aid eases hardships for vulnerable people in Cambodia

China’s humanitarian assistance has helped relieve difficulties of flood- hit families, HIV/AIDS victims, elderly, disabled and poor people in Cambodia, beneficiaries said Friday. The Chinese government donated one million U.S. dollars to Cambodia in October for people who have faced hardships due to severe flooding last ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Banteay Meanchey Soldiers File Complaint Against Superiors

Dozens of soldiers from the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) in Banteay Meanchey province have filed a complaint with rights group Adhoc accusing their superiors of serious corruption, stealing veterans’ pensions, nepotism and illegal logging. For three years, a representative of the soldiers said, they had ...

Saing Soenthrith

Hun Sen to pen accords with Abe

Infrastructure-funding agreements and a memorandum on military cooperation will be signed when Prime Minister Hun Sen visits Japan next week, the government said yesterday. The premier will meet his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, in Tokyo late next week, a statement released yesterday by the Ministry of ...

Cheang Sokha

Neutrality of Red Cross in Question After Bun Rany’s Speech

It was the bloodiest battle since Waterloo. Yet the carnage wrought 150 years ago by the Italian and French troops, fighting under Napoleon III, and the forces of the Austrian Hungarian Empire, was overshadowed by its aftermath. While 30,000 had died on the battlefield, more than 40,000 ...

Denise Hruby

Families allege flood aid graft

More than 10 families in Pailin province are claiming that flood aid proffered by Cambodia Red Cross officials is being unfairly distributed by commune and village authorities. Kim San, 61, a member of one of 16 severely flood-affected families in Sala Krao district’s Stung Trang commune ...

Chhay Channyda

Red Cross Criticized Over Slow Response to Floods

With thousands of families evacuated from their homes due to flooding, the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), the largest and best-funded humanitarian organization in the country, has yet to provide flood aid to many struggling communities, local officials said Monday. Families living in some of the worst ...

Aun Pheap and Denise Hruby

Cham Prasidh’s wife anointed ‘oknha’

Tep Bopha Prasidh, a wealthy businesswoman and wife of Commerce Minister Cham Prasidh, has been anointed with the sought-after royal title of oknha. According to an August edition of the Royal Gazette, King Norodom Sihamoni signed off on the new title on July 11. Roughly translated as tycoon, oknha is a ...

May Kunmakara

Hun Sen Slams Use of Wife's, Red Cross' Name to Grab Land

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday accused unnamed individuals of attempting to grab land in Kompong Thom province by invoking his wife’s name and ordered one of his sons to investigate and give back any misappropriated land. According to Mr. Hun Sen, unscrupulous individuals were ...

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