Stranded Chinese nationals clash with police after asking Embassy for repatriation help

Around 70 Chinese nationals assembled outside of the gates of the Chinese Embassy in Mao Tse Toung Blvd, Phnom Penh, yesterday to ask for the Embassy’s assistance in returning back home. ...

Khmer Times Staff

COVID-19: China medical supplies for Cambodia arrive

China has provided medical supplies to Cambodia in an effort to support the Kingdom in preventing and containing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.​ ​ ...

Chea Vannak

China, Cambodia mark successful law enforcement cooperation

The Chinese Embassy in Phnom Penh on Thursday lauded law enforcement cooperation efforts between the two countries that have seen around 1,000 Chinese nationals, accused of varying crimes, deported in the last 12 months. To mark the occasion, the Chinese Embassy posted on Facebook that at least 1,000 ...

Kann Vicheika

US Embassy: Chinese trade does not help like the West’s

The US Embassy in Phnom Penh on Friday said relations between China and Cambodia did not create jobs or help industry when compared to the trade between the Kingdom and the US. “About 87 per cent of trade [with China] are Chinese imports, which do ...

Long Kimmarita

China’s embassy mocks US over Lon Nol claims

The Chinese Embassy in Cambodia on Friday issued a statement singling out the US’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), not the US government itself, as the culprit in the 1970 Lon Nol coup d’etat, apparently mocking last week’s denial by the US Embassy in Cambodia of ...

Mech Dara

China gives demining supplies after pledge of support

The Chinese Embassy donated equipment to the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) yesterday, marking the beginning of a new pledge to become a top donor to the sector, following the withdrawal of US funds.​ ...

Phak Seangly

Beijing and Phnom Penh think about becoming sister cities

Phnom Penh and Beijing are in talks to become “sister cities”, chief of the Chinese Embassy’s political section Wang De Xin confirmed yesterday. ...

Jovina Chua

Cambodian telecom firm cooperates with China's Huawei to build 4G network in Cambodia

Cambodian telecommunications company EMAXX signed a contract with China’s Huawei, a global ICT solutions provider, on Wednesday in order to develop EMAXX’s 4G network in Cambodia. The contract was inked between Ai Min, chief executive officer of EMAXX, and Weng Kefeng, deputy general manager of Huawei ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Confusion surrounds ministry’s kidney program

The Ministry of Defense’s account that an alleged kidney trafficking ring at its Preah Ket Mealea military hospital was in fact a fully legal training program in partnership with China’s Defense Ministry was met with questions and confusion Tuesday. A spokesman for the Chinese Embassy in ...

Khy Sovuthy and Alex Consiglio

Deposit for brides in China called into question

Human rights groups on Sunday criticized as inadequate a government proposal, announced on Friday, to require single women to deposit $10,000 into a Chinese bank before they are allowed to visit China as tourists, a move meant to curb the trafficking of Cambodian woman to ...

Hul Reaksmey

Firm’s Split From Boeng Kak Project Confirmed

The Chinese firm that was financially backing an ambitious project to develop Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak neighborhood has pulled out, Chinese Embassy and company officials have confirmed, and no other investor appears to have taken its place. That makes the Erdos Hongjun Investment Corporation at least ...

Zsombor Peter and Aun Pheap

Scores of Chinese arrested for phone scam

The Interior Ministry’s internal security department arrested 78 Chinese nationals Thursday for their alleged involvement in a VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) extortion scam in coordinated raids in Phnom Penh and two provinces. The men and women were arrested in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap and ...

Eang Mengleng

Feature: More Cambodian students seek degree in Chinese language

More and more Cambodian students have sought degree in Chinese literature as Cambodian- Chinese ties in economics, trade, investment, and tourism have been expanding rapidly in recent years. AEU is the only university in Cambodia providing Chinese language programs at degree levels since 2012 under ...

Global Post News Staff

China provides 300 biodigesters to Cambodian households

The Chinese government signed to provide 300 biodigesters to Cambodian households on Monday, officials said. Sar Chetra, deputy secretary general of the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, signed to receive the donation from Song Xiaoguo, economic councilor at the Chinese Embassy in Cambodia. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

NGOs lobby China, companies over Sesan dam

A group of 15 local and international rights groups Tuesday sent a slew of letters to the Chinese government and companies involved in the Lower Sesan II hydropower dam in Stung Treng province seeking a halt to dam construction due to serious environmental and social ...

Simon Henderson

China donates to encourage Chinese language education at Cambodian schools

The Chinese government on Thursday donated 203,000 U.S.dollars to the Chinese Association in Cambodia to support schools offering Chinese language courses in Cambodia. Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Bu Jianguo handed over the money to Duong Chhiv, the president of the Chinese Association in Cambodia. ...

Kong Defang and Liang Jun

Unions want wage negotiations, arrest of shooters from January violence

Representatives of nine unions met together have made seven resolutions to seek better conditions and wages for workers in Cambodia’s factories. The unions are calling for the release of those workers, the restart of wage negotiations and the “unmasking” of police personnel who did the ...

Kong Sothanarith

Petition Rally for Prisoners’ Release Ends Peacefully

A week after they began their campaign, activists and rights groups handed out the last of their petitions to embassies across Phnom Penh on Wednesday, hoping to solicit the help of foreign governments in securing the release of 23 men arrested earlier this month at ...

Mech Dara and Zsombor Peter

March proceeds peacefully

Taking a markedly different approach from Monday’s violent breakup of a peaceful demonstration at Freedom Park, authorities yesterday stood back as about 100 activists marched around central Phnom Penh, delivering a petition to embassies and the United Nations. District security guards and riot police initially seemed ...

Sean Teehan and Mom Kunthear

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