Hun Sen lambasts disaster management official
Prime Minister Hun Sen lambasted a senior official in the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) on Thursday after announcing that he would allocate money to aid victims of recent floods that have killed a total of 12 people. Speaking at the Chaktomuk Conference Hall for ...
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 ...
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
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
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 ...
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
Despite Land Loss, Minorities Back Status Quo
Romam Gvin could be described as a counterintuitive voter. Intuition might lead you to believe that Mr. Gvin blames the government for the loss of his land to the Vietnamese rubber company that now owns everything for as far as the eye can see here in ...