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Cambodia, Laos to set up border committee

Cambodia and Laos have agreed to create a joint committee to solve a long-running border dispute between the two countries, officials announced yesterday. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-laos-set-border-committee

More mangoes going to France under deal

Mong Reththy Group (MRG), the Kingdom’s largest agro-industrial conglomerate, has secured a deal to export additional volumes of locally grown mangoes to France, the company announced yesterday on its Facebook page. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/more-mangoes-going-france-under-deal

Multiplying map requests from PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday wrote to three world leaders to request “cooperation” to secure copies of maps of Cambodia’s borders, which he said are held by the governments of France, the UK and the US. ...

Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/multiplying-map-requests-pm

Evalliance & GMAC sign MoU to support Cambodian garments

The French textile and garment association (Evalliance) has entered into an agreement with the Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia (GMAC) to promote the Cambodian textile and garment industry. ...

Fibre2fashion News Staff
http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=168702

France to train garment firms

French textile and garment association Evalliance yesterday signed an agreement with the Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia (GMAC) to provide training for middle-management workers in the industry. Speaking at the signing ceremony in Phnom Penh, Van Sou Ieng, chairman of GMAC said the agreement aims to ...

Chan Muyhong
http://phnompenhpost.com/business/france-train-garment-firms

Cambodia’s milled rice exports up 1.2 per cent in first nine months this year

Cambodia’s milled rice export hit 269,370 tonnes in the first nine months of 2014, up 1.2 per cent from 266,123 tonnes over the same period last year, according to latest official data. Seventy-seven companies have brokered Cambodian rice for 57 countries and regions around the world, ...

Far Eastern Agriculture News Staff
http://www.fareasternagriculture.com/crops/agriculture/cambodia-s-milled-rice-exports-up-1-2-per-cent-in-first-nine-months-this-year

Cambodia's rice export sees slight increase in 9 months

Cambodia exported 269,370 tons of milled rice in the first nine months of 2014, up 1.2 percent from 266,123 tons over the same period last year, according to official data released Thursday. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2014-10/10/c_133703282.htm

Cambodia's garment industry seen approaching crossroads

Cambodia’s $5.5 billion garment industry is nearing a crossroads amid uncertain prospects for outsourcing, an industry source says, citing participants at a recent trade show in Phnom Penh. “Many industry suppliers believe that while Cambodia remains a growing market for their textile and garment products, there ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=NjY3NTFlNmIzMTU

Despite police blockade, KDC villagers reach Phnom Penh

A day after three of their community members were arrested following a violent encounter with police, about 50 villagers from Kompong Chhnang province forged ahead with a peaceful march toward Phnom Penh on Wednesday, but were temporarily blocked by police officials in Russei Keo district. The ...

Kuch Naren and Lauren Crothers
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/despite-police-blockade-kdc-villagers-reach-phnom-penh-66465/

Cambodia's rice export down 1.6 pct in 7 months

Cambodia exported 204,000 tons of milled rice in the first seven months of 2014, down 1.6 percent from 207,370 tons over the same period of last year, according to official data released on Tuesday.  Sixty-four companies have brokered Cambodian rice for 54 countries and regions around ...

ASEAN-China Center News Staff
http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2014-08/14/c_133556101.htm

Hor Namhong to attend centenary of WWI in Paris next week

Cambodia’s Foreign Minister Hor Namhong will visit France to attend the celebration of the Centenary of the World War I (1914-1918) in Paris, according to a statement issued Thursday by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.   ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=11&token=NjRlYTY0ODZiNzN

Gov’t continues to seek new markets

The Ministry of Commerce has vowed to uncover more markets for Cambodian products to help buffer against price fluctuations caused by the Kingdom’s dependency on neighboring countries. In a response to concerns raised on social media, Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol wrote on the ministry’s official Facebook ...

Chan Muyhong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/gov%E2%80%99t-continues-seek-new-markets

Ly Yong Phat wants TV station

Prominent tycoon and ruling party senator Ly Yong Phat has now set his sights on the media landscape. Phat, the head of LYP Group, on Friday confirmed plans that he is seeking to set up a television station. The entry of an LYP channel, proposed as part ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ly-yong-phat-wants-tv-station

Cambodian King returns from visit to France

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni arrived in Phnom Penh, capital city of Cambodia, on Monday morning after the tour to France for two weeks to strengthen and expand bilateral ties and cooperation. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2014-05/12/c_133327201.htm

German Foundation to launch “The Development of Cambodian Administrative Law”

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Cambodia will launch a book on “The   Development of Cambodian Administrative Law” on 07th of May 2014 at 05:30pm at Raffles Hotel Le Royal. In its press statement, KAS said that by offering readers an overview on the status and development of administrative ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=YmJmYzc2YjIwMWI

Government says drug seizures, trafficking rose in 2013

Drug seizures jumped last year, while drug arrests remained relatively steady, according to the annual report from the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) released Monday. As in 2012, methamphetamine retained its position as the most commonly seized type of drug. Police confiscated 17.3 kg of methamphetamine ...

Khy Sovuthy
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/government-says-drug-seizures-trafficking-rose-in-2013-54862/

CAMBODIA: Study shows school attendance rises with safe water drinking & child hydration

Considered the world’s most valuable fluid, fresh clean water is a commodity that can become a life-and-death issue. Lack of it can also contribute to a child’s absenteeism rate in Cambodia, says a newly released study report by Research Advisor Helen Risebro and Professor Paul Hunter ...

Women News Network (WNN) News Staff
http://womennewsnetwork.net/2014/03/18/cambodia-school-attendance/

New research facility for infectious diseases in Asia unveiled in Cambodia

France’s Institut Pasteur du Cambodge on Tuesday inaugurated a new facility here for a regional research platform in Asia, focusing its research on infectious diseases in the region. Cambodian Health Minister Mam Bunheng, Vincent Deubel, director of the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, and French Nobel Prize ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/health/2014-03/11/c_133177317.htm

Cambodia dispatches troops to Mali for UN peacekeeping mission

Cambodia on Thursday began to send its first batch of 309 troops to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the conflict-torn West African nation of Mali. “This is the first time that Cambodia sends peacekeepers to Mali. Up to 309 troops are in the 1st ...

Authint Mail News Staff
https://www.authintmail.com/article/asia/cambodia-dispatches-troops-mali-un-peacekeeping-mission

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