DPM Prak Sokhonn: ASEAN-Japan relations to be greatly enhanced

ASEAN-Japan relations will be further greatly enhanced, said Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation at the Public Seminar on “ASEAN-Japan Cooperation and Ways Forward in the Next 50 Years,” held here on Saturday . ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia supports Japan-ASEAN meeting on law and justice

The government is supporting the request of Japanese deputy minister of justice Hiroyuki Kada to hold a special Japan-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Law and Justice in Tokyo in 2023. ...

Voun Dara

Japan donates 10 rubbish trucks to ministry for use in 11 towns, districts

The government of Japan has donated 10 new bin lorries to the Ministry of Environment, which has added an additional five trucks. The fifteen sanitation support vehicles will be distributed to several provinces in order to expand waste collection services. ...

Lay Samean

Deputy defence ministers of Vietnam, Japan meet in Phnom Penh

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien met with his Japanese counterpart Tsuchimichi Akihiro in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on May 17 on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM). ...

Khmer Times Staff

Siem Reap fire ravages Japan electric wire warehouse

A fire blazed through an electric wire warehouse located in a Japanese electricity plant in Khnar village of Siem Reap town’s Chriev commune on April 15. ...

Ry Sochan

Rural Cambodia gets powered up by Japan, UNDP

Japan has continued its support for the sustainable supply of electricity to remote rural areas of Cambodia through a new partnership with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Mines and Energy that will provide electricity to 1,300 households in seven provinces.​ ...

Long Kimmarita

Drills, base visit on agenda for peacekeeping homage

Two ships from the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) have docked at Preah Sihanouk Autonomous Port to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the JMSDF’s first Peacekeeping Operation (PKO), with a military drill and visit to Ream Naval Base planned for their crews’ three-day visit. ...

Ry Sochan

Ministry set to launch Japan’s ‘Think! Think!’ at eight public schools

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports plans to launch Japan’s number one curriculum “Think! Think!” this month at Preah Norodom Primary School in Phnom Penh. ...

Ry Sochan

Teacher training facilities upgraded in Phnom Penh

Cambodia and Japan are set to inaugurate four new buildings at the Phnom Penh Teacher Education College, thanks to Japanese grant aid. The four new buildings – to be inaugurated on February 9 – include a library and administrative, academic and multi-purpose buildings. ...

Ry Sochan

Bilateral trade with Japan up 12% to nearly $2B in Jan-Oct

Standing as one of the largest economies in Asia, Japan is quickly becoming a prime market for Cambodian goods. Even with both economies embroiled in the Covid-19 crisis, bilateral trade managed to reach $1.96424 billion in the first 10 months of 2020, climbing by 12.2 ...

May Kunmakara

Cambodia and Japan in talks to boost tourism in both countries

Cambodia and Japan discussed cooperation and tourism promotion between the two countries on the provision of scholarships to train human resources. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Hopes to boost textile exports to Japan with added value

Cambodia, as well as Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, are being encouraged to improve their production chains to provide added value to their textile products exported to Japan. The call came at a Phnom Penh workshop for representatives from Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) on ...

Chea Vannak

Japan calls for policy changes

Representatives of Japanese companies and investors on Wednesday submitted a list of policy recommendations to the government concerning 21 challenges to the Kingdom’s business climate. Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia Masahiro Mikami and leaders of the Japanese Business Association in Cambodia (JBAC), Japan International Cooperation Agency and ...

May Kunmakara

PM meets new German, US and Japanese envoys

Prime Minister Hun Sen met with the new ambassadors of the US, Germany and Japan individually at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on Wednesday. He said the meetings touched on a broad range of issues, from trade to politics. In the afternoon, Hun Sen ...

Niem Chheng

Tokyo goes it alone in support of Myanmar and Cambodia

Japan is digging in deeper in support of Myanmar and Cambodia even as the U.S. and Europe ramp up criticism of human rights violations, choosing to preserve its influence in the region by playing an alternative to China’s economic might. ...

Saki Hayashi

The Japan-China rivalry is playing out in Cambodia's election

Cambodia’s general election on July 29 has become a proxy theater for competition between China and Japan as the two vie for influence in the Southeast Asian state. ...

Nyshka Chandran

Ministry asks Japan to help map out forests

The Ministry of Environment is asking Japan for help mapping Cambodia’s forests using satellite imagery, one week after it vehemently refuted a report of such imagery showing accelerating forest loss in the Kingdom. ...

Phak Seangly

80 tons of Kampot pepper expected to be on market this year

Kampot pepper, a Cambodian product that got geographical indication (IG) certification from the European Union, is expected to yield 80 matrix tons for the markets by this year. ...

Chea Vannak

Hydroponic farming to be tested in Cambodia

Japanese company Asian Gateway (Cambodia) will soon conduct a pilot project with a hydroponic farm in Cambodia. It will be tested at the Royal University of Agriculture (Chamkar Dong campus) in the first stage and after that will be used as a model for farmers and ...

Sok Chan

Osaka investors eye Cambodia

A Japanese delegation from Osaka province has expressed its intention to invest in Cambodia’s agriculture sector, after its meeting with Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak. ...

Sok Chan

Japan donates another US$120,000 to promote child and mother health in Kampong Cham

Government of Japan has donated an additional amount of US$120,000 to promote mother and child health in vulnerable areas of Kampong Cham province. ...

Mom Chandara Soleil

Requirements issued for agencies eyeing Japan

Recruitment agencies must meet 10 requirements and have no record of wrong-doing for the past five years in order to send Cambodian workers to Japan, according to the Ministry of Labour. ...

Mom Kunthear

Japan Provides US$1.22 Million to ECCC

The Government of Japan has recently disbursed an amount of US$1,221,818 as its 2017 Fiscal Year contribution to the United Nations component of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). ...

Khan Sophirom

Japanese construction taking flight in capital

Japanese construction investment approvals are ranked third this year, behind China and Korea, accounting for $108 million in approved projects, according to Im Chhun Lim, minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction. ...

Sok Chan

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