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Kingdom receives over $3M grant for Japan scholarships

The Japanese government has agreed to provide a grant of over $3 million to Cambodia to stimulate human resources and socio-economic development and further promote existing cooperative ties between the two nations. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-receives-over-3m-grant-japan-scholarships

Kampong Thom water treatment plant online

The Kampong Thom Provincial Administration is set to launch a new clean water production plant in April. The plant – located in Stung Sen town’s Prey Tahou commune and built with the assistance of a grant from the Japanese government – will have the capacity ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-thom-water-treatment-plant-online

Japan funds environmental awareness, child protection programmes

The Japanese government has provided more than $800,000 in funding to two Japanese NGOs, under its grant assistance framework. The NGOs are engaged in raising awareness of environment issues and eliminating violence against children in schools. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-funds-environmental-awareness-child-protection-programmes

Japan set to fund $41M of mine clearance and water supply systems

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn and Japanese ambassador Masahiro Mikami are set to sign an exchange of letters and related documents on Japanese aid for two projects with a total budget of $41 million on March 2. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-set-fund-41m-mine-clearance-and-water-supply-systems

Wastewater plant breaks ground

Prime Minister Hun Sen presided over the groundbreaking ceremony of the Choeung Ek Wastewater Treatment Facility – to be built using more than $20 million in aid from Japan – in Chak Angre Leu commune’s Prek Ta Kong I village of Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wastewater-plant-breaks-ground

Japan boosting Cambodia’s cold-chain storage capacity

The Japanese government and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have provided the Ministry of Health with essential equipment to strengthen cold-chain management of Covid-19 vaccines to help ensure the regular delivery of them and better long-term processing within the Kingdom. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-boosting-cambodias-cold-chain-storage-capacity

Japan donates $960,000 to Khmer Rouge tribunal

The Japanese government has announced a new contribution of $960,000 to the international component of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) to support the continuation of the Khmer Rouge tribunal. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-kr-tribunal/japan-donates-960000-khmer-rouge-tribunal

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

Temple may be heritage site

Sambor Prei Kuk, the seventh-century temple of the pre-Angkorian Chenla Kingdom built by Isanavarman I, is to be submitted for consideration as a World Heritage Site to UNESCO. The announcement came yesterday at a seminar on research and conservation on the temple complex, the most important ...

Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/temple-may-be-heritage-site

Hun Sen asks Japan to help repair cracked Chroy Changvar Bridge

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday asked Japan to help repair Cambodia-Japan Friendship Bridge Chroy Chanvar as cracks are found on this nearly five-decade bridge. Hun Sen made the request during a meeting with Akihiro Ohta, Japanese Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism, at the ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=ODhlMmM4MmJiNzM

Chinese tourists to Cambodia's Angkor heritage site up 17 pct in first half

The number of Chinese visitors to Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple, one of the World Heritage Sites, has reached 161,700 in the first six months of this year, a 17 percent rise over the same period last year, an official data showed Friday. The data from the ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/travel/2014-08/01/c_133524492.htm

Demonstrators say jobs in Japan promised

Hundreds of Cambodians hoping to migrate to Japan to work in the electronics industry yesterday protested outside an NGO that they claim conned them out of up to $200 each with promises of jobs. About 100 protesters – out of a total of 300 who are ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/demonstrators-say-jobs-japan-promised

Will AEON mall succeed in one of the poorest countries in the world?

The presence of AEON Mall in Cambodia has stirred a lot of questions revolving around the future success of this Japanese giant mall. Since the official opening of the mall, thousands of people have flocked to visit this new mall. Not only people in general ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=ZmMxZmI4MTA1Mjg

Japanese chain to open hotel in 2015

Budget business hotel group Toyoko Inn hope to draw East Asian businesspeople and travellers to Phnom Penh The Toyoko Inn, which is a joint venture between the Overseas Cambodia Investment Corporation (OCIC) and a Japanese budget, business hotel chain, is slated to open in May 2015. ...

Siv Meng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-weekend/japanese-chain-open-hotel-2015

Workers block gates, burn tires at Japanese-owned box factory

About 80 workers protesting against a Japanese factory in Phnom Penh that produces cardboard boxes blocked the gates Friday after managers refused to hold a meeting with employees. Workers burned tires in front of the Harta Packaging factory, which they have been protesting against since February, ...

Sek Odom
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/workers-block-gates-burn-tires-at-japanese-owned-box-factory-62067/

Cassava fuel plant study now one year in

Japanese petroleum company Idemitsu Oil & Gas is considering building a biomass plant in Battambang province to use cassava to produce fuel, a Cambodia Mine Action Centre (CMAC) official says. Leng Chreang, director of mine risk education at CMAC, said the Japanese firm is one year ...

Chan Muyhong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-fuel-plant-study-now-one-year

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