DPM Men Sam An: Australia, Cambodia maintain strong political and trade ties

Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An reaffirmed that the political and trade ties between Australia and the Kingdom of Cambodia remain strong. ...

Khmer Times Staff

CPP aims to regain Svay Rieng seats

The ruling CPP held its first rally for the national election here on Saturday with the aim of drumming up enough support to reclaim the two seats that it lost to the former opposition in 2013. The rally was led by Deputy Prime Minister Men ...

Ven Rathavong

$16-million condo project in BKK1

Construction workers broke ground yesterday in Boeung Keng Kang I at the site of a $16 million dollar condominium project partially funded by Malaysia’s Chip Hock Realty and Development. This project gets off the ground as foreign investment in the Kingdom sees increased growth. ...

Chea Vannak

Kingdom needs to support women and girls, minister says

Women’s Affairs Minister Dr. Ung Kanthaphavy addressed multiple points regarding the achievement of gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in the Kingdom during a two-day meeting reviewing the ministry’s work in 2015 and planning its goals for 2016 yesterday.​ ...

Mom Kunthear

CPP names all-star lineup on its new propaganda committee

A prominent lineup of CPP figures has been selected for a new “propaganda and education committee” inside the ruling party, with senior government minister Men Sam An leading the 25-person group tasked with turning around lagging popularity. ...

Mech Dara

Cambodian Muslims see opportunities in ASEAN integration

The government wants Cambodia’s Muslim community to start its own bank to cater to the 600,000 Muslims living here, Labor and Vocational Training Ministry’s secretary of state Datuk Othsman Hassan said yesterday. ...

Va Sonyka

Cambodian leader pays visit to Vietnam

A delegation of high-ranking officials from the kingdom of Cambodia, led by Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, the Cambodian National Assembly’s President, arrive in Ha Noi this morning to begin their official visit to Viet Nam. ...

Viet Nam News Staff

At government rally, all proceeds smoothly

While workers and opposition supporters marched to mark Labour Day yesterday, and baton-wielding district security guards enforced a ban on gatherings, a very different, uninterrupted rally took place at the capital’s Koh Pich Exhibition Center. About 2,000 workers from pro-government unions and government officials heard Labour ...

Mom Kunthear

Battle over river in Svay Rieng

Authorities in Svay Rieng town are ignoring locals’ complaints over a Chinese firm that has allegedly been filling in a river in preparation to build a canal, villagers said yesterday. More than 130 families in Svay Teu commune, Svay Rieng province, have delivered petitions to provincial ...

Kim Sarom

Victims wait on Bandith ruling

Yet another ruling in the tumultuous trial of former Bavet town governor Chhouk Bandith has been set, with the Appeal Court yesterday announcing a verdict date for next week. After Bandith was convicted in absentia on the charge of unintentionally causing injury in June for non-fatally ...

May Titthara

Still at Large, Chhouk Bundith Has Case Sent to Appeal Court

Although the Svay Rieng Provincial Court announced the ex-governor’s sentence in June and ordered his immediate arrest, he has remained elusive to the authorities. His lawyers filed an appeal in July to the Appeal Court challenging the provincial court’s verdict. Sun Bunnarith, Chhouk Bundith’s lawyer, claimed ...

Khy Sovuthy and Dene-Hern Chen

Deputy Prime Minister Says Homeless People A worry For Tourism

Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An yesterday said the government should clear beggars away from the country’s most popular tourism sites by providing them with decent education and legal ownership of their land. “We have performed well in working with homeless people, but I noticed ...

Cambodia Launches "One Tourist, One Tree" Campaign To Promote Green Tourism

Cambodia on Wednesday launched a “one tourist, one tree” campaign, aiming to promote green tourism and environment protection, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said. “We have already prepared tourism gardens in 11 provinces including cultural Siem Reap province, coastal Preah Sihanouk province and eco-tourism side in Kratie ...

Government calls for more local products

Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An has called for the greater use of local products in the tourism sector, as products from overseas that continue to supply the industry result in a 25 per cent loss in revenue for Cambodia’s US$2 billion-a-year tourism industry. ...

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