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Cambodia, China sign MoU on translating Khmer works

A Memorandum of Understanding to translate and publish history and culture books from Khmer into Chinese has been signed by the Royal Academy of Cambodia, the National Press and the Chinese Publishing Administration. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501423485/cambodia-china-sign-mou-on-translating-khmer-works/

Tax revenue falls in first 8 months of ‘23: ministry

In the first eight months of 2023, the government reported revenue of almost $4.2 billion, representing nearly 66% of the target set for 2023 by the annual budget law. This performance marks a decline of over 2% compared to the same period last year, as ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tax-revenue-falls-first-8-months-23-ministry

Chinese video contest celebrates milestone

The Chinese embassy in Phnom Penh has introduced a short video competition commemorating the 65th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two nations, as well as the China-Cambodia Friendship Year. ...

Samban Chandara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chinese-video-contest-celebrates-milestone

Nation’s greatest asset is its human resources, says Hun Manet

Soon-to-be Prime Minister Hun Manet said that Cambodia’s greatest achievement is the potentail its human resources have to contribute to the development of the country’s growth and prosperity. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501336648/nations-greatest-asset-is-its-human-resources-says-hun-manet/

Japan’s JMSDF force schedules naval visit

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships, the mine sweeper tender JS URAGA and the mine sweeper tender JS AWAJI, will visit the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port from April 24-26, according to an April 17 press release from the Japanese embassy. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japans-jmsdf-force-schedules-naval-visit

NEC defines media’s role in 2023 general election

As the 2023 national election is approaching, the International Relations Institute at the Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) and the Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ) held a two-day training workshop to highlight the key role of the media in the poll. ...

Hong Raksmey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-defines-medias-role-2023-general-election

Close ties with China provide enormous benefits to Cambodia’s development, students say

For Veng Bunheang, a 31-year-old master’s student at the Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC), Cambodia’s relations with China are at the best period in history, and that has brought substantial benefits to Cambodia’s development in various fields. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501159259/close-ties-with-china-provide-enormous-benefits-to-cambodias-development-students-say/

Local fuel prices fall 10% amid global downticks

International fuel rates have started to fall back as India and Iran look to step up Russian crude imports, in a downward trend likely to be fuelled by cooperation between the trio of countries on reducing the pressure of the oil price crisis, economists have ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/local-fuel-prices-fall-10-amid-global-downticks

Royal Academy president Sok Touch on his Tonle Sap wetlands investigation

In 2021, at the behest of the government, Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) president Sok Touch studied and investigated the challenges facing the Tonle Sap Lake, which covers an area of 640,000ha. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/royal-academy-president-sok-touch-his-tonle-sap-wetlands-investigation

RAC breeding buffalo at Preah Vihear park

The Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) is continuing its efforts at buffalo conservation in the Kingdom with a total of 120 buffaloes having now been donated to the academy to be raised at its Techo Sen Russey Treb Park in Preah Vihear province’s Chheb district. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rac-breeding-buffalo-preah-vihear-park

Students plant 4,000 trees as forest fire fix

Fifty students will help plant 4,000 trees on September 5 at the Royal Academy of Cambodia’s (RAC) Techo Sen Russey Treb park in Chheb I commune of Preah Vihear province’s Chheb district. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/students-plant-4000-trees-forest-fire-fix

Flexibility key for relations with China and US, says RAC president

At a round table conference yesterday on the theme “Cambodia between the great powers of China and the United States”, Royal Academy of Cambodia president Sok Touch said that Cambodia needs to be flexible between China and the US by remembering that “a good friend ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50919480/flexibility-key-for-relations-with-china-and-us-says-rac-president/

Think tank forum held to enhance China-Cambodia ties

The second Cambodia-China Think Tank High-Level Forum was held Wednesday in Beijing, with the theme of “Towards New Development Phase of Cambodia-China Bilateral Relations.” ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50904414/think-tank-forum-held-to-enhance-china-cambodia-ties/

Ministries to cooperate on forest protection plan

Officials from multiple ministries will join administrators from the Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) for a visit this week to the Techo Sen Russey Treb Park in Preah Vihear province in preparation for setting up a joint mechanism to combat poaching and other forestry crimes. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministries-cooperate-forest-protection-plan

Kingdom aims to leapfrog technical skills

The president of the Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) met leaders of Japanese artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics firm Qibi Tech Co Ltd to study the possibility of enhancing cooperation in the Kingdom. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742459/kingdom-aims-to-leapfrog-technical-skills/

RAC: Consult institutions before coining new words

The president of the Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) Sok Touch asked all ministries and institutions to consult with the National Council of Khmer Language (NCKL) before creating a new word. Touch said the request was made to prevent mistakes and keep the public from ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rac-consult-institutions-coining-new-words

Asean membership has helped reduce development gaps

Cambodia has significantly benefited from its Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) membership, Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) secretary-general Yang Peou said on Thursday during a conference to mark the 52nd anniversary of Asean’s establishment and the 20th anniversary of the Kingdom’s membership in the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asean-membership-has-helped-reduce-development-gaps

Scholar’s border research underway

Royal Academy of Cambodia scholar Sok Touch said Wednesday that his border research team has started inspecting markers planted along the 1,228-km frontier with Vietnam, visiting six colonial-era posts since last week as part of a process that he says will take two years. ...

Kuch Naren and Alex Willemyns
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/scholars-border-research-underway-process-to-take-2-years-93787/

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