NEC trains staff as election nears

The National Election Committee (NEC) held an April 10 training session on the registration of political parties and candidates for the 7th parliamentary election, with 129 representatives of state institutions, political parties and NGOs in attendance. ... ...

Kim Yutharo

Search-rescue units get specialised prep for natural disasters

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) held a training course on techniques for search and rescue operations to further strengthen the skills of Cambodia’s emergency responders and improve their efficiency. ... ...

Lay Samean

Daun Penh Vagrants Rounded Up Prior to Asean

Authorities in Daun Penh district rounded up more than 80 homeless people, drug users and prostitutes ahead of this week’s high-level meetings for Asean and regional delegates in Phnom Penh, a district official said yesterday. District governor Sok Sambath said that the 82 people rounded up ...

Cambodia's gems and jewelry sector set to shine

Inside a nondescript villa in central Phnom Penh, men and women in white lab coats peer through lenses, carefully studying the magnified objects in front of them. But these aren't biologists researching cell division or bacteria; these are gem testers concerned with inclusions and refractive indices on rubies, sapphires and other precious stones. They are working ...

City to co-operate in all fields with Cambodia

HCM City plans further cooperation with Cambodia in all areas, including trade, healthcare, agriculture, and education and training, according to Le Hoang Quan, chairman of the city's People's Committee. The project to build the Cho Ray – Phnom Penh Hospital, with a capacity of 500 ...

MFI opens with $50m loan package

Sonatra Microfinance Institution, a joint investment between local and foreign investors, officially started operations in Cambodia yesterday. A US$50 million loan package was signed during the ceremony on Thursday, providing Singapore-based EastWing Group and Japanese firm Grand Cooperation with a 30 per cent stake of the ...

Petroleum engineers to provide support to Cambodia

At a Sept 11 meeting between Deputy Prime Minister Sok An and Ganesh C. Thakur, President of the U.S.-based Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), plans were discussed about the SPE providing training and expertise for the Kingdom’s oil and gas sector, according to a statement ...

ADB and World Bank Help Upgrade External Audit

ADB and World Bank have organized the training Audit workshop on the theme: "Strengthening quality of external audits of ADB and World Bank Funded Projects," at Phnom Penh Hotel on 29 August 2011 aiming at increasing the auditors' capacity to establish a good reporting statement ...

Cambodia, South Korea Ties

Cambodia-Korea Alumni Association (CAMKAA) in cooperation with The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Cambodia Office launched the 3rd Seminar on the "Exchange Experiences of the Cambodia Korea Alumni Association" on August 26th to observe the mutual cooperation between Cambodia-South Korea. Mr. Seng Setha, President of CAMKAA, ...

Sub-Decree to Require Licenses fro Tour Guides

The Council of  Ministers on Friday approved a sub-decree requiring tour guides to obtain licenses from the government in an effort to regulate and improve quality of service in the tourism sector. The sub-decree aims "to define the procedure to manage tourist guides,"and requires current ...

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