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Cintri’s Garbage-Collection Workers Remain on Strike despite an Arbitration Council’s Order

A few of them have returned to work while most of them are waiting for Cintri to pay their benefits due.

The Country Lacks Cambodian Experts for Heritage-Site Conservation, Culture Minister Says

Still, Cambodians are now overseeing the country’s major restoration projects, she added.

Floods: the Death Toll in Cambodia Rises to 10

Thousands of people have been displaced due to the rainfalls.

The Law on Commercial Gambling Management Could Drive More Casinos, an Expert Warns

Despite the Cambodian government claiming the law on commercial gambling management would assist the authorities to properly administer gambling activities, an expert warns that the regulation could encourage more gambling activities, and calls for strict implementation.

Cambodia-China Trade Deal to Be Signed during Wang Yi’s Visit on Monday

His visit will be marked by the signing of several agreements between the two countries.

Two Deaths and over 14,000 People Displaced due to Floods in Cambodia

The heavy rains have caused flashfloods throughout the country.

A Mural Symbolizing Harmony and Peace Is Unveiled at RUFA

The artwork marks the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Cambodia.

Hun Sen Says that Cambodia Plans to Meet its Financial Obligations in spite of...

The country’s economic growth could directly benefit from a package for the poor and unemployed, according to the UNDP.

Cintri Employees Go Back on Strike, Concerned about Losing their Pay Benefits

If Cintri does not get a garbage-removal contract with Phnom Penh, they fear not getting some money due.

Indonesian Ambassador hopes for Cambodia and Indonesia to Cooperate in the Defense Industry Sector

This could involve Cambodia’s military officials visiting Indonesia’s defense-industry plants, he says.

Prime Minister Hun Sen Says Cambodia Will Take Part in Addressing Climate Change Worldwide

He added that this will be done while also taking social and economic issues into consideration.

NGOs Decry Mondulkiri Land Grabs, Call for End to Culture of Impunity

A number of officials in Mondulkiri Province face overly light punishments for their roles in land grabs, but NGOs have called for an end to the impunity of government officials who commit crimes.

The U.S. Disappointed by Cambodia’s Destruction of Naval Facility

As Ream Naval Base attracts more international attention over China’s alleged use of the base, the US offers to play a larger role in Cambodia’s development and calls for dialogue.

Cintri Strike Ends as City Hall Guarantees Workers’ Employment and Benefits

The striking garbage workers returned to work this afternoon to clear the mounting piles of garbage from Phnom Penh’s streets after City Hall agreed to workers’ severance and future employment.

Completion of Main Stadium at Morodok Techo Sports Complex Delayed until May 2021

COVID-19 is believed to be the root cause of the delays, but already the main stadium is thought to be 80 percent complete.

Son of Former Opposition Member Released After Breaking into CNRP Headquarters

The 15-year-old boy, whose father is in jail for being associated with the former opposition party, was detained for breaking into the CNRP headquarters on Oct. 4, but was released after questioning this morning.

Sovann Rithy Released from Jail, Handed Suspended Sentence

The online journalist who was jailed for quoting Prime Minister Hun Sen accurately has today been released and handed a suspended sentence.

Ministry of Justice Takes a Further Eight Hectares of Boeung Tamok

Continuing the trend of filling in Phnom Penh’s lakes, the Ministry of Justice is reclaiming eight hectares of Boeung Tamok to construct a storage facility for documents.

Cambodia reports 55 landmine/UXO casualties in 9 months, down 17 pct

Cambodia reported 55 landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) casualties in the first nine months of 2020, down 17 percent compared with 66 over the same period last year, said an official report on Thursday.

Germany Contributes $8.2 million to Cambodia’s Response to COVID-19

A large portion of the funds will go toward the government’s IDPoor program.