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Vietnam, Cambodia embrace strong ties

Vietnam’s economic relationship with Cambodia has grown stronger over the years and the two countries’ trade volume is expected to reach US$5.2 billion annually.

Cambodia signs new directive to reduce air pollution

Prime Minister Hun Sen recently signed a directive to all relevant ministries, institutions and administrations to lead the charge on reducing pollution.

Cambodia exceeds tax collection goal

Cambodia’s good economic performance last year helped it surpass its tax collection targets by more than 34 per cent.

Hun Sen calls for development along border with Vietnam

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called for more investments to establish special economic zones (SEZs) along the border neighbouring Vietnam.

Thailand deports 10,000 Cambodian workers

Thailand deported 9,979 undocumented migrant workers through Poipet City in western Cambodia this year.

Cambodia, Russia to ink human rights pact

Cambodia and the Russian Federation will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Human Rights Cooperation this week.

Cambodia PM: Respect the medical profession

Doctors have been urged to respect and honour the medical profession, ensure their professionalism and abide by ethics.

Cambodia sees births of 13 Irrawaddy dolphins this year

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Cambodia has seen the births of 13 Irrawaddy dolphins in Kratie and Stung Treng provinces so far this year.

Cambodia joins global group to end violence against children

Cambodia has joined the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children as its 25th Pathfinder Country.

Cambodia land mine casualties increase by over 40pct this year

Despite an international effort to clear land mines in Cambodia, the casualties from them still saw an increase of over 40 per cent this year.

Cambodia seeks more direct flights from Japan

Japan has been called on by Cambodia to increase its number of direct flights between the two countries in an effort to mutually boost tourism numbers.

Cambodia slams US sanction against senior minister, tycoon

The Cambodian government has slammed the United States government’s decision to impose sanctions on a businessman and a senior government official under its Global Magnitsky Act.

Cambodia’s opposition leader to stand trial next month

After being released from house arrest last month, Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha will now face a trial next month for treason.

Cambodia’s construction sector continues skyscraping performance

Investments in the Cambodian construction sector are expected to rise to 78 per cent by the end of the year, compared to 2018.

Kim Swee furious when questioned over tactics

Coach Ong Kim Swee’s face turned red when the media questioned his tactics in the Sea Games, after Malaysia lost 3-1 to Cambodia yesterday and failed to reach the semi-finals.

Cambodia humiliates Young Tigers

Nobody thought Malaysia would get beaten by Cambodia.

Ministerial team to boost Cambodian tourism

Cambodia is set to boost its tourism industry following the formation of the National Tourism Development Committee last month.

Cambodia says it has enough savings to deal with any possible crisis

The Cambodian government has reserved around US$3 billion (RM12.5 billion) to cope with a possible suspension of its access to the EU’s preferential “Everything But Arms” (EBA) agreement.

Cambodia plans to spend over US$100mil on subsidies by 2021

Cambodia plans to spend more than US$100 million (RM417 million) on subsidies by 2021 to reduce electricity tariffs and spur economic growth.

Cambodian forest shrinks to only 47pct in last 40 over years

Cambodia's forest cover was over 73 per cent in 1975 but it has shrunk to only about 47 per cent last year.