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Cambodia allows football fans back into stadiums

Cambodia on Wednesday (Sept 23) decided to allow football fans to return to stadiums, but limited the number of spectators to roughly 10 per cent of the stadium's seating capacity, Minister of Health Mam Bunheng said in a press statement.

ADB approves over 29 mln USD in loan to help improve public service delivery...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved over 29 million U.S. dollars in financing to help Cambodia improve service delivery through key reforms in public financial management and decentralization, said a press statement on Wednesday.

Tropical storm Noul leaves 11 dead in Cambodia

The impact of tropical storm Noul has left 11 people dead and one missing in Cambodia, a disaster control spokesman said on Monday.

Over 1.11mil tourists travel in Cambodia during Pchum Ben festival after Covid-19 situation eases

More than 1.11 million domestic and foreign tourists traveled in Cambodia during the three-day Pchum Ben festival, or Ancestor's Day, after the Covid-19 situation has been brought under control, according to a Tourism Ministry's report on Saturday.

China, Cambodia and foreign social organisations discuss poverty alleviation

Twelve representatives from social organisations in China, Cambodia, Mongolia, Ethiopia, and relevant international organisations on Thursday discussed poverty alleviation through video links.

Cambodia slams 2 U.S. politicians for interfering in country’s internal affairs

Cambodia on Friday lashed out at two U.S. politicians for interfering in the country's domestic affairs after they called for the release of jailed activists.

Lightning strike kills 6 in NW Cambodia

Six people were killed and four others injured by a lightning strike during a torrential rain in northwest Cambodia's Battambang province, said Battambang provincial governor Nguon Ratanak on Friday.

U.S. sanctions violate Chinese firm’s lawful rights, Cambodia’s sovereignty: Chinese Embassy to Cambodia

A spokesperson for the Chinese Embassy to Cambodia on Wednesday strongly condemned the United States for imposing sanctions on a Chinese firm in Cambodia, saying that the United States is violating the firm's legitimate rights and Cambodia's sovereignty.

Cambodia sends 218 troops to peacekeeping mission in Mali amid COVID-19 pandemic

Cambodia has dispatched 218 Blue Helmets to join the United Nation's peacekeeping mission in the conflict-torn West African nation of Mali, the Khmer Times reported on Monday.

British man confirmed down with Covid-19

Cambodia on Sunday confirmed one new imported case of Covid-19, raising the total number of infections in the kingdom to 275, a spokeswoman said in a press statement.

ADB approves US$128mil loan to help expand power grid in Cambodia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$127.8mil loan to support the construction of transmission lines and substations in Cambodia, a bank press statement said on Friday (Sept 11).

Conservationist group spots 15 babies of nearly-extinct Siamese crocodiles in SW Cambodia lake

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) on Friday released pictures and a video clip showing critically endangered baby Siamese crocodiles swimming in a natural lake in Sre Ambel district of Southwest Cambodia's Koh Kong Province.

Cambodia reopens mosques after eased COVID-19 situation

Mosques in Cambodia reopened their doors to worshippers on Friday after a six-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cambodia raises 2021’s minimum wage for garment industry despite Covid-19 impact

Cambodia on Friday set a new monthly minimum wage for the kingdom's garment and footwear industry at US$192 for 2021, up 1.05 per cent from the current US$190 dollars, although the sector has been badly hit by the impact of Covid-19, Labour Minister Ith Samheng announced.

Cambodia sees almost 69-pct drop in int’l tourist arrivals in 7 months due to...

Cambodia had received 1.2 million international visitors during the first seven months of 2020, down 68.7 percent from 3.84 million over the same period last year, said the latest report released by the Ministry of Tourism on Friday.

Spotlight: COVID-19 fight proves commitment of Cambodian, Chinese gov’ts to protect rights to life,...

COVID-19 fight has proven the steadfast commitment of the governments of Cambodia and China to protect rights to life and health, not only for their own citizens but also for people beyond their countries, a Cambodian spokesman and scholars said on Friday.

Vietnam busts drug trafficking ring from Cambodia

Police of southern Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City have cracked down a ring smuggling over 47 kg of drugs from Cambodia to the country, Vietnam News Agency reported Thursday (Sept 10).

Interactive game in Cambodia helps spread info on Covid-19

Save the Children in Cambodia, supported by Cellcard, has launched a toll-free 3-2-1 call service and an interactive game for information related to Covid-19, said its press statement on Wednesday (Sept 9).

Child organization in Cambodia launches toll-free call service, interactive game to help prevent COVID-19...

Save the Children in Cambodia, supported by Cellcard, has launched a toll-free 3-2-1 call service and an interactive game for information related to COVID-19, said its press statement on Wednesday.

Cambodia releases list of 8 tips for foreign tourists during COVID-19

Cambodia's Ministry of Tourism on Wednesday released a list of eight tips for foreign tourists to the kingdom in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.