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China’s Hong Kong runner takes 2nd place in Ultra Marathon event in Cambodia

China's Hong Kong runner Cheng Yin Kwan won the second place in the annual Angkor Ultra Trail 128km challenge, which was held at the famed Angkor archaeological park in northwest Cambodia on Saturday and ended on Sunday.

Cambodia releases measures to curb, reduce air pollution

Cambodia's Ministry of Environment on Friday released measures to prevent and reduce air pollution in the kingdom after it observed that air quality had declined.

Cambodia imports liquefied natural gas from China

Cambodian Natural Gas Co Ltd and Chinese firm CNOOC Gas & Power Group Co Ltd teamed up in importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) to distribute within Cambodia's market for the first time, an English-language daily newspaper reported on Thursday.

Road crashes kill 50 garment workers, injure 1,956 others in Cambodia last year

Fifty Cambodian garment factory workers were killed and 1,956 others were injured in traffic accidents in 2019, said a National Social Security Fund (NSSF)'s report released on Tuesday.

Cambodia arrests two men with over 9kg of drugs

Cambodian police have arrested two local men for allegedly possessing and trafficking 9.64kg of illicit drugs, said an Anti-Drug Police Department's report released on Sunday (Jan 12).

Cambodia enforces construction law after recent building collapse

Cambodia issued a directive on Friday to enforce its construction law after a six-story building collapsed last week, leaving 36 people dead and 23 others injured.

Cambodia’s 2 largest ports see remarkable rise in revenue last year

Cambodia's two state-owned ports, Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) and Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP), had seen remarkable growth in revenue in 2019, according to the annual report of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport on Wednesday.

Cambodian PM hails peace, stability, rapid development under CPP’s leadership

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Tuesday hailed peace, political stability and rapid development under the leadership of his ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) and vowed to maintain them for a prosperous Cambodia.

Cambodia kicks off food safety campaign at schools

Cambodia kicked off a food safety campaign, which urges school principals across the kingdom to ensure that food served in cafeterias are safe, nutritious and of good quality, the Phnom Penh Post reported on Tuesday.

Road accidents kill 1,981 people in Cambodia last year, up 12.5 pct

The number of road fatalities in Cambodia rose to 1,981 people in 2019, an increase of 12.5 percent year-on-year, according to a National Police report on Thursday.

Lightning strikes kill 95 people in Cambodia last year: spokesman

Lightning strikes had claimed 95 lives in Cambodia in 2019, down 14 percent from 110 deaths in a year earlier, a disaster control spokesman said on Thursday.

Cambodia earns 6 bln USD in taxes last year

The Cambodian government earned 6 billion U.S. dollars in income from tax and customs in 2019, exceeding its target, an English-language daily newspaper reported on Thursday.

Cambodia’s Angkor attracts 2.2 mln foreign tourists last year

Cambodia's famed Angkor Archeological Park received 2.2 million foreign tourists in 2019, down 14.8 percent year-on-year, said a press statement on Wednesday.

9 injured in vehicle collision in southern Cambodia

Nine people got injured, including two in serious condition, in a vehicle clash in southern Cambodia's Kandal province, the National Police reported on Monday.

Yearender: 2019 marks fruitful year of China-Cambodia cooperation in culture, tourism

2019 marks the year of closer China-Cambodia cooperation in culture and tourism, Cambodian senior officials and experts said.

Cambodia arrests man for trafficking 20 kilos of drugs from Thailand

Cambodian anti-drug police has arrested a local man for allegedly smuggling 20 kilograms of illicit drugs from neighboring Thailand into Cambodia, the National Police reported on Thursday.

Investment in Cambodia’s construction sector up 79 pct in 2019

Cambodia's construction sector attracted a total investment of 9.35 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, up 79 percent from 5.22 billion dollars in 2018, according to an official report on Wednesday.

1st Cambodia-Vietnam border market launched to boost trade

The first Cambodia-Vietnam border market was launched on Tuesday after two years of construction.

2 Cambodia-registered airlines launch new routes to China

Two Cambodia-registered airlines have announced new routes connecting Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, to destinations in China, an English-language daily newspaper reported on Monday.

Forum held in Phnom Penh on Cambodia-China ties under BRI

An academic forum on the Cambodia-China relations under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was held here Sunday, attracting hundreds of academics, researchers and university students.