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Cambodia calls for enhancing int’l cooperation to address COVID-19 crisis

Cambodia's National Assembly President Samdech Heng Samrin on Tuesday called for bolstering international cooperation and solidarity to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cambodian FM to attend 53rd ASEAN FMs’ meeting, related meetings via video conference

Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will participate in the 53rd ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Foreign Ministers' Meeting (AMM) and related meetings to be held virtually on Sept. 9-12, according to a foreign ministry's statement on Monday.

WHO supports stronger regulation of infant foods to protect Cambodian children’s health

The World Health Organization (WHO), along with two international organizations on Monday commended Cambodia for taking actions in regulating Breast Milk Substitutes (BMS) and responding to parents' complaints promptly.

Minister to address Covid-19 issue at Asean foreign minister’s meeting

Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn (pic) will participate in the 53rd Asean (the Association of South-East Asian Nations) Foreign Ministers' Meeting (AMM) and related meetings to be held virtually on Sept 9-12, according to a foreign ministry's statement on Monday.

Mosques in Cambodia to reopen after COVID-19 situation eases

Mosques in Cambodia will reopen their doors to worshippers every Friday, starting from Sept. 11 after temporary closure since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Minister Mam Bunheng said on Saturday.

Cambodia’s rare vultures remain on the edge of extinction: conservationist group

Critically endangered vultures in Cambodia remain on the brink of extinction as the population has subsequently declined in recent years, conservationist group said on Saturday.

Interview: China-backed neonatal care project saves children, increases capacity: Cambodia hospital chief

The China-backed neonatal care project had not only helped reduce child mortality, but also strengthened the capacity for medical staff in Cambodia, Nhip Angkeabos, director of the state-run National Pediatric Hospital of Cambodia (NPH), told Xinhua in an interview.

More ex-Cambodian opposition politicians allowed to re-enter politics

Another three of the 118 former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) senior members, banned from politics in late 2017, were allowed to return to politics, according to royal decrees.

Cambodia sets up consumer protection committee with strong powers

Cambodia is to get a consumer protection committee with the power to jail offenders, close businesses or correct misleading information, the Khmer Times reported on Thursday.

3 more ex-Cambodian opposition politicians allowed to re-enter politics

Another three of the 118 former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) senior members, banned from politics in late 2017, were allowed to return to politics on Thursday, according to royal decrees.

Tourism establishments in Cambodia gradually reopen as COVID-19 situation eases

Tourism businesses in Cambodia have gradually reopened after the situation of COVID-19 in the kingdom has eased, Tourism Ministry's secretary of state Tith Chantha said on Thursday.

Cambodia arrests 14,038 drug-related suspects in 8 months

Cambodian authorities have arrested 14,038 drug-related suspects in 7,025 cases in the first eight months of this year, said an Interior Ministry's anti-drug department report on Tuesday.

Cambodia’s Angkor sees 74 pct drop in foreign visitors in first 8 months

Cambodia's famed Angkor Archeological Park received 393,293 foreign visitors during the first eight months of 2020, down 74 percent over the same period last year, said a press statement on Tuesday.

UNDP suggests Cambodia to spend more on social safety nets to reduce poverty

Cambodia can make a bold step towards ending extreme poverty if about 1.5 percent of the kingdom's gross domestic product (GDP) is spent for a social protection floor, said a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) report released on Monday.

Cambodia reports imported COVID-19 case, 274 in total

Cambodia confirmed one new imported case of COVID-19 on Monday, raising the total number of infections in the kingdom to 274, the Health Ministry said in a statement.

Cambodia sees 31 pct rise in milled rice export in 8 months

Cambodia exported 448,203 tons of milled rice in the first eight months of 2020, up 31 percent over the same period last...

U.S. protectionism, unilateralism sowing “selfish” ideas among countries, says Cambodian scholar

Protectionism and unilateralism from the U.S. are sowing a "selfish" idea among other countries and go against the current of multilateralism and globalization, Kin Phea, director general of the International Relations Institute of Cambodia, has told Xinhua.

Cambodia well prepared to cope with impacts of COVID-19, EBA’s partial withdrawal: academics

Cambodia has been well prepared to cope with the economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the European Union's partial withdrawal of Everything But Arm (EBA) trade preferences, academics said here on Friday.

GMS countries discuss ways to restore tourism during, after COVID-19 pandemic

Senior tourism officials of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) convened the first Destination Mekong Summit via video conference to discuss ways to restore tourism during and after the COVID-19 crisis, the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism said in a statement on Wednesday.

Mekong meeting crucial in fighting Covid-19 and improve development

The upcoming third Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) leaders' meeting is crucial to fighting the Covid-19 and setting direction to promote post-Covid-19 socio-economic development in the sub-region, Cambodian experts have said.