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Cambodia to host 13th Asia-Europe Meeting on Nov. 16-17: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Friday that the country will host the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Phnom Penh on Nov. 16-17.

Cambodian economy projected to grow 7.1 pct this year

Cambodia's economy is projected to remain robust in 2020 despite stronger external headwinds, the Singapore-based ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) said in a press release on Wednesday.

Cambodia sends 10th batch of troops to Lebanon for peacekeeping mission

Cambodia sent the 10th batch of 184 peacekeepers, including 24 women, to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Lebanon on Wednesday.

Cambodia reports 77 landmine/UXO casualties in 2019

Cambodia recorded 77 landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) casualties in 2019, up 33 percent compared with 58 in the year before, said an official report on Tuesday.

Cambodia’s leading journalist group to launch 1st “clean media” campaign in March

The Union of Journalist Federations of Cambodia (UJFC) will launch the first-ever "clean media" campaign on March 3 in Phnom Penh, aiming at promoting good publishing and broadcasting in Cambodia, said its press release on Monday.

35 Cambodian students fall ill after eating contaminated food

Thirty-five students at a high school in northwest Cambodia's Banteay Meanchey province suffered food poisoning on Saturday after eating contaminated snacks, said the national police on Sunday.

Lion dance performed in Cambodia to celebrate Chinese New Year

Folk artists performed lion dance in Cambodia on Friday to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, which will fall on Saturday.

Cambodia’s rubber export up 30 pct last year

Cambodia exported 282,071 tons of dry rubber in 2019, an increase of 30 percent from 217,501 tons in the year before, according to Agriculture Ministry on Sunday.

Lion dance performed in Cambodia to celebrate Chinese New Year

Folk artists performed lion dance in Cambodia on Friday to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, which will fall on Saturday.

Interview: China’s success in poverty reduction should be example for other countries: Cambodian minister

Cambodian Information Minister Khieu Kanharith hailed China for its great success in combating poverty in a recent interview with Xinhua, saying that China's poverty reduction work should be an example for other developing countries.

Feature: China-aided stadium in Cambodia symbolizes friendship

Robed in a high-vis vest and crowned with a white hard-hat, Chea Samnang, a 25-year-old construction worker, is proud of working with a Chinese developer to build a China-aided main stadium here.

Baby elephant dies in Cambodia due to illness

A week-old elephant calf, found alone last week in the Phnom Prich Wildlife Sanctuary in northeast Cambodia's Mondulkiri province, died on Monday despite experts trying to save it, Environment Ministry spokesman Neth Pheaktra said on Tuesday.

Chinese artists perform in Cambodia to celebrate upcoming Spring Festival

A troupe of artists from northwest China's Gansu province performed traditional Chinese dance, music, and martial arts here Tuesday evening to celebrate the Chinese New Year, which falls on Jan. 25.

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.