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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.

Cambodia celebrates Sea Festival in southwestern Kampot province

Cambodia held its eighth annual Sea Festival in southwestern Cambodia's Kampot province on Saturday, attracting hundreds of thousands of festival-goers.

Cambodia needs 377 mln USD to achieve 2025 mine-free target

Cambodia needs 377 million U.S. dollars to clear all types of landmines, cluster munitions, and explosive remnants of war (ERWs) in the kingdom by 2025, a senior official said on Thursday.

Cambodia to open 6th trade center in China later December

Cambodia is going to open its sixth trade center in China on Dec. 28 to further promote bilateral ties in trade, investment,...

Number of Chinese tourists to Cambodia reaches 2 million in 10 months

Some 2.02 million Chinese tourists had visited Cambodia in the first 10 months of 2019, up 24.4 percent compared to the same period last year, a tourism ministry's report said on Tuesday.

Spotlight: China-aided project transforms lives of over 6,000 cataract patients in Cambodia

Sam Him, a 78-year-old farmer in Cambodia's Kampon Cham province, used to be in blindness because of cataracts in his eyes and could not even walk normally without the company of a family member.

Cambodia, Vietnam to hold joint disaster rescue exercise at border: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that Cambodian and Vietnamese soldiers will jointly hold a disaster rescue exercise at the border on Wednesday.

Yearender: Cambodia’s economy remains robust amidst concerns over EBA deal loss

Cambodia's economy remains robust this year despite concerns over the possible loss of Everything but Arms (EBA) trade scheme with the European Union, officials and analysts said.