Hun Sen and Funcinpec will file lawsuits against former Deputy Prime Minister Lu Lay Sreng following the leak of a private phone conversation in which he disparaged the King and accused Funcinpec of taking money to accept the opposition’s National Assembly seats in the event of its dissolution. On Saturday, anti-opposition Facebook page Seiha published a recording of a conversation between former Funcinpec officials Lay Sreng and Ky Lum Ang, in which they discussed Lay Sreng’s plan to meet with King Norodom Sihamoni and ask him to relieve political tensions in the Kingdom.
Government demining bodies have reacted to a United States Embassy statement on US-made chemical weapons uncovered in Svay Rieng, accusing the embassy of distorting facts and evading responsibility for its wartime legacy. On Thursday, the embassy accused Cambodia of attempting to politicise the presence of American tear gas bombs in Koki commune, claiming Cambodian authorities knew about the bombs “for many years” and had received training from US experts on their safe removal. The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority responded the same day, repeating claims that the bombs were only discovered in January.
In a move to support the growth of domestic farming, the government in June of 2016 launched its $20 million Boosting Food production programme. The Post’s Cheng Sokhorng sat down with Kean Sophea, deputy director of the Department of Horticulture and Subsidiary Crops at the Ministry of Agriculture, to discuss the programme and its challenges. PPP: What does the programme focus on in the agriculture sector, and in which provinces do you operate? KS: The programme focuses on two main sectors. The first is production of fragrant paddy rice seeds and promotion of fragrant rice as a Cambodian export, and to that end we’re operating in 11 provinces including Takeo, Kampong Speu ...
Monirath Siv first saw the urgent need for a pipeline of qualified and committed teachers in Cambodia when he became aware of a “learning crisis” that could impact the country’s development, especially given its disproportionately young population. Now, after three years of planning, that pipeline is set to open following the Friday launch of Siv’s independent organisation, Teach for Cambodia, which aims to train teachers to become future educational leaders. “Primary and secondary education is high-stakes,” he said. As Siv sees it, the crisis stems from various contributing factors, such as socioeconomic challenges, a persistent teacher shortage, substandard teaching quality and poor school leadership.
Following last week's events, when Prime Minister Hun Sen proposed redistributing the Cambodia National Rescue Party’s National Assembly seats among minor opposition parties, the controversial amendments were passed a
The Indigenous People's Lodge in the lush highlands of Mondulkiri, one of the Kingdom's most sparsely populated provinces, offers of a taste of traditional life.
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Cambodia National Rescue Party supporters gathered outside the Appeal Court in Phnom Penh early this morning in support of imprisoned party leader Kem Sokha.
Post Weekend in collaboration with Le Petit Journal - Cambodge got an exclusive look behind the scenes of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia, as they travelled to Hong Kong for their debut in the ci
A village chief is in jail and a commune chief is reportedly on the run in Kampong Thom province over the alleged illegal sale of a plot of land.
Local rice milling and export companies Khmer Foods Group (Co) Ltd and Amru Rice Cambodia (Co) Ltd signed an agreement with the Rural Development Bank (RDB) on Friday of last week to solidify plans for the completion of the anticipated r
In a sensational shake-up of the Metfone C-League standings, NagaWorld and Boeung Ket nudged their way to within one point of long-time leaders Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng after the side’s 2-1 defeat at the hands of the casino-backed Nag
What may have seemed like a well-oiled plan failed to turn over for two suspects in Preah Vihear province who were caught after lifting the motor off a farmer’s tractor.
Before arranging a meeting in a Phnom Penh coffeeshop, Chamnap Chhun laid out a list of what to avoid: pictures, mention of age, legal name and hometown.
Following last week's events, when Prime Minister Hun Sen proposed redistributing the Cambodia Na