Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday accused “some people” of trying to instigate conflict, and even war, between the country and its neighbours, while personally claiming responsibility for peace and regional cooperation in a thinly veiled swipe at the opposition’s past use of anti-Vietnamese rhetoric. The premier touted his government’s successes in transforming a battle-torn country into a developed, cooperative and trade-friendly state. However, he added, unnamed actors were looking to do the opposite.
Cambodia and Hong Kong yesterday agreed to start a five-year pilot program to send domestic workers to Hong Kong “very soon”, though experts urged caution, noting that migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong have faced a “slew of abuses”. The agreement was reached during a meeting in Hong Kong between a delegation led by Cambodian Labour Minister Ith Sam Heng and Hong Kong Secretary of Labour and Welfare Stephen Sui, said Heng Sour, a spokesman for the Cambodian Ministry of Labour.
An air quality monitoring system may finally be materialising in the Kingdom’s capital, following a donation of a monitor to the Ministry of Environment last week. Minister of Environment Say Sam Al yesterday confirmed that the ministry has received the monitor, which detects harmful airborne particles called PM2.5, from the Japan-based Asia Center for Air Pollution Research. According to Heng Nareth, director-general of environmental protection at the ministry, the monitoring is a first for the government.
Cambodian startups currently face several regulatory challenges in pursuing growth and profitability, according to three of the Kingdom’s most successful startup founders who shared their experiences over the weekend with the hope to inspire increased innovation and entrepreneurship. A key outtake from the event organised by the Cambodians in Tech group was that business registration is an important step for any successful company but registration should usually be avoided until a startup becomes sustainable.
Even though games such as “Fight for the leaf” or “Hide the towel” are traditionally played during the Khmer New Year holidays
One of 23 islands in the sea of Koh Kong, Koh Kmoch (Ghost Island) has a wealth of corals and other sealife visible through its crystal clear water.
In today’s world of fast-changing technology, Cambodia is seeing increasing innovation in financial services.
Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy told supporters in France on Sunday that members of the military secretly supported the CNRP, comments one analyst suggested were inappropriate in an environment that has seen the role of security serv
Thaneakea Srov (Kampuchea) Plc, the recipient of a low-interest $15 million loan from the state-run Rural Development Bank, inked contracts yesterday with three
The opening of a new Mexican restaurant in the capital, run by a Canadian of Croatian descent, isn’t just a fluke of globalisation.
With the 29th Southeast Asian Games and Ninth ASEAN Paralympic Games fast approaching, hosts Malaysia launched a charm offensive ahead of the spectacle with a baton run around Phnom Penh on Saturday morning, at the start of a relay in ot
A woman took a nasty knock to the head, but not to her finances, after resisting a group of would-be bag snatchers as she rode through Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district on Sunday night.
The country’s first official sailing club is ready to get Cambodian students on the water, as part of a collaborative effort between Kep boutique resort Knai Bang Chatt and the Cambodian Sailing Federation (CSF).
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