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  • Defence Minister Tea Banh speaks at an event yesterday in Phnom Penh. Chemical weapons org starts inquiry

    A team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons arrived in Cambodia Sunday night, with officials saying they will investigate chemical weapons dropped by the United States during the Vietnam War. Cambodian officials first appealed in October to the OPCW, which is the implementing body of the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention, complaining about non-lethal CS tear gas bombs found in Svay Rieng. The presence of the chemical bombs became a contentious point between Cambodia and the United States, with the US Embassy accusing Cambodian officials of politicising the issue amid...

  • Shoes, clothes and bags used by S-21’s prisoners seen on display yesterday at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh. US to fund project preserving clothes of S-21 victims

    The United States Embassy has pledged $55,500 to the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts in part to preserve the clothes worn by victims of atrocities at S-21 prison. The clothes were being stored at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, on the grounds of the former Khmer Rouge prison and torture centre, but according to Chuch Phoeun, secretary of state at the Culture Ministry, the collection is “in the worst condition”, with many of the items nearly destroyed by termites. Speaking at a signing ceremony yesterday, US Ambassador William Heidt announced that the funding would go towards preserving 3,...

Yin Srin, a 60-year old recyclables collector and Borei Keila resident, on why she does not want to accept a relocation deal.

Minister of Women’s Affairs Ing Kantha Phavi (centre, in green) greets Unicef representatives at an event yesterday in Phnom Penh.

Child protection plan rolled out

The government unveiled a long-awaited national plan to combat violence against children yesterday, four years after a countrywide survey revealed that more than half of children...

An artist’s rendering of the amusement park planned by the Peng Houth Group.

Peng Houth to invest $60 million in amusement park

In an effort to make their housing development project more attractive, the company behind Borey Peng Houth decided to put down another $60 million to create an international-...

Cambodian police officials block a street during a hearing at the Supreme Court, ahead of the ruling to dissolve the opposition CNRP, in Phnom Penh on November 16.

Democracy in Kingdom dealt a setback

Dr Markus Karbaum The dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) is the most serious setback of Cambodian democracy since the violent incidents of 1997. The pure existence of a relevant opposition is one of the main...

Multimedia Service Operator SingMeng provides Triple Play Solution in Cambodia

With a strong sense of shared culture and a desire to bring high-tech connectivity to the Cambodian people, SingMeng Telemedia is the only Multimedia Service Operator (M.S.O) to...

  • Announcement 2017-12-15 17:00

    UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the

  • Helicopter pilot 2017-12-30 17:00

    Job Announcement   We are recruiting a helicopter pilot with a minimum 5 years driving experience and helicopter license. The workplace is in Cambodia. No age, gender or nationality limited.   We

  • Health Financing Advisor 2017-12-30 17:00

      Health Financing Advisor   MoEF Palladium is seeking a Phnom Penh-based Health Financing Advisor to be embedded staff in the Cambodia Ministry of Economics and Finance (MoEF) under the USAID-funded

  • Head of Education 2018-01-02 11:15

    We Are a Unique Organization of Action! Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) transforms the country’s most impoverished kids into tomorrow’s leaders, by delivering education, family support and community