Search form

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - In Brief: Japan donates 20 firetrucks

In Brief: Japan donates 20 firetrucks

In Brief: Japan donates 20 firetrucks


government of Japan has donated 20 firetrucks to Cambodia and will also

help to train the country's firefighters, officials said. Eang

Sophalleth, a spokesman for Prime Minister Hun Sen, said the offer came

during a meeting between Hun Sen and Japan's Minister of Interior Kunio

Hatoyama on Saturday. "The firetrucks will arrive before the end of the

year," Eang Sophalleth told the Post Monday. "Our officers need to be

trained how to use them."


  • Breaking: PM says prominent human rights NGO ‘must close’

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the Interior Ministry to investigate the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) and potentially close it “because they follow foreigners”, appearing to link the rights group to the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party's purported “revolution”. The CNRP - the

  • Rainsy and Sokha ‘would already be dead’: PM

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday appeared to suggest he would have assassinated opposition leaders Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha had he known they were promising to “organise a new government” in the aftermath of the disputed 2013 national elections. In a clip from his speech

  • Massive ceremony at Angkor Wat will show ‘Cambodia not in anarchy’: PM

    Government officials, thousands of monks and Prime Minister Hun Sen himself will hold a massive prayer ceremony at Angkor Wat in early December to highlight the Kingdom’s continuing “peace, independence and political stability”, a spectacle observers said was designed to disguise the deterioration of

  • PM tells workers CNRP is to blame for any sanctions

    In a speech to workers yesterday, Prime Minister Hun Sen pinned the blame for any damage inflicted on Cambodia’s garment industry by potential economic sanctions squarely on the opposition party. “You must remember clearly that if the purchase orders are reduced, it is all