Search

Search form

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Japan grant to aid development

Japan grant to aid development

Japan grant to aid development

Japan has agreed to grant US$228,639 to local authorities and NGOs to aid community development projects in a meeting between Japanese Ambassador Shinohara Katsuhiro and the representatives from the recipient organisations at the Embassy of Japan. Japan will donate $56,600 to the Women's and Children's Rights Development Organisation to renovate a primary school and extend community participation in Kratie. Another $172,039 will be donated to the Department of Education, Youth and Sport to purchase secondhand school equipment for 11 primary schools in Phnom Penh and Prey Veng province. 

RECOMMENDED STORIES

  • 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