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MoEYS outlines achievements

Publication date 26 March 2019 | 14:35 | ICT

The attendance rate at public and private primary schools stands at 98 per cent, a similar level to other countries in the region, Minister for Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron told a meeting to outline the achievements of the



  • Civil groups call for clear policies on women’s rights

    Publication date 26 March 2019 | 14:30 | ICT

    Some 400 youth and women from 12 civil society organisations gathered at a hotel in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district on Sunday to celebrate women’s rights, weeks after they were prevented by security forces from marching to mark Inter

  • Mondulkiri committee finds more than 10ha of protected forest cleared

    Publication date 26 March 2019 | 12:20 | ICT

    A Mondulkiri provincial committee has discovered six forest locations totalling more than 10ha in a protected area of Pech Chreada district’s Bou Sra commune that has been cleared for farming.

  • Vietnamese held over illegal fishing in Pursat

    Publication date 26 March 2019 | 10:28 | ICT

    Police on Saturday detained 19 Vietnamese including two women in Pursat province for fishing with illegal equipment in a protected area in Koh Ka Ek Village in Kandieng district’s Raingtoel commune.

  • Police chief plans to bring in urine testing for Phnom Penh officers

    Publication date 26 March 2019 | 10:23 | ICT

    Phnom Penh Municipal Police chief Sar Thet has revealed plans to introduce drug testing for officers under his command, with those failing to be kicked off the force.

  • Disputants seek responses

    Publication date 26 March 2019 | 09:47 | ICT

    Representatives of families embroiled in a land dispute with Union Development Group (UDG) on Monday gathered in front of the Ministry of Environment in a bid to bring about a speedy solution to the ongoing case.

  • Rehabilitated CNRP officials ‘still demand Sokha’s release’

    Publication date 26 March 2019 | 08:55 | ICT

    Five former opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) politicians on Monday held their first press conference since receiving political rehabilitation, saying they remained true to opposition principles and demanded the rele

  • Hun Sen and Sar Kheng call for justice for Yorn Ravuth

    Publication date 26 March 2019 | 08:51 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Monday ordered authorities to find justice for the family of Yorn Ravuth, a building contractor who was shot dead by police in Prey Veng province’s Preah Sdech district af

  • Indian vessel docks in Sihanoukville on SE Asia ‘goodwill’ visit

    Publication date 26 March 2019 | 08:44 | ICT

    Indian coastguard ship INS Vijit is making a port call in Sihanoukville from Monday to Friday as part of the unit’s ongoing “goodwill visit to Southeast Asia”, the Indian embassy said in a press release on Monday.

  • Man who ‘beat wife to death’ held

    Publication date 26 March 2019 | 08:40 | ICT

    A man was placed in pre-trial detention on Monday after he was charged with murder by Kampong Cham provincial court for allegedly beating his wife to death.

  • Death threat officer turns himself in

    Publication date 26 March 2019 | 08:28 | ICT

    San Sokhom, the son of Kratie Military Police chief San Bunthan, handed himself to authorities on Monday over accusations he held two youths at gunpoint on March 18.