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Khmer New Year holidays postponed

Publication date 08 April 2020 | 17:15 | ICT

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday announced the postponement of the Khmer New Year holidays as the Kingdom seeks to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. Hun Sen said the government will instead make up for it with a five-day holiday at an

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  • Temporarily laid-off workers to get just $70

    Publication date 08 April 2020 | 17:05 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen announced changes in the allowances for temporarily laid-off garment workers from receiving 60 per cent of the minimum wage to a flat $70 because factories cannot pay, he said.

  • PM: Law likely next week

    Publication date 07 April 2020 | 23:20 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen said the draft law aiming to place the Kingdom in a state of emergency amid the Covid-19 pandemic is likely to be approved after the Khmer New Year, though he said there is a slim chance of enforcement given t

  • Khmer New Year holidays postponed

    Publication date 07 April 2020 | 23:18 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday announced the postponement of the Khmer New Year holidays as the Kingdom seeks to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Bikes, timber pieces seized in Mondulkiri, Ratanakkiri

    Publication date 07 April 2020 | 23:17 | ICT

    Three purpose-fitted motorbikes used to carry processed wood and 12 illegal timber pieces of koki and sokrom luxury wood were seized by the Royal Gendarmerie in O’Yadav district, in Ratanakkiri province, and police in Mondulkiri’s K

  • Bee-hunter charged for murdering friend

    Publication date 07 April 2020 | 23:16 | ICT

    The Battambang Provincial Court on Tuesday placed a man in pre-trial detention after he was accused of killing a fellow bee-hunter in Peam Ek commune, Ek Phnom district, Battambang.

  • NEC postpones training for officers

    Publication date 07 April 2020 | 23:15 | ICT

    The National Election Committee (NEC) has held off on training 510 officers who were selected in March to manage the city and provincial election work on contract, because the annual election registration for this year may be postpo

  • Angkor makeover continues unabated despite virus threat

    Publication date 07 April 2020 | 23:15 | ICT

    A team from the Apsara National Authority’s (ANA) Department of Conservation for the Angkor Archaeological Park and Archaeology Defence is continuing to design and repair infrastructure, street systems, parks, drainage systems, walk

  • Policeman kills ex-wife in drive-by

    Publication date 07 April 2020 | 23:13 | ICT

    A Sen Sok district police officer will be sent to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on April 8 after he was arrested for killing his ex-wife and seriously injuring his daughter in Phnom Penh Thmey commune on Monday.

  • Silk industry faces collapse

    Publication date 07 April 2020 | 23:12 | ICT

    The silk weaving and krama industry is currently collapsing, sparking deep concerns among business insiders.

  • Wildlife Alliance patrol uncovers dead muntjac, illegal equipment

    Publication date 07 April 2020 | 23:11 | ICT

    NGO Wildlife Alliance said the carcass of a red muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak) was found by Thmor Roung station rangers in Koh Kong province during a recent three-day patrol.