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New envoy Murphy aims to bolster ties

Publication date 19 September 2019 | 23:04 | ICT

Patrick Murphy, the newly minted US Ambassador to Cambodia, arrived in Phnom Penh on Wednesday night intending to strengthen US-Cambodia relations.

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  • Gov’t: US allows Rainsy terrorism

    Publication date 19 September 2019 | 23:01 | ICT

    The US is allowing Sam Rainsy to use its territory to carry out terrorist activities against Cambodia, government spokesman Phay Siphan charged on Thursday.

  • Law on Trade Unions amendment sent to Council of Ministers

    Publication date 19 September 2019 | 23:00 | ICT

    Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training spokesman Heng Sour said the Supreme Consultation Council supported its decision to submit the amendment of the Law on Trade Unions to the Council of Ministers.

  • KAS to find solution to waste

    Publication date 19 September 2019 | 22:59 | ICT

    Cambodia generates 10,000 tonnes of waste each day, with Phnom Penh producing 2,000 to 3,000 tonnes – 600 of which is hazardous plastic waste, said Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS).

  • Koh Kong villagers locked in land dispute grilled in defamation case

    Publication date 19 September 2019 | 22:07 | ICT

    The Koh Kong provincial court on Thursday continued to question four villagers over incitement and defamation charges in connection to their long-standing land dispute with businessman Heng Huy.

  • Anti-drug police arrest 25 in large-scale crackdown at Phnom Penh dumpsite

    Publication date 19 September 2019 | 22:06 | ICT

    Twenty-five people were arrested in a large operation involving 120 personnel at a dumpsite in Stung Meanchey commune, in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district on Tuesday, as part of a nationwide crackdown on drugs.

  • Prime Minister to visit Korea for two summits

    Publication date 19 September 2019 | 22:05 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday that he would pay an official visit to South Korea in November to attend the 2019 Asean-ROK Commemorative Summit and the inaugural Korea-Mekong summit in Busan city.

  • Fire destroys 11 houses in Tbong Khmum

    Publication date 19 September 2019 | 21:56 | ICT

    An early morning blaze engulfed 11 houses in Memot commune in Tbong Khmum province’s Memot district on Thursday, destroying nearly all the properties. Nobody was injured.

  • ‘Vote to decide minimum wage if compromise is not reached’

    Publication date 19 September 2019 | 21:55 | ICT

    Final discussions on next year’s minimum wage will be held on Friday, with Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Sam Heng telling The Post that he will consider deciding the matter through a vote if a compromise is not reac

  • Three garment workers killed in Kampong Speu crash

    Publication date 19 September 2019 | 21:54 | ICT

    Three garment workers were killed after the motorcycles they were riding on were hit by an overtaking pickup truck on National Road 41 in Kampong Speu province on Wednesday, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training said.

  • Jobless man detained after impersonating, insulting police online

    Publication date 19 September 2019 | 21:37 | ICT

    A jobless man has been arrested for wearing a military police uniform and insulting the police on Facebook, Preah Sihanouk provincial Military Police commander Heng Bunty said on Thursday.