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Ministry officials praise CSO campaign success

Publication date 24 September 2018 | 08:30 | ICT

A governance initiative by VSO Cambodia has increased the capacity of civil society organisations (CSO) and has facilitated communication between communities and local authorities, according to Ngan Chamroeun, the under secretary of state



  • News Analysis: Defiance can last for how long?

    Publication date 21 September 2018 | 13:52 | ICT

    The Cambodian government has so far stood strong in the face of mounting international pressure over its treatment of critics, but analysts, diplomats and ruling party officials now wonder how long the defiance can last.

  • Ministry of Agriculture cooperated with CP Cambodia to host a workshop on African Swine Fever: “Disease and Business Impact”

    Publication date 21 September 2018 | 11:57 | ICT

    The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on August 20 is cooperated with CP Cambodia to host a workshop on knowledge and prevention of African Swine Fever at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra.

  • Kem Sokha situation confounds

    Publication date 21 September 2018 | 11:32 | ICT

    Is it house arrest or not? That’s the question dividing the Kingdom’s legal experts and politicians, with little agreement other than this – being outside a Cambodian jail is better than being incarcerated.

  • Rare turtle hatchlings come home to Kratie

    Publication date 21 September 2018 | 10:25 | ICT

    More than 560 endangered Asian giant softshell turtle hatchlings were released on Thursday into their natural habitat along the Mekong River in Kratie province, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said.

  • Officials in on illegal timber to VN, claim forest guardians

    Publication date 21 September 2018 | 09:38 | ICT

    Forest activists in Ratanakkiri province’s O’yadav district said on Thursday that a group of Cambodian and Vietnamese traders are colluding with officials and transporting timber from their community forest to Vietnam after they had

  • Germany vows continued support for government

    Publication date 21 September 2018 | 09:37 | ICT

    A delegation from the German government congratulated Prime Minister Hun Sen for his latest election victory and pledged on Berlin’s behalf to continue supporting the development of the Kingdom.

  • Protesters rally at ministry over Koh Kong land fracas

    Publication date 21 September 2018 | 08:56 | ICT

    A host of protesters rallied at the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction yesterday to demand that it intervene to resolve a land dispute involving a company and hundreds of families in Koh Kong province.

  • Sanctuary concessions granted

    Publication date 21 September 2018 | 08:54 | ICT

    The Ministry of Environment has granted concessions for agricultural purposes to two investment companies.

  • Phnom Penh looks to go green in its war on waste

    Publication date 21 September 2018 | 08:53 | ICT

    Phnom Penh is looking to go green in its efforts to tackle the mountain of waste – nearly 3,000 tonnes – that the capital now produces each day, Keo Channarith, the director of the Dangkor Dumpsite Management Committee, said on Thur

  • CPP: ‘Behave or Sokha suffers’

    Publication date 21 September 2018 | 08:37 | ICT

    The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) spokesman warned Kem Monovithya on Thursday that her attempt to damage “national reputation and prestige” would lead to her father, Kem Sokha, receiving even harsher punishment.