Foreign Minister Hor Namhong is to lead a Cambodian delegation to the World Food Summit, to be held November 16-18 in Rome. “The meeting aims to achieve a comprehensive agreement to secure a broad consensus on the total eradication of hunger from the face of the earth by 2025. It also aims to secure sufficient, safe and nutritious food supplies for a growing world population that will reach 9.2 billion in 2050,” Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Koy Kuong said Sunday. He added that the delegation will also include Agriculture Minister Chan Sarun.
In Brief: Cambodians set off for food summi
- Proof giants walked among us humans?
For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,
- New US bill ‘is a violation of Cambodian independence’
After a US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation that will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for “undermining democracy” in the Kingdom, government officials and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party on Sunday said they regarded the potential action as the “violation of independence and sovereignty
- Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’
Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up
- Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank
Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group