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In Brief: Japan donates money to schools

In Brief: Japan donates money to schools

Japan has donated a total of US$217,346 to local authorities and NGOs to improve regional education facilities, officials announced Tuesday. The money, under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects, was distributed to the Hun Sen Kandal Regional Teacher Training Centre ($84,934), the Takeo Regional Teacher Training Centre, ($85,420) and the Khmer Asian Friendship Society ($46,992). The money will be used to build new science labs at the Hun Sen Kandal Regional Teacher Training Centre and the Takeo Regional Teacher Training Centre, and to construct a new school building at the Angkanh Primary School in Kampong Thom, officials said.


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