Prime Minister Hun Sen has founded the second Buddhist university to be established in Cambodia since 1954, according to an August 23 sub-decree obtained by the Post yesterday. The Buddhist university, in Kampong Cham city’s Boeungkok sangkat, has been a Buddhist school for the past three years, but will now be known as Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen Buddhist University. The first Buddhist university in Cambodia, Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University, was founded on July 1, 1954, under the royal patronage of King-father Norodom Sihanouk.
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- Ministers to tackle sea pollutants
Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities and members of local communities have collected 77 tonnes of water hyacinth at a Sihanoukville beach, Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall spokesperson Or Saroeun said. He told The Post yesterday that the aquatic weeds had been floating along some of the province’s
- EU timber deal in firing line
A committee of more than 20 national and international organisations filed a petition to the EU on October 10 to prevent it from signing a timber trade agreement with Vietnam, noting that the deal would be disastrous to the Kingdom’s forests. The petition claims Vietnamese timber
- Kim Sok to keep up fight ‘for change’ from Finland
Kim Sok, wanted by the Kingdom’s authorities for defaming the government, reiterated on Sunday his determination to continue helping to make “a real change” to Cambodian politics after receiving asylum in Finland, even as a government spokesman mocked the political analyst over the development.
- Government urges end to wildlife trade
Interior Minister Sar Kheng said on Friday that the Kingdom had fallen victim to wildlife trafficking and called on relevant parties in Cambodia and beyond to help stop the crime. Speaking at the 4th Illegal Wildlife Trade conference attended by leaders from more than 80 countries