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In Review: 12-March-1993

In Review: 12-March-1993

Funcinpec On The Air

FUNCINPEC radio is now broadcasting in French and English. Located at FM 90, the

party of Prince Norodom Rannaridh broadcasts three times daily from 8 to 8:30 a.m.,

2 to 2:30 p.m. and 8 to 8:30 p.m. Programming consists of both local and foreign

news briefs.

SNC Signs UNDP Projects

Prince Norodom Sihanouk, as president of the Supreme National Council and Edward

Wattez, UNDP resident representative for Cambodia, signed seven new UNDP-funded projects

for Cambodia on February 22.

The projects, totalling U.S. $15.7 million, are designed to assist with the country's

overall rehabilitation. Included in the package are funds for road rehabilitation

(U.S. $6,406,284), technical assistance for the rehabilitation of water and power

utilities in Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville (U.S. $7,800,400), the establishment of

an Environmental Advisory Team to advise the SNC on conservation issues (U.S. $1,271,668)

and a project to rehabilitate the Siem Reap provincial hospital (U.S. $234,500).

BBC Posts Reporter in Phnom Penh

The BBC World Service has designated a new reporter for Indo-China, Mr. Ian Simpson,

who will be based in Phnom Penh with regular travel to Laos and Vietnam.

Simpson spent the past two years working as a senior producer on Dateline East Asia.

Previously he worked for the South China Morning Post, Business Asia and Agence France

Presse.

French Food Aid Helps Re-Open Rail Line

The first shipment of more than 1,250 tons of rice donated by France arrived by train

in Phnom Penh from Sihanoukville on Mar. 6. The rice deliveries stem from an agreement

between the France and the SNC on Dec. 19.

The shipment served to officially inaugurate the re-opening of rail transport of

goods between Cambodia's major port and the capital.

MOST VIEWED

  • Cambodia’s image problem

    In opening remarks at a recent event, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Luy David said information can be a double-edged sword. He told a European Institute of Asian Studies (EIAS) briefing seminar that the media has unfairly presented

  • Kingdom's trade deal with EU questioned before poll

    A European Union (EU) mission met with senior government officials at the Ministry of Interior on Tuesday as the 28-member bloc monitors an agreement under which Cambodian goods reach the crucial European market tariff-free. Some 10 commissioners are in the Kingdom as part of a seven-day

  • A new carrier takes off in capital

    Cambodia Airways, the latest passenger airline to enter the Kingdom, launched its first domestic flight on Tuesday. Flight KR801, carrying 145 passengers, left the Phnom Penh International Airport at 9:50am and landed in Siem Reap at 10:35am in an Airbus A319. Cambodia Airways marketing and branding

  • Japan urges parties to talk

    The Japanese delegation to the United Nations (UN) expressed concern for the current political situation in Cambodia and urged all stakeholders to promote dialogue. The delegation’s remarks were read out at the UN’s 38th session on Human Rights on Thursday. Mitsuko Shino, speaking