Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Beach volleyball pair grabs tickets to the Asian Games

Beach volleyball pair grabs tickets to the Asian Games

Beach volleyball pair grabs tickets to the Asian Games

National team players Lim Som Art and Sim Se Klouk booked their place at the Asian Games with victory in the Beach Volleyball competition held at Sihanoukville’s Ochheuteal Beach on Saturday.

After two local pairs were overwhelmed in the semifinals, the duo beat fellow national team members Phun Borey and Sam Samith 2-0 in the final.

The 17th Asian Games will held in Incheon, South Korea, from September 19 to October 4.


  • Diplomatic passports issued to foreigners to be annulled

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation will move to annul diplomatic passports issued to those not born in Cambodia. Analysts say the move may be in relation to reports that former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra used a Cambodian passport to register as

  • The hairy little heroes saving many lives in rural Cambodia

    IN RURAL Siem Reap province, rats dare to tread where no person will, as these hairy little heroes place their lives on the line each day for the good of the local community. The rodents are the most important members of a special team, leading

  • Hun Sen warns Irish MP of EBA ‘mistake’

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday told former Irish premier Enda Kenny, still a member of the EU nation’s parliament, that the 28-nation bloc should not make a “third mistake” regarding Cambodia by using the preferential Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement to “take 16 million

  • Hun Sen’s China visit ‘a good opportunity’

    Prime Minister Hun Sen’s visit to Beijing on Sunday to discuss economic and trade issues presents a good opportunity for the Kingdom to strengthen Chinese ties and counter punitive measures by the West, an analyst says. The prime minister’s four-day official visit to