LOCAL kickboxers Chey Kosal, Outh Phouthang and Pich Sophan have been given permission by the Cambodian Amateur Boxing Federation to fight this weekend, with Chey Kosal taking on Long Sophal Saturday at Bayon TV. The other two have yet to see their opponents confirmed. The trio will make their return to the ring for the first time since being banned by former federation president Oum Yourann last July. Pich Seiha’s boxing licence was reinstated by the new federation committee as well, and he won his comeback bout against Chan Ratana by points decision Saturday at Bayon TV.
Boxers back in the ring
- 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,
- 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
- 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
- China-Cambodia tourism forum held
The Cambodian tourism sector must be prepared to welcome a growing number of Chinese tourists, as they lead the globe in the number of outbound travellers and were responsible for the most visitors to the Kingdom last year, the country’s tourism minister said on