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Officials Warn of Low Fish Yield This Season

With the annual fishing season having recently begun, fisheries of­ficials are already warning that the overall catch will be lower than the 2006-2007 season,...

Cambodia, VN To Simplify Mekong Shipping

An agreement is being negotiated between Cambodia and Viet­nam that will cut down the number of Mekong River checkpoints, through which cargo ships must...

Cambodia, VN To Simplify Mekong Shipping

An agreement is being negotiated between Cambodia and Viet­nam that will cut down the number of Mekong River checkpoints, through which cargo ships must...

Floating Villages Question Harbor Development

Local NGO officials and residents of Siem Reap’s famous floating villages in Chong Kneas commune have voiced concern regarding the environmental and social impact...

The King Marks Independence From France

Amid the swirling sirens of an official motorcade and the sound of a military brass band, hundreds of dutiful school children watched as a...

Thai Dam on Mekong Could Have Dire Consequences: Experts

Plans are underway for the construction of a major hydroelectric dam on the Mekong River in Thai­land that could have grave implications for hundreds...

Forum Finds Cambodia Lacks Competitiveness

With pervasive corruption, poor infrastructure and lax application of its laws, Cambodia’s markets are outperformed by most others, including its neighbors, the World Economic...

Forum Finds Cambodia Lacks Competitiveness

With pervasive corruption, poor infrastructure and lax application of its laws, Cambodia’s markets are outperformed by most others, including its neighbors, the World Economic...

Officials Looking at Extending Kep Beach 200 Meters Into Sea

The beach in Kep municipality may soon get bigger, government officials said Tuesday. Vao Sokha, Director of Land Management in Kep, said an inter-ministerial study...

King Honors PM Hun Sen With Additional Title

King Norodom Sihamoni has bestowed high-ranking titles on Prime Minister Hun Sen and two other CPP leaders through three separate royal decrees dated Oct...

Khmer Amatak Newspaper License Suspended

The Ministry of Information suspended on Monday the license of the tri-weekly, Khmer-language Khmer Amatak newspaper following the publication of a Sept 24 article...

Ministry Wants To Give Athletes Cash Rewards

A $10,000 cash reward will be given to the first Cambodian to win a gold medal at the Olympics if a new sub-decree drafted...

Religious Discrimination ‘Limited,’ Says Report

By Emily Lodish “Limited reports” of religious discrimination in Cambodia over the last year did not taint the otherwise favorable report card on religious...

High Demand in Vietnam Pushes Rice Prices Up

Surging rice exports to Vietnam have pushed up the cost of rice in Cambodia and are threatening to cause a domestic shortfall, Ministry of...

Planthoppers Devour Paddies in 12 Provinces

Seated on her paddy’s dike, feet planted in mud, Chhoeng Sok waited for rain to wash away the insects that have devoured nearly half...

SRP Lawmaker Asks for More Information About Island Deal

SRP lawmaker Son Chhay has written to Prime Minister Hun Sen expressing concern about resorts planned for six of the country’s is­lands off the...

Officials: Phnom Penh Prepared for Flooding

Phnom Penh Municipal officials this week began readying an emergency-flood response team of 6,000 people, despite the Mekong River’s low level and reports that...

SRP Concerns Over Island Sale Shed by Government Officials

SRP lawmaker Son Chhay has written to Prime Minister Hun Sen expressing concern about resorts planned for six of the country’s is­lands off the...

One Dead, Thousands Displaced by Flooding

A 54-year-old Preah Vihear pro­vince woman became the first casualty attributed to floods triggered by last week’s tropical storm, officials said Sunday as they...

Floods Claim Second Victim in Kompong Thom Province

A boy in Kompong Thom pro­vince Sunday became the second reported victim of flooding that has affected an estimated 50,000 people nationwide, officials said...

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China Mulls Purge of Foreign Content From Media, School Textbooks

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