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Kingdom’s inclusivity hailed

International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde has hailed Cambodia as an example in the increase of financial inclusion, one where fintech has been used to increase financial access to people who were previously unbanked.

PM hails Asean impact 20 years on

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday hailed the positive impact on Cambodia joining Asean, saying the bloc was a source of peace, security and prosperity.

Police seize $3.5M in cash from men at Phnom Penh airport

Three Chinese nationals were charged with money laundering on Sunday after they were caught attempting to bring more than $3.5 million into the Kingdom.

Think tank launches Cambodian female leaders book

German political think tank Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Singapore-based collaborative entrepreneur forum Woomentum on Friday launched a book featuring 21 female leaders of the Kingdom.

Only 1,000 of Cambodia’s 20,000 tuk-tuk drivers legal

A senior official at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport told The Post on Thursday that only 3,000 of the Kingdom’s more than 20,000 tuk-tuk drivers had so far taken a driving test during a three-month “grace period”, with only a third passing.

Cambodia’s poorest mothers to receive allowance

The government plans to launch an allowance scheme for the Kingdom’s poorest mothers and infants starting from June, according to a Tuesday press release from the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

Tea Banh: ‘Hate-mongering’ is main cause of hostility in Cambodia, could lead to war

Minister of National Defence Tea Banh on Wednesday said “hate-mongering” was the main cause of hostility in Cambodia, an activity that led to people considering others as enemies and ultimately the seeking of revenge – something that could lead to war.

Khmer Rouge forced marriage effects linger

A research paper published on Wednesday by the Cambodia Women’s Crisis Center (CWCC) in conjunction with Canada’s McGill University claims that forced marriage during the Khmer Rouge regime continues to impact the victims 40 years on.

PM: Aung San Suu Kyi set to visit Cambodia

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s State Counsellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs, will begin an official visit to Cambodia on April 30 after attending the One Belt One Road Forum in Beijing, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Tuesday.

Court hears two cases against CNRP’s Rainsy

Phnom Penh Municipal court on Monday heard two cases against Sam Rainsy, “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), on charges of inciting the military and insulting King Norodom Sihamoni.

New airport study set for 2019

A feasibility study on the construction of a new airport in the Kingdom will be launched later this year, according to a Ministry of Tourism spokesman on Monday.

Thousands attend CNRP-organised pro-democracy vigil in South Korea

Thousands of supporters of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Saturday gathered in the South Korean city of Gwangju to hold a candlelight demonstration calling for the “liberation” of democracy in Cambodia.

Cambodia’s rubber exports show 23% increase, but prices decline

Cambodia's rubber exports increased 23 per cent in the first quarter of this year on the same period last year, while rubber prices continue to decrease, according to figures from the General Directorate of Rubber under the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

Phnom Penh: The street food you adore, but given a refined twist

There is no shortage of street food vendors scattered across Phnom Penh, but what is far rarer is finding a place that also has comfortable seating, good hygiene and parking.

Cambodian gymnastics prodigy trains in China

Cambodia last week sent young gymnastics hope Vey Pheaktra to Guangzhou in China’s Guangdong province for an eight-month training camp as he gears up for a successful bow at the 30th SEA Games at the end of this year.

Cambodia’s border staff allegedly demand bribes

Some Cambodian migrant workers crossing the border from Thailand for the Khmer New Year holiday claimed they were forced to pay 40,000 riel ($10) to get priority in filling out application forms and having their passports stamped at the Poi Pet International Border Checkpoint in Banteay Meanchey province.

Siem Reap landmine museum receives additional 385 UXO

The authorities have allowed 385 units of unexploded ordnance (UXO) to be displayed at Siem Reap’s Cambodia Landmine Museum, Chhun Bora, the training manager at Cambodia Self Help Demining said on Wednesday.

Minister hits out at low driver standards

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said on Tuesday that 98 per cent of Cambodia’s tuk-tuk and PassApp drivers do not have driving licences and have a poor awareness of the road traffic law.

Sibling squad behind top games focus on Cambodian art, culture

Sitting in his small production studio situated in his flat in Phnom Penh’s Boeung Tompun district, Piseth Chhourm makes small adjustments to the music that will provide the soundtrack for his soon to be released online game.

Rainsy: Don’t take warrants seriously 

The co-founder of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Sam Rainsy, has called on countries “that respect democratic principles” to ignore the arrest warrants outstanding against him and seven other colleagues.