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IMF: Economic Slowdown Due to High Prices

Cambodia’s economic growth will drop more than 3 percentage points in 2008, compared with 2007, because of a slowdown in garment exports and an...

Land-Grabbing Petition Submitted to UN Office

Three cardboard boxes filled with more than 42,000 signatures urging Prime Minister Hun Sen to end illegal land grabbing were handed over to the...

Cambodia Garment Wages Are Among Lowest in the World: Study

The cost of labor in Cambodia’s garment sector ranks second lowest among the world’s 40 major producers of apparel to the US and Europe,...

Several Mishaps Blamed in Rowers’ Deaths

A fast river, an unprepared rowing team and a lack of information caused the death of five Singa­porean national team rowers during last year’s...

US To Deliver First Shipment of Military Equipment Since 1997

The first direct supply of US military equipment to Cambodia in more than a decade will be handed over today at a ceremony at...

World Kids Coloring Day Promotes Creativity, Charitable Cause

More than a dozen countries and hundreds of schools participated in the first-ever World Kids Coloring Day to promote creativity and give children a...

Two Muslim Prayer Rooms Open at Airport

Two Muslim prayer rooms open at Phnom Penh Inter­national Airport today, one of several measures Prime Minister Hun Sen announced Thursday to accommodate the...

9 Taipei Firms Suing Airline for Closure Losses

Nine Taipei-based travel agencies are claiming millions of dollars in losses due to Angkor Airways’ indefinite closure Friday, which stranded 449 tourists in Siem...

Government Not Interested in Joint Preah Vihear Management

Cambodia is not considering any Thai requests to jointly manage Preah Vihear temple and there is no “overlapping” border issue impinging on the site...

Taipei Flight Suspensions Strand Taiwanese Tourists

Angkor Airways indefinitely suspended all flights to Taipei on Friday, officials said, stranding 459 Tai­wanese tourists in Siem Reap who were scheduled to fly...

Economic Slowdown To Further Limit New Jobs

An average of 250,000 new workers entered the job market each year from 2003 to 2007, but an average of only 150,000 new jobs...

Paving the Way for Preah Vihear Travelers

choam khsan district, Preah Vihear province - Tourism officials predict that by 2010, Preah Vihear temple could attract about 600,000 foreign visitors annually—a dramatic...

School Construction Comes at Expense of Students’ Breakfasts

rovieng district, Preah Vihear province - In 2001, a 200-square-meter vegetable garden was built on the grounds of Rikreay Primary School in Rikreay commune’s...

School Construction Comes at Expense of Students’ Breakfasts

Rovieng district, Preah Vihear province - In 2001, a 200-square-meter vegetable garden was built on the grounds of Rikreay Primary School in Rikreay commune's...

Survey: Cambodian Students Lacking in Geography

A survey by the Asean Foun­dation released Tuesday found Cam­bo­dian students scored particularly low compared to their Asean nation counterparts in identifying countries on...

4,000 Receive Free Care Through US Program

More than 4,000 Cambodians received free eye, dental and general medical care during the first five days of the US Navy’s 10-day program in...

Search on for Cambodian Chess Champions

The Cambodian Chess Asso­ciation and National Olympic Com­mittee are organizing the first-ever Cambodian Chess National Cham­pionship this weekend in Phnom Penh to sift out...

Tourist Areas To Be Beggar-Free, Official Says

The government is planning to clear all tourist areas of beggars and panhandlers, Tourism Mini­ster Thong Khon said last week. “We have coordinated every place...

Survey Finds Cambodia To Be Risky Yet Desirable for Investors

Southeast Asia is one of the most desirable and risky regions in the world for foreign investment, according to a recent survey of 670...

Thai Military Official Says No Problem at Preah Vihear Border

choam khsan district, Preah Vihear province - A senior Thai military official said Friday that there is no problem between Thailand and Cambodia at...