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Cambodia facing power shortage of 400 megawatts in dry season: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Saturday that the country is facing the electricity shortage of 400 megawatts during the ongoing dry season.

Cambodia, S.Korea ink pacts to boost ties

Cambodia and South Korea on Friday signed five cooperation documents to boost bilateral ties and cooperation.

Cambodia launches national strategy on combating money laundering, financing of terrorism

Cambodia on Thursday launched a 5-year national strategy for combating money laundering and financing of terrorism (2019-2023), said a National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) statement.

Cambodia needs a decade to grow digital economy: economy minister

Cambodia's Economy and Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth said on Tuesday that Cambodia's digital economy remains at the nascent stage and the kingdom needs at least a decade to grow it.

Chinese investment good for Cambodia: gov’t spokesman, scholars

A Cambodian government spokesman and scholars said on Tuesday that Chinese investment is good for Cambodia since it has importantly contributed to economic growth and job creations for Cambodians.

Some 538 Cambodians infected with HIV in 2018: health minister

About 538 people were newly infected with HIV in 2018 in Cambodia, remarkably down from 2,562 a decade ago, Health Minister Mam Bunheng said on Tuesday.

Leading Chinese textile maker starts to build huge factory in Cambodia

Shenzhou International Group Holdings, a leading Chinese clothing manufacturer, on Wednesday broke ground for the construction of a new 150-million-U.S.-dollar garment factory here after operating in the country for 14 years.

Cambodia celebrates 108th anniversary of International Women’s Day

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen and his wife Bun Rany on Tuesday attended an event marking the 108th anniversary of the March 8 International Women's Day.

Cambodia, Singapore enhance cooperation in combating terrorism, transnational crime

Cambodia and Singapore vowed on Monday to enhance their cooperation in combating terrorism and cross-border crime, said a Cambodian spokesman.

Cambodia breaks ground for construction of China-funded hospital in southeastern province

Tboung Khmum - Cambodia on Friday broke ground for the construction of Cambodia-China Friendship Tboung Khmum Hospital here.

Cambodia urges Pakistan, India to exercise restraint to avoid further clashes

Cambodia on Thursday called on Pakistan and India to exercise utmost restraint to avoid further clashes, according to a foreign ministry's statement.

Cambodia, Vietnam sign 5 pacts to boost relations

Cambodia and Vietnam on Tuesday signed five cooperation documents to boost bilateral ties and cooperation between the two neighboring countries, according to a joint communique.

Cambodia’s tourism makes 4.35 bln USD revenue last year, up 19.8 pct

Cambodia's tourism earned gross revenues of 4.35 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, up 19.8 percent from 3.63 billion dollars in a year earlier, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said here on Monday.

Over 31,000 Cambodians expelled from Thailand in 2018

About 31,136 Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand were sent home through the Poipet International Border Checkpoint in 2018, according to a national police report on Friday.

Cambodia sees remarkable drop in landmine, UXO casualties over last 2 decades: PM

Cambodia has seen a remarkable decline in the number of casualties from landmines and unexploded ordnances (UXOs) over the last two decades, Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen has said.

Cambodian PM predicts robust growth this year amid EU trade sanctions threat

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Wednesday that the country's economy is expected to grow by 7 percent in 2019 despite the ongoing threat of trade sanctions from the European Union.

Cambodia sees zero death from malaria for 1st time last year

Cambodia has reported zero death from malaria in 2018, achieving its self-imposed target three years earlier, Huy Rekol, director of the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, said Wednesday.

Cambodian PM to chair meeting of Supreme Consultation and Recommendation Council

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will attend the meeting of the Supreme Consultation and Recommendation Council (SCRC), which is scheduled on Feb. 28, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Perceiving China-Jiangsu Culture Week” opens in Cambodia

"Perceiving China-Jiangsu Culture Week" kicked off here on Monday, aiming at strengthening cultural exchanges and enhancing friendship between China and Cambodia.

Cambodian garment workers concern over EU’s possible suspension of duty-free preferences

Cambodian trade union leaders and workers in the garment and footwear sector remained concerned about the European Union (EU)'s possible suspension of duty-free trading preferences for the kingdom, though the government has taken a series of precautionary measures.