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ADB provides 60 mln USD loan to Cambodia for improvement of skills, competitiveness

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 60-million-U.S. dollar loan to boost the skills and competitiveness of Cambodia's growing labor force, as the Cambodian government seeks to transition its economy from a low-skilled, labor-intensive growth model to a skills-driven one.

China donates mine-clearance equipment, vehicles to Cambodia 

China donated mine-clearance equipment, vans, and motorcycles to the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) on Monday.

Cambodia says special economic zone does not transship goods to U.S. to dodge tariffs

Companies in Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) in Cambodia have not transshipped products to the United States to avoid tariffs, the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce said in a statement released on Sunday.

4 children drown in southern Cambodia: police

Ngan Sary, the police chief of Takeo province's Baty district, said the incident occurred in the late afternoon of Thursday and blamed the tragedy to their grandmother's carelessness.

Dengue fever kills 21 children in Cambodia so far this year: health minister

Cambodia's Health Minister Mam Bunheng said on Thursday that the country reported over 12,000 cases of dengue fever so far this year, and the dengue fever had claimed 21 children's lives.

Cambodia awards Chinese firm to build rice warehouses, drying machines in 11 provinces

Cambodia on Thursday awarded China's state-owned CITIC Construction, to build rice warehouses and drying machines in 11 provinces, according to a statement from the country's Ministry of Economy and Finance.

Chinese-invested Sihanoukville SEZ prepares for listing on Cambodia’s bourse

Chinese-invested Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) is preparing for listing on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX), according to a SSEZ's statement on Thursday.

Cambodia, Singapore convene 1st political consultations

Cambodia and Singapore held the first political consultations here on Wednesday, discussing ways to further enhance bilateral ties and cooperation, said a Cambodian Foreign Ministry's press release.

Grand epic show “Angkor Dynasty” unveils true history of building Cambodia’s famed Angkor

Performed by more than 100 well-trained Cambodian artists, "Angkor Dynasty," a grand epic show, takes audience on a journey to Cambodia's ancient history in building Angkor, a world heritage site.

Cambodian parliament passes draft petroleum law 

The National Assembly of Cambodia on Monday adopted a long-anticipated draft law on petroleum, which was designed to manage, promote and develop the country's petroleum industry.

48 eggs of rare Siamese crocodile found in SW Cambodian

Two nests with 48 eggs of the critically endangered Siamese crocodile have been found at two wetlands in the Sre Ambel River in southwestern Cambodia's Koh Kong province, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said in a news release on Friday.

Cambodian PM leaves Phnom Penh to visit Hungary, attend CICA in Tajikistan

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen left here on Thursday to pay an official visit to Hungary and to attend the fifth Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Tajikistan, a senior official said.

Asia Media Summit closes in Cambodia, calling for regulations against fake news, cyber-crimes

The 16th Asia Media Summit concluded here Thursday, calling for regulation-making to fight against fake news and cyber-crimes, said Cambodian Information Minister Khieu Kanharith.

Asia Media Summit kicks off in Cambodia

The 16th Asia Media Summit was held here on Wednesday, attracting approximately 600 media representatives from 42 countries and regions.

Lightning strikes kill 59 people in Cambodia in first 5 months

Lightning strikes claimed 59 human lives in Cambodia in the first five months of 2019, down 9 percent from 65 deaths over the same period last year, a disaster control spokesman said on Wednesday.

Non-timber forest producers contribute to social, environmental protection in Cambodia: Conservationist groups

Non-timber forest producer groups and associations represented important providers of social protection, while making a significant contribution to forest conservation and poverty eradication goals in Cambodia, conservationist groups said in a joint press release on Monday.

10 killed in car crash in SW Cambodia: police

At least 10 people were killed and four others injured in a car crash in Southwestern Cambodia's Kampong Speu province on Saturday evening, a senior police official said.

Cambodian FM meets EU official on issue of EBA trade preferences

Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn on Thursday met here with Jean-Christophe Belliard, deputy secretary general at the European External Action Service, to discuss the issue of the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preferences, a Cambodian government spokesman said.

Joint cultural show held in Phnom Penh to celebrate China-Cambodia Culture and Tourism Year

A joint cultural performance was held here on Wednesday to celebrate the China-Cambodia Culture and Tourism Year 2019.

Cambodia officially inaugurates Khmer Silk Center

Cambodia's Khmer Silk Center at the state-run Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) was officially inaugurated here on Wednesday, with the aim of researching and developing silk industry.