Cambodia Morning News For April 18

Cambodia Morning News For April 18

Cambodia morning news

World Bank Approves $100M in Loans for Schools, Rural Roads
The World Bank approved $100 million in loans to Cambodia to bolster secondary education by improving schools and educators’ qualifications, and to make rural roads more navigable and climate-resilient, according to a statement released on Friday.
The Cambodia Daily (paywall)

Cambodia borrows 8.3 billion U.S. dollars in 23 years: report
The Cambodian government has signed concessional loan agreements in a total amount of 8.3 billion U.S. dollars with bilateral and multilateral partners from 1993 to 2016, according to the Cambodia Public Debt Statistical Bulletin on Monday.
Xinhua

Tepco, Toshiba to manage power grids in Cambodia
Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings will team with Toshiba to manage power grids in Cambodia, hoping to secure a new earnings source as the utility grapples with soaring cleanup costs for the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster.
Nikkei Asian Review

Doctor Who Criticized State Health Care Says He Was Denied Medical License
A Cambodian doctor who openly criticized the government health service has claimed he has been denied a license to practice and barred from bringing medical supplies into the country.
VOA

Meet Women Making It Work in a Male-Dominated World
As Cambodia goes through rapid development and economic growth, changes are being felt in the workplace as women look to make their mark in professions traditionally seen as male preserves.
The Cambodia Daily (paywall)

Near the North Korean Border, Cambodians Show Little Concern Over Nuclear War Threat
Cambodians living in South Korea say they are unconcerned the trading of threats between the United States and North Korea.
VOA

CNRP Hopes New Congress Will End Saga With Ministry
The CNRP will hold a snap congress on April 25 to again amend its bylaws to allow for the selection of three vice presidents—its third maneuver to appease the Interior Ministry, which has so far refused to recognize the lawmakers as party leaders, an official said on Monday.
The Cambodia Daily (paywall)

Cambodians remember the fall of Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge 42 years ago
Hundreds gathered on Monday (April 17) at Cambodia’s infamous “Killing Field” to mark the 42nd anniversary of the fall of Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge regime.
Reuters

New Year Traffic Accidents, Deaths Decrease
Celebrations ushering in the Year of the Rooster witnessed a slight decrease in both traffic accidents and fatalities compared to the previous year, according to a ministry official.
The Cambodia Daily (paywall)
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Vat Vin

Vat Vin

Vat Vin graduated from the University of Cambodia with a major in Economics. He previously worked as a business writer and journalist at Business Cambodia and as a copy writer at The Source and Solution Group before joining AEC News Today.
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