Cambodia Morning News For November 8

Cambodia Morning News For November 8

Cambodia morning newsAll Smiles: Cambodia Entrepreneurship Push Wins World Record (HD video)
It was all smiles late last week at Cambodia’s Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport (MoEYS) when it finally received its Guinness World Record certificate for the Largest Practical Business Seminar held last August.
— AEC News Today (video)

Cambodia’s garment, shoe exports up 6.9 pct in 1st half of 2017
Garment and footwear industry, Cambodia’s largest foreign exchange earner, has seen a 6.9 percent increase in exports in the first half of 2017, according to the data released by the Ministry of Labor on Tuesday.
— Xinhua

Small-scale farmers will suffer under draft agricultural law: advocates
Farmers and agricultural NGOs slammed the seventh and final draft of a controversial agricultural law at a workshop in Phnom Penh yesterday, claiming that the law would benefit large corporations at the expense of small farmers if passed.
— The Phnom Penh Post

US Demining Cut Provokes Cambodia
A U.S. decision to cut funding for a demining program in Cambodia threatens to further worsen a feud between Phnom Penh and Washington.

Cambodia’s developmental gains ‘fragile’ and future ‘uncertain’, OECD finds
Cambodia’s development gains – which include reductions in poverty and the expansion of the garment industry – are “fragile”, and the country’s long-term prospects are “uncertain”, according to a review published this week of the Kingdom’s social protection system.
— The Phnom Penh Post

China donates 9,130 Chinese books to schools in Cambodia
The Chinese Embassy here on Monday donated 9,130 Chinese language books to five universities and schools in Cambodia.
— Xinhua

Cambodia’s exports surge in nine months
Cambodia’s exports increased 17 percent year-on-year to reach 7.7 billion USD in the first nine months of 2017, according to Director General of the Cambodian Chamber of Commerce Nguon Meng Tech.
— VietnamPlus

Indonesian embassy offers bahasa learning program to Cambodian soldiers
The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Phnom Penh is conducting a program to teach Indonesian language to 19 Cambodian soldiers as part of the defense cooperation between both nations.
— Antara

Hun Sen gives nod to creation of ecotourism task force
Prime Minister Hun Sen approved the establishment of a new interministerial task force yesterday that will work to develop and manage community-based ecotourism locations in a bid to find sustainable ways to draw tourists to destinations across the Kingdom.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia Rice Bowl Startup Awards Announce 2017 National Circuit Winners
Sok Sopheakmonkol, CEO and founder of startup company Codingate hauled three awards for its SokhaKrom app at the Cambodia Rice Bowl Startup Awards for Best Startup of the Year, Founder of the Year and Best Life Sciences / Medtech Startup.
— Fresh News

Cambodian cultural week on horizon
A Cambodian cultural week will be held from November 8 to 11 in Hanoi and Ha Long city in northern Quang Ninh province.
— Vietnam Economic Times


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Sreypov Men recently completed a course of study in International Relations at the Institute of Foreign Languages.

She commenced as an intern at AEC News Today and was appointed as a junior writer/ trainee journalist on April 2, 2018

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