Cambodia morning news for April 16

Cambodia morning news for April 16

Cambodia morning newsVillagers In Pursat Risk Losing Everything to Dam Development
The Cambodian government last week announced an 80-megawatt hydropower dam on the Anlong Krouch river, which flows to the town of Pursat.
— VOA Cambodia

Low Level Flooding Dampening Tourists Enthusiasm
As climate change heats up, we can expect more extreme weather events, more hurricanes, and droughts over time. VOA Khmer’s Seourn Vathana narrates.
— VOA Cambodia

Singapore agreement offers opportunity for Cambodian retail banking market
A fintech agreement between Cambodia and Singapore authorities provides an opportunity for the former’s underbanked and underbanked population, according to lawyers, while the vice president of both Cambodia and Singapore’s fintech associations says lessons can be learned from both central banks’ implementations of blockchain.
— bobsguide

NagaCorp CEO to Finance 50% of Naga 3 Casino Resort Project
NagaCorp said Sunday that Naga 3, the third phase of its NagaWorld casino resort, will cost around $3.5 billion
— Casino News

DPAA thanks Cambodia for MIA assistance
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) of the United States thanked the Cambodian government for its cooperation in locating and recovering the remains of US soldiers missing since the Vietnam War.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia Promotes International Commitments at UN to Deflect Rights Criticism
In a speech in New York late last month, Cambodia’s defense minister, Tea Banh, said Cambodia was committed to internationalism, peace, and development.
— VOA

Vietnam arrests two for allegedly smuggling drugs from Cambodia
Vietnamese border guards and police officers have just captured two locals for purportedly smuggling illegal drugs from Cambodia into Vietnam.
— Tuoi Tre News

MoU between India-Cambodia on Communications approved by Cabinet
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given ex-post-facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Cambodia on Cooperation in the field of Communications. The MoU was signed in Cambodia in March 2019.
— Devdiscourse

 

This morning’s Cambodia Morning News Roundup is shortened due to the Sankranta Chhnam Thmei celebrations. We wish all of our Khmer readers a safe, healthy, and prosperous New Year.

 

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Piseth Pov graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics Science from the Royal University of Law and Economics, Phnom Penh in 2017, and a Bachelor’s degree in English Communications from Western University, Phnom Penh, the same year.

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