Cambodia morning news for November 1

Cambodia morning news for November 1

Cambodia morning news

Body of Amelia Bambridge found in sea off Cambodia
The body of British backpacker Amelia Bambridge has been found at sea more than 30 miles (48km) from where she disappeared, Cambodian police have said.
— The Guardian

Migrant Surge False, Authorities Say, but Border Crossing Unusually Busy
Widely shared images of migrant workers supposedly flooding back from Thailand into Cambodia was a misrepresentation showing the usual flux of people during Khmer New Year in April, authorities said.

Kratie officials welcome 11th dolphin calf found in the province this year
Dolphin conservation officials said on Wednesday that a newly born calf was found among a pod of seven dolphins in Prek Kam Pi Resort area in Kam Pi village, Sambok commune, Chitr Borei district, in Kratie province.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia, Vietnam to hold joint disaster rescue exercises
The Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) and the People’s Army of Vietnam will hold joint disaster rescue exercises in further collaborations to “maintain peace, order and stability in the neighbouring countries”.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Sar Kheng orders tightening of security ahead of opposition leader Sam Rainsy’s return
All authorities must be ready to arrest Rainsy and his supporters, who are using his return to overthrow the government, Sar Kheng, who is also a deputy prime minister, said in a statement dated Wednesday.
— Themy Themy

Cambodia remains vulnerable to money laundering: FATF
Cambodia is finding it hard to shake off its reputation as a ‘haven’ for dirty money.
— Khmer Times

China a market for fragrant rice
Cambodia is campaigning to boost its luxury fragrant rice exports to China, the world’s largest market, said Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) vice-president Chan Sokheang on Thursday.
— The Phnom Penh Post

PM Suggests Some Points to Promote Lifelong Learning and Inclusive and Quality Education
Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has urged all stakeholders to work together to further improve and enhance the lifelong learning and inclusive and quality of education.

Ministry floats new law for clean water management
The Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts will propose a new law to improve clean water management in Cambodia. It also warned of crackdowns on clean water supply businesses which are unlicensed or do not have a valid licence.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Promoting US-Cambodian economic ties
In my diplomatic work over many decades, I have always been struck by Cambodia’s rich culture and traditions, and the warmth of the Cambodian people.
— The Phnom Penh Post

221 Former CNRP Activists Denounce Sam Rainsy’s Treason; 46 Arrested
As of 31 October 2019, at least 221 former officials and activists of the court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) confessed to authority that they would not join Sam Rainsy’s treason plan. They also defected to the ruling Cambodian People’s Party, according to senior official of General Commissariat of National Police on Thursday.
— Fresh News

Authorities in Cambodia’s border province to hold anti-riot training before exiled former opposition leader’s return
Security forces in the Cambodian border province of Banteay Meanchey will conduct an anti-riot training on Friday before the planned return of self-exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy.
— Xinhua

What Happens After a Cambodia Opposition Party Comeback?
We have been promised that, on November 9, Sam Rainsy and the other exiled, senior leaders of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) – the main opposition party that was forcibly dissolved in late 2017 – will make a climatic return to Cambodia.
— The Diplomat

Police say body of British tourist missing in Cambodia found
The body of a British backpacker missing for more than a week in Cambodia was found at sea Thursday about 60 miles (100 kilometers) from the island where she disappeared, officials said.
— ABC News 

Cambodian Delegation Attends a Workshop on Marine Debris Reduction in Thailand
A delegation of the Cambodian Ministry of Environment attended a Workshop on Supporting Marine Debris Reduction in ASEAN Member States held in Bangkok, Thailand on Oct. 29-30., according to the Ministry of Environment.

Working group to assess media freedom through local lenses
The Union of Journalist Federations of Cambodia has established a working group tasked with promoting media freedom and evaluating content to foster quality journalism in the Kingdom.
— Khmer Times

President Xi Jinping lauds King Norodom Sihamoni
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday lauded King Norodom Sihamoni for maintaining the Kingdom’s national unity and making an effort to foster China and Cambodia’s deep friendship.
— Khmer Times

Authorities prepare as Sam Rainsy’s planned return to Kingdom nears
As Sam Rainsy’s planned return to the Kingdom on November 9 draws near, Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday ordered provincial and municipal governors to be ready to arrest the former CNRP leader and his supporters.
— Khmer Times

Two Statues Found in Siem Reap Province
Buddha body and head statues have been found at the complex of Prasat Top (Top temple) in a historical area of Siem Reap province.

Cambodia Angkor Air Launches Phnom Penh-Da Nang Inaugural Flight
Cambodia Angkor Air, the national flag carrier, has recently launched its inaugural flight from Phnom Penh capital to Da Nang, a coastal city in central Vietnam.

Prevalence of Blindness and Visual Impairment in Cambodia Drown
The prevalence rate of blindness and visual impairment among the population aged 50 and older has reduced from 2.8 to 2.5 percent, according to the Cambodia National Programme for Eye Health’s report.

Photo Phnom Penh: Cambodia’s Art Photographers Today and Tomorrow
Pioneers in a field that has developed over the last decade in the country, they offer powerful reflections on the country.
— Themy Themy

Parents, teachers sue school principal for alleged fraud
More than 100 parents, guardians and teachers have sued the principal and cashier of a private school in Svay Rieng province for allegedly committing fraud, a local official told The Post on Thursday.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec, KNUP parties one step closer to reuniting
The royalist Funcinpec and the Khmer National United Party (KNUP) are a step closer to merging after their top leaders met to review their respective party compositions and discuss statutes as well as internal regulations.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Challenging times call for creativity
Sitting in a booth at the Style Bangkok trade fair with her legs tucked under the table, it is difficult to know that Sam Ouern Ouk wears a wooden right leg, giving her a limp.
— Khmer Times

Campu Bank, CCBM team up to tackle regional market
Cambodian Public Bank Plc (Campu Bank) last week signed an agreement with China Construction Bank (Malaysia) Bhd (CCBM) to work together to develop their businesses in Cambodia, Malaysia and China.
— Khmer Times

Celebrating the Kingdom’s achievements in clean energy
Starting today Cambodia celebrates its achievements in adopting renewable energy with a series of events as part of Clean Energy Week 2019.
— Khmer Times


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