Cambodia morning news for November 26

Cambodia morning news for November 26

Cambodia morning news

Water Shortages Affect Prey Nup Residents
Residents of Prey Nup are struggling with a shortage of water and forced to buy water from water sellers to meet their needs.
— CNE 

Officials to meet on Mekong crisis as fishing communities suffer
On Cambodia’s Tonle Sap, record low water levels have plunged fishing communities into crisis, but with warnings of a ‘severe drought’ there are concerns the situation will get even worse.
— Aljazeera 

New Dolphin Calf Spotted In Stung Treng
WWF-Cambodia On November 25th, another new dolphin was found in Stung Treng province. According to WWF-Cambodia, the calf was spotted on November 20, 2019 at around 8:30 am in Siem Pang District, Stung Treng Province.

Cremation Ceremony Of A Princess In Cambodia
A royal carriage carries the coffin of Princess Norodom Buppha Devi, one of late King Norodom Sihanouk’s daughters, during her funeral ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 25 November 2019.
— Corporated Dispatch 

SEA Games: Hotel releases statement on plight of Cambodia, Thai athletes
In a Facebook post, the management said that the Cambodian football team was not accommodated immediately due to full occupancy.
— Manila Bulletin  

Sar Kheng urges greater road safety efforts
Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Sunday urged the relevant authorities to expend greater efforts to reduce traffic accidents that he said had increased at an alarming rate.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen allocates $30 mln to Calmette Hospital
“I visited my mother-in-law at the hospital three days ago,” he said Sunday.
— Themy Themy 

PM Hun Sen Reacts to the Opposition: “If You Don’t Take Care of Your Mother, How Can You Take Care of People”
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has reacted to a Facebook comment of the extreme opposition, criticizing the premier for cancelling ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit to take care of his mother-in-law.
— Fresh News

Bellwether Khmer Rouge Case Heads to Court on November 27
The sign outside Meas Muth’s house is very clear. The house, shielded from the outside world by high walls and fencing, is by far the largest in Ta Sanh commune, in the northwestern province of Battambang.

Bankers, financial service professionals from ASEAN gather in Cambodia to discuss cooperation
Bankers and financial service professionals from across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) gathered here on Monday at a regional conference to discuss cooperation in the banking and financial sector.
— Xinhua

Free trade with China seen benefitting Cambodia
Asian Vision Institut president Chheang Vannarith says Cambodia will get many benefits from free-trade talks with China.
— Themy Themy  

Strong growth projected for Cambodia’s banking sector
National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) governor Chea Chanto said on Monday that the Kingdom’s economy has maintained robust growth with low and manageable inflation which paves a favourable path for the banking sector’s continuous development.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia, South Korea to launch feasibility study on bilateral FTA
Cambodia and South Korea on Monday signed a joint statement on the launch of a joint study on a possible Free Trade Agreement between the two countries, said a Cambodian Ministry of Commerce’s press release.
— Xinhua

 Kem Sokha Pledges Not to Provoke Chaos to the Kingdom
President of court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha pledged not to provoke chaos nor create social instability in the kingdom.
— Fresh News 

Migrant workers in Thailand injured in truck crash
Twelve migrant workers and three children were injured in a traffic accident in Thailand’s Sa Kaeo province on Sunday night.
— Khmer Times 

Jeremy Clarkson finally recognises climate crisis during Asia trip
Jeremy Clarkson has made what could be the biggest reversal of his 30-year career. The anti-environmental columnist has, for the first time, accepted the existence of global heating after seeing the impact for himself.
— The Guardian

Officers to fulfill on Mekong disaster as fishing communities undergo | Cambodia Information – EAST AUTO NEWS
On Cambodia’s Tonle Sap, document low water ranges have plunged fishing communities into disaster, however with warnings of a ‘extreme drought’ there are considerations the state of affairs will get even worse.
— East Auto News

Radio Stations Welcome — but Worry About — Possible Return of VOA, RFA
U.S.-funded broadcasters Voice of America and Radio Free Asia have been given a tentative green light to return to Cambodian airwaves — a development some local radio stations welcomed, but with trepidation.

We’re Failing to Prevent Road Accidents, Sar Kheng Says
Interior Minister Sar Kheng said the government’s campaign to prevent traffic accidents is failing, with the number of accidents and injuries in the first 10 months of this year rising by about a third compared to last year, and deaths up by 10 percent.

Sar Kheng proposes prison segregation
Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Sunday suggested officials of the ministries of Interior and Justice, and the Phnom Penh Municipal Hall discuss the segregation of detainees and convicts, particularly those convicted of drug offences.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Mining Exploration Licence Application in New Areas Opened
The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) has called for application for gold mining exploration licenses in four concession areas.

I do no harm to the country: Sokha
Former opposition leader Kem Sokha today said that he will never partake in any activities that could bring about turmoil to the Kingdom.
— Khmer Times 

Cambodian Foreign Minister Requests Busan Governor to Pay Close Attention to Welfare of Cambodian Workers
Deputy Prime Minister Prak Sokhonn, Cambodia’s minister of foreign affairs and a special envoy of Prime Minister Hun Sen, has asked Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don to pay attention to the well-being of Cambodians workers in Korea.
— Fresh News 

Are the curtains falling on “Sam Rainsy’s political comeback”?
In the weeks leading up to what could have been the much delayed and long awaited premiere of the sequel to Rainsy’s political life, Cambodians feared what might have been, while the rest of the world looked on with relative indifference.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia Marks 14th World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Cambodia yesterday commemorated the 14th World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and at the same time launched the “walk safe” campaign.

Cambodia-ROK Sign Five Agreements
The Kingdom of Cambodia and the Republic of Korea (ROK) have signed five important documents on 25 May 2019 to strengthen cooperation.
— Fresh News

Cambodia-ROK Sign Joint Statement on the Launch of Joint Study on Possible Free Trade Agreement
The Kingdom of Cambodia and the Republic of Korea (ROK), on 25 November 2019, have signed the Joint Statement on the Launch of the Joint Study on a Possible Free Trade Agreement between Cambodia-Republic of Korea, represented by Minister of Commerce of Cambodia Pan Sorasak and Minister for Trade of Republic of Korea H.E. Yoo Myung-Hee.
— Fresh News

Composer aims to extend reach of Khmer classical music
Composer Phan Chamroeun has created a new form of Khmer classical music with a performance at the Arts4Peace Festival which concluded over the weekend.
— Themy Themy

Out Of Luck South African Sent To Immigration
The Investigation and Procedure Office at the Phnom Penh Department of Immigration received a foreign male after he was detained by Daun Penh police on November 24, 2019.

Cambodia and Some ASEAN Nations to Sign Development Cooperation MoU with South Korea
Cambodia and other nations including Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and the Philippines are going to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the development cooperation with the Republic of Korea (ROK) today.

Apsara raises concerns over illegal construction in Angkor
The Apsara National Authority expressed concern over illegally built structures along Siem Reap’s Angkor resort area.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Trial of accused bomb plotters starts
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday heard the case of four people charged with plotting to overthrow the government. They had been arrested for planting bombs to cause chaos during Khmer New Year.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Mentally ill man tied to tree for 10 years to get house
A mentally ill man who was chained to a tree by his sister for 10 years will get a home of his own following an outcry on Facebook.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy supporters confess for clemency
Two more Sam Rainsy supporters returned from Thailand to reveal his November 9 coup plot and asked for clemency.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Gov’t calls for better swiftlet homes as China mulls bird’s nest imports
Ministry of Commerce secretary of state Sam Sereirath on Sunday called on Cambodians to invest in the construction of white-nest swiftlet farming homes according to quality standards as official exports to China are expected to begin late next year.
— The Phnom Penh Post

PM: Improve lives of disabled
Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged the relevant institutions to improve the living standards of disabled persons in line with the national economy.
— The Phnom Penh Post

PM: Gov’t to inject millions to modernise Calmette Hospital
Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that the government will provide $30 million for the state-run Calmette Hospital to continue the construction of a new 12-storey building.
— The Phnom Penh Post

The learning crisis requires a new approach to education
For most children, turning 10 is an exciting moment. They’re learning more about the world and expanding their horizons. But too many children – more than half of all 10-year-olds in low- and middle-income countries – cannot read and understand a simple story.
— Khmer Times

UnionPay International
UnionPay Cambodia is pleased to participate in the 22nd ASEAN Banking Conference and the 49th ASEAN Banking Council Meeting here in Phnom Penh, the gem of Indochina. Thank you to our host, the Association of Banks in Cambodia, and all your valuable contributions to the industry.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia and S.Korea closer to signing FTA
Cambodia and South Korea yesterday announced they have signed an agreement to launch a joint feasibility study into the creation of a free trade agreement.
— Khmer Times

Gov’t and private sector to discuss solar home system guidelines
The Ministry of Mines and Energy and several local solar companies will meet today for a consultative workshop on guidelines for solar home systems (SHS).
— Khmer Times

Banks urged to focus on digital innovation
Bankers in Southeast Asia have been urged to focus on digital innovation to improve their operations.
— Khmer Times

Environment Minister looks to curb land encroachment
Environment Minister Say Samal has urged authorities in three provinces to prevent illegal land encroachment in the Samlot multi-purpose-use area and Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary as both areas are suffering from illegal occupations.
— Khmer Times

Harvester Blown Up By Landmine
Authorities say that at 1 pm on November 25, 2019, in the village of Chey Chhnang, Ou Beichoan commune, Ou Chrov district, there was an explosion in a rice field.


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