Cambodia morning news for October 22

Cambodia morning news for October 22

Cambodia morning news

Cambodia hopes to expand market for rice via upcoming China Int’l Import Expo
In an interview with Xinhua on Friday, Saran said that Cambodia will grasp the opportunity of the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai to promote its best quality rice to the Chinese and international markets.
— Themy Themy

Cambodia, China sign military cooperation agreement
Cambodia and China have signed an agreement on cooperation between the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and China’s People’s Liberation Army, the Ministry of National Defense said Monday.
— Themy Themy

Rainsy’s Promise to Return a Mere ‘PR Stunt,’ Kem Sokha’s Daughter Says
The daughter of detained opposition party president Kem Sokha, who is also a spokesperson for his outlawed Cambodia National Rescue Party, called exiled party leader Sam Rainsy’s promise to return to Cambodia next month a mere “PR stunt.”
— VOD

Water Festival Security Planning Underway Amid Political Tensions
The annual Water Festival, which brings millions of people into Phnom Penh every year, will proceed as normal “because we have peace,” city authorities said this week.
— VOD

Five nabbed over kidnap and extortion
Preah Sihanouk provincial military police on Saturday arrested five Chinese nationals who allegedly confined a countryman over a gambling debt in the province.
— Khmer Times

​Court Sentences Four Opposition Officials for Insult and Incitement
he Phnom Penh Municipal Court has sentenced a former opposition official to one and a half years in prison for calling for a boycott of the 2018 election and criticizing the government in Facebook posts. Three other officials, including exiled acting opposition leader Sam Rainsy, were sentenced in absentia to one year and eight months’ imprisonment in the same case.
— VOD

Draft Port Law in Process
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) has been gathering more inputs to improve its draft law on ports.
— AKP

Cambodia, Optimistic of More Foreign Arrivals
After participating in the ITB ASIA 2019 in Singapore last week, the Cambodian delegation, led by H.E. So Mara, Secretary of State for Tourism, expressed their optimism about the increase in the number of foreign tourists and investors to Cambodia.
— AKP

Cambodia Airports – Exclusive Interview with David Thompson, CCO
Exclusive interview with David Thompson, CCO of Cambodia Airports.
— Asia Travel News

Man charged over sexual abuse of three boys
Siem Reap Provincial Court on Saturday charged a Russian national who allegedly paid for and had sex with three boys in Siem Reap city in May and June.
— Khmer Times

More convictions ahead of Rainsy’s planned return
The authorities are continuing to convict former opposition party members ahead of Sam Rainsy’s planned return on November 9.
— Khmer Times

Outcomes of Cambodian PM’s Participation in Official Inauguration Ceremony of Indonesian President
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation today issued a press release on the outcomes of Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen’s recent participation in the official Inauguration Ceremony of Indonesian President.
— AKP

Nearly 70 killed or hurt by UXOs this year
Sixty-seven people were killed or injured by mines and unexploded ordnance during the past nine months and three weeks.
— Khmer Times

Pilgrimage to continue despite casino demolition plans
Buddhist monks and youths who are conducting a ten-day pilgrimage from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville in protest of a Chinese-owned beachfront casino in Koh Rong commune will continue their journey despite authorities issuing a statement clarifying that the establishment has been shut down since May and will soon be demolished.
— Khmer Times

Turkey to Help Cambodia Develop Halal Food
The Republic of Turkey will assist Cambodia in developing Halal Food in the Kingdom by providing techniques and sharing good practices.
— AKP

Cambodia, Turkey Reaffirm Commitment to Increase Two-way Trade to US$1 Billion
The Kingdom of Cambodia and the Republic of Turkey have reaffirmed their commitment to boost their bilateral trade exchange up to US$1 billion.
— AKP

US ambassador meets King as he looks to strengthen ties
The government’s spokespersons unit is optimistic that newly-appointed United States Ambassador Patrick Murphy can help bridge diplomatic gaps after he met with King Norodom Sihamoni on Saturday and issued a positive statement.
— Khmer Times

Tourists in Siem Reap accused of theft
Siem Reap Provincial Court yesterday charged two Peruvian tourists with theft for allegedly stealing a Chinese woman’s belongings in a restaurant.
— Khmer Times

Khmer Beverages discusses social responsibility drive
Since its inception in 2009, Khmer Beverages Co. Ltd, a business unit of local conglomerate Chip Mong, has given priority to how it impacts the communities where it operates.
— Khmer Times

King leaves for Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement
King Norodom Sihamoni left Monday for a three-day visit to Japan to attend the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito.
— Themy Themy

Former factory workers to receive missing wages
Dozens of Heng Xin Textile factory workers will receive their missing wages after about three months of negotiations finally yielded results.
— Khmer Times

Veng Sakhon pushes for more diversity in agriculture
Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon on Saturday pushed for more diversification in production to ensure food security in the Kingdom in line with the National Strategy for Food Security and Nutrition 2019-2023.
— Khmer Times

Inmate commission to review Water Festival clemency list
The National Commission for the Evaluation of Prisoners will hold a meeting today to determine how much clemency to give to 500 inmates who have applied to be pardoned or have their sentences reduced to mark the upcoming Water Festival.
— Khmer Times

​Court Sentences Four Opposition Officials for Insult and Incitement
he Phnom Penh Municipal Court has sentenced a former opposition official to one and a half years in prison for calling for a boycott of the 2018 election and criticizing the government in Facebook posts. Three other officials, including exiled acting opposition leader Sam Rainsy, were sentenced in absentia to one year and eight months’ imprisonment in the same case.
— VOD

Cambodia, Vietnam Create Special Joint Tour Package
Cambodia Association of Travel Agents (CATA) and Vietnam’s Vung Tau Association of Travel Agents have reached a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the creation of a special joint tour package.
— AKP

Veng Sakhon pushes for more diversity in agriculture
Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon on Saturday pushed for more diversification in production to ensure food security in the Kingdom in line with the National Strategy for Food Security and Nutrition 2019-2023.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia, Vietnam Create Special Joint Tour Package
Cambodia Association of Travel Agents (CATA) and Vietnam’s Vung Tau Association of Travel Agents have reached a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the creation of a special joint tour package.
— AKP

Cambodia recognized as undiscovered golfing destination of the year
It is not only on the economic part, but also on the sports side that Cambodia’s progress is being recognized internationally.
— Khmer Times

Inmate commission to review Water Festival clemency list
The National Commission for the Evaluation of Prisoners will hold a meeting today to determine how much clemency to give to 500 inmates who have applied to be pardoned or have their sentences reduced to mark the upcoming Water Festival.
— Khmer Times

Man charged over sexual abuse of three boys
Siem Reap Provincial Court on Saturday charged a Russian national who allegedly paid for and had sex with three boys in Siem Reap city in May and June.
— Khmer Times

Tourists in Siem Reap accused of theft
Siem Reap Provincial Court yesterday charged two Peruvian tourists with theft for allegedly stealing a Chinese woman’s belongings in a restaurant.
— Khmer Times

DC-Cam Produces Songs to Highlight Struggles of Anlong Veng Post-Khmer Rouge
The Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam), through its ‘Anlong Veng Peace Center’ project in the last stronghold of the Khmer Rouge, has produced two romantic songs to encapsulate the struggles of the region.
— VOA

Cambodia recognized as undiscovered golfing destination of the year
It is not only on the economic part, but also on the sports side that Cambodia’s progress is being recognized internationally.
— Khmer Times

 

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