Cambodia morning news for September 12

Cambodia morning news for September 12

Cambodia morning news

The Number of Chinese Tourists Drop amid the Online Gambling Ban
The Cambodian authorities have noted a decrease in the number of Chinese tourists since online gambling was banned last month.
— Themy Themy

NGOs Decline Second Meeting With Government Spokesman
Two NGOs have declined a second meeting with a government spokesman after already discussing their joint report on the country’s microfinance sector with him last week.
— VOD

Cambodian PM Explains Allotment of Expected Oil and Gas Income
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has informed the public about the allotment of expected income from the Kingdom’s oil and gas.
— AKP

Asean’s best universities for 2020: Brunei joins Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines
The annual world’s best university rankings from Times Higher Education (THE) has been freshly unveiled with some surprises at the top of the best Asean universities sublist for 2020 due to the increasing ascension by Chinese universities in the global rankings.
— AEC News Today

Students demand exam rechecks
Hundreds of students who failed the national high school exam gathered in front of the Education Ministry with their parents yesterday to demand a review of their results.
— Khmer Times

NGO, indigenous communities call for stronger conservation efforts
The NGO Forum on Cambodia and indigenous communities have called for stronger efforts on the conservation of indigenous languages and the development of indigenous peoples in the Kingdom.
— Khmer Times

Cambodian Ministry: Mangoes next in line for China export
Mango will most probably be the next product that Cambodia exports directly to China, said an official of the Ministry of Agriculture.
— Fresh Plaza

With Huawei’s help, 5G in Cambodia rolling out as planned
Cambodia’s major telecommunications companies are developing its 5G network as planned with the help of Chinese firm Huawei, sources familiar with the matter told Khmer Times this week.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia feared lagging behind predators in cybersex trafficking crackdown
U.S. and Australian crime fighters are preparing Cambodia for a spike in online child sex abuse cases but local officials fear that predators are a step ahead of police due to narrow laws.
— Retuers

US State Dep’t lacks respect for law’
State Department calling for Kem Sokha’s treason charge to be dropped showed a lack of respect for the law.
— The Phnom Penh Post (Video)

EducationUSA Hosts Regional Forum 2019 and College Fair in Cambodia
EducationUSA East Asia and Pacific and U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh will host an EducationUSA Regional Forum and college fair for the first time in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, according to U.S. Embassy’s press release.
— AKP

Cambodia urges U.S. not to interfere in internal affairs on pretext of human rights, democracy
Cambodia has called on the United States to stop interfering in the country’s internal affairs on the pretext of human rights and democracy.
— Xinhua

Maybank to focus on Cambodia, among others, to increase international revenue
Malaysia-based Maybank is focusing on a handful of key markets for its regional expansion, including Cambodia, according to a high-ranking officer.
— Khmer Times

Capital police urged to work with national cops
The National Police during a meeting yesterday urged law enforcement officers in Phnom Penh to step up against crime in the capital to ensure public safety for residents and tourists.
— Khmer Times

World trade uncertainty soars
Global trade uncertainty has soared since the third quarter of last year as the US-China trade war escalates, a new index shows.
— Themy Themy

Council of Ministers Approves Agreement on Energy Purchase from Laos
The Cabinet of Cambodia this morning passed the government’s agreement for the purchase of 2,400 megawatt of electricity generated from coal-fired power plant from Laos.
— AKP

Prime Minister of Lao’s PDR to Pay Official Visit to Cambodia
At the invitation of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), will lead a high-level delegation to pay an official visit to the Kingdom of Cambodia from 12-13 September 2019.
— Fresh News

Internal Reform: Cambodia Always Makes a Stride in Reform for the Its Society’s Harmonization
There have been a number of recent developments – the arrest of Sok Bun in conspiracy case of state’s property intrusion, the arrests of Seung Samol, tycoon Kong Kreung and a number of other forestry officials from the Ministry of Agriculture,
— Fresh News

Cambodia should speed up gaming law approval – Experts
Cambodia needs to hasten the passage of the draft gambling law to avoid missing out on investment opportunities in the gaming sector.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia attracts 1.5 mln Chinese tourists in 7 months, up 37 pct
Cambodia received 1.5 million Chinese tourists during the first seven months of 2019, an increase of 37 percent over the same period last year, said a Tourism Ministry’s report released on Wednesday.
— Xinhua

Cambodia feared lagging in cybersex crackdown
U.S. and Australian crime fighters are preparing Cambodia for a spike in online child sex abuse cases but local officials fear that predators are a step ahead of police due to narrow laws.
— CNE

Cambodia Tells the U.S to Respect the Country’s Sovereignty
“Cambodia urges foreign politicians and administrations to adhere to the rule-based multilateralism and the basic norms governing international relations, as enshrined in the United Nations
— Themy Themy

Ministry to US: Kem Sokha in ‘Comfort of His Home’
Cambodia’s Foreign Affairs Ministry on Tuesday responded to a video from the U.S. State Department, which called opposition leader Kem Sokha’s ongoing detention without trial “baseless,” by noting that Sokha had been released from prison to the “comfort of his home” a year ago.
— VOD

AFP wraps up Tabcorp Cambodian bribery case
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has closed a three-year investigation into allegations of bribery made against lotteries and betting operator Tabcorp due to a lack of evidence.
— Igaming Business

12 Cambodian High School Students to Visit Japan under JENESYS 2019 Youth Exchange Programme
Twelve (12) Cambodian high school students (6 females) and 3 supervisors (2 females) are going to visit Japan from Sept. 13 to 21, 2019, at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan under a youth exchange programme “JENESYS 2019”
— AKP

Cambodia Wins Medals from 2019 Thailand International Boxing Series IV
Cambodia has won 4 bronze medals from the 2019 International Boxing Series IV tournament in Thailand.
— AKP

Cambodia Hosting APT Telecommunication and ICT Development Forum
Cambodia is hosting Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT)’s 16th Telecommunication/ICT Development Forum (ADF-16), according to local media report.
— AKP

Working group on cross-border drug crimes to be formed
The National Authority for Combating Drug and its counterparts in partner countries are set to establish a joint working group to investigate and share information on cross-border drug crimes in the region.
— Khmer Times

Rice, cash aid for flood victims
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said the government will provide 1,000 tonnes of rice and cash aid of about $488,000 to the National Committee for Disaster Management to distribute to people who may be affected by upcoming floods.
— Khmer Times

NGO accuses sacked founder of torture, child sex abuse
Children’s NGO Sovann Komar yesterday claimed it had uncovered compelling evidence that sacked founder and former executive director Arun Sothea sexually assaulted children, and treated them cruelly, including by starving them.
— Khmer Times

What next? dilemma for students at crossroads
THE High School Exam results of academic year 2018-2019 was announced earlier this week (on Sept 9), giving the green-light to about 80,000 students to further their studies in university.
— Khmer Times

The Believe in yourself Seminar 2
SUCCESS stories and personal secrets were heard in ‘The Believe 2’ session at Cambodia-Korea Cooperation Centre last Sunday, was sponsor by GFx investment, with over 500 participants looking for inspiration to learn more about growth experiences in the fields of finance, writing, business and technology.
— Khmer Times

The 7: Things to do this weekend, including Cambodia Town Film Festival
We’re going to take it upon ourselves to call this the end of this summer’s “Summer of Festivals” (patent pending). And we’re ending it with possibly our favorite.
— The HI Lo

 

 

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