Cambodia morning news for September 30

Cambodia morning news for September 30

Cambodia morning news

Floods force closure of National Road 5 in Poipet
Banteay Meanchey Provincial Department of Public Works and Transport yesterday said it will temporarily close National Road 5 between Km 394-396 due to the flood.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia rejects UN human rights assessment
Cambodia has rejected UN concerns about the political situation in Cambodia and told it not to interfere in the internal affairs of sovereign states.
— Themy Themy

Road accidents kill nearly 20 people over 2 days of Pchum Ben
Nearly 20 people were killed and nearly 60 other people injured in traffic accidents over the past two days of the Pchum Ben festival.
— Khmer Times

More than 100 VoIP scammers sent back to China
Interior Ministry’s General Immigration Department yesterday deported more than 100 Chinese nationals who were caught operating Voice over Internet Protocol scams.
Khmer Times

Cambodian Human Rights Committee Issues Statement to Deny Former Opposition Group’s Exaggeration on Rhona Smith’s Concerns over Political Situation in Cambodia
The spokesperson of the Cambodian Human Rights Committee has thoroughly reviewed the report of Ms Rhona Smith, UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Cambodia,
— Fresh News

Prak Sokhonn addresses General Debate of 74th session of UNGA
Minister of Foreign Affairs Prak Sokhonn on Saturday has underlined the importance of peace, calling on the world to allow peaceful coexistence between countries with different political systems.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia wants good relations with the EU: Sar Kheng
Minister of Interior Sar Kheng told the German government that the Kingdom wanted good relations with the European Union and retain the Everything-but-arms trade status.
— Khmer Times

Asian American Groups Oppose Cambodian Refugee Deportations
Asian American groups are objecting to the Trump administration’s efforts to step up deportations of Cambodians, as dozens of refugees with criminal convictions are being ordered to report to federal officials next week for removal.
— VOA News  

Using Humanitarian Reasons to Interfere in Domestic Affairs Is Deceitful: Cambodian Diplomat Chief
H.E. Deputy Prime Minister Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia, delivered statement at the 74th Session of the General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly on 28 September 2019.
— Fresh News

Protests Planned Monday Amid Efforts To Deport Cambodians With Criminal Records
Asian American groups are objecting to the Trump administration’s efforts to step up deportations of Cambodians, as dozens of refugees with criminal convictions are being ordered to report to federal officials this week for removal.
— WBUR News

CHRC rejects recommendations connected to the now-dissolved CNRP
The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) yesterday dismissed recommendations related to the now-dissolved CNRP, in which the UN special rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia Rhona Smith made during the 42nd session of the Human Right Council.
— Khmer Times

Three former CNRP activists charged with conspiracy and incitement
Phnom Penh Municipal Court has issued an arrest warrant for former CNRP activist Sao Ousaphea for conspiracy and incitement to commit a felony involving an alleged plot a coup against the government.
— Khmer Times

The Education Ministry says no more re-check of the results of Bac II exams
“After the re-check, the committee found that the results of the national high school exams are accurate and there will be no change,” the Education Ministry said in a press released on September 26,.
— Themy Thremy

Traditional buffalo race attracts crowds of spectators in Cambodia
With their heads adorned with colorful masks, water buffalos were raced along a 450-meter stretch of road leading to the pagoda, where crowds of audience were watching and using their smartphones to capture the moments of the race.
— Themy Themy 

Hun Sen says people can now travel without fear
Prime Minister Hun Sen says peace in Cambodia allows people to travel without fear.
— Themy Themy

Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia’s timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.
Under a rickety wooden stilt house near Cambodia’s Phnom Prich Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the country’s leading environmental campaigners is preparing dinner.
— Aljazeera

 

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