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Breaking: Poser on whether 'Cambodia Democracy Act' will pass US Senate

Publication date 17 July 2019 | 21:26 | ICT

Analysts have questioned whether the “The Cambodia Democracy Act of 2019” bill would be passed by the US Senate and finally signed off by the president after its approval by the lower chamber, the House of Representatives, on Monday.



  • Breaking: Eighty-three containers of waste at S'ville port came from US, Canada

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 17:17 | ICT

    The plastic waste found in 83 containers at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port on Tuesday came from the US and Canada, the Ministry of Environment has said. The huge shipment of rubbish weighs some 1,600 tonnes.

  • Breaking: GMAC warns strikes harming investment as EBA loss looms

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 16:09 | ICT

    The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has warned that increasing industrial action is hurting the investment climate as the threat of the Kingdom losing access to the EU’s "Everything But Arms" (EBA) agreement loo

  • Some jobs off limits to foreigners from August

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 12:03 | ICT

    Beginning from the second week of August, foreigners will be banned from driving taxis and tuk-tuks, as well as being motorcycle delivery drivers, street food vendors, hairdressers and product distributors among other lower-income j

  • GMAC calls for halt to union negotiations due to uncertainty over EBA

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 11:20 | ICT

    The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has, for a second time, called for the suspension of negotiations with the Trade Union Negotiation Council due to uncertainties surrounding the EU’s “Everything But Arms” agre

  • CHRC reviews ‘factual errors’ in Smith’s report

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 09:22 | ICT

    The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) on Monday led an inter-ministerial meeting at the Council of Ministers to review “factual errors” in the draft annual reports compiled by Rhona Smith, the UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC)

  • ‘Cambodia Democracy Act’ passed by US House

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 09:08 | ICT

    The US House of Representatives in Washington, DC, on Monday, passed the “HR 526 Cambodia Democracy Act”, also known as the Cambodia Democracy Act of 2019.

  • Diplomatic relations made with Monaco

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 09:02 | ICT

    Cambodia and Monaco have formally established diplomatic relations to foster mutual understanding and strengthen friendship and cooperation between people of the two countries, a joint statement obtained by The Post on Tuesday said.

  • Immigration officials suspended

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 08:58 | ICT

    The Ministry of Interior’s General Department of Immigration has temporarily suspended Lieutenant Colonel Mok Bun Chheang and one-star Brigadier General Kong Narith while it investigates alleged “irregular activities” on a recent mi

  • Sihanoukville authorities find 83 rubbish-packed containers

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 08:23 | ICT

    Eighty-three containers packed with rubbish were broken open at the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port by joint authorities on Tuesday.

  • Sar Kheng renews call for inspection of constructions

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 08:21 | ICT

    Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has renewed his call for municipal and provincial governors to strengthen their management and inspection of building design and construction throughout the Kingdom.