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Finalists selected for Japan speech contest

Publication date 24 May 2019 | 13:35 | ICT

Fifty-six candidates have been whittled down to the last 15 for the final round of the 22nd Japanese Speech Contest to be held at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Centre (CJCC) in Phnom Penh on Sunday.



  • Vietnam rubber firm to ‘stop harming environment’

    Publication date 24 May 2019 | 13:25 | ICT

    A Vietnamese rubber company running a plantation in Mondulkiri province’s Pech Chreada district on Wednesday made an agreement with the local communities and authorities to stop operating in a way that is harmful to the environment.

  • Ex-CNRP voice their concern at monitoring

    Publication date 24 May 2019 | 10:07 | ICT

    Some 35 former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) members in Kampong Thom province expressed concern for their safety on Thursday after authorities watched over several of their gatherings and questioned them.

  • Ministry asked about Mekong plan

    Publication date 24 May 2019 | 09:52 | ICT

    A member of the Supreme Consultation Forum told The Post on Thursday that he had questioned the Ministry of Mines and Energy over its position regarding a proposed project to develop a sizeable stretch of the Mekong River.

  • Campaigning for Sunday polls come to end

    Publication date 24 May 2019 | 09:50 | ICT

    Election campaigning for the upcoming third-mandate municipal, provincial, town and district council elections is due to end this Friday, while the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) is tipped to sweep all seats across the Kingdo

  • Koh Rong Sanloem casino ‘is flouting’ closure order

    Publication date 24 May 2019 | 09:07 | ICT

    A Preah Sihanouk provincial official said on Thursday that the owner of Jinding Hotel and Casino on Koh Rong Sanloem is flouting the authorities’ order to close the business by March 22.

  • Appeal Court upholds murder-theft verdict

    Publication date 24 May 2019 | 09:05 | ICT

    The Appeal Court has upheld the verdict against a woman who was earlier this month sentenced to 30 years in prison for murder and the theft of cash and jewellery from the owner of a massage parlour in Kandal province’s Ang Snuol dis

  • Licence deadline extended

    Publication date 24 May 2019 | 08:02 | ICT

    The deadline for tuk-tuk drivers and riders of motorbikes with engine capacity above 125cc to hold valid licences or face fines has been pushed to August, a senior official at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport said on Thurs

  • Hun Sen set to attend Unescap summit in Bangkok, says ministry

    Publication date 24 May 2019 | 07:57 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen will travel to Bangkok, Thailand, on May 27 to attend the 75th Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Unescap), under the theme Empowering People and Ensuring In

  • Mysterious debris plummets to earth in Stung Treng

    Publication date 24 May 2019 | 07:54 | ICT

    Debris fell to earth in Stung Treng province’s Borei O’Svay Sen Chey district near Laos on Thursday following a loud explosion, with more landing across the border.

  • Phnom Penh gov’t warns of fines on improper garbage disposal

    Publication date 24 May 2019 | 07:50 | ICT

    The Phnom Penh Municipal Department of Environment on Thursday warned it would start imposing fines on residents who fail to dispose of rubbish properly after a campaign to raise public awareness about the law and the environment en