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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.



  • Phnom Penh police chief requests training assistance from Vietnam

    Publication date 23 May 2019 | 08:25 | ICT

    Phnom Penh Municipal Police chief Sar Thet has asked for Vietnamese assistance in training a new 60-strong elite “special intervention” unit tasked with protecting senior leadership, foreign delegations and the public.

  • Police to probe death at centre

    Publication date 23 May 2019 | 08:20 | ICT

    Phnom Penh’s Por Sen Chey district authorities say they will investigate the death of a mentally ill man at the Prey Speu Social Affairs Centre after his family said they were not immediately informed of his death and that his body

  • Chinese couple dead following Banteay Meanchey traffic accident

    Publication date 23 May 2019 | 08:18 | ICT

    A Chinese couple was killed and five Cambodians injured in a traffic accident on National Road 5 in Banteay Meanchey province’s O’Chrou district on Tuesday afternoon, a senior policeman said on Wednesday.

  • Impact study on river bank ‘development’ begins

    Publication date 22 May 2019 | 14:28 | ICT

    The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said on Tuesday it is conducting an environmental impact study after it received a proposal from Try Pheap Engineering & Construction Co Ltd to dredge the Mekong River and use the

  • Save the Children to celebrate Centennial Anniversary

    Publication date 22 May 2019 | 13:41 | ICT

    Save the Children, a global network of nonprofit organisations headquartered in London, UK, is celebrating its Centennial Anniversary this month.

  • Preah Sihanouk disputants seek solutions

    Publication date 22 May 2019 | 13:17 | ICT

    More than 300 people from communities involved in land disputes in Preah Sihanouk gathered in front of the provincial hall on Tuesday to push the governor to speed up the resolution process.

  • Thnot d’Or awards to be held for agronomy and food processing

    Publication date 22 May 2019 | 10:26 | ICT

    The Kinal Foundation, in collaboration with the French Agency for Development, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport will hold the 2019 Thnot d’Or Awards for agronomy and

  • Battambang, Tbong Khmum courts to be finished this year

    Publication date 22 May 2019 | 10:20 | ICT

    The construction of two appeal courts in Battambang and Tbong Khmum provinces will be completed by the end of this year, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

  • Ten nabbed for theft and drug possession

    Publication date 22 May 2019 | 10:16 | ICT

    The Phnom Penh police minor crimes bureau said on Tuesday that two groups of suspects, totalling 10 people, have been arrested in connection with 12 cases of theft and possession of addictive substances.

  • ‘Indigenous people must exercise rights’

    Publication date 22 May 2019 | 09:20 | ICT

    While indigenous communities in the Kingdom have largely obtained equal rights, they need to step up their advocacy when facing abuses and threats to their traditions, conservation NGO Save Cambodia’s Wildlife (SCW) said.