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Education minister acclaims Kingdom’s scout movement

Publication date 18 March 2019 | 10:29 | ICT

Hang Chuon Naron, the Minister of Education, Youth and Sport, on Sunday hailed the National Association of Cambodian Scouts (NACS) as an active non-profit movement that supports the Kingdom’s education system and successfully participates

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  • Youths band together to clean ‘filthy’ Boeung Trabek canal

    Publication date 15 March 2019 | 09:40 | ICT

    Inspired by their affection for the environment, a desire to have a clean and beautiful city, and wanting to send a message to people to stop littering, a group of some two dozen volunteer youths have taken to picking up trash day a

  • Anti-tank mine explosion kills two

    Publication date 15 March 2019 | 08:47 | ICT

    A bomb explosion on Thursday killed two of three “unlicensed” men who were hired to carry out mine clearance in O’Svay commune, in Oddar Meanchey province’s Trapaing Prasat district.

  • PM: Prevent illegal exports of timber

    Publication date 15 March 2019 | 08:40 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday urged relevant authorities to stamp out the export of timber abroad without authorisation and transparency.

  • Calls for journos to use care when describing drug users

    Publication date 15 March 2019 | 07:25 | ICT

    Media outlets have been called on to use care when describing drug users and to not disclose details that might reveal their identity or that of their family in order to avoid harming their chances of treatment.

  • South Korea’s Moon arrives in Kingdom for state visit

    Publication date 15 March 2019 | 07:19 | ICT

    South Korean president Moon Jae-in and his wife arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday at the start of a three-day state visit to Cambodia to strengthen ties and further the friendship between the two countries.

  • Tainted seafood destroyed

    Publication date 15 March 2019 | 07:17 | ICT

    More than seven and a half tonnes of seafood, including shrimp and fish fins, were seized and destroyed by the National Police in cooperation with Camcontrol on Wednesday after they were found to contain prohibited chemical substanc

  • Kratie driver burns to death after loss of control of lorry

    Publication date 15 March 2019 | 07:13 | ICT

    A driver of a lorry carrying cassava was burnt to death early on Thursday morning after he apparently lost control of the vehicle causing it to veer off the road and catch fire in Kratie province’s Chitr Borei district.

  • PM calls on Koh Kong to get water from Thailand

    Publication date 14 March 2019 | 15:00 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen urged Koh Kong provincial authorities to request that Thailand’s Trat provincial authorities connect them with clean water pipes, in order to temporarily supply the province’s citizens with water during the dr

  • Boeung Kak activists stand trial for ‘intentional assault’

    Publication date 14 March 2019 | 10:25 | ICT

    The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday heard a case of intentional violence against four Boeung Kak community activists following an incident two years ago in which a woman, Sat Pha, alleges she was assaulted and had $300 and a

  • Court upholds verdict against former CNRP official in Banteay Meanchey

    Publication date 14 March 2019 | 10:20 | ICT

    The Appeal Court on Wednesday upheld former CNRP commune chief Chao Veasna’s five-year sentence for his involvement in a violent protest in 2015 that saw six vehicles belonging to customs officers set on fire in Banteay Meanchey pro