PHNOM PENH: Cambodia has set a fourth Guinness World Record by having the longest dragon boat, which was certified at a ceremony in Prey Veng province. Patel Pravin Jasmastbhai, a Guinness World Records representative, announced the record on Monday after experts examined the 87.3 metre-long boat.
Phnom Penh Municipal Court spokesman Ly Sophana said the 11 women and four other people were charged with surrogacy and human trafficking. Three more people were charged with conspiracy but did not appear.
An appeals court upheld the prison sentence, Jan. 7, 2018, of Tammy Davis-Charles, upper right, the Australian woman who convicted of providing commercial surrogacy services in Cambodia. A Phnom Penh Municipal Court spokesman said the 11 women and four other people were charged Tuesday with surrogacy and human trafficking.
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Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong addresses delegates during the opening ceremony for the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Singapore.
Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch, is serving a life sentence for his role in atrocities committed by Cambodia's Khmer Rouge. PHNOM PENH: The former chief interrogator and torturer for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge has been discharged from hospital after a health scare that lasted weeks, an official told AFP Tuesday .
Countries in the lower Mekong basin are in need of a collective strategy to secure their future, given China's control of the river upstream and ongoing changes in global geo-politics. The Mekong runs 4,909 kilometres from Western China through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.
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Cambodia's 87.3-meter-long wooden boat was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the world's longest dragon boat on Monday, breaking the previous record held by China. The 87.3-meter-long and 1.94-meter-wide boat was taken more than six months to be built by the Union of Youth Federation of Cambodia in Prey Veng province and it cost about 60,000 U.S. dollars by Prey Veng Provincial Administration.
Fifteen people have been arrested in Cambodia for allegedly taking part in illegal surrogacy, the Kingdom's anti-trafficking authority says. According to Cambodia's National Police website, 11 of those arrested are pregnant surrogates, along with two men and two other women working as cooks.
IT was a cross between a Blue Wave and a Hail Mary. At 7:30 Tuesday night, a half-hour before California polls closed, NBC News declared Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives.
PHNOM PENH: A video clip showing a Khmer boy showing off his linguistic talent while trying to sell souvenirs to a tourist in Cambodia is going viral on social media.
Transaction activity has been observed to be on a downward trend from 2013 until 2017, owing to the transactions of Dalian Wanda China portfolio to R&F Properties. Since then, the frequency of transactions have been high, with 228 recorded transactions from 4Q2017 to 3Q2018, slightly lower than the 251 recorded the previous four quarters.
Belinda Henley discovers the beauty of a delta sunset on a fascinating voyage along one of the world's great rivers. I'd read about the spectacular sunsets over the Mekong River, but nothing could have prepared me for the fiery red, pink and burnt-orange beauty I was lucky enough to witness setting over this famous waterway.
Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine said its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard has secured a contract worth about S$30 million for the modification and upgrading of a production barge for SJ Production Barge Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of compatriot upstream oil and gas company KrisEnergy. Keppel Shipyard's scope of work includes installation of a power generation module, electrical house, new accommodation units and other refurbishment works.
Presiding over the celebration, Norodom Sihamoni, the nation's King accompanied by country's Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen, laid a wreath and lit the ceremonial victory fire inside the Independence Monument to symbolise the country's independence from the French colonial rule, a report in Xinhua said. The Cambodian Killing Fields are a number of sites in Cambodia where collectively more than a million people were killed and buried by the Khmer Rouge regime, during its rule of the country from 1975 to 1979, immediately after the end of the Cambodian Civil War .