Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Xiong Bo said on Monday that 2016 was a "highly fruitful year" for China-Cambodia relations and cooperation thanks to the exchange of visits by the top leaders of the two countries. Xiong said at a reception celebrating the Chinese New Year here that the mutual visits of the top leaders had elevated the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries to a new high.
Cambodia is pushing several initiatives to improve the business environment in the country and expand its presence overseas. The Post's Cheng Sokhorng sat down with Nguon Meng Tech, director-general of the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce , which boasts over 5,000 members, to discuss the existing business challenges in Cambodia and the chamber's expansion abroad.
More than 13,000 9-year-old girls in Cambodia will receive an HPV vaccine over the next two years as part of a new program seeking to reduce the country's dismal cervical cancer rates. The Ministry of Health on Friday launched a demonstration project to vaccinate a total of nearly 13,400 schoolgirls - some 7,900 in Siem Reap and 5,500 in Svay Rieng - against HPV, said Ork Vichit, manager for the National Immunisation Program.
Flanked by the traditional stilted homes and lush vegetation of a Cambodian island village, it is a jolt of colour, a flash of inspiration. Used coffee cups form a sweeping shaped roof over the school's entrance, while coloured plastic has been cut and shaped into flowers for a large mural of the Cambodian flag.
On face value, believes Guy Williams, Cambodian Tourism seems to have three major selling points: the Angkor Ancient temples, Atrocity museums, and "we do not check ID card" bars. Don't you hate it when someone gets off the plane from a holiday raving about how great it is to go to the place that they've just been to? I'm just a dude who's come back from a holiday in Cambodia two days ago, key difference, who is highly enthusiastic about visiting the country of Cambodia.
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Saturday that Phnom Penh would host the World Economic Forum on ASEAN on May 10 to 12 this year. This is a national pride that Cambodia will organize such an important event in our territory, he wrote on his official Facebook page.
Mealea Lay is the front woman and swooning voice behind Miss Sarawan, the 1960s throwback musical act that has been performing around the country for nearly two years and will be recording their first studio album later this year. Miss Sarawan Singer Mealea Lay is the front woman and swooning voice behind Miss Sarawan, the 1960s throwback musical act that has been performing around the country for nearly two years and will be recording their first studio album later this year.
The National Assembly's permanent committee will likely meet on Monday to consider a move by the Cambodian People's Party to scrap the opposition's standing as the parliamentary "minority" group by amending the legislature's internal regulations, according to an official. The proposal, flagged by Prime Minister Hun Sen this week, would remove Cambodia National Rescue Party acting president Kem Sokha as "minority leader".
Now in its third year, the festival has moved from Banteay Meanchey to just outside Siem Reap. Designed to promote agro-tourism and good farming techniques, it's as quirky as ever.
While both the Cambodian economy and health consciousness of the people have been rapidly growing, the level of the healthcare system does not seem to be catching up with the growth. And Sunrise hopes to fill that gap in Phnom Penh.
With KEM Probiotics and Kirum Kampot Pepper Herbal Tea, PPM/Confirel develops its extraordinary line of health and wellness products made in Cambodia. Under the Kirum brand, Confirel commercializes one of the jewels of Cambodian countryside: the Kampot pepper and its derivatives.
Rosie Chase will soon make her third trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to participate in the rescue of marginalized, sexually abused "throw-away" children. Offering financial and moral support to her effort, about 30 people turned out for "Jambodia," a fundraising event held at Tenn Street Coffee, 4418 Tennyson St, on January 14. Scott Johnson, founder of The Hoagies, a favorite NW Denver band, organized the event.
Despite the risky nature of cosmetic surgery, coupled with the problem of unlicensed 'surgeons', Cambodian women believe getting enhanced features will increase their fortune. Photo supplied It goes without saying that beauty constitutes one of the most important aspects of life for many young females across the globe, and for many Cambodians, the risks associated in attaining beauty via cosmetic surgery are outweighed by the lure for perceived perfection.
A new crackdown on drugs has netted more than one thousand drug users and dealers throughout the country. But can crowded prisons and busy courts keep up? Nguyen Thy Yem and her husband, Bouy Thanh Men, have been using drugs since they married a decade ago.
Chantrea, who had a meningoencephalocele , was trafficked as a beggar before being spotted by Jock Struthers at Cambodia's border with Vietnam, in 2012. She is seen here with Struthers, in June 2016, at her family's home.
Tomato Specialized Bank has had a tumultuous innings in Cambodia. Right from its inception in 2008, the bank has been experiencing a series of poor performances.
Oppressive heat, long days, hard work, but a high satisfaction rate - that's what this year's planned Habitat for Humanity build holds in store for Dean Eager. In November, the Pauatahanui resident will be one of about a dozen people from Porirua who will head to Battambang, in Cambodia's north-west, to construct 20 homes.