• Only 0.3 Percent Unemployment Rate in Cambodia

    Some 99.7 percent of the total 10 million workforces in Cambodia have jobs, according to a message of Prime Minister of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen on the 134th International Labour Day. According to the message, the economic sector, both formal and non-formal, attracts approximately 3.7 million workers while the agricultural sector […]

  • Today Marks 21st Anniversary of Cambodia’s Membership in ASEAN

    The Kingdom of Cambodia became a full-fledged member of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on April 30, 1999 and today marks the 21st anniversary of its membership. “Today is the 21st anniversary that Cambodia became a member of ASEAN. After becoming an ASEAN’s member on April 30, 1999, Cambodia has worked closely […]

  • Two Butterfly Species Recorded in Cambodia

    Scientists have recently recorded two species of the genus Hidari Distant 1886 for the first time in Cambodia, according to Cambodian Journal of Natural History. The two species are coconut skipper Hidari irava and veined palmer or cresentric skipper Hidari bhawani de Nicéville, it pointed out. Those species were listed in the 19th and 20th […]

  • Over 80,000 Poor Pregnant Women and Children Aged Under 2 Years Supported

    As of April 27, about 84,776 poor pregnant women and children aged under 2 years have received support from the Royal Government of Cambodia. The update was shared by H.E. Toch Channy, Director General of Technical General Department and Spokesperson of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation in a recent press conference […]

  • 273 Prisoners Assessed for Jail Term Reduction and Elimination

    A list of 273 prisoners, 24 of whom are female, has been endorsed for assessment for the royal pardon from His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni during the upcoming Visak Bochea Day on May 6. A meeting to review the prisoners qualified for jail term reduction and elimination took place recently here in Phnom Penh at […]

  • Law on the Management of the Nation in Emergency Promulgated

    The Law on the Management of the Nation in Emergency was promulagated on April 29. The five-chapter of twelve-article Law was signed by Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum, Acting Head of State. The law was approved by the National Assembly on April 10 and then by the Senate a week later. The Constitutional Council […]


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