Cambodia Morning News For May 30

Cambodia Morning News For May 30
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Cambodia morning newsCambodia’s election committee draws ballot numbers for parties in national poll
Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC) on Tuesday drew random numbers for political party positions on election ballots, with the ruling party taking the last spot among the 20 parties contesting in the forthcoming national poll.
— Xinhua

Western rail line to be fully restored by July: Minister
With the last section of the railroad expected to enter into service in early July, the restoration of the western rail line will be complete ahead of the general elections in July 29, the Minister of Transport said yesterday.
— Khmer Times

Japanese Investors to Invest More in Industry and Services in Cambodia
Speaking with Cambodian Minister of Labor Ith Sam Heng on Tuesday at the Ministry of Labor, President of Japan-Cambodia Interactive Association (JCIA) Fumio Yamada said that JCIA will bring its members as major investors in Japan to invest more in industry and service sectors in Cambodia in the next three months.
— Fresh News

CamAir gets first aircraft
Cambodia Airways, which started operations in the Kingdom this year, has announced the arrival of its first aircraft, an Airbus A319 that it expects will contribute to increasing air traffic to and from Cambodia.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Thailand, Cambodia pledge to strengthen tourism ties
With relations between the two countries at a high point, Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to boost cooperation in tourism to bring more tourists to their markets.
— Khmer Times

Indonesia-Cambodia business club expected to enhance bilateral trade
Indonesian Ambassador to Cambodia Sudirman Haseng has expressed hope that the newly formed Indonesia-Cambodia Business Club (ICBC) would become an effective forum to promote economic cooperation between both countries.
— Antara

Farmers worry about effect of pesticide ban
The agriculture industry is waiting to see the potential impacts after the import and trade of pesticides were put on hold in the Kingdom.
— The Phnom Penh Post

South Koreans eye Kampong Thom’s tourism market
South Korean investors on a visit to the Kingdom last week have shown an interest in investing in Sambor Prei Kuk, a Unesco-listed archeological site in Kampong Thom, the Minister of Tourism said.
— Khmer Times

PM Hun Sen Urges Foreigners Not to Destroy Cambodia (Video inside)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen appealed for foreigners not to destroy Cambodia who had tried so hard revive.
— Fresh News

Cambodia Commemorates the 70th Anniversary of UN Peacekeepers’ Services and Sacrifices
May 29, 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the services and sacrifices of peacekeeping forces, who sacrificed their lives for the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission.
— Fresh News

Police intercept vehicle with smuggled wildlife
Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities on Sunday night intercepted a haul of nearly 700 tortoises and water monitor lizards imported from Thailand.
— The Phnom Penh Post

India to build medical college and hospital in the Kingdom
India will establish a medical college and hospital in Cambodia as part of a move to strengthen ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the Indian commerce minister has told an Indian press outlet.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen wishes peace for Ramadhan
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday wished all Cambodian Muslims harmony and peace during the holy month of Ramadhan.
— Khmer Times

Jailed Opposition Members in Cambodia ‘Suffering’ From Poor Treatment in Prison
Fifteen Cambodians imprisoned on charges widely viewed as politically motivated are suffering as the result of undue punishment in jail, according to two opposition officials who visited them Tuesday.
— Radio Free Asia

Floating Village of Chong Khneas: Read This Before You Go
Did you know that Siem Reap contains the largest freshwater lake in all of Southeast Asia, called the Tonle Sap Lake? It’s one of the richest inland fishing grounds in the world, home to not only over 200 different species of fish but also to over one million people.
— Wanderluluu


Feature photo Michel Coutty


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Sreypov Men recently completed a course of study in International Relations at the Institute of Foreign Languages.

She commenced as an intern at AEC News Today and was appointed as a junior writer/ trainee journalist on April 2, 2018

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