Cambodia morning news for December 25

Cambodia morning news for December 25
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Is Cambodian infrastructure ready for real estate in 2020?
The 2019 real estate market in Cambodia has been growing due to increasing demand from both local and international buyers across different property types.
— Khmer Times

Ex-Cambodia Daily Reporters Reject Incitement Charge As Case Heads to Trial
An alleged incitement case against two former Cambodia Daily journalists will be heard by the Ratanakkiri Provincial Court on December 25, more than two years after they were first charged for reporting on a story in the province.
— VOA 

Baby Dolphin Death In Kratie
WWF announced on the afternoon of December 24, that a dolphin, aged just 11 days old was found dead floating in Kratie province on Sunday. A team is continuing to investigate and search for the exact cause of death.
— CNE 

Cambodia PM Ratifies Online Gambling Ban as of January 1
The Cambodian government confirmed the ban on online gambling that will enter into force on January 1, 2020, after the Prime Minister of the country Hun Sen, ended the hopes of the operators that the measure could be postponed.
— TUNF News 

Sar Kheng issues instruction on amending family records
Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has instructed relevant institutions under his supervision to assist people in the correction and cancellation of family records to make the service more widely available in towns and district administrations across the Kingdom.
— The Phnom Penh Post

People affected by expressway project demand fair compensation
Families displaced by the construction of the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville expressway have again asked the government for fair compensation so that they can find new homes.
— Khmer Times 

Ministries tackle drug resistance
In a move to safeguard the lives of hundreds of thousands of people every year, the ministries of Health; Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and Environment have launched a joint multi-sectoral action plan to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
— The Phnom Penh Post

Japan provides almost $2M to aid mine clearance efforts
The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) on Tuesday signed the Record of Discussion on Technical Cooperation for the Project for Strengthening Organisational Functions of CMAC to implement mine clearance action for the next four years.
— The Phnom Penh Post

PM Hun Sen Warns to Remove Governor of Tbong Khmum If Cambodia-Vietnam Market Bankrupts (Video inside)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen advised governor of Tbong Khmum province to put all efforts to prevent the Cambodia-Vietnam “Da Market” from bankruptcy; otherwise, his governorship will be terminated.
— Fresh News

Meteorologists issue warning as Kingdom braces for cold snap
The ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has repeated calls for the public to take precautions as cooler temperatures are forecast to roll across the Kingdom from Thursday to Sunday.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Government receives more than 2,000 land dispute cases in 2019
In the course of a year, the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction along with the National Authority for Land Dispute Resolution (NALDR) received a combined total of 2,713 complaints of land disputes, of which 1,871 are under review.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Security heightened ahead of New Year
The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration and police officials have prepared measures to minimise thefts and robberies ahead of next week’s New Year’s celebrations.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia and Russia sign human rights agreement
Chin Malin said the agreement was signed with Russian Human Rights Commissioner Tatyana Moskalkova during the 3rd International Conference on the Protection of Human Rights in Europe and Asia in Moscow on Saturday.
— Thmey Thmey

1st Cambodia-Vietnam border market launched to boost trade
The first Cambodia-Vietnam border market was launched on Tuesday after two years of construction.
— Xinhua 

General ordered by court to dig out soil in Koh Kong land grab
The Koh Kong Provincial Court has temporarily suspended the business of two-star major general Tun Dieth and ordered him to dig out the soil with which he had filled in a canal in Khemarak Phoumin city’s Smach Meanchey commune after he was accused of land grabbing.
— The Phnom Penh Post 

RFA journalists maintain innocence as they appeal reinvestigation
Two former Radio Free Asia journalists on Monday asked the Appeal Court to reject the reinvestigation of their case as ordered by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in October.
— Camboja News 

Thai hotel operator eyes Cambodia investment
Cambodia is among several countries in Southeast Asia where Lebua Hotels and Resorts is planning to expand its operations.
— Khmer Times

Man runs 198 km to raise funds for children’s hospital
He said he was thankful to the hospital for treating his niece who was “born irregular” from other babies.
— Thmey Thmey

Hun Sen urges Vietnam to buy more goods from Cambodia
“I propose that Vietnam increases the amount that it buys from Cambodia. Vietnam is buying 300,000 tonnes of rice and some other products,” he said. “I call on Vietnam to buy other things.”
— Thmey Thmey 

Cambodia, Vietnam Inaugurate First Joint Border Market
Da Market, a model market at the border between Thbong Khmum province of Cambodia and Tai Ninh province of Vietnam, was put into official use this morning.

Cambodia, Russia Sign Human Rights Agreement
Cambodia has entered an agreement on human rights cooperation with Russia, according to a press release of the Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) issued recently.

Angkor Areas Made As Home for Endangered Animals
Forests at Angkor areas have been identified as natural home for five species of endangered animals since 2013, according to the APSARA National Authority.

PM Hun Sen: I Speak Little French and English Too, Why Not Call Me the Puppet of France and UK? (Video inside)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen questioned why no one calls call him the puppet of France and UK when can speak little French and English languages in addition to Vietnamese.
— Fresh News

Jake Bayer Arrested For Violence In Siem Reap
An Australian named JAKE NICHOLAS BAYER, 31, was sent to Siem Reap eviction office following intentional violence in Siem Reap. Police in Siem Reap province said that at 3:15 am on December 23, 2019, the foreigner attacked the vict

Female Deportee Dies Suddenly
A woman died at 5:00 am on December 24, 2019 on Street 2002, Ta Ngu 1 Village, Kakap 1 Commune, Por Senchey District.
— CNE 

Two Arrests After Shots Fired At Police
Gun shots were fired at police along 315 in Boeng Kak II, Khan Toul Kork, Phnom Penh, at a little after 10 pm on December 23, 2019

Khmerican Deportee Dies In Phnom Penh
A man was found dead in a rented room on the morning of 24 December 2019 on the 3rd floor of a building Kork Chambok, Sangkat Chom Chao I, Por Senchey District.

Methy Christmas In Russey Keo
Two men were sat openly having a yuletide toot, seemingly not caring a figgy pudding about cops along National Road 5 at a point near the Caltex petrol station in Sangkat Toul Sangk 1, Khan Russei Keo.

American-Khmer Dies In Sen Sok
An Americans died on December 23rd, 2019, in Kokkhang commune, Sen Sok district, Phnom Penh.

Authorities to charge two women over illegal gambling den
Two female staff of an internet shop will be sent to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday for involvement in operating an illegal gambling outlet in village 13, Boeung Kak II commune, in Tuol Kork district.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Man handed five years in prison for indecent acts on girl aged under 15
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court sentenced Thorn Vichet, 26, to five years in prison for committing indecent acts against a minor under 15 years of age, an offence under Article 42 of the Law on Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation, said child protection NGO Action Pour Les Enfants (Aple) on Tuesday.
— The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP forest clearer’s jail term upheld
The Appeal Court on Monday upheld the five-year sentence of a former CNRP commune chief in Preah Sihanouk province for cutting and clearing forest in 2018.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Two die in failed burglary attempt
A border official in Preah Sihanouk province shot at two burglars, killing one and seriously injuring the other who later died in hospital after succumbing to his injuries.
— The Phnom Penh Post

SIM card and internet users rise
More than 2.54 million SIM cards were registered during the first 10 months of the year while the number of mobile internet users grew by 3.3 million, according to the latest report from the Telecommunications Regulator of Cambodia (TRC).
— Khmer Times

Shuttered factory promises jobs for workers in new company
Sees Global Limited has agreed to several demands made by workers in Kandal province who have been protesting for several days, according to a unionist.
— Khmer Times

The Serpent Of Kampong Saom
At about 11 am on December 24, 2019, around Sokha Beach, in Village 4, Sangkat 4, Sihanoukville, a number of people caught a large python.


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