Cambodia gets a $20-million boost for early education

Cambodia gets a $20-million boost for early education

Cambodia’s youngest and most disadvantaged students are set to receive a better education thanks to a new training programme for primary school teachers. The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) in June announced a campaign called “Strengthening Teacher Education Programs in Cambodia” (STEPCam) that was funded by a $20.6 million grant from the Global […]

Cambodia, Vietnam to Suffer Most from Mekong Damming

Cambodia, Vietnam to Suffer Most from Mekong Damming

The drastic reduction in sediment flow in the Mekong River is threatening the stability of the delta and the livelihoods of millions of people who depend on its resources says a new study by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) and the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI). The study is based on a literature review […]

Thailand English-language News for November 3 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for November 3, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:40 | Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has officially opened the royal crematorium used in the funeral of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej to the public. The number of people permitted inside the royal crematorium at any one time as been reduced from the […]

Thailand English-language News For June 27

In Thailand English-language News for June 27, 2017, Newsline presenter Dhra Dhirakaosal tells us about: 00:38 | Thais from across the country continue visiting the Grand Palace to pay their respects to the late king Bhumibol Adulyadej. 02:03 | In preparation for the royal cremation of the late king Bhumibol Adulyadej, Trat Hospital have held a sandalwood flower making […]

Thailand English-language News For March 28, 2017

In the March 28, 2017 edition of Newsline, presenter Dhra Dhirakaosal tells us about: • Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak,   Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister General Chatchai Sarikulya, Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, and Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana, have made a field trip to Nakhon Phanom to inspect the government’s […]

Cambodia to Hike Angkor Wat prices by 85% (video)

Visitors to Cambodia will need to tuck away a little more cash next year if they want to visit the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site of Angkor Wat in the country’s northwest. With foreign tourist numbers steadily increasing Cambodian authorities have decided that the current US$20 charged for foreigners […]