Cambodia News: Khmer

PM Delays Construction of Admin Offices - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

PM Delays Construction of Admin Offices
Khmer Times
General Khieu Sopheak, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, confirmed to Khmer Times that the prime minister has indeed delayed the construction of administrative facilities in Tbong Khmum province due to Ly Chhuong Construction Company altering the ...

25 Sep 2016 | 1:15 pm

Gov't Pushes Census to 2019 - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Gov't Pushes Census to 2019
Khmer Times
Hang Lina, director-general of the National Institute of Statistics, told Khmer Times yesterday that the delay would not have any negative effects on the availability of reliable data, as the ministry also conducts a half-decade census in addition to ...

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25 Sep 2016 | 1:15 pm

Sambo Hydro Dam Info Urged - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Sambo Hydro Dam Info Urged
Khmer Times
Mr. Vannak said Friday's petition to the Ministry of Mines and Energy and the Ministry of Environment – signed by SEPY, the Khmer Student Intelligent League Association and environmental NGO Mother Nature – needed to be fixed due to mistakes and would ...

25 Sep 2016 | 1:04 pm

Defense Ministry Looking for Recruits - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Defense Ministry Looking for Recruits
Khmer Times
The Ministry of National Defense announced on Friday that it is seeking more than 400 candidates to join the military in 2017. The announcement stated that the ministry was seeking both male and female candidates to work in the Royal Cambodian Armed ...

25 Sep 2016 | 1:00 pm

Drug Smuggler Caught at Airport - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Drug Smuggler Caught at Airport
Khmer Times
Police at the Phnom Penh International Airport on Friday arrested a South African national for attempting to smuggle cocaine into the country by swallowing 100 packages of pills, a senior police official told Khmer Times. Lieutenant General Mak Chito ...

25 Sep 2016 | 12:59 pm

Angkor Officials Deny Beating Mentally Ill Man - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Angkor Officials Deny Beating Mentally Ill Man
Khmer Times
Long Kosal, a spokesman for the Apsara Authority, told Khmer Times that the news accounts accusing its officials – who are supposed to protect the sprawling temple complex in Siem Reap province – of tying the man's hands behind his back and beating him ...

25 Sep 2016 | 12:56 pm

Cambodians Repatriated From Vietnam - Khmer Times


Cambodians Repatriated From Vietnam
Khmer Times
Twenty-six Cambodian nationals who entered Vietnam illegally to beg and sell lottery tickets were arrested and sent to a social rescue center in Ho Chi Minh City last week, with a senior Foreign Ministry official saying on Friday that the group will be ...

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25 Sep 2016 | 12:55 pm

Obama Opens New African- American Museum Amid National Racial Strife - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Obama Opens New African- American Museum Amid National Racial Strife
Khmer Times
President Barack Obama and four generations of the Bonner family, who are descendants of slaves, stand together to have their picture taken after ringing the First Baptist Church Bell. AFP. WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Barack Obama hailed Saturday the ...

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25 Sep 2016 | 12:40 pm

Unfit Fury Holding Klitschko Hostage: Manager - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Unfit Fury Holding Klitschko Hostage: Manager
Khmer Times
Tyson Fury's title rematch with Wladimir Klitschko has been called off for a second time as the titleholder is 'medically unfit to fight,' his camp said on Friday. AFP / Patrick Stollarz. BERLIN (AFP) – Wladimir Klitschko's manager says Tyson Fury is ...

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25 Sep 2016 | 12:33 pm

Love Hit for Saying US Side 'Best Golf Team Maybe Ever' - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Love Hit for Saying US Side 'Best Golf Team Maybe Ever'
Khmer Times
Phil Mickelson, part of the 2016 Ryder Cup team, hits his tee shot during the first round of the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola on Thursday. AFP/ Sam Greenwood. CARY, North Carolina (Reuters) – Victorious 2014 European Ryder Cup captain Paul ...

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25 Sep 2016 | 12:15 pm

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