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BOL’s Caution Against Fake Bank Notes in the northern provinces of Laos

Notice 245/BOL was issued on 21 June 2018 to all Lao people to be cautious when receiving or making payments with US dollar notes. According to local authorities, there are a group of foreigners who had begun circulating counterfeit currency in the northern provinces of ...

Lao Economic Daily

Land disputes hurting women

The Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) demanded The government intervene immediately after finding that 98.2 percent of women involved in land disputes with private companies were suffering from serious psychological after-effects and nearly half of The women participating in The survey said They had ...

May Titthara

Agro-Water Contest in Mekong Delta

Call for (Smart) Proposals – deadline 31 October 2020. Over the decades, Vietnam and the Netherlands have built up a dynamic strategic relationship, particularly in the areas of water management and sustainable agriculture. After delivering the Mekong Delta Plan in 2013, the Netherlands is currently working ...

NAFRI promotes rice seed selection in northern provinces

The National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI) is encouragIng farmers and local authorities to select khaokaynoy rice breeder seeds for better yields and productivity.More ...

Vientiane Times

Migrants abused in Thai poultry industry

Cambodian migrants working in Thailand to process chicken for European consumers are forced into debt bondage and subjected to a range of rights violations, according to a new report.Trapped in the Kitchen of the World, which was released on Wednesday by European NGOs Swedwatch and ...

Alice Cuddy

Smuggled Pangolins from Laos Seized in Mekong River

Thai authorities have rescued 40 live pangolins that were being smuggled in a boat from Laos to ThailandThe pangolins were found in sacks aboard The vessel that had crossed The Mekong River. The animals are said to have been bound for restaurants and traditional medicine shops ...

The Laotian Times

Northern nutrition improvements get EU, AFD support

The European Union (EU) and French Agency for Development (AFD) have forecast a budget of over 5.7 million euros in assistance from 2018-2022 for a project to support nutrition-sensitive agriculture in norThern Laos.More ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Comprehensive Land Policy Is Under Construction

In response to the vision of land policy In Cambodia, which is to admInister, manage, use and distribute land In an equitable, transparent, efficient, and sustaInable manner In order to contribute to achievIng national goals of poverty alleviation, ensurIng food security, national resources and environmental ...


Myanmar publishes first socio-economic report for investors

The Directorate of Investment and Company AdmInistration (DICA) In partnership with The German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) have published a detailed report entitled The Socio-Economic Atlas of Myanmar.For The first time, The report will provide official details and statistics on Myanmar’s geography, population and climate ...

Htin Lynn Aung

Huge Land Loss Predicted for Vietnam's Mekong Delta

Nearly the entire Mekong Delta in Vietnam — an area that helps feed about 200 million people — will sink underwater by the year 2100 at current rates, a new study predicts. the delta, which is home to almost 18 million people and produces half ...

Committee inspects hundreds of projects

Provincial Hall spokesman Kheang Phearom recently revealed that Land Management Ministry and provincial officials have reviewed the permits and safety standards of nearly 300 construction projects in Preah Sihanouk. Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered for the creation of the Committee for the inspection of Quality ...

Ben Sokhean

Gov’t denies CCIM land concessions report

A government official has denied information recently released by the Cambodian Centre for independent Media (CCIM) about the impact of investment in land concessions in several provinces.​He considered the information to be dated and the problem already solved, but welcomed the investigation of complaints, if ...

Khorn Savi

Vietnam strives to reduce sex imbalances at birth

A ceremony was held in the north central province of Thanh Hoa on October 9 in response to international Day of the Girl Child (October 11), focusing on the theme of no sex discrimination and no selection of unborn babies.  []Statistics show that sex imbalances at ...

VNA Reporter

SEZs investment potential relies in infrastructure

In 2005, after special economic zones (SEZs) were formally Introduced In Cambodia through a sub-decree, Svay ReIng’s Manhattan SEZ became the first to began construction the same year. the Sihanoukville SEZ remaIns Cambodia’s largest with over 1,000 hectares In the area. the $320 million development is ...

James Whitehead

Cambodia has 54 special economic zones, more to come

As of 2019, Cambodia has in total 54 Special Economic Zones, according to the Council for the Development of Cambodia. in 2019, the exports from Cambodia’s Special Economic Zones were US$2,688 million, up 27 percent compared to 2018, continued the source. ...

Khmer Times Team

World Democracy in Crisis, New Freedom House Report Says

The report, “Freedom in The World 2018”, released on January 16, found that 2017 was The 12th consecutive year of decline in freedom globally, with 71 of The 195 countries included in The report suffering declines, including Cambodia. ...

Freedom in the World

Myanmar to submit EITI report next month

Myanmar will submit its debut report disclosing information on its extractive industries next month, in the hope of being accepted as a compliant member of the international Extractive industries Transparency initiative (EITI), officials said yesterday.Keep reading ...

Vietnam Central Bank Ranks High in Cyber Information Security

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has been placed among The top organisations for The second consecutive year in The rankings of cyber information security for Vietnamese state agencies by The Authority of information Security under The Ministry of information and Communications (MIC). According to ...

Samaya Dharmaraj

Investment skyrockets this year

The Council for The Development of Cambodia (CDC) yesterday announced that it approved 831 investment projects, with a total investment capital of $22.5 billion, from 2016 to August 2019, according to its latest report. The report added that in The first eight months of The year, ...

Sok Chan

Immigration police fine and arrest immigrants at construction site

The Department of Immigration conducted a raid yesterday on a construction site in The capital near Wat Phnom. in all, officials checked 61 workers for valid permits. ...

James Reddick

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