Khmer Times

Cambodia reduces school hours amid soaring heatwave

According to a directive released on Tuesday, Cambodia ordered all public schools to reduce two hours off their regular school days due to soaring temperatures in the ongoing dry season. The directive said the normal morning school session from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. will now ...

Khmer Times

FAO Representative in Cambodia supports Ministry of Environment’s priority strategy

Dr. Eang Sophalleth, Minister of Environment, received Ms. Rebekah Bell, Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Cambodia, and her colleagues for a courtesy call on September 13, 2023, at the Ministry of Environment. Sophalleth welcomed and appreciated the cooperation between the Ministry of ...

Khmer Times

China’s integrated water management approach holds promise for sustainable development in Lancang-Mekong River

China’s integrated water management approach holds promise in addressing resource management challenges and fostering sustainable development in the Lancang-Mekong countries, said a Thai expert. Piti Srisangnam, executive director of the ASEAN Foundation, said China’s emphasis on comprehensive planning, cooperation, and recognizing the interconnectivity of various sectors ...

Khmer Times

CEEC driving energy development in Lancang-Mekong nations

China Energy Engineering Corporation (CEEC), a multinational corporation specializing in energy solutions and services, is actively shaping the landscape of high-quality energy development in the Lancang-Mekong countries. As part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China Energy is deeply involved in the Southeast Asian ...

Kong Arey and Raquel R Bacay

Mekong countries urged to fight plastic pollution in rivers

Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia have been asked to adopt stronger solutions to deal with plastic pollution in the Mekong River and its tributaries. The Mekong River Commission (MRC) said in a Wednesday report that the four member countries should establish a “joint, permanent mechanism to ...

VnExpress

Girls, you are not alone in the fight for rights

In an attempt to continue promoting young women’s rights and gender equality, the Ministry of Women’s Affairs led the commemoration of International Day of the Girl Child in the Kingdom in partnership with Plan International Cambodia. The celebration presided over by Im Sithe, Secretary of State ...

Yim Sreylin

Two-week old dolphin calf spotted in Mekong

A dolphin calf, about two weeks old, was spotted on Sunday in one of the Mekong River’s deep pools in Kratie province by the research team of the Fisheries Administration and World Wildlife Fund (WWF), who confirmed the sixth calf recorded this year. Ouk Vibol, Director ...

Torn Vibol

Three busted for illegal fishing practices

Police in Pursat continued to crackdown on illegal fishing practices as the country moves towards the total suppression of fishery crimes and fishing malpractice. Police from the Bakan District Police Inspectorate of Pursat Provincial Police said yesterday that they arrested three fishermen at Ta Chan Dam ...

Khmer Times

Tonle Sap, Mekong water levels continue to rise amid flood warnings

The water levels of the Mekong and Tonle Sap has risen and is likely to continue to rise after more than a month of persistent rainfall, raising flood alerts in various parts of the country. Chan Yutha, Spokesman and Secretary of State of the Ministry of ...

Khmer Times

Cambodia, Laos agree to resolve border demarcation quickly

With 86% of the Cambodia-Laos border demarcated, the two governments agreed that a decision on the final 14% needs to be made quickly as the demarcation negotiations have stalled. The commitment was made during the 14th Meeting of the Cambodia-Laos Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) ...

Ben Sokhean

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