The Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia)

The Phnom Penh Post is the oldest existing independent newspaper in any language in Cambodia. First published in July 1992, the Post is read by thousands of foreigners and Cambodians throughout the country and by subscribers in 35 countries around the globe. For 25 years the Phnom Penh Post has been the paper of record on Cambodian current events – read by decision makers and consumers who have helped rebuild the nation during the past decades.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - The Cambodian government on Thursday received $7.66 million from the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Special Fund 2018 to implement 19 projects.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Minister of National Defence Tea Banh said on Thursday that the security situation on the Cambodian-Thai border is healthy, with both sides agreeing to maintain peace and stability along the frontier. Negotiations, he said, are ongoing to peacefully resolve border
disputes.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Following the EU’s announcement this week that they had formally launched procedures in preparation for the withdrawal of Cambodia’s Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preferences, Prime Minister Hun Sen remained defiant in the face of looming economic uncertainty on Thursday, declaring that Cambodia “will not die even if the EBA disappears”.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - An American citizen has blasted the US embassy in Phnom Penh for allegedly not following due process after an application to register the birth of his child has held up the issuance of an emergency passport for his sick son, delaying his treatment in the US.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said on Wednesday that commune development budgets will double to more than $70,000 in 2020, excluding administrative costs, and more than triple in 2023, in response to public needs – but an NGO has requested transparency over the allocation of funds.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - In the wake of the EU’s controversial announcement this week that it has begun the withdrawal process for Cambodia’s Everything But Arms (EBA) preferential agreement, government ministries and political analysts continued to share their reactions and economic mitigation plans in preparation for the measures coming into effect.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - The Cambodian Securities Exchange (CSX) on Wednesday organised a seminar to reveal the trading strategy of eight winners of a stock trading competition. The winners received a high return on their investments during the competition.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - At least 17 garment workers were injured after a factory ceiling collapsed on Tuesday in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Cambodians are increasingly travelling overseas for leisure, as the number of the Kingdom’s outbound tourists reached nearly two million last year, a trend that a tourism insider said was due to a change in spending habits of Cambodia’s middle-class.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - A US M117 bomb weighing 340kg was found in Kampong Speu province’s Chamkar Doung village on Monday, with Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) officials inspecting the unexploded ordnance the following day, CMAC director Heng Ratana said on Tuesday.