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 Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation called on the US Embassy in Phnom Penh on Saturday to respect the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations after it called former opposition leader Kem Sokha “an innocent man” – a move deemed to be “disrespecting Cambodia’s sovereignty”.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) launched the Basic Education Equivalency Programme (Beep) on Sunday – an internet-based education programme for Cambodian youths in grades seven to nine who have dropped out of school – at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC).

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Cambodian and Thai border authorities faced off in a heated confrontation on Saturday afternoon, when the Thai side allegedly attempted to use a tractor to remove over 6ha of cassava planted by Cambodian farmers near the border.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Phnom Penh’s NagaWorld casino posted a 53 per cent net profit increase last year at $390.6 million, a sum which is almost equal to the combined net profit of all Cambodian commercial banks in 2017.

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.