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Cambodia's sand exports damage coast, report says

cambodianews.com - Sat, 05/15/2010 - 17:00
A watchdog faults the country's tycoons and Singapore, the buyer. Officials deny any wrongdoing. Cambodia is devastating its coast by dredging vast quantities of sand to sell to tiny Singapore for expansion projects, with multimillion-dollar profits going to tycoons close to the Cambodian prime minister, a watchdog group said last week.

22 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Is Cambodia Dredging its Rivers to Death?

cambodianews.com - Sat, 05/15/2010 - 17:00
Though Cambodia bans the export of river sand, whose extraction is harmful to the environment, a new report claims that dredging operations have actually expanded and that the dredging of river sand continues unabated

29 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Sand dredging threatens Cambodia's coasts

cambodianews.com - Thu, 05/13/2010 - 05:00
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, May 12 (UPI) -- Sand dredging in Cambodia, fueled by Singapore's expansion and land reclamation projects, poses a huge risk to Cambodia's coastal environment, says a new report.

32 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

National Bank of Cambodia Goes Live on Oracle(R) FLEXCUBE Universal Banking

cambodianews.com - Wed, 05/12/2010 - 23:00
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA--(Marketwire - 05/12/10) - Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL - News ) News Facts The National Bank of Cambodia, the central bank in charge of implementing the Kingdom of Cambodia's monetary policies, has gone live with Oracle FLEXCUBE Universal Banking as its core banking platform. The Central Bank had signed an agreement to implement Oracle FLEXCUBE in February 2009. As the national ...

21 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

China and Cambodia seek to strengthen military ties

cambodianews.com - Wed, 05/12/2010 - 20:00
BEIJING | As Xinhau reports, China and Cambodia pledged to strengthen military ties when senior military officials from the two countries met here Tuesday. ...

40 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Singapores thirst for sand hurts Cambodia

cambodianews.com - Wed, 05/12/2010 - 05:00
Reuters. SINGAPORE. Singapores thirst for sand to increase land reclamation and construction is driving an ecologically damaging sand-dredging industry in Cambodia, according to a report by a non-governmental organisation.

22 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia proud with increase of educational institutions (2)

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 23:00
The urban literacy level has increased from 78.51 to 90.17 percent and the rural literacy rate has gone up from 59.07 percent to 75.33 percent. While the census showed the adult literacy rate has shown a fairly good increase during 1998-2008, Cambodia is the lowest in the Southeast Asia region after Laos. It is also observed that the number of children aged 6 and more attending school or ...

38 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia proud with increase of educational institutions

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 23:00
Cambodia has recorded a large increase of educational institutions at all level across the country, the government report showed Tuesday. In the report filed by Ministry of Education said up to date, there are 11, 706 educational institutions or schools and as many as 3,471,867 students are enjoying their education. The report said, of the total figure, there are 3,410 kindergartens with 186,086

12 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

China, Cambodia seek to strengthen military ties

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 23:00
China and Cambodia pledged to strengthen military ties when senior military officials from the two countries met in Beijing Tuesday. Cambodia is China' s good neighbor, friend and partner, China' s Defense Minister Liang Guanglie told Pol Saroeun, commander-in-chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces. Liang said recent years have witnessed high-level contacts, a deepening of economic and trade .

24 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia, Malaysia pledge to further trade, investment relations

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 23:00
Cambodia and Malaysia will further promote and strengthen their trade and investment relations with the visiting of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and the signing of six deals worth more than 1 billion U.S. dollars. During the three-day official visit to Cambodia, wrapped up Tuesday, Najib Razak has met with Cambodian leaders including Prime Minister Hun Sen and was granted an audience by .

12 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Singapore sand demand damages Cambodia environment-report

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 20:00
Source: Reuters By Neil Chatterjee SINGAPORE, May 11 (Reuters) - Singapore's thirst for sand to increase land reclamation and construction is driving an ecologically damaging sand-dredging industry in Cambodia, ...

32 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Singapore sand demand damaging Cambodia environment

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 20:00
Singapore's thirst for sand to increase land reclamation and construction is driving an ecologically damaging sand-dredging industry in Cambodia, according to a report by a non-governmental organisation.

17 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Singapore sand demand seen damaging Cambodia environment

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 20:00
Singapore's thirst for sand to increase land reclamation and construction is driving an ecologically damaging sand-dredging industry in Cambodia, according to a report by a non-governmental organization.

23 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Najib Home From Cambodia :: Bernama.com

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 17:00
SEPANG, May 11 (Bernama) -- Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived home on Tuesday after a three-day official visit to Cambodia. The aircraft carrying the prime and his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, touched down at the KL International Airport at 1.40pm.

11 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Najib arrives home from 3-day visit to Cambodia

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 17:00
SEPANG: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived home today after a three-day official visit to Cambodia. The aircraft carrying the prime and his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, touched down at the KL International Airport at 1.40pm.

34 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Global Witness condemns sand exports from Cambodia to Singapore

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 14:00
Phnom Penh - International campaigners on Tuesday condemned sand exports from Cambodia to Singapore, saying the trade has severely damaged the livelihoods of impoverished Cambodians....

22 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Report: Cambodia destroying coastal ecology by sand exports to Singapore

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 14:00
BANGKOK (AP) Cambodia is devastating its coast by dredging vast quantities of sand to sell to tiny Singapore for expansion projects, with multimillion-dollar profits going to tycoons clo...

39 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Kent man charged for reportedly having sex with child prostitutes in Cambodia

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 08:00
A Kent man is facing charges of having sex with child prostitutes in Cambodia.

28 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

18. CIMB gets in-principle approval from Cambodia

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 08:00
PHNOM PENH: CIMB Group has obtained approval-in-principle to offer banking services in Cambodia by its central bank, the National Bank of Cambodia.

10 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

PM wants more trade with Cambodia

cambodianews.com - Tue, 05/11/2010 - 08:00
PHNOM PENH: Malaysia hopes to increase the number of goods involved in its trade with Cambodia, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

16 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News
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