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Launch of #TalkWithBoros Podcast Season 1

Launch of #TalkWithBoros Podcast Season 1 and YouTube Premiere of the first episode https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1A-TvlLszAQ This YouTube Premiere will play the first episode in the season 1 of #TalkWithBoros, 33 minutes, featuring Sam Rocker  https://web.facebook.com/samrockercambodia , Cambodian singer & songwriter since 2012 entitled “Journey to Find Oneself”. Join the party online with friends and family on …

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Daniel Craig Commemorates 30th Anniversary of Demining Activities in Cambodia

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) together with Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) has recently released a video message featuring Daniel Craig, the world-renowned British actor and a United Nations Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards, commemorating the 30th anniversary of demining activities in Cambodia. “Since Mines Action began …

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Phnom Penh hosted a successful #ONESTEPNOPLASTIC campaign.

On November 26, 2022, about 700 people from businesses, government officials from various ministries, students, and the general public came together in Phnom Penh for the #ONESTEPNOPLASTIC campaign, which aims to raise awareness and abolish single-use plastic in Cambodia. Plastic waste equivalent to the size of a garbage truck is dumped into our ocean every …

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Cambodia’s #ONESTEPNOPLASTIC, small contribution to reduce the world’s plastic pollution crisis

#ONESTEPNOPLASTIC Phnom Penh is scheduled on 26th November 2022 . An exciting clean-up campaign with solidarity lunch with a performance by Phare, The Cambodian Circus – ល្ខោនសៀកកម្ពុជាហ្វារ and a music performance by Tos Yerng.  Plastic pollution has emerged as one of the most pressing environmental issues, as the world’s ability to deal with it is …

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ASEAN has agreed in principle to admit Timor Leste as its 11th member.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has accepted Timor Leste as its 11th member in principle here in Phnom Penh, under Cambodia’s chairmanship in 2022. The half-island nation, officially known as Timor Leste, will also be granted observer status at high-level ASEAN meetings, the bloc announced following a summit of regional leaders in Phnom …

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Siem Reap Roadshow for Sustainable and Smart Tourism Development in Mekong Region

Date: November 21, 2022 (Mon.) Time and Location: 12 – 6 PM, Angkor Green Gardens (formerly Cambodian Cultural Village) Mekong Institute (MI) is currently implementing “Sustainable and Smart Tourism Development in the Mekong Region”. Supported by  the Mekong-Republic of Korea Cooperation Fund (MKCF),  this three-year project introduces smart tourism tools, techniques, and technologies through learning …

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MEDHA: A Story of Women’s Empowerment Through Art.

When MEDHA begins playing and beating various types of (mostly large) drums, people’s jaws drop to the floor. What exactly is going on? Who are these ladies? There’s a sense of power and energy in the air, along with some lighthearted fun, in addition to the booming drum beats. The women are wide-eyed, thrusting their …

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The fifth ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit has concluded.

The fifth ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit concluded yesterday. The two-day hybrid event had the theme “Together ASEAN IBee” (Inclusive Business enabling environment).  The event was organized by the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology of Cambodia in collaboration with the ASEAN Secretariat; ESCAP; iBAN, a global program funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic …

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