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Cambodia to send plastic waste back to source countries

Cambodia to send plastic waste back to source countries

Phnom Penh: Cambodia, in its revolt against an onslaught of rubbish shipments, has vowed to send 1,600 tons of plastic waste found in shipping containers back to the US and Canada. The announcement was made after 83 containers full of rubbish, mostly plastic waste, were found on Tuesday at Sihanoukville, the country’s main port. “Cambodia […]

Cambodian Education

Cambodian Education

  The Cambodian education system has been improved for years after getting blame from the public for its poor and corrupt system during more than three decades of civil conflicts such as the Khmer Rouge “Killing Fields” regime from 1975 to 1979 when schools were completely closed and some even became prisons. Since the country […]

Cambodia PM: The country is not dead if no EBA of EU

Cambodia PM: The country is not dead if no EBA of EU

The Cambodia Prime Minister has strongly affirmed that his nation would still survive although the European Union suspends their Every But Not Arms (EBA), the tax-free access trade agreement, to the EU markets from his nation. The tax and duty free exports from Cambodia to the EU market is worth some US$676 million annually and last […]

Are Social Media a Key to Promote Peace in ASEAN countries?

Are Social Media a Key to Promote Peace in ASEAN countries?

On September 1, Mekong Dialogue Institute (MDI) hosted a regional media conference on “ASEAN Toward Regional Stability Through Social Media”. The conference, also known as ASEANCon, was held at Cambodia-Korea Cooperation Center (CKCC) of Royal University of Phnom Penh. There were approximately 600 participants who were mostly university students, government officials, and journalists. ASEANCon successfully […]

Empowering Lives Through Photography

Empowering Lives Through Photography

Thomas Tham Joo Kit is a Malaysian photographer residing in Singapore. A volunteer consultant to 4 NGOs located in Asia, Thomas steps forward to help in building better life for the disadvantaged people. He is involved in infrastructure, social and life skill programs and connecting NGOs to galvanize and share resources from each other. He […]

Winners of Manhae Prize announced

Winners of Manhae Prize announced

The Society for the Promotion and Practice of Manhae’s Thoughts announced Thursday (Mar. 1) the winners of the Manhae Prize given in three different categories. A total of seven winners, two in the peace category, three in social service and two in literature, were chosen from among some 50 candidates across the world.The winners in peace category were […]

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