Wednesday, 2 December 2009

DAP News in Brief

(Posted by CAAI News Media)

EU Supports €7.7 Mln Program on Legal Reform, Good Governance

Wednesday, 02 December 2009 04:12 DAP-NEWS

The European Union will conduct a press briefing about a financing agreement signed between the EU and the Cambodian Government today.

The EU will support a €7.7 million cooperation program on legal and judicial reform and good governance, including a €2 million contribution to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC).

Speakers include Rafael Dochao Moreno, Chargé d’ Affaires a.i. of the EU Delegation to Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Securities Market Suspended

Wednesday, 02 December 2009 04:11 DAP-NEWS

Cambodia’s first securities market will be suspended according to Aun Porn Moniroth, delegate minister and secretary of state for the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF). He added the new date is set for late 2010, explaining that the suspension was due to a year of global economic and financial crisis.

He added that the suspension was also agreed by the Prime Minster Hun Sen.

Lake Filling Delayed in Kampong Thom

Wednesday, 02 December 2009 04:08 DAP-NEWS

About 16 lakes in Kampong Thom province are to be filled, but the government is considering delaying until next year, according to a Ministry of Water Resource and Metrology (MWRM) on Tuesday.

A senior of the MWRM Officer told DAP News Cambodia that “Cambodian farmers asked to delay.”

The lakes are in the Staung, Stoeung Sen, Baray, and Kampong Svay districts of Kampong Thom province, he added.

The locals are to be found jobs to compensate for their losses from no longer being able to fish, he said.

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