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Japanese Ambassador Mikami Masahiro and UN World Food Programme country director Francesca Erdelmann shake hands at a ceremony at the Education Ministry in Phnom Penh on October 17, 2019. (Vann Vichar/VOD)

Japan Donates $3M for Canned-Fish School Breakfasts

About 415 tons of Japanese canned fish will be bought for schoolchildren’s breakfasts in five provinces using a $3-million Japanese grant disbursed via the U.N. World Food Programme, the organization announced on Thursday.

The former CNRP headquarters in Phnom Penh before the opposition party was dissolved in November 2017.

CNRP Members Abroad Vow Return Amid Mounting Arrests

Members of the outlawed opposition CNRP who have fled the country said this week that they will return to Cambodia next month alongside leader Sam Rainsy, despite the growing number of people arrested in connection with their support for Rainsy’s promised homecoming.