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Hun Sen meets with UN envoy Heyzer on Myanmar

The UN and ASEAN special envoys to Myanmar, and the Southeast Asian bloc’s chair have all pledged to work together on the emergency de-escalation of violence in the crisis-stricken nation and for the provision of humanitarian aid to its people.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/hun-sen-meets-un-envoy-heyzer-myanmar

KOICA holds policy dialogue forum on development plans

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Cambodian Rehabilitation and Development Board of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CRDB/CDC) had a policy dialogue forum to discuss development cooperation for 2022 and 2023, while KOICA’s estimated grant aid to Cambodia for 2022 totals ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koica-holds-policy-dialogue-forum-development-plans

Hun Sen visit seen as boosting hopes for Myanmar consensus

Though resolving Myanmar’s crisis immediately is not easy, a visit to the country by Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen may pave the way to advance a consensus ASEAN member states have reached, experts say. ...

Yang Han
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501006130/hun-sen-visit-seen-as-boosting-hopes-for-myanmar-consensus/

Japanese Foreign Minister affirms attending ASEAN meetings in Cambodia this year

Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation last evening made public the outcomes of the telephone conversation between Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and his Japanese counterpart Hayashi Yoshimasa. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501006100/japanese-foreign-minister-affirms-attending-asean-meetings-in-cambodia-this-year/

Cambodia urges high-risk groups to receive 4th dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen again urged  urged high-risk groups in capital Phnom Penh to receive the fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine starting from Jan 14. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501006147/cambodia-urges-high-risk-groups-to-receive-4th-dose-of-covid-19-vaccine/

Engineering profession ethics rules for conduct enters final draft stage

A draft sub-decree establishing an Engineer’s Code of Conduct has entered the final review stage. The code is aimed at enhancing the honour, dignity and responsibility of professional engineers in order to ensure public safety and protect the public interest. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/engineering-profession-ethics-rules-conduct-enters-final-draft-stage

New win-win monuments constructed in provinces

A new win-win monument will be built in Oddar Meanchey province to promote a culture of gratitude, a sub-committee on the construction of the monument announced on January 10. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-win-win-monuments-constructed-provinces

Parties garner support ahead of election

In the lead-up to the commune council elections scheduled for June 5, political parties have begun campaigning at the village level and meeting with their supporters and activists to drum up support, though one party has expressed concerns about intimidation tactics allegedly being used against ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parties-garner-support-ahead-election

India vows close cooperation with Kingdom as ASEAN chair

India has pledged to work closely with Cambodia, the 2022 chair of ASEAN, in addressing issues of common concerns including the Myanmar crisis. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/india-vows-close-cooperation-kingdom-asean-chair

PM eyes Myanmar peace troika

Prime Minister Hun Sen has suggested that ASEAN member states establish a tripartite committee or diplomatic troika consisting of representatives from Cambodia, Brunei and Indonesia that would be tasked with mediating a ceasefire in Myanmar.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-eyes-myanmar-peace-troika

Voter list posting draws 15 complaints, NEC says

As of January 9, a total of 15 complaints had been filed by citizens to their commune councils nationwide regarding their election registration either being incorrect or improperly deleted, according to the National Election Committee (NEC). ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/voter-list-posting-draws-15-complaints-nec-says

Cambodia, Vietnam enhance defence cooperation

Cambodia and Vietnam have vowed to enhance defence cooperation while appreciating their bilateral cooperation, especially in the military sector. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501005184/cambodia-vietnam-enhance-defence-cooperation/

Taskforce to fight all state land grabs in M’kiri forests

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon formed a joint-task force for the prevention of forestry crimes in Mondulkiri province following a clampdown on illegal occupation of state land there. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/taskforce-fight-all-state-land-grabs-mkiri-forests

Japan to $200 million in response to COVID-19 in Cambodia

The Japanese government has pledged an additional $185 million in low-interest loans to Cambodia to support the second phase of the Covid-19 crisis. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501005477/japan-to-200-million-in-response-to-covid-19-in-cambodia/

Decentralisation Policy to continue through 2030

The first 10-year Decentralisation Policy 2010-2020 has been completed and will continue from 2021-2030, for more progress of the Sub-National Democratic Development. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501005106/decentralisation-policy-to-continue-through-2030/

New workplace principles for health and safety

The Labour Ministry has drafted standard principles for safety and health in the workplace in accordance with the Labour Law and guidelines released by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501004499/new-workplace-principles-for-health-and-safety/

Clean water access hits 80%

The Industry Ministry announced that the Kingdom’s water supply rose significantly last year, with more than 1,091,869 households receiving clean water. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501004399/clean-water-access-hits-80/

Mechanisms for Myanmar are for a ceasefire and humanitarian assistance

Prime Minister Hun Sen has initiated the implementation of two mechanisms in the Myanmar crisis, namely, a ceasefire and the provision of humanitarian assistance to the people in need without discrimination. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501004392/mechanisms-for-myanmar-are-for-a-ceasefire-and-humanitarian-assistance/

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