Announcements

Guidance for members and buyers on partial withdrawal of EBA for exports to the European Union

On 12 August 2020, the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) issued guidance for its members and buyers following the partial withdrawal of EBA for exports to the European Union that will take effect from 12 August 2020. GMAC has prepared this guidance for the ...

Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC)

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Press release: Cambodia loses duty-free access to the EU market over human rights concerns

On 12 August 2020, the European Commission issued a press release over its decision on the partial withdrawal of Everything But Arms (EBA) from Cambodia. Some of Cambodia’s typical export products such as garments, footwear and​ travel goods are subject to the European Union’s customs ...

European Commission

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Announcement on the temporary suspension of all travelers from the Philippine from 13 August 2020

On 11 August  2020, the Inter-Ministerial Commission for Combating COVID-19 issued a press release on the temporary suspension of flights from the Philippines from August 13, 2020 onward. The decision is to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and as the number of COVID-19 patients in ...

Inter-Ministerial Commission for Combating COVID-19

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Press release: Supreme court chamber terminates the case against Ao An before the ECCC

On 10 August 2020, the Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) issued a press release announcing the termination of the case against Ao An before the Extraordinary Chambers.  ...

Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC)

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Mekong River Commission urges Mekong countries to address low water flows

On 07 July 2020, the Mekong River Commission issued a statement urging the six Mekong countries to tackle the region’s low water flow as the Lower Mekong River faces record low water levels for two straight years. ...

​ Mekong River Commision

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Press release: Ministry of Justice calls on protesters requesting the ministry to drop the charge against Rong Chhun to stop action immediately before authorities take legal action

On 03 August 2020, the Ministry of Justice issued a press release informing the public and the international community about the implementation of legal measures against Rong Chhun in connection with incitement to cause serious social unrest. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice called ...

Ministry of Justice

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Joint statement: Drop all charges against arrested union leader Rong Chhun

On 03 August 2020, 141 undersigned civil society groups issued a joint statement to strongly condemn the nighttime arrest of Rong Chhun and call on the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Phnom Penh Municipal Court to immediately drop all charges against the union leader ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)

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Announcement on the revision of travel conditions for foreign travelers entry to Cambodia

On 04 August  2020, the Ministry of Health issued an announcement on the revision of the travel conditions for foreign travelers entry to Cambodia. According to the announcement, the revision aims to provide convenience to all passengers who have arrived or are planning to travel ...

Ministry of Health

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Announcement on the Instruction of the Royal Government of Cambodia on measures to continue to manage the impact on key economic sectors in the context of the crisis and to rehabilitate and promote Cambodia's economic growth in the post COVID-19 crisis

On 31 July 2020, The Royal Government of Cambodia has posted an announcement on the Instruction of the Royal Government of Cambodia on measures to continue to manage the impact on key economic sectors in the context of the crisis and to rehabilitate and promote ...

Royal Government of Cambodia

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Press release: Thai Appeal Court set to rule on Southeast Asia’s first transboundary class action into human rights abuses on Friday, 31 July, 2020

On 30 July 2020, the Equitable Cambodia Organization issued a press release informing that on Friday 31 July 2020, the Bangkok South Civil Court will deliver a landmark decision on an appeal for class action status in the case of Hoy Mai & Others vs. ...

Equitable Cambodia Organization

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Press release: Importing and distributing companies, and companies supplying products for infants and children in Cambodia

On 28 July 2020, the Ministry of Commerce issued a notification to all importing and distributing companies, and companies supplying products for infants and children to comply with the contents of the laws and legal documents that are currently in force in the Kingdom of ...

Ministry of Commerce

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Joint press release: CCHR, ADHOC and Solidarity Center published the fourth annual report of the Cambodia fundamental freedoms monitor

On 27 July 2020, the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (“CCHR”), the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (“ADHOC”) and the Solidarity Center (“SC”) announced the release of the Fourth Annual Report of the Cambodia Fundamental Freedoms Monitor, produced by the Fundamental Freedoms Monitoring Project ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights, Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association and Solidarity Center

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Press release of Preah Sihanouk provincial department of environment

On 27 July 2020, Preah Sihanouk Provincial Department of Environment issued a press release to inform the national, international and public media that the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administrative Unity Force in cooperation with the Preah Sihanouk Municipal Administrative Unity Force and the Rangers of Preah ...

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Department of Environment

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Statement: Suspend development projects destroying the Tompoun/Cheung Ek wetlands

On 27 July 2020, the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO), Cambodian Youth Network (CYN), Equitable Cambodia (EC) and Sahmakum Teang Tnaut (STT) jointly issued a report revealing human rights abuses and environmental devastation as private developments threaten to flood ...

Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

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Instruction for sub-national authorities to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 during the upcoming holidays

On 17 July 2020, Ministry of Health has posted an instruction guideline to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 in the upcoming holidays to all sub-national authorities and all relevant actors. Those guidelines are as follow: 1 Choose a safe family reunion or safe family trip without ...

Ministry of Health

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Announcement on the results of the implementation of cash assistance program for poor and vulnerable families affected by Covid-19 in June

On 24 July 2020, the Ministry of Social Affairs, Disability, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation issued a notification on the results of the implementation of the cash assistance program for poor and vulnerable families by Covid-19 for June. 530,838 families which equivalent to 2,153,114 members have ...

Ministry of Social Affairs, Disability, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation

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Announcement on the temporarily suspension of​ flights from Malaysia and Indonesia

On 25 July 2020, the ministry of Health has issued an announcement on its official Facebook site on the temporary suspension of all international flight from 01 August 2020 until further notice. According to the announcement, the decision to temporarily suspended all flight from Malaysia ...

Ministry of Health

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Announcement on Chikunngunya Outbreak in Banteay Meanchey Province

On 23 July 2020, The ministry of Health has posted an announcement regarding the Chikunngunya Outbreak in Banteay Meanchey Province. According to the press release, health center doctors has diagnosed 168 patients (95 female)and 22 blood test (12 female) were collected for CHIK and  60 ...

Ministry of Health

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Statement on Cambodia's foreign exchange reserves

On 23 July 2020, the National Bank of Cambodia has posted a statement on Cambodia’s foreign exchange reserves. According to the statement, Cambodia’s foreign exchange reserves value at 19,5 billion US$. Also, the National Bank of Cambodia acquire 36.5 tons of gold, of which: 12.4 ...

National Bank of Cambodia

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Press statement of the permanent mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN Office at Geneva in response to the news release of special rapporteur on promotion and protection of the right to freedom of expression

On 10 July 2020, the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN Office at Geneva made a response to the news release of Special Rapporteur on promotion and protection of the right to freedom of expression. The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom ...

Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN Office at Geneva

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