Announcements

Press release: Changes to Sweden’s presence in Cambodia

On 26 November 2020, the Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh issued a press release on its government’s decision to close its office in Phnom Penh by the end of 2021. In this press release, the embassy also noted that the activities of the Ministry ...

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Joint statement: Lack of a rigorous transboundary impact study of Sanakham put Mekong River at risk

On 24 November 2020, Eleven Non-Governmental Organizations in Cambodia issued a joint statement on the proposed Sanakham hydropower project on the Mekong mainstream in Laos concerning the transboundary impact on lower countries. This joint statement was issued in parallel with MRC who has been organizing ...

NGO Forum on Cambodia

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Announcement: Basic data journalism training

ODC is delighted to announce a new “Training on Basic Data Journalism” that will be implemented in collaboration with CamboJA. The program receives the support from the Mekong: Sustainable News project from CFI, the French Media Development agency in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam led ...

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CSOs position paper on the executive summary of draft budget law 2021

On 20 November 2020, the Budget Working Group of National and International Civil Society Organizations facilitated by the NGO Forum on Cambodia issued a position paper on the executive summary of the draft budget law 2021. In this position paper, the Budget Working Group of ...

NGO Forum on Cambodia

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Advisory Note to GMAC Members On Cambodia and the UK’s General Scheme of Preference (GSP)

On 19 November 2020, Garments Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has posted an advisory note regarding UK’s General Scheme of Preference (GSP).  Following Brexit, eligible developing countries will be able to benefit from UK’s General Scheme of Preference (GSP). Cambodia, classified by the UN as ...

Garments Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC)

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Notification on the permission to operate public and private educational institutions in Phnom Penh and Kandal province and to allow exercise and sports activities in Olympic Stadium sport complex

On 19 November 2020, the Ministry of Health has posted a notification regarding the permission to reopen and operate all public and private institution in Phnom Penh and Kandal, as well as to allow exercise and all sports activities in Olympic stadium. This announcement was ...

Ministry of Health

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Joint statement on the ninth session of the United Nations forum on business and human Rights 16-18 November 2020

On 18 November 2020, Equitable Cambodia organization, Inclusive Development International, and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) issued a joint statement renewing their long-standing call for redress for the Cambodian communities who were forcibly displaced by the Thai sugar ...

Equitable Cambodia organization, Inclusive Development International, and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

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Guidelines for the general public on health precautions during cold weather

On 16 November 2020, the Ministry of Health issued a guideline to the general public on health precautions during cold weather and avoiding the possible colds caused by cold weather. ...

Ministry of Health

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Statement from the Cambodian Rice Federation (CRF)

On 16 November 2020, the Cambodian Rice Federation (CRF) issued a statement completely rejecting the allegations made in a petition by a group of former CNRP activists in one of Australia’s regions and calling for a stop in using farmers as a political stepping stone ...

Cambodian Rice Federation (CRF)

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Announcement of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on clarification of some information relating deforestation

On 13 November 2020, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has posted an announcement on clarification on some information saying that some company are actively cut down trees in Rovieng district, Preah Vihea province.  ...

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

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Press release on the introduction of a new model of Khmer identity card with special security symbol (Hologram)

On 11 November 2020, the Ministry of Interior issued a press release on the introduction of a new model of Khmer identity card with a special security symbol (Hologram) for citizens to use. The Ministry also confirmed that the Khmer identity card (old model) that ...

Ministry of Interior

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Announcement on the change of travelling conditions entering into Cambodia, implementation of health and quarantine measures

On 11 November 2020, the Ministry of Health has posted an announcement regarding the change of travelling conditions entering into Cambodia, implementation of health and quarantine measures. This change aims to facilitate travel into Cambodia include investors, company staff, experts, insured technicians or general foreign ...

Ministry of Health

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Instruction on the implementation of safe social distancing and safe individual distancing to prevent and stop COVID-19 community outbreak in Cambodia

On 10 November 2020, Ministry of Health has posted an instruction on the implementation of safe social distancing and safe individual distancing to prevent and stop COVID-19 community outbreak in Cambodia. The instruction has laid out necessary social distancing measure for the public to follow ...

Ministry of Health

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Announcement on the temporary suspension of all KTV and cinema across the country for the 2nd time

On 08 November 2020, the Ministry of Health issued an announcement on the suspension of KTV and movie theaters across the country in the context of the global epidemic of COVID-19. The Royal of Government of Cambodia used to take the same measurement once on ...

Ministry of Health

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Announcement on the weather forecast in Cambodia

According to the ​​Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology announcement on 08 November 2020, the tropical depression in the South China Sea is heading west, increasing its impact on the 21st storm named ETAU on 10 November.​ The storm is forecast to weaken to a ...

Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology

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Negative COVID-19 test results of the ministry's leaders and officials

On 05 November 2020, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued a press release to encourage the ministry’s leaders and officials to continue their 14-day quarantine, even though the test confirmed negative. ...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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Notification on 03 recovery cases and over 600 people tested for the COVID-19 after having been in contact with Hungarian Foreign Minister

As of 7:00 AM on 05 November 2020, the Ministry of Health issued a Notification that on 04 November 2020 there were 03 cases were recovered and 628 people tested negative for the COVID-19 after having been in contact with Hungarian Foreign Minister. The Ministry ...

Ministry of Health

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Top Cambodian officials are going into quarantine after Hungarian Foreign official tested positive COVID-19

On 04 November 2020, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC) of Cambodia announced on its official Facebook page that all the top Cambodian officials are going into quarantine after Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto, who visited the country on Tuesday and signed ...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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Ministry of Information issues a press release on the practice of journalism and clarification on the concerns of some CSOs on press freedom in Cambodia

In a statement issued by the Ministry of Information on 03 November 2020, the government denied all allegations made by the media that the government had cracked down on them. In the statement, the Cambodian government explains as follows:According to the spokesman of the Ministry ...

Ministry of Information

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Press release: Measures for institutions with staff or students contacted with the official visit of the Hungarian delegation to Cambodia

On 04 November 2020, the Ministry of Education in Cambodia issued a press release on the recent case of COVID-19. The Ministry advised related institutions, parents and children to follow some certain steps including: (1) All the institutions that have been in contact with Hungarian ...

Ministry of Education​ Youth and Sport

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