Government raises retirement age for civil servants to 60

The Ministry of Civil Service released a letter on Thursday addressed to senior leaders of all institutions in the Kingdom announcing a change in the retirement age of civil servants. In compliance with Article 26 of the Law on Social Security Fund, civil servants, regardless ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-raises-retirement-age-civil-servants-60

Germany donates €5M to boost local services

The German government has committed €5 million (about $5.68 million) to a joint government and civil society programme to boost cooperation between local authorities, local service providers and the public to improve performance. The German Embassy announced the funding of the Implementation of Social Accountability ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/germany-donates-eu5m-boost-local-services

Government establishes new districts, town for better management

While the government claims that the recent sub-decree to establish a new town and new districts will improve administrative management and provide public services closer to villages, civil society groups say the changes are a waste of the national budget. Affiliated Network for Social Accountability ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-establishes-new-districts-town-better-management

Sub-decrees approve creation of new districts

Prime Minister Hun Sen has issued two sub-decrees reclassifying two communes in Phnom Penh as districts, as per a request made by Interior Minister Sar Kheng last week.​ In the separate sub-decrees, obtained by Khmer Times yesterday, Boeng Keng Kang I, Boeng Keng Kang II, Boeng Keng Kang ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50572812/sub-decrees-approve-creation-of-new-districts/

Kamsab removed from ports as Kingdom braces for loss of preferential trade access

The Cambodian government has begun a series of reforms intended to strengthen economic independence and promote business in the Kingdom, as they prepare for the possible loss of preferential trade access to the EU and US in the coming months. Prime Minister Hun Sen on ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kamsab-removed-ports-kingdom-braces-loss-preferential-trade-access

Government to streamline sub-national administrations

Following an announcement by Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday that sub-national administrations will soon be streamlined, a government spokesman told The Post that the measure will improve efficiency and effectiveness in governance at a local level. Government spokesman Phay Siphan said on Sunday that the ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-streamline-sub-national-administrations

Government establishes new district

The government has established a new district in Kampong Thom province called “Taing Kouk”, consisting of eight communes carved out of Baray district, in the province.​​​ Prime Minister Hun Sen signed the sub-decree on January 8 and it was obtained by The Post on Tuesday. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-establishes-new-district

Draft law on monitoring transactions passed

The Senate on Tuesday approved a proposed new law to track the flow of money locally and from abroad and across all areas to combat tax avoidance, with special attention given to the private sector and civil society organisations. ...

Mech Dara and Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/draft-law-monitoring-transactions-passed

Two new provinces being studied

The government is planning to create two new provinces carved out of the provinces of Kandal, Ratanakkiri and Mondulkiri, according to a letter Interior Minister Sar Kheng sent to Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50529535/two-new-provinces-being-studied/

NEC recruiting 700 officials for election work

The National Election Committee announced on Friday that Phnom Penh and all provincial election committees would recruit 702 short-term contract officials to work for the upcoming national election in July. ...

Mom Sophon
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50298198/nec-recruiting-700-officials-for-election-work/

District governor gets Interior Ministry job

Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district governor Pil Kosal has been transferred to work at the Interior Ministry after the ruling CPP lost all of its commune seats in the district to the opposition CNRP in June’s polls. ...

Khy Sovuthy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5084018/district-governor-gets-interior-ministry-job/

Man held in Battambang for signing as village chief

A CNRP supporter in Battambang province’s Anlong Lvea village was detained and questioned yesterday for illegally signing official documents meant only for the village chief. ...

Niem Chheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/man-held-battambang-signing-village-chief

CNRP to push $500k per commune plan in national assembly

In what one observer said was simply an act of politicking, the opposition CNRP on Thursday said it would push its campaign pledge of giving $500,000 to every commune in the National Assembly. ...

Ben Sokhean and Janelle Retka
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/131182-131182/

CNRP’s chiefs will keep campaign promises or quit, says Sovann

Opposition spokesman Yim Sovann said yesterday that if any of the CNRP’s more than 400 new commune chiefs who won office on Sunday cannot follow through on the party’s campaign pledges, they will “give up” their positions.Sovann said the Cambodia National Rescue Party had made ...

Meas Sokchea
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cnrps-chiefs-will-keep-campaign-promises-or-quit-says-sovann

Raising doubts over ruling party support, villagers complain of lack of roads

It’s been almost a year since families in Khaob village have had a road connecting their homes to the outside world. New construction has blocked the old village road, and villagers say they are “very angry” after complaints to the local authority, controlled by the ...

Sun Narin
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/raising-doubts-over-ruling-party-support-villagers-complain-of-lack-of-roads/3882800.html

Commune bosses 'need skill upgrade'

Speaking on Monday, Dr Touch pointed to an opposition CNRP policy of eliminating the Ministry of Rural Development and offering $500,000 dollars to commune chiefs to develop their local areas through projects such as road and bridge building. “We need commune chiefs who have studied to ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/38908/commune-bosses--need-skill-upgrade-/

Communes ‘need extra funds’ to develop: analyst

The government should increase the annual budget of communes by $100,000 to increase the quality of life for ordinary Cambodians, an analyst has told VOA Khmer. ...

Men Kimseng
http://www.voacambodia.com/a/communes-need-extra-funds-to-develop-analyst/3791135.html

Government payroll to grow

The government will recruit more than 12,000 civil servants and teachers and an additional 20,000 service contractors for 2017, according to an announcement by the Ministry of Public Function. ...

Touch Sokha
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-payroll-grow

One-window service expands

The Interior Ministry says it will create six more one-window service offices in five provinces to speed up delivery of public services and eliminate unofficial fees. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35566/one-window-service-expands/

PM creates complaints office

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday announced the creation of a sub-national administrative office to collect complaints from concerned citizens and forward them to the appropriate institutions. ...

Taing Vida
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35574/pm-creates-complaints-office/

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