Australia gives $57M for vaccine programme to reopen economy

Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs granted $57 million yesterday for Cambodia and the region to have improved access to safe, effective and affordable COVID-19 vaccines. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50757288/australia-gives-57m-for-vaccine-programme-to-reopen-economy/

Agriculture and health key for Aussie development

Australia is continuing to invest in its flagship agricultural and health development programmes because the two sectors have become vitally important for Cambodia’s response during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755052/agriculture-and-health-key-for-aussie-development/

Online course on how to build a startup business

Impact Hub Phnom Penh, with support from the Australian Embassy in Cambodia, is proud to introduce a new online course “How to build a Startup”, available online now on www.impacthubphnompenh.online. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50753389/online-course-on-how-to-build-a-startup-business/

Aid for Sihanoukville ‘smart city’ strategy

The Australian Ambassador to Cambodia Pablo Kang, and Preah Sihanouk Provincial Governor Kuoch Chamroeun, launched Australia’s support for a “smart city” strategy for Sihanoukville. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50753209/aid-for-sihanoukville-smart-city-strategy/

Aid to shore up IDPoor programme

The UN Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the Australian government, donated 1,700 computer tablets and software packages to the Ministry of Planning on Wednesday. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/aid-shore-idpoor-programme

Australia provides over $5 million for demining work

Australia has committed to grant AUD 7.6 million (about $5.26 million) for demining work in the Kingdom’s three most-affected provinces from this year until 2024. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742996/australia-provides-over-5-million-for-demining-work/

Australia reaffirms support for Cambodia’s agricultural sector

Australia will continue the implementation of Cambodia-Australia agricultural valuable chain programme worth between $80 to US$100 million. The plan was floated when Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Pablo Kang, Ambassador of Australia to Cambodia jointly chaired a demonstration of rice production ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50731346/australia-reaffirms-support-for-cambodias-agricultural-sector/

Australia comes to Cambodia’s help

Australian government is studying the new project to help Cambodia’s economy development, trade facilitate and diversification, according to Australian Ambassador to Cambodia. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50722365/australia-comes-to-cambodias-help/

US, Australia funding flows for Cambodia’s COVID-19 response

The United States, through the US Agency for International Development, yesterday committed a $1.5 million aid to the Ministry of Health to help in the Kingdom’s efforts to mitigate the spread of coronavirus. The donation is the latest COVID-19 assistance from the US, with its ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50718117/us-australia-funding-flows-for-cambodias-covid-19-response/

Australia and Cambodia work together to boost agriculture sector

Australian Ambassador Pablo Kang has met Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries HE Veng Sakhon to discuss strengthening agricultural exports and how Australia can assist boosting local food security and rural incomes. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716472/australia-and-cambodia-work-together-to-boost-agriculture-sector/

Australian government provides $10 million for Cambodia’s landmine clearing

Australian government provided $10 million for landmine clearing in the Kingdom. The aid was announced when new Australian Ambassador to Cambodia Pablo Chiho Kang today met with Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn at the ministry. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50689920/australian-government-provides-10-million-for-cambodias-landmine-clearing

Joint commitment toward mine-free Cambodia

Australia, the Cambodian Mine Action and Victims Assistance Authority and the UN development programme on Friday signed a joint statement reaffirming their ongoing commitment to working toward a mine-free Cambodia by 2025. ...

Poovenraj Kanagaraj
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50660644/joint-commitment-toward-mine-free-cambodia/

Australia gives $36m for health improvement

Australia and Cambodia have agreed to enhance cooperation in the health sector, with Australia pledging $36 million for health improvements in the Kingdom. The commitment was made on Monday at the Health Ministry in a meeting between Minister Mam Bun Heng and newly appointed Australian Ambassador ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27702/australia-gives--36m-for-health-improvement/

In Cambodia, funding cuts put eye surgery program in peril

Some 100,000 prospective patients could lose opportunity for eye care due to Australia scaling back its foreign aid budget. But as Fred Hollows and other Australian NGOs brace themselves for the cuts, the Australian government is forging ahead with a $40 million scheme to relocate ...

UCA News Staff
http://bit.ly/1yR7nif

Kem Sokha asks Australia to reconsider transfer of refugees to Cambodia

Kem Sokha, first vice president of the National Assembly and vice president of Cambodia National Rescue Party, has asked the Australian government to reconsider the transfer of refugees from Nauru to Cambodia. The request was made through a recent letter to Mrs. Alison Burrows, the Australian ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/kem-sokha-asks-australia-to-reconsider-transfer-of-refugees-to-cambodia-7582

Cambodia will take in Australia's refugees on voluntary basis: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that the country will take in refugees from Australia on a voluntary basis, stressing that accepting asylum seekers is part of an international obligation for Cambodia. Hun Sen said a Cambodian working group will interview those refugees ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2014-09/29/c_133681664.htm

Cambodia should not accept refugees from Australia: Sam Rainsy

Opposition party leader Sam Rainsy said that Cambodia should not have signed a deal with Australia to accept refugees to live in Cambodia. Cambodia should not have accepted the refugees from Australia because they are not goods for being exported or imported by any country, Sam ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=ODE5MjAzZTY3Yjh

Australia defends sending refugees to Cambodia

Australia’s Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has defended the government’s plan to transfer refugees to Cambodia, saying the programme would start small but be a long-term arrangement. Under Canberra’s hardline immigration policy, asylum-seekers who arrive on boats are denied resettlement in Australia and sent to Papua New ...

RTÉ News Staff
http://www.rte.ie/news/2014/0927/648375-australia-cambodia/

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