Disasters and emergency response

Swollen rivers threaten flooding threat

Flash floods are still washing over roads and inundating homes in three districts of Banteay Meanchey province, while in Preah Vihear province the water level of the Stung Sen River continues to climb towards emergency levels. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/swollen-rivers-threaten-flooding-threat

Japan donates 400 bikes for Kingdom’s covid fight

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) donated 400 motorcycles to the Ministry of Health for use in vaccines deployment in Cambodia’s vaccination campaign. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-donates-400-bikes-kingdoms-covid-fight

School’s in again: Nearly 2,000 reopen nationwide after C-19 closures

After more than seven months, most schools across the Kingdom opened their gates again for students after having been shuttered to stem the spread of Covid-19. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50935830/schools-in-again-nearly-2000-reopen-nationwide-after-c-19-closures/

Vaccinations to continue at eight capital referral hospitals

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration said eight referral hospitals have now been designated to provide vaccinations to anyone who had not received the jabs during the opening campaign. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vaccinations-continue-eight-capital-referral-hospitals

Ministry plans mobile jabs

Senior Ministry of Health officials have urged provincial administrations to dispatch mobile vaccination teams to remote households and the homes of those with difficulties travelling in order to administer Covid-19 jabs to them. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-plans-mobile-jabs

Covid jab drive for 6-11 age group to begin Sept 17

Prime Minister Hun Sen has permitted Covid-19 vaccinations for over 1.8 million children aged 6-11 across the country from September 17 in order for them to return to school after a long hiatus. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-jab-drive-6-11-age-group-begin-sept-17

Preah Vihear, Stung Treng rivers nearing emergency levels

Heavy rains over the past several days have flooded and damaged some national and rural road systems in Preah Vihear province while swelling the waters of the Stung Sen River to near-emergency levels. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-stung-treng-rivers-nearing-emergency-levels

Battambang Provincial Administration to reopen schools before end of month

Battambang’s Provincial Administration announced that schools will be reopened next week. Only students of select grades from the secondary to high school levels will be allowed to resume in-person classes as part of the pilot reopening. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50936281/battambang-provincial-administration-to-reopen-schools-before-end-of-month/

Cambodia asks World Bank to further support Cambodia’s development by mobilizing grant aids

Cambodia has asked the World Bank (WB) to help mobilise more grant aid to support the country’s projects promoting skills, education and health, particularly in the context of COVID-19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50935923/cambodia-asks-world-bank-to-further-support-cambodias-development-by-mobilizing-grant-aids/

Some national roads and trails in Preah Vihear province flooded whereas Stung Treng water level near emergency

Some national and rural roads in Preah Vihear province were flooded and damaged as the Stung Sen river flooded. Emergency declared due to heavy rain in the last 4-5 days. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2021-09-15-1051-223624.html

Tax revenue surpasses $1.9B

The Ministry of Economy and Finance’s General Department of Taxation (GDT) collected $1.90927 billion in taxes in the first eight months of 2021, down by $151.3 million or 10.60 per cent from the same period last year. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tax-revenue-surpasses-19b

World Bank praises jab, booster campaigns

The rapid pace of Cambodia’s coronavirus vaccination campaigns and subsequent booster shot drives will be key to a faster economic reopening, according to a senior World Bank official on September 13. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/world-bank-praises-jab-booster-campaigns

Man lands in court over sexual assault at quarantine site

A suspected in an alleged sexual assault against a minor at a quarantine centre in Banteay Meanchey province’s O’Chrou district has been sent to court, while a similar case against an adult woman at the same centre was dropped after the accused negotiated compensation with ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/man-lands-court-over-sexual-assault-quarantine-site

NGO, partners pushing for students’ return to school

Plan International Cambodia (PIC) and its partners are working with provincial departments of education, youth and sport across the country to initiate campaigns to encourage children, particularly girls, to return to school this month. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngo-partners-pushing-students-return-school

US announces more Covid aid

US ambassador to Cambodia Patrick Murphy said the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health has proven itself to be remarkably well-prepared for its mission to prevent the spread of Covid-19 since the earliest days of the pandemic, making it one of the leading countries in the region ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-announces-more-covid-aid

US pledges $4 million to fight Covid-19, protect Cambodians

The United States has promised to provide $4 million to Cambodia through WHO and UNICEF to implement projects to combat Covid-19 and the COVAX Facility for vaccines. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50935253/us-pledges-4-million-to-fight-covid-19-protect-cambodians/

Australia pledges AUD35 million for purchase of COVID-19 vaccines for Cambodia

Cambodia and Australia have discussed the priorities on bilateral development cooperation and the progress of the Cambodia COVID-19 Development Response Plan (CDRP 2020-2022) as well as the future development initiative programmes for Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50935092/australia-pledges-aud35-for-purchase-of-covid-19-vaccines-for-cambodia/

Hun Sen and spouse get booster dose

Prime Minister Hun Sen and his spouse, Bun Rany Hun Sen yesterday morning received the 3rd jab against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50935107/hun-sen-and-spouse-get-booster-dose/

Sihanoukville opens five schools as a pilot programme with the implementation of 6 main points

In the morning of September 13, Mang Sineth, Deputy Governor of Preah Sihanouk Province, inspected the implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to prevent the spread of Covid-19 at the Hun Sen Secondary School  located in Sangkat 4, Sihanoukville, which is reopened to test the ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50934583/sihanoukville-opens-five-schools-as-a-pilot-programme-with-the-implementation-of-6-main-points/

Secondary and High schools ready for reopening in PP

As part of the preparation to reopen secondary and high and schools, the Phnom Penh Administration has cleaned and disinfected 68 public schools yesterday while the private educational institutions were disinfected two days ago. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/934582/secondary-and-high-schools-ready-for-reopening-in-pp/

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