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Royal Government to continue providing free COVID-19 vaccines to people

The Royal Government will continue to administer COVID-19 vaccines to its people and all foreign nationals in Cambodia free-of-charge even though the required doses for each of them rise to 20. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501098099/royal-government-to-continue-providing-free-covid-19-vaccines-to-people/

COVID-19 crisis pushes Cambodia’s economy to negative growth for the first time, says Ministry

As the global economy continues to reel from the compounded crises of Covid-19 and Ukraine-Russia, Cambodia has not been able to go through them unaffected. The Covid-19 crisis has pushed Cambodia’s economy to negative growth for the first time in 2020 due to a sharp ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501097431/covid-19-crisis-pushes-cambodias-economy-to-negative-growth-for-the-first-time-says-ministry/

202,708 in Cambodia receive 5th dose of COVID-19 vaccine

An estimated 202,708 people in Cambodia have received the 5th dose of the COVID-19 vaccine since the campaign vegan on June 9, 2022. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501096819/202708-in-cambodia-receive-5th-dose-of-covid-19-vaccine/

Private hospitals urged to refer monkeypox cases to authorities

There are no positive monkeypox cases in the country but we are not keeping our guard down, as there is a rise in the number of suspected cases, said a top health official said yesterday.​​ ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501095004/private-hospitals-urged-to-refer-monkeypox-cases-to-authorities/

China helps Cambodia bring COVID under control

Cambodia’s cooperation with China has been vital for the Southeast Asian country in achieving its COVID-free status, officials and experts said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501094400/china-helps-cambodia-bring-covid-under-control/

PM: Covid-19 boosters will continue to be free for the public

Cambodia will continue administering Covid-19 vaccine to the public free of charge until the coronavirus is eradicated, said Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501093436/pm-covid-19-boosters-will-continue-to-be-free-for-the-public/

Spirits raised: PM announces salary hikes after two-year freeze

After enduring the trials and tribulations caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, civil servants in the Kingdom have something to rejoice at last. Prime Minister Hun Sen announced yesterday they would all be given a pay rise after a two-year freeze due to the pandemic. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501093428/spirits-raised-pm-announces-salary-hikes-after-two-year-freeze/

Cambodia rolls out 5th dose of COVID-19 vaccination even as second dose has not kept pace with first dose

Cambodia started providing the fifth dose of COVID-19 vaccines to priority groups across the country on Thursday, health ministry’s secretary of state and spokeswoman Or Vandine said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501091815/cambodia-rolls-out-5th-dose-of-covid-19-vaccination-even-as-second-dose-has-not-kept-pace-with-first-dose/

Cambodia announces COVID-free state

Cambodia has become COVID-19-free as the last patient has recovered, the country’s Ministry of Health has announced in a statement. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501091004/cambodia-announces-covid-free-state/

Dengue fever cases surge in 2022

In the first five months of this year, Cambodia detected more than 1,100 cases of dengue fever, an increase of over 600 cases compared to the same period last year, including two deaths. ...

Nang Veasna
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501089983/dengue-fever-cases-surge-in-2022/

80% children under psychological stress: Report

About 80% of Cambodian children aged between 12 and 16 are living under psychological stress because of their parents’ debt, according to a report released on the sidelines of International Children’s Day, which falls on every June 1. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501086962/80-children-under-psychological-stress-report/

Phnom Penh officials praised for COVID-19 prevention efforts

Khuong Sreng, Governor of Phnom Penh, praised the officials of Phnom Penh Capital Administration for their hard work in preventing Covid-19 and pointed out that for more than 20 consecutive days there has been no Covid-19 cases in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501087315/phnom-penh-officials-praised-for-covid-19-prevention-efforts/

MoU on cooperation for filling and packaging COVID-19 Inactivated vaccines signed

The Ministry of Health signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation for filling and packaging COVID-19 Inactivated Vaccines with China’s Sinovac Life Sciences and Cambodian Pharmaceutical Enterprise, a move that will enable Cambodia to package vaccines. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501086524/mou-on-cooperation-for-filling-and-packaging-covid-19-inactivated-vaccines-signed/

Oz, ministry launch quality infrastructure initiative P4I

The Australian embassy in Phnom Penh – in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport – launched the “Partnership for Infrastructure (P4I)” initiative to accelerate the development of quality infrastructure to drive inclusive and resilient development in Cambodia. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oz-ministry-launch-quality-infrastructure-initiative-p4i

Monkeypox deadly with lack of care, says Vandine

Ministry of Health spokeswoman Or Vandine said monkeypox could be deadly because the lesions can progress to cover a patient completely, leading to complications affecting the organs in the human body. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/monkeypox-deadly-lack-care-says-vandine

Covid jab making delayed on lack of gov’t purchasing deal, Hun Sen says

Prime Minister Hun Sen said the “sluggishness” of the establishment of a Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing facility in Cambodia was due to the government not yet signing an agreement to purchase vaccines produced by the factory. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-jab-making-delayed-lack-govt-purchasing-deal-hun-sen-says

Cambodia poised for fifth Covid jabs as vaccines face expiration

Cambodia is pushing its vaccination drive as millions of doses of Covid-19 vaccines are set to expire soon and the government hopes it will help achieve herd immunity. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501080090/cambodia-poised-for-fifth-covid-jabs-as-vaccines-face-expiration/

Boom in high-end residential projects in Phnom Penh, despite pandemic

Despite the pandemic, there has been a boom in the development of high-end residential projects in Phnom Penh. The construction sector is one of the country’s main economic engines. ...

Sorn Sarath and Seoung Nimol
https://cambojanews.com/boom-in-high-end-residential-projects-in-phnom-penh-despite-pandemic/

Weddings, festivals and other ceremonies banned on streets during election campaign

People hoping to hold weddings or other celebration and events on the streets of Daun Penh District will have to postpone them after the authorities banned any from taking place during election campaigns. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501079052/weddings-festivals-and-other-ceremonies-banned-on-streets-during-election-campaign/

Hallmark of friendship

The world is facing challenges due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting all countries’ social and economic aspects over more than two years. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077441/hallmark-of-friendship/

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