Disasters

Pandemics

Cambodia to set aside $700 million for continuation of COVID-19 interventions in 2022

The Royal Government plans to budget more than $700 million for the continuation of interventions against the effects of Covid 19 in 2022.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957425/cambodia-to-set-aside-700-million-for-continuation-of-covid-19-interventions-in-2022/

Cambodia set to launch Post Covid recovery plan soon

Cambodia is set to launch soon, its Post COVID economic recovery plan, thanks to its high rate of vaccination which stood at 85.33 percent as of Friday, October 22. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957334/cambodia-set-to-launch-post-covid-recovery-plan-soon/

Puthea: NEC welcomes observers for Cambodia’s free, fair elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) is in the process of updating and verifying the 2021 voter registration list in preparation for the 5th mandate commune council elections scheduled for June 5, 2022. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/puthea-nec-welcomes-observers-cambodias-free-fair-elections

Health ministry issues SOP for travellers

The Ministry of Health released their official Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) on October 20 for all travellers to Cambodia, with the specific instructions varying according to whether the traveller is fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated or unvaccinated. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/health-ministry-issues-sop-travellers

Siem Reap, Kampong Speu lift Covid restrictions

The Siem Reap Provincial Administration has lifted the 9pm-3am curfew throughout the province after a decrease in the rate of new Covid-19 cases. Kampong Speu province similarly decided to lift restrictions and reopen businesses. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-kampong-speu-lift-covid-restrictions

Cambodia provides cash assistance to pandemic-hit families for another 3 months

The Cambodian government will continue providing cash assistance to about 700,000 families hit by COVID-19 for another three months from October to December, according to a decision released on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50955991/cambodia-provides-cash-assistance-to-pandemic-hit-families-for-another-3-months/

PM: Vaccine, the foundation to protect people against COVID-19

Vaccine is the strong foundation to protect people’s lives from COVID-19, reiterated Prime Minister Hun Sen in a special voice message. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50955262/pm-vaccine-the-foundation-to-protect-people-against-covid-19/

Presentation of vaccination card at schools not mandatory for U-18s

Children and youth under 18 years of age are not required to show their COVID-19 vaccination card or certificate when entering and leaving school institutions, both public and private in Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50954510/presentation-of-vaccination-card-at-schools-not-mandatory-for-u-18s/

Siem Reap reopens 44 schools and plans to reopen 129 more

After requests were sent, inspections and evaluations conducted, and meetings held, Siem Reap finally reopened the doors of 44 schools and will be reopening 129 more two days after. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50954141/siem-reap-reopens-44-schools-and-plans-to-reopen-129-more/

Cambodia unveils new quarantine regulations

According to the nine-page notice, the new quarantine measures will take effect from October 18. The decision is aimed at protecting public health and easing burdensome restrictions for fully vaccinated people. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-unveils-new-quarantine-regulations

Central bank calls on IMF to support ASEAN’s recovery

The governor of the National Bank of Cambodia has called on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to continue supporting ASEAN economies, especially as they recover from the Coronavirus pandemic. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50953619/central-bank-calls-on-imf-to-support-aseans-recovery/

Vocational training centres to reopen

The virtual reopening of the vocational training centres across the country took place yesterday and presided over by Labour Minister It Samheng and around 200 other people. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50950391/vocational-training-centres-to-reopen/

IMF lauds Kingdom’s early-Covid moves

International Monetary Fund (IMF) resident representative for Cambodia Yasuhisa Ojima is optimistic that Cambodia’s economy will see a quick recovery that reflects the “proactive measures” taken by the government to blunt the socio-economic impacts of Covid-19. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/imf-lauds-kingdoms-early-covid-moves

Unvaccinated people the majority of Covid fatalities

A senior Ministry of Health official said most Covid-19 patients who had died were unvaccinated, while the death of vaccinated people was caused by underlying health problems. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unvaccinated-people-majority-covid-fatalities

No end to illegal border crossing by Cambodians despite pandemic

The pandemic and its subsequent effect on the livelihood of Cambodians, pushed some people in the country to attempt to drastic measures to support themselves and their family. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50950140/no-end-to-illegal-border-crossing-by-cambodians-despite-pandemic/

Number of children aged six to 12 who have been fully vacinated against COVID-19 in Cambodia increase to more than 530,000

With several different vaccination campaigns against COVID-19 progressing simultaneously, children aged six to 12 currently rank the highest in terms of total percentage vaccinated with 95.84 percent against an intended 1, 897,382. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50949992/number-of-children-aged-six-to-12-who-have-been-fully-vacinated-against-covid-19-in-cambodia-increase-to-more-than-530000/

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