Flash floods expected in Northern provinces

Eight of the 24 provinces in Cambodia are likely to be at high risk of flash floods and overflow due to possible heavy rainfall across the country until the end of September. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Typhoon expected to lash northern provinces, worsen flooding

Typhoon Noru, which is expected to make landfall tomorrow in central Vietnam, will cause flash flooding in northern Cambodia, the weather ministry warned, as other parts of the country are still grappling with incessant rains. ...

Ouch Sony and Khan Leakhena

Covid advisories to stay: official

While scientists have devised tools and strategies which have helped protect the Kingdom from a serious outbreak of Covid-19 – including vaccines, medication and preventive measures – Ministry of Health spokeswoman Or Vandine said it is important to remain cautious as the virus has now ...

Mom Kunthear

$1m initiative to push sustainable tourism

WWF Cambodia has launched a $1 million project to support post-Covid recovery and the development of sustainable tourism in Cambodia by introducing solar and cooling systems to the sector. ...

Mao Sreypich

Covid boom in staff seen at capital’s SEZ

Public-listed industrial-park operator Phnom Penh SEZ Plc (PPSP) revealed that employment among the 120 tenants of its Royal Group Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone (RGPPSEZ) southwest of the capital’s airport has increased by over 85 percent since 2019, despite the Covid-19 crisis and resulting job ...

May Kunmakara

Impact of Covid-19 on Cambodia’s informal sector

A new book by the Asian Development Bank reveals one in five informal workers in Cambodia lost employment due to the pandemic, with women workers hit harder than men. ...

Bun Tharum

Health and economic concerns may hamper Pchum Ben celebrations

As Cambodia prepares to celebrate Pchum Ben, the festival of the dead, when food and other offerings are handed over at Buddhist temples, people have expressed mixed feelings, with health and economic concerns raised. ...

Seng Mengheng

Cambodia provides humanitarian aid to flood-stricken Pakistan

Cambodia, the chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for 2022, has made a contribution of $50,000 to flood-stricken Pakistan, Cambodian Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Chum Sounry said on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Wildfire and floods don’t need to turn into disasters: UN risk report

Hazards such as earthquakes, floods, heatwaves, and wildfires, can be prevented from becoming life-threatening disasters, according to the authors of a UN report launched on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia to assess student learning to strengthen post-COVID recovery efforts

In June, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) started their participation in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a significant step towards understanding student learning outcomes, taking stock of what learners know, gauging the readiness of Cambodia’s youth for the future and ...

Khmer Times Staff

Chinese COVID-19 vaccines save lives, boost economic growth in Cambodia

Chinese COVID-19 vaccines have not only helped protect the lives of Cambodian people but also boosted the economic growth in the Southeast Asian nation, an academic said on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

70 percent of hotels, guesthouses in Cambodia reopen after COVID-19 wanes

Some 70 percent of hotels and guesthouses in Cambodia have resumed their operations after the COVID-19 pandemic has waned, the Ministry of Tourism said in a report on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia’s agricultural sector immune to impacts of Covid

Cambodia’s agriculture sector has been immune from Covid-inflicted impact and enjoyed strong growth during the pandemic as financing for the sector has increased, a leading banker said on Friday. ...

Thai Sothea

Collaboration is key to Cambodian education’s pandemic recovery

Collaboration within the education sector is key to fill the huge learning gap created by the pandemic, with a push needed for digital literacy, entrepreneurship skills, and technological readiness, a new roadmap reveals. ...

Bun Tharum

Stung Sen River’s water level falling, flood risk minimal

Officials said the Stung Sen River water levels in Kampong Thom province have finally begun to drop after exceeding the alert level late last week, but warned of more rain in the coming days. He Koeun, director of the provincial Department of Water Resources and Meteorology, ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Rescue launched as floods reach homes of border residents

Continuous rains have posed a problem for residents of several provinces and the capital of the Kingdom, as floods inundate homes and streets. ...

Khmer Times Staff

COVID-19 vaccines boost Cambodia’s economic growth: PM

Covid-19 vaccines have helped boost Cambodia’s economic recovery and growth since last November, the country’s Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

More attention and efforts for COVID-19 management needed, says Cambodian PM

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has laid stress on the need for more attention and efforts to manage the Covid-19 pandemic as it is not gone yet. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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