Government suspends sports clubs, all sports activities except those broadcasted on TV

All sports activities and sports clubs have been asked to suspend their operations again in Phnom Penh, Kandam and Preah Sihanouk Provinces. ...

Kong Arey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50817897/government-suspends-sports-clubs-all-sports-activities-except-those-broadcasted-on-tv/

Public and private schools in Preah Sihanouk province temporarily closed, along with sports facilities and activities

All public and private educational institutions in Sihanoukville and Stung Hav district of Preah Sihanouk province have been ordered to be shut down temporarily for two weeks. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50817874/public-and-private-schools-in-preah-sihanouk-province-temporarily-closed-along-with-sports-facilities-and-activities/

Foreigners to face legal action and deportation for C-19 violations

Foreigners who do not comply with the measures of the Ministry of Health against the COVID-19 pandemic will face legal action and deportation with no re-entry to the Kingdom if found guilty.   ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50817216/foreigners-to-face-legal-action-and-deportation-for-c-19-violations/

Cambodia’s February 20 Community Event COVID-19 cases soar to 137, bringing total tally to 633

Cambodia continued to reel from the disastrous effects of the February 20 Community Event when another 38 COVID-19 positive cases were reported today, along with two imported cases.   ...

Kong Arey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50817535/cambodias-february-20-community-event-covid-19-cases-soar-to-137-bringing-total-tally-to-633/

China donates over 100,000 face masks

The Chinese government donated 100,800 face masks to Phnom Penh City Hall yesterday to help fight the recent COVID-19 outbreak. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50817312/china-donates-over-100000-face-masks/

Schools in PP and Kandal closed over Feb 20 incident

The Ministry of Education has ordered all public and private schools in Phnom Penh and Kandal province to be temporarily closed over the February 20 Community Incident. .  ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50816770/schools-in-pp-and-kandal-closed-over-feb-20-incident/

Over half of all garment factories in Kandal shuttered due to COVID-19

Seventy-eight garment factories have been closed and 64,942 workers left jobless in Kandal province due to the COVID-19 crisis, provincial authorities have announced. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50816843/over-half-of-all-garment-factories-in-kandal-shuttered-due-to-covid-19/

Up to 10 schools ordered closed in connection with February 20 Community event

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has ordered the temporary closure of several schools in and around Phnom Penh. ...

Kong Arey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50816571/up-to-10-schools-ordered-closed-in-connection-with-february-20-community-event/

‘Stop COVID’ QR Code takes off

More than 1,900 public and private institutions, restaurants, hotels and factories were registered to implement a QR Code “Stop COVID” to increase the efficiency and speed of prevention and control of the spread of the COVID-19 virus. ​ ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50816331/stop-covid-qr-code-takes-off/

Heftier fines for those who dodge quarantine

The government yesterday issued a new sub-decree to impose a heftier fine for those who evade quarantine in a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19. The new sub-decree comes after Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered authorities to raise the current fine of $250 because ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50815667/heftier-fines-for-those-who-dodge-quarantine/

PPAP releases solid Q4 report despite downturn fuelled by Coronavirus

Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) registered a pre-tax profit of $2.85 million last quarter, a 25 percent decrease over the same period in 2019, according to its quarterly report.  ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50815446/ppap-releases-solid-q4-report-despite-downturn-fuelled-by-coronavirus/

PM allots more aid to border

Prime Minister Hun Sen has allotted an additional 1.5 billion riel ($368,000) to four provinces bordering Thailand for support of returning migrants in quarantine. Meanwhile, more than 7,000 people have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in the first five days of the campaign by the ministries of ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-allots-more-aid-border

Livelihood recovery project to help 10,000

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on February 16 signed an agreement to begin a project that will directly support 10,000 of the most vulnerable people affected by the economic fall-out from Covid-19 in Siem Reap ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/livelihood-recovery-project-help-10000

Nearly 3K illegal burn sites identified across Kingdom

Illegal burning of rice stubble and land at the periphery of forests continues to occur throughout the Kingdom’s rural areas, especially in the north and northeast regions, according to officials who documented the activities on site. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nearly-3k-illegal-burn-sites-identified-across-kingdom

First cases of new C-19 variant found in Cambodia

The Cambodian government today reported that it has found the first cases of new variants  among the foreigners  from India and China who entered into Cambodia earlier this month. ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814311/first-cases-of-new-c-19-variant-found-in-cambodia/

PM orders authorities to tighten Cambodia-Thai border crossings to curb COVID-19 transmission

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered the Health Ministry and all governors of provinces bordering Thailand to prevent migrant workers from illegally crossing the border in a bid to curb COVID-19 community transmission. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814253/pm-orders-authorities-to-tighten-cambodia-thai-border-crossings-to-curb-covid-19-transmission/

About 1,500 given jabs so far

Just under 1,500 people received the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine in Cambodia between Wednesday and Friday last week, according to a three-day report from the Ministry of Health. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50813938/about-1500-given-jabs-so-far/

Spending crunch for Lunar New Year 2021

With Covid-19 cutting into Cambodians’ incomes and transforming consumer behaviour, the Kingdom is expected to see a Lunar New Year spending slump this year. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/spending-crunch-lunar-new-year-2021

Leveraging digital technologies key to Asia’s COVID-19 recovery – ADB

Digital platforms and other technology-based tools are providing new growth opportunities for businesses of all sizes and across all industries in Asia and the Pacific (including Cambodia). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50812909/leveraging-digital-technologies-key-to-asias-covid-19-recovery-adb/

Bursting at the seams: Quarantine centres nearing full capacity with returnees

 The continuing deluge of Cambodian returnees from Thailand has compelled Oddar Meanchey and Battambang provinces to look for additional venues for quarantine and or building additional ones.​ ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50812272/bursting-at-the-seams-quarantine-centres-nearing-full-capacity-with-returnees/

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