Premier Hun Sen seeks more investment from the US

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said that although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a severe impact on many Cambodians’ livelihoods and the economy, the government will not slow down its reform and development in any sector. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765232/premier-hun-sen-seeks-more-investment-from-the-us/

Ministry ready to open schools for all

Minister of Education Hang Chuon Naron confirmed yesterday the ministry is ready to ask Prime Minister Hun Sen to begin Phase 3 of the schools reopening, as phases one and two are running smoothly. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765624/ministry-ready-to-open-schools-for-all/

No C-19 vaccine for all: Ministry says Cambodia has not pre-ordered any supply

The Health Ministry says Cambodia will not have enough doses to distribute to the whole population when the World Health Organization finally approves any COVID-19 vaccine. ...

Khann Chanvirak
http://khmertimeskh.com/50765563/no-c-19-vaccine-for-all-ministry-says-cambodia-has-not-pre-ordered-any-supply/

Nearly 13,000 suspended workers to receive cash allowance payments

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has so far provided 30 cash handouts to workers in the garment and tourism sectors, with this week’s number totalling to almost 13,000 workers. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nearly-13000-suspended-workers-receive-cash-allowance-payments

Flash floods hit multiple provinces

Torrential rain has caused flooding across several provinces, with authorities announcing an emergency, temporarily banning travel as water levels continue to rise. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765184/flash-floods-hit-multiple-provinces/

Cambodia’s exports continue to face challenges amidst global headwinds

The Kingdom’s export to the international market is under threat although the country has secured regional and global free trade agreements, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MOC). ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764362/cambodias-exports-continue-to-face-challenges-amidst-global-headwinds/

The effects of COVID-19 on farming

In 2020, the agriculture sector continues to play a significant role in the Cambodian economy, accounting for 22 percent of the Kingdom’s GDP and employing one-third of the Cambodian workforce. ...

Pamela Corda
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764323/the-effects-of-covid-19-on-farming/

New COVID-19 case after almost two weeks

After having no new cases for nearly two consecutive weeks with all patients recovering and discharged from the hospital, the Kingdom yesterday logged the latest case, a 54-year-old British man, raising the country’s total to 275. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763439/new-covid-19-case-after-almost-two-weeks/

Churches allowed to reopen after six-month closure due to pandemic

Churches have resumed religious services after the six-month closure and ban on group gatherings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 was lifted on Saturday. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763484/churches-allowed-to-reopen-after-six-month-closure-due-to-pandemic/

Government continues to battle COVID-19 with $78 million distributed so far

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has announced that the government has so far distributed $78 million to poor families suffering from the pandemic.  ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762967/government-continues-to-battle-covid-19-with-78-million-distributed-so-far-2/

Cambodia’s COVID-19 situation: No new case for 11 consecutive days and no active case

Cambodia this morning reported that the last remaining COVID-19 patient, an 18-year-old Indonesian male, has been successfully treated and discharged from hospital. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763149/cambodias-covid-19-situation-no-new-case-for-11-consecutive-days-and-no-active-case/

Cashew nut prices in decline

Cambodia’s cashew nut prices slightly dropped because of border closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, although some goods are being let through. ...

Kuch Nithatevy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762676/cashew-nut-prices-in-decline/

Grim findings on wages after COVID-19 struck

A nationwide COVID-19 economic impact study has found that overall salaries across Cambodia have decreased by around 30 percent in just four months (between January and April this year) with entertainment and sex workers reporting an 85 percent decline in income. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762432/grim-findings-on-wages-after-covid-19-struck/

‘Professional’ journalists get Covid reporting award

The Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ) bestowed awards on five journalists for their Covid-19 reporting at a ceremony on Monday. Sao Sok Eng, a journalist from thmeythmey.com, took home the top prize. Mao Samnang, from the TV station PNN, came in second. Mom Kunthear, a former ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/professional-journalists-get-covid-reporting-award

Preah Sihanouk gets Covid-19 lab

Preah Sihanouk province will become the second after Siem Reap to have a laboratory to test for Covid-19 after a plan was approved to build one at the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Referral Hospital. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-gets-covid-19-lab

Pagodas fail to take health measures to curb COVID-19

Some pagodas along with worshippers have failed to comply with health measures to stem the spread of COVID-19 during the Pchum Ben festival, according to the Health Ministry. ...

Khann Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50761593/pagodas-fail-to-take-health-measures-to-curb-covid-19/

UN talks review Covid, hunger risks

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) offices in Cambodia and countries in the Asia-Pacific region participated in a four-day virtual conference recently to respond to the “twin pandemics” of Covid-19 and hunger facing the region. Dealing with Covid-19 has led to setbacks in the fight ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/un-talks-review-covid-hunger-risks

Cambodia revises COVID-19 test fee and return of remaining deposit for arriving foreigners

Cambodia will charge only $100 from foreigners for each of the required two COVID-19 tests and the rest of their deposit will be returned to them. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760155/cambodia-revises-covid-19-test-fee-and-return-of-remaining-deposit-for-arriving-foreigners/

Cambodia receives medical aid to combat COVID-19 from UAE

The UAE Tuesday sent an aid plane carrying 5 metric tonnes of medical supplies and testing kits to Cambodia to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. This aid will assist approximately 5,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus. ...

Khmer Times Staff
http://khmertimeskh.com/50759831/cambodia-receives-medical-aid-to-combat-covid-19-from-uae/

Calls for vigilance against thunder, lightning and gusts

Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has urged people to be vigilant of possible phenomena like thunder, lightning, and gusts in some parts of the central lowland areas.  ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50759726/calls-for-vigilance-against-thunder-lightning-and-gusts/

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