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EdC to bill red zone customers once every three months

The state-run Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) announced that from May onward it would issue electricity bills once every three months to consumers in the red zones or lockdown areas as EdC agents could not deliver the bills in person. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/edc-bill-red-zone-customers-once-every-three-months

More unemployment benefits on the way for garment and tourism sectors

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has announced the provision of the 60th round of unemployment benefits for over 5,000 workers in the garment and tourist sectors affected by the pandemic. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-unemployment-benefits-way-garment-and-tourism-sectors

Zhen Tai garment factory workers claim non-payment of April wages

Garment factory workers have demanded that their employer, Zhen Tai garment factory, pay them a portion of their monthly wages and their Khmer New Year holiday bonus for the period when Phnom Penh and Kandal province’s Takmao town had been in lockdown. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/zhen-tai-garment-factory-workers-claim-non-payment-april-wages

Capital's designated zones retained for another week

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration will retain through May 19 the capital’s three-colour-coded system that determines to what extent coronavirus restrictions are placed on parts of the city. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capitals-designated-zones-retained-another-week

People hit hard by lockdown to receive cash

The government has launched the ‘Post-Lockdown Social Assistance in Cash” scheme to support poor people who have been seriously affected by the recent lockdown. The aid will also be provided to families whose members have died from Covid-19 and households whose members had contracted the ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/people-hit-hard-lockdown-receive-cash

Cash-strapped workers seek reduction in monthly rates for rental units

Some 200 garment workers gathered on May 10 on Veng Sreng Street in Stung Meanchey III commune’s Damnak Thum Pir village in the capital’s Meanchey district to demand that the Phnom Penh municipal authorities help facilitate a 50 per cent reduction in monthly rates for ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cash-strapped-workers-seek-reduction-monthly-rates-rental-units

Cambodia orders another 5M doses of Sinovac vaccines

Prime Minister Hun Sen has approved the purchase of another five million doses of Sinovac vaccine. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-orders-another-5m-doses-sinovac-vaccines

Military Police ordered to undergo Covid tests

Military Police officers and their commanders throughout the country are now required to have their samples collected for Covid-19 testing out of fears that they may have contracted the virus while on duty during the lockdown, especially in the red zones. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/military-police-ordered-undergo-covid-tests

Alcohol sales banned in Phnom Penh for another 2 weeks

The Phnom Penh Capital Administration has suspended the sale of all kinds of alcohol for another two weeks in Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50853779/alcohol-sales-banned-in-phnom-penh-for-another-2-weeks/

More than 1.77 million people vaccinated against Covid-19 in Cambodia

A report released by the Ministry of National Defense revealed that from February 10 to May 9, a total of 1,773,994 people have been vaccinated throughout the country, including armed forces and their families. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50854036/more-than-1-77-million-people-vaccinated-against-covid-19-in-cambodia/

All Phnom Penh residents will be vaccinated against Covid-19

Khuong Sreng, Governor of Phnom Penh said yesterday  that all people who are living in Phnom Penh will be vaccinated against Covid-19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50854089/all-phnom-penh-residents-will-be-vaccinated-against-covid-19/

Labour ministry and GMAC clarify factory re-openings

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Sam Heng released a notification pertaining to the payment of wages and reopening requirements for factories located in Yellow Zones in Phnom Penh and Takmao city,  Kandal province. ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50854041/labour-ministry-and-gmac-clarify-factory-re-openings/

6 new COVID fatalities announced

The Ministry of Health has announced 6 more deaths as a result of COVID-19.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50853853/6-new-covid-fatalities-announced/

Public hospitals must test all patients for C-19

The Ministry of Health has ordered public hospitals nationwide to test all patients for COVID-19 before they are admitted, according to a letter signed by Health Minister Mam Bun Heng.   ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50853950/public-hospitals-must-test-all-patients-for-c-19/

Cambodia ready to exit LDC status

Cambodia is well-prepared to minimise economic risks when it graduates from its Least Developed Countries status, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Commerce on May 7. Four LDCs – Cambodia, Laos, Bangladesh and Nepal – met at a virtual workshop last week ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-ready-exit-ldc-status

Cambodia to spend more than $20.5 million on vaccination campaign over nine months

The Royal Government of Cambodia has planned to spend over 83.625 million KHR, or approximately $ 20.59 million, on the nine-month vaccination program from April to December 2021. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50853472/cambodia-to-spend-more-than-20-5-million-on-vaccination-campaign-over-nine-months/

Siem Reap extends curfew for two more weeks

Siem Reap Provincial Administration announced today that it has decided to extend the curfew for another two weeks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the province. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50853604/siem-reap-extends-curfew-for-two-more-weeks/

Factories reopen with 50 percent of workers switching every two weeks

In a first phase of reopening factories in Yellow Zones, the government will allow 50 percent of workers to resume production with shifts changing every two weeks. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50852893/factories-reopen-with-50-percent-of-workers-switching-every-two-weeks/

All markets in Phnom Penh to stay shut, including irregular markets from today to May 14

The Phnom Penh Capital Administration last night made known a decision on the temporary suspension of all state markets and irregular markets in Phnom Penh for midnight today to midnight 14 May.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50852926/all-markets-in-phnom-penh-to-stay-shut-including-irregular-markets-from-today-to-may-14/

Red zone vaccination campaign continues with one million more doses arriving this month

Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the vaccination team from the Ministry of National Defence to accelerate its campaign and immunise the roughly 520,000 residents in the red zone and not to worry about a shortage as one million additional doses of vaccines are scheduled ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/red-zone-vaccination-campaign-continues-one-million-more-doses-arriving-month

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