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Banteay Meanchey bus service begins

Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities have put 15 public city buses into use for passengers travelling between Poipet town and the former Khmer Rouge district of Malai, hoping that the bus service will ease travels and help reduce road accidents. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-meanchey-bus-service-begins

Over eight million passengers use public bus service in 2019

Public bus service welcomed 8,265,107 passengers in 2019, of them 5,474,674 were served free of charge, according to the Phnom Penh municipal administration. ...

Lim Nary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50695342/over-eight-million-passengers-use-public-bus-service-in-2019

Special inspection group to monitor commune workflow

Interior Minister Sar Kheng said yesterday he has a special inspection group formed to monitor commune authorities to ensure they work properly and use their new allotted budget efficiently. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/695079/special-inspection-group-to-monitor-commune-workflow/

Sar Kheng: Commune administrations must not be underestimated

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng yesterday urged officials at municipal, provincial, city and district administrations to stay within their jurisdiction and not to interfere with the function of commune administrations. His remarks were made yesterday following notice of officials at sub-national administrations who have the ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/693358/sar-kheng-commune-administrations-must-not-be-underestimated/

National Strategic Development Plan to combat corruption

The government has introduced the National Strategic Development Plan 2019-23 which will focus on increasing awareness and reinforcing precautionary measures and strategies to crack down and combat corruption. The strategies come in conjunction with the increasing need for ministries and institutions to collaborate with the ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/national-strategic-development-plan-combat-corruption

Medical professionals urged to strengthen code of ethics

The Ministry of Health has instructed medical professionals to improve their abilities and abide by their code of ethics to stymie ongoing complaints, specifically being rude to patients. The ministry’s central committee issued the order on Tuesday during its annual review and outlook meeting in ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/medical-professionals-urged-strengthen-code-ethics

Sar Kheng pushes unified provincial administrations

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said on Wednesday that the establishment of Phnom Penh and provincial one-window service offices will not reduce the power of provincial departments. He also shared his plans of constructing a “unified provincial administration” in which provincial governors, councillors and department ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-pushes-unified-provincial-administrations

Vehicle checks hit the road

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has released a schedule for mobile vehicle checks in 14 provinces where there are no official inspection centres. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the ministry said such mobile inspection services will provide convenience for those living in ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vehicle-checks-hit-road

Sam Heng: Social security must widen to include more workers

As of last year, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) registered more than 10,000 healthcare enterprises to cover more than 1.7 million workers under occupational risk and healthcare schemes. Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Sam Heng is pushing for the schemes to be implemented ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sam-heng-social-security-must-widen-include-more-workers

NSSF reports decrease in fainting cases

Thirteen cases of fainting among garment workers occurred in factories last year, a decrease of more than 60 percent compared with 17 cases in 2018, according to a National Social Security Fund report.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50679706/nssf-reports-decrease-in-fainting-cases

Passenger taxi boat ridership sinks despite free services

Passenger taxi boat traffic has dropped by about five per cent compared to the same period last year, despite the government providing free service for garment workers until next year, Phnom Penh Autonomous Bus Transportation Authority director Ean Sokhim said on Monday. In 2018, the ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/passenger-taxi-boat-ridership-sinks-despite-free-services

Gov’t studies land service provision via one-window

The Ministry of Interior has launched a study on land service provision via the one-window service at select locations in the Kingdom. The move is to enhance people’s access to government services. The ministry’s director-general Prak Samoeun said it decided to conduct the study in ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-studies-land-service-provision-one-window

Interior Ministry surveys One Window Services in four areas

The Interior Ministry is looking to improve One Window Services in three provinces and the capital to better manage issues surrounding land ahead of its official launch at the end of this month. Prak Sam Oeuen, director-general of the Interior Ministry’s general administration department, yesterday ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50676087/interior-ministry-surveys-one-window-services-in-four-areas

Electronic tablets to help disburse welfare funds

The Social Affairs Ministry has distributed over 1,000 electronic tablets to provincial authorities meant to be used to help disburse welfare funds to impoverished pregnant women and children under two-years-old.​ ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50675451/electronic-tablets-to-help-disburse-welfare-funds

Tens of millions spent on healthcare

The National Social Protection Council yesterday reported the government has spent $43.8 million to provide healthcare services to impoverished citizens and government officials this year through its Health Equity Fund.​ ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50674240/tens-of-millions-spent-on-healthcare

Sar Kheng issues instruction on amending family records

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has instructed relevant institutions under his supervision to assist people in the correction and cancellation of family records to make the service more widely available in towns and district administrations across the Kingdom. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-issues-instruction-amending-family-records

USAID announces major accountability initiative

USAID yesterday announced a major initiative to strengthen accountability in public service delivery in five provincial urban areas. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672321/usaid-announces-major-accountability-initiative

ACU launches campaign to check public service provision

The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has launched a campaign to check the provision of public services during the whole of next year. The campaign will be carried out at targeted service units of sub-national level administrations. The ACU has also taken further measures to strengthen the ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/acu-launches-campaign-check-public-service-provision

Healthcare management transferred to sub-national level

The government on Monday issued a sub-decree to delegate the management of healthcare provision to sub-national administrations, which will be effective as of January next year. The sub-decree was approved by Prime Minister Hun Sen last Wednesday and signed by relevant ministers including Minister of ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/healthcare-management-transferred-sub-national-level

PP residents urged to use public transport

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol has urged Phnom Penh residents to use the capital’s existing public transport services rather than private vehicles, as it is leading to increased traffic congestion. He also called for the city’s public bus system to be expanded, with ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pp-residents-urged-use-public-transport

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