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Minister denies IDPoor suspensions were due to lack of funds

The Minister of Social Affairs yesterday denied a report that the government has no more budget to support the IDPoor subsidy programme. The statement came after the government suspended the cash support programme for pregnant women and children under two years for five days during ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50766058/minister-denies-idpoor-suspensions-were-due-to-lack-of-funds/

Youths seek inclusion in social security fund

The Youth Resource Development Programme (YRDP) and a group of youths have asked the government to include students and monks in the government’s National Social Security Fund (NSSF) so they can receive social protection services for free such as health examinations and treatment. The proposal ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youths-seek-inclusion-social-security-fund

New programme set to track, manage One Window service

The Ministry of Interior announced it has put in place an information programme for managing one window service requests starting this month. The programme will make it easier for citizens to monitor service requests at each stage on their phones. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-programme-set-track-manage-one-window-service

PM praises SCC for work so far

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday praised the Supreme Consultative Council (SCC) — which consists of 16 political parties — for identifying and reporting to irregularities affecting the people. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50756875/pm-praises-scc-for-work-so-far/

Gov’t continues out-of-work aid

The government has announced it will continue to provide out-of-work allowances to garment, footwear and hospitality workers for the next two months, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750933/govt-continues-out-of-work-aid/

Gov’t grants two-month extension of IDPoor aid scheme

The government-funded cash scheme launched to assist IDPoor households will be extended to two more months to ease difficulties faced amid the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750698/govt-grants-two-month-extension-of-idpoor-aid-scheme/

$28m allocated for round two of IDPoor scheme

The government has allocated $28 million to Wing agents nationwide to provide for the second round of payments for the equity card scheme, set to benefit some 610,000 poor and vulnerable families. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749581/28m-allocated-for-round-two-of-idpoor-scheme/

More than $23M handed out to poor

The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation said on Saturday that it completed transferring more than $23 million to poor people, covering more than 530,000 households. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-23m-handed-out-poor

MoU signed over public administration reform

The Ministry of Civil Service (MoCS) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on public administration reform and inclusive public service innovation. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50747149/mou-signed-over-public-administration-reform/

IDPoor cardholder list grows to 610,000, budget hits $28M

The fund to support poor families during Covid-19 increased to $28 million in July and 50,000 more poor people were added to the list, Prime Minister Hun Sen said while visiting farmers in Takeo province on Tuesday.​​ ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/idpoor-cardholder-list-grows-610000-budget-hits-28m

GDI approves guidelines for residence registration

The Ministry of Interior’s General Department of Identification (GDI) has approved a guideline to pave the way for easier and faster residence registration and management. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50746697/gdi-approves-guidelines-for-residence-registration/

IDPoor cards revoked from 6,000 families over discovery of fraud

Over 6,000 families from the first two rounds of IDPoor registration were found to have manipulated their socio-economic status to benefit from the government-funded cash aid scheme, the Ministry of Planning said yesterday. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50746782/idpoor-cards-revoked-from-6000-families-over-discovery-of-fraud/

Ministries discuss cooperation to combat forgery

The Ministry of Transport has requested for a cooperated effort with the Ministry of Interior in order to prevent forgery of identity documents when applying for motorcycle registrations, by connecting both departments’ online systems. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50744748/ministries-discuss-cooperation-to-combat-forgery/

Family and residence books put under commune control

The Ministry of Interior has announced that the authentication of residence books and family books will now fall under the purview of the commune instead of district administrations. A ministry press release entitled Transferring of the police chiefs in providing residence and family books dated ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/family-and-residence-books-put-under-commune-control

Governor commits to seeing a greener and cleaner capital

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng yesterday committed to solving the ongoing problems of the capital as the rainy season arrives, including floods and poor garbage collection. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50734634/governor-commits-to-seeing-a-greener-and-cleaner-capital/

City Bus prepares steps to resume services

Japan International Coopera- tion Agency (JICA), in cooperation with Phnom Penh City Bus (PPCB) Administration and PPCB Authority, said yesterday they are implementing virus prevention measures and training staff to minimise the risk of virus infections for bus drivers and passengers once operations resume. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727685/city-bus-prepares-steps-to-resume-services/

New underground roads said to ease congestion in Phnom Penh

The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall is studying the possibility of building three new underground roadways in the capital to ease traffic congestion. Meas Pheakdey said on Wednesday that municipal specialists are busy studying the potential impacts of the roads and estimating costs. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-underground-roads-said-ease-congestion-phnom-penh

EU to contribute to nation’s new water treatment plant

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has said it secured a 12.7 million euro (nearly $14 million) grant from the European Union for the construction of the Bakheng Water Treatment Plant and its 500 kilometres of distribution network in Phnom Penh.​ ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50724747/teu-to-contribute-to-nations-new-water-treatment-plant/

Phnom Penh’s rubbish tender bidding concludes

Bidding on the rubbish collection contracts in the Kingdom’s capital have now closed, after applications first opened on Feb 25 this year, according to a Phnom Penh Municipal spokesperson yesterday. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50724815/phnom-penhs-rubbish-tender-bidding-concludes/

Government aid for more than 80,000 poor pregnant women and children aged below 2

Toch Channy, Director General of Technical General Department and Spokesperson of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation said that the assistance is made possible under the government’s new policy to enhance the welfare of poor pregnant women and child nutrition, reflecting the ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50719279/government-aid-for-more-than-80000-poor-pregnant-women-and-children-aged-below-2/

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