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Building back better with access to information

UNESCO and the Ministry of Information, and the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, the Department of Media and Communication at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, and civil society organisations, are commemorating the 2021 International Day of Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) in Cambodia, on ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50942865/building-back-better-with-access-to-information/

More calls for vigilance against flash floods and heavy downpour

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has appealed people to increase their vigilance of possible phenomena, especially flash floods this week. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939973/more-calls-for-vigilance-against-flash-floods-and-heavy-downpour/

Tea Banh orders tax payment on RCAF-plated private cars

Minister of national defense Tea Banh issued a circular on September 20 calling on all owners of private vehicles bearing Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) number plates or special command number plates to pay taxes and duties on their vehicles or face legal action. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tea-banh-orders-tax-payment-rcaf-plated-private-cars

Almost 80,000 tourists toured Cambodia in the third weekend of September

The Ministry of Tourism registered a total of 79,015 tourists in the third weekend of September, an increase of 20 percent compared to the previous week, according to Minister Thong Khon. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939364/almost-80000-tourists-toured-cambodia-in-the-third-weekend-of-september/

Parts of deity statue unearthed at Angkor Thom, reassembled

Archaeologists from the Apsara National Authority (ANA), a body tasked with managing the Angkor Archaeological Park, have unearthed the partial head and shoulders of a statue of a deity near Angkor Thom’s Ta Kav gate in Siem Reap province, and have reassembled the sculpture for ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parts-deity-statue-unearthed-angkor-thom-reassembled

Minister tells local airline to restart flights in anticipation of international tourism’s re-opening in near future

Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, has instructed local airline, Sky Angkor Airlines, to be ready to reopen tourist-passenger flights- as the Royal Government of Cambodia will be ready soon to reopen ‘safe’ international tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939598/minister-tells-local-airline-to-reopen-flights-in-anticipation-of-international-tourisms-re-opening-in-near-future/

Tea Banh orders tax payment on RCAF-plated private cars

Minister of national defense Tea Banh issued a circular on September 20 calling on all owners of private vehicles bearing Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) number plates or special command number plates to pay taxes and duties on their vehicles or face legal action. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tea-banh-orders-tax-payment-rcaf-plated-private-cars

National Anti-Drug Authority urges 5 provincial authorities to prevent drugs from the Triangle zone

National Anti-Drug Authority launches action plan and urges 5 provincial authorities along the border to prevent drug trafficking from The Golden Triangle borders (Thailand, Laos, Myanmar) into the Greater Mekong Sub-region. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2021-09-20-1300-223855.html

Garment exports net $5 billion in eight months

The value of exports of garment and accessories from Cambodia rose by 3.3 percent to $5.021 billion in the first eight months of this year, compared with 4.861 billion during the corresponding period last year, according to the statistics from the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50937900/garment-exports-net-5-billion-in-eight-months/

Ministry to employers: Paid holiday for Pchum Ben

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has told factories and companies to give paid holiday for workers and staff on October 5-7 for Pchum Ben, and that those who voluntarily work during the three days are entitled to additional pay, as per the labour ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-employers-paid-holiday-pchum-ben

‘Golden Triangle’ reviving reputation as drugs haven

The National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) has launched an action plan to prevent drug trafficking from the “Golden Triangle” region along the Mekong River, which comprised of portions of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar, while urging provincial authorities in five border provinces to step up ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/golden-triangle-reviving-reputation-drugs-haven

Heavy rains headed for provinces with Sept 20-23 flash flood alert

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology announced that heavy rains will affect Phnom Penh and several provinces, which could result in flash flooding from September 20 to 23.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/heavy-rains-headed-provinces-sept-20-23-flash-flood-alert

Chinese may be first in tourism revival: PM

Cambodia’s tourism industry is gearing up to roll out the red carpet for Chinese travellers after Prime Minister Hun Sen on September 17 indicated that the Kingdom could soon throw open its doors to international holidaymakers vaccinated against Covid-19 – starting with guests from China. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-may-be-first-tourism-revival-pm

ASEM leaders to adopt two Cambodian documents at summit

Three important documents, two initiated by Cambodia and one by Brunei will be adopted during the  13th Summit of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM13) to be held from November 25-26, Foreign Affairs Ministry secretary of state Luy David said. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50936614/asem-leaders-to-adopt-two-cambodian-documents-at-summit/

Clean energy and Mekong conservation are hot topics

Environment Minister Say Samal and Australian Ambassador Pablo Kang on Wednesday discussed ways to cooperate to achieve environmental goals ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on October 31 – November 12. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50936733/clean-energy-and-mekong-conservation-are-hot-topics/

Cambodia and Australia agree to further improve construction safety with new guidelines

The continued strong relationship between Australia and Cambodia improved further yesterday, as Australian Ambassador Pablo Kang and Land Management Ministry secretary of state Chhann Saphan signed a Subsidiary Arrangement to formalise cooperation on enhancing construction safety in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50936736/cambodia-and-australia-agree-to-further-improve-construction-safety-with-new-guidelines/

Phone card survey latest online scam

The Ministry of Interior’s department of information technology called on social media users to be cautious online and maintain their vigilance against a new scam by fraudsters who claim they will provide people with a 50,000 riel in phone card from H&M if they answer ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phone-card-survey-latest-online-scam

Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) acquires metal mining license in Memot district

Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Limited, based in Australia, has obtained a search and explore license of 107.10 square kilometers of metal mining in Memot district, Tbong Khmum province. According to a senior official of the Ministry of Mines and Energy. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.postkhmer.com/business/2021-09-16-1136-223687.html

Cambodia seeking World Bank support for agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has sought support from the World Bank on developing the agriculture sector, mainly for vegetable production and aquaculture. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50936038/cambodia-seeking-world-bank-support-for-agriculture/

Tax changes are part of efforts to maintain govt revenue, experts say

The government is putting more pressure on Cambodia’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to register with the Commerce Ministry and the Tax Department. It wants them to go legitimate in order to protect consumers and make sure it doesn’t miss out on revenue. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50936037/tax-changes-are-part-of-efforts-to-maintain-govt-revenue-experts-say/

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