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Naval base project not aimed at any nation, ministry says

The Ream Naval Base’s upgrade project in Cambodia, which is aided by China, is legitimate and doesn’t target any third party, said a spokesman for the Chinese Defense Ministry on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501104960/naval-base-project-not-aimed-at-any-nation-ministry-says/

Ministry of Justice conducts a meeting on “Expedition of Procedure of Money Laundering Cases”

The Ministry of Justice conducted on a meeting on “Expedition of Procedure of Money Laundering Cases” under the presidency by Koeut Rith, Minister of Justice and the President of the Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee for the Implementation of Action Plans of the Joint Group of Asia/Pacific Group ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501104953/ministry-of-justice-conducts-a-meeting-on-expedition-of-procedure-of-money-laundering-cases/

NEC preps budget bid for next two major votes

The National Election Committee (NEC) plans to request a budget package of between $50 to $60 million from the government to prepare for the national election next year and then the Senate election the year after that, according to NEC spokesman Som Sorida.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-preps-budget-bid-next-two-major-votes

MoH issues guidelines to prevent e-cigarettes use

Concerned over the rising use of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTPs) among Cambodian youth and the health risks these products pose, the Ministry of Education on Friday issued guidelines to prevent the sale and use of these products in public and private educational institutions. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501101486/moh-issues-guidelines-to-prevent-e-cigarettes-use/

Ministry of Environment calls for stronger participation for Mekong Dolphin conservation

The Ministry of Environment has urged relevant authorities and the general public to further participate in the conservation of Mekong’s Irrawaddy dolphins in Cambodia, as the mammal ‘population has long been critically endangered. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501098107/ministry-of-environment-calls-for-stronger-participation-for-mekong-dolphin-conservation/

NEC wants critic investigated

The National Election Committee (NEC) requested that the authorities investigate, and if necessary pursue legal action, against Kim Chanratana, a Cambodian-American living in the US state of Georgia.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/nec-wants-critic-investigated

Legal and Judicial Development Project (Phase VI) officially launched

The Ministry of Justice and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have signed an agreement to officially launch a five-year Technical Cooperation Project called “The Legal and Judicial Development Project (Phase VI)”. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501095967/legal-and-judicial-development-project-phase-vi-officially-launched/

PM: Civil servants to get pay raise

After a two-year Covid-19 hiatus, Prime Minister Hun Sen on June 13 announced a pay raise for more than 360,000 civil servants effective in 2023, with health and education officials receiving the highest raise and now earning a base salary of 1.5 million riel ($375). ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-civil-servants-get-pay-raise

Cambodia celebrates 5th TVET National Day

Cambodia marks the 5th TVET National Day at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre in Phnom Penh on June 15, according to a press release issued recently by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501094352/cambodia-celebrates-5th-tvet-national-day/

Cambodia announces COVID-free state

Cambodia has become COVID-19-free as the last patient has recovered, the country’s Ministry of Health has announced in a statement. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501091004/cambodia-announces-covid-free-state/

Cambodia: No foreign military base allowed, Period

Cambodia’s Defence Minister Tea Banh reassured Wednesday that no foreign military base would be allowed in the country as it goes against its Constitution. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501090970/cambodia-no-foreign-military-base-allowed-period/

KOICA hands over seven vehicles to education ministry

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) handed over this morning seven vehicles to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS), under the project for establishment of the incubation system between university and industry in Cambodia and home-grown school feeding programme. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501090865/koica-hands-over-seven-vehicles-to-education-ministry/

Tea Banh to participate in 19th Asia Security Summit, Shangri la Dialogue 2022 this week

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence, Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh, will lead a high-ranking delegation of Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) to attend the 19th Asia Security Summit (IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2022) from June 10-12 in Singapore. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501090890/tea-banh-to-participate-in-19th-asia-security-summit-shangri-la-dialogue-2022-this-week/

Two largest parties plan final major rallies June 3

The Kingdom’s two largest political parties plan to hold major rallies with tens of thousands participants expected on the last day of the Commune Council Election campaigning period, which ends on the afternoon of June 3. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-largest-parties-plan-final-major-rallies-jun-3

Cambodia receives over 270,000 domestic tourists in last weekend of May

A total of 274,026 domestic visitors toured Cambodia in the fourth weekend of May, of them 259,393 were national tourists and 14,633 were foreign tourists, according to a report of the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501086601/cambodia-receives-over-270000-domestic-tourists-in-last-weekend-of-may/

Blindness prevention and control strategic plan launched

Cambodia has officially launched the National Strategic Plan on Blindness Prevention and Control 2021-2030. The launching ceremony in Phnom Penh last week was chaired by Mam Bunheng, Minister of Health and Pablo Kang, Australian Ambassador to Cambodian. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501086630/blindness-prevention-and-control-strategic-plan-launched/

CTEP gifts laptops to coding students at two high schools

Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Hang Chuon Naron said the ministry’s long-term goal is to establish at least one technical high school in each province and require each young person to have acquired at least one professional skill. There are currently 18 technical educational ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ctep-gifts-laptops-coding-students-two-high-schools

MoU on cooperation for filling and packaging COVID-19 Inactivated vaccines signed

The Ministry of Health signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation for filling and packaging COVID-19 Inactivated Vaccines with China’s Sinovac Life Sciences and Cambodian Pharmaceutical Enterprise, a move that will enable Cambodia to package vaccines. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501086524/mou-on-cooperation-for-filling-and-packaging-covid-19-inactivated-vaccines-signed/

Ministry of Finance says the issuance of $300 million in securities is scheduled for June

The Royal Government of Cambodia plans to officially issue $300 million in securities this month. This is according to Mang Sopheara, Deputy Director General of the General Department of International Cooperation and Debt Management of the Ministry of Economy and Finance and a member of ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501085891/ministry-of-finance-says-the-issuance-of-300-million-in-securities-is-scheduled-for-june/

Last weekend saw more than 270,000 domestic guests in Cambodia

Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, mentioned the situation of domestic tourists on the weekend of May 28-29, 2022, a total of 274,026 tourists, comprising  259,393 local  and 14,633 foreign travellers converged on various tourism spots in the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501085186/last-weekend-saw-more-than-270000-domestic-guests-in-cambodia/

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