National government

Ministries and other national bodies

Kingdom seeks support for Mekong-Ganga museum

Cambodia called on other member states under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) framework – Thailand, Vietnam, Lao, Myanmar and India – to support the rehabilitation of the MGC Asian Traditional Textile Museum (MGCATTM) in Siem Reap province as its operations have suffered due to Covid-19. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-seeks-support-mekong-ganga-museum

Bicycle exports close to$250 million in first semester

Cambodia exported $247.5 million worth of bicycles to foreign markets in the first half of this year, inching down 4.2 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899597/bicycle-exports-close-to250-million-in-first-semester/

Sokhonn co-chairs MGC summit

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn will co-chair the 11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) Ministerial Meeting with his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyan Jaishankar. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/sokhonn-co-chairs-mgc-summit

Minister of Agriculture holds meeting with foreign counterparts to discuss sustainable agricultural production and food system

A meeting attended by various ministers and authorities of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries from multiple countries to discuss the topic of sustainable agriculture production and food system. The ministers and authorities met through video conference on July 19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897118/minister-of-agriculture-holds-meeting-with-foreign-counterparts-to-discuss-sustainable-agricultural-production-and-food-system/

Cambodian exports reach $8 billion Jan-June

Cambodia exported $8.201 billion in the first six months of 2021, a 17 percent increase compared to the same period last year, according to a report from the Ministry of Economy and Finance. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50896757/cambodian-exports-reach-8-billion-jan-june/

Forestry crimes persist, but on small scale, official says

In the first six months of this year, rangers from the Ministry of Environment went on 14,422 patrols in protected natural areas and biodiversity corridors, investigated 4,238 cases of natural resource offences, imposed fines in 511 of those cases and sent 515 of the cases ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/forestry-crimes-persist-small-scale-official-says

Sar Kheng responds to social media concerns

In the first six months of this year, the Ministry of Interior had received 665 complaints and suggestions through minister Sar Kheng’s official Facebook page, 259 of which have been solved. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-responds-social-media-concerns

Tourism ministry to choose 3 model villages for UN contest

The Ministry of Tourism is selecting three model villages to represent Cambodia at the “Best Tourism Villages” competition, organised by the UN’s World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), the Council of Ministers said. ...

Hin Pisei
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-ministry-choose-3-model-villages-un-contest

CPFR seizes 97 tonnes of illegally imported spoiled or altered goods

The Ministry of Commerce’s Consumer Protection and Fraud Repression Department (CPFR) seized and destroyed 97 tonnes of counterfeit, damaged or altered goods, containing banned or expired ingredients in the first six months of 2021. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50894897/cpfr-seizes-97-tonnes-of-illegally-imported-spoiled-or-altered-goods/

US commits to revitalise partnership with Asean

The United States has made a commitment to revitalise partnership and cooperation with Asean, in particular in the face of multi-faceted regional and global challenges. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893950/us-commits-to-revitalise-partnership-with-asean/

Cambodia, India discuss agricultural cooperation

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Indian Ambassador to Cambodia have discussed agricultural cooperation between Cambodia and India. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893981/cambodia-india-discuss-agricultural-cooperation/

Boost for fight against online child sexual exploitation

An action plan has been launched yesterday to comprehensively prevent and respond to the growing threat of online child sexual exploitation and better protect children through prevention, investigation and giving full assistance to victims. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893942/boost-for-fight-against-online-child-sexual-exploitation/

Foreign minister to attend Non-Aligned Movement and Asean-US meetings

Minister of Foreign Affairs Prak Sokhonn is set to attend the mid-term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and the Special ASEAN-US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, which will both be held by virtual videoconference. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893235/foreign-minister-to-attend-non-aligned-movement-and-asean-us-meetings/

Kampot province’s tourism seaport construction falls further behind schedule

The construction of  Kampot province’s tourism seaport near Kampot city is behind schedule courtesy of a second delay attributable to the pandemic, says a report from the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50891686/kampot-provinces-tourism-seaport-construction-falls-further-behind-schedule/

Land granted to Ministry of National Defence for development

More than 1,000ha of land has been granted by the Koh Kong provincial administration to the Ministry of National Defence to establish a development zone project to improve the livelihoods of people   ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-granted-ministry-national-defence-development

Cambodia’s fish consumption up despite supply, market challenges

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced that fish consumption in Cambodia has increased, with one person consuming on average 52.4kg of fish per year. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodias-fish-consumption-despite-supply-market-challenges

Almost 80,000 tourists registered in first weekend of June

A total of 76,698 domestic visitors toured the country, especially ecotourism areas, during first weekend of this month, according to Thong Khon, Cambodian Minister of Tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50869919/almost-80000-tourists-registered-in-first-weekend-of-june/

Nearly 70,000 wildlife traps removed over 15 months

The Ministry of Environment announced yesterday that nearly 70,000 traps have been removed from the Kingdom’s forests over the past 15 months.   ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50866442/nearly-70000-wildlife-traps-removed-over-15-months/

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