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Flash floods expected in Northern provinces

Eight of the 24 provinces in Cambodia are likely to be at high risk of flash floods and overflow due to possible heavy rainfall across the country until the end of September. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501158476/flash-floods-expected-in-northern-provinces/

Planning ministry to release 2021 agricultural survey findings early 2023

The Ministry of Planning will announce the results of the Cambodia Agricultural Survey 2021 (CAS2021) early next year, while a working group will begin the 2022 agricultural survey in early October. The CAS 2020 report showed that 57 per cent of household agricultural holdings are ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/planning-ministry-release-2021-agricultural-survey-findings-early-2023

Gov’t to issue bonds for second time to borrow $50M from investors

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) will proceed with another auction process for the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) to borrow about $50 million from investors for the second time of the government’s plan of issuance for a longer period of time of repayment ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501154678/govt-to-issue-bonds-for-second-time-to-borrow-50m-from-investors/

Minister of interior urges continued crackdown on crime in Sihanoukville

The Minister of Interior said the government has plowed billions of dollars into transforming Sihanoukville into an attractive tourism destination while attracting foreign investment as authorities continue to carry out raids for suspected kidnapping and trafficking. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/minister-of-interior-urges-continued-crackdown-on-crime-in-sihanoukville

Phnom Penh, the most visited destination in third weekend of September

Phnom Penh capital was crowned No. 1 as the most popular tourism destination in the third weekend of September, receiving 69,404 or 23 percent of the registered visitors in the period, said the Ministry of Tourism in a report released yesterday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501154931/phnom-penh-the-most-visited-destination-in-third-weekend-of-september/

Phnom Penh to host inaugural tech expo

Phnom Penh will host the nation’s first tech expo, Cambodia Tech Expo CTX, in November, with a string of events, conferences and panel discussions aimed at strengthening the tech startup community and attracting investment opportunities. ...

Bun Tharum
https://kiripost.com/stories/phnom-penh-cambodia-tech-expo-ctx

Covid advisories to stay: official

While scientists have devised tools and strategies which have helped protect the Kingdom from a serious outbreak of Covid-19 – including vaccines, medication and preventive measures – Ministry of Health spokeswoman Or Vandine said it is important to remain cautious as the virus has now ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-advisories-stay-official

Health ministry signs cataract MoU with China’s GX Foundation

The Cambodian Ministry of Health and the GX Foundation of China signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on September 19 on a project to help eliminate cataract blindness in Cambodia by providing treatment to people in Prey Veng province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/health-ministry-signs-cataract-mou-chinas-gx-foundation

Four parties’ requests for improved political atmosphere reviewed

The Ministry of Interior is reviewing a seven-point proposal made by four political parties – Candlelight (CP), Khmer Will (KWP), Cambodia Reform (CRP) and Grassroots Democratic (GDP) – for authorities to create a favourable atmosphere in the lead-up to elections. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/four-parties-requests-improved-political-atmosphere-reviewed

Construction on Covid jab plant starts in Nov

A senior Ministry of Health official has said construction on Cambodia’s first Covid-19 vaccine packaging plant is to start in November. Set on an area of around 5ha, the facility is to meet the vaccine needs of everyone living in the Kingdom.​ ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/construction-covid-jab-plant-starts-nov

Ministry opens third public EV charger – in central Siem Reap

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport on September 14 inaugurated its third public electric vehicle (EV) charging kiosk, this time in central Siem Reap town, raising hopes for the wide adoption of the alternative fuel vehicles going forward. A ministry statement issued in conjunction ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-opens-third-public-ev-charger-central-siem-reap

Ministry trials sewage monitor robot

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has embraced modern technology and launched the Kingdom’s first robotic drain monitoring device. The machine will be used to investigate the insides of sewers and drains. ...

Lay Samean and Fin Frida
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-trials-sewage-monitor-robot

Sokhonn, ADB meet to discuss inclusive, ‘sustainable’ growth

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn on September 13 met with newly appointed Asian Development Bank (ADB) representative to Cambodia Jyotsana Varma for discussions.​​ ...

Samban Chandara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sokhonn-adb-meet-discuss-inclusive-sustainable-growth

Ministry, FAO agree to build delta aquifier sustainability

The Ministry of Environment and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on September 12 signed an agreement on “Enhancing the sustainability of the Trans-boundary Cambodia-Mekong River Delta Aquifer and the Mekong Delta of Vietnam”. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-fao-agree-build-delta-aquifier-sustainability

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia strengthen defence cooperation

Minister of National Defence Gen. Phan Van Giang attended the annual meeting among the defence ministers of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia in Vientiane on September 14 to strengthen the countries’ defence ties. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501151234/vietnam-laos-cambodia-strengthen-defence-cooperation/

H2 inflation to fall below 5%: NBC boss

Average year-on-year inflation for the second half (H2) of 2022 will fall below five per cent, on the back of improvements in economic activity, as gross domestic product (GDP) grows around five per cent over the period, National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) governor Chea Chanto ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/h2-inflation-fall-below-5-nbc-boss

Public and private educational institutions in Phnom Penh to be shuttered from November 10-12, 2022

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has announced the temporary suspension of public and private educational institutions at all levels in Phnom Penh from November 10-12, 2022 to reduce traffic congestion for the people and facilitate the movement of numerous VVIP convoys for the ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501149843/public-and-private-educational-institutions-in-phnom-penh-to-be-shuttered-from-november-10-12-2022/

EU lending arm plans expansion in Kingdom

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is planning to expand its presence in Cambodia, especially in green projects, with the EU’s lending arm currently investing in three main projects worth a total of €245 million ($249 million). ...

Voun Dara and Samban Chandara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/eu-lending-arm-plans-expansion-kingdom

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