Village lockdowns mulled if returning workers have COVID-19

Authorities are in the process of locating and identifying the majority of about 15,000 migrant workers who fled back to the Kingdom on Sunday before Thailand closed its borders. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50705419/village-lockdowns-mulled-if-returning-workers-have-covid-19/

New form to keep track of foreigners in Kingdom

An electronic application form has been launched this year by the Ministry of Interior’s General Department of Immigration, which aims to record data about foreigners living in and visiting Cambodia. However, the new measure has raised some concerns among some foreign residents. ...

Sun Mesa
http://khmertimeskh.com/50699629/new-form-to-keep-track-of-foreigners-in-kingdom

Sar Kheng calls for equal and strict liability to traffic offences

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng yesterday assured support for traffic police who enforce the law against high-ranking officials that violate traffic regulations. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50695077/sar-kheng-calls-for-equal-and-strict-liability-to-traffic-offences

Officers trained in cybercrime investigation and crackdown

Deputy National Police chief Chhay Sinarith said investigation and crackdown on cybercrime in the Kingdom have become more important than ever. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/officers-trained-cybercrime-investigation-and-crackdown

Special inspection group to monitor commune workflow

Interior Minister Sar Kheng said yesterday he has a special inspection group formed to monitor commune authorities to ensure they work properly and use their new allotted budget efficiently. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/695079/special-inspection-group-to-monitor-commune-workflow/

Ministry rejects request to repeal law on NGOs

The Ministry of Interior has rejected a request by some 100 civil society organisations to repeal the Law on Associations and NGOs (Lango). The ministry said the current Lango is in line with the Constitution and had gone through many rounds of consultation among relevant ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-rejects-request-repeal-law-ngos

Traffic law enforcement set to be strengthened

The National Road Safety Committee said 2020 will be the year it strengthens enforcement of the Road Traffic Law, while Minister of Interior Sar Kheng urged traffic police to enforce the law equally and without tolerance to reduce the number of traffic casualties. The remarks ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/traffic-law-enforcement-set-be-strengthened

Sar Kheng pushes unified provincial administrations

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said on Wednesday that the establishment of Phnom Penh and provincial one-window service offices will not reduce the power of provincial departments. He also shared his plans of constructing a “unified provincial administration” in which provincial governors, councillors and department ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-pushes-unified-provincial-administrations

Authorities dismantle stalls on Otres Beach

Some 62 Otres Beach stall owners plan to petition Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Ministry of Interior for a resolution after the Preah Sihanouk provincial authority dismantled their stalls on Wednesday, with some having been owned for more than 20 years. Preah Sihanouk Provincial ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/authorities-dismantle-stalls-otres-beach

Sar Kheng urges officials in Ratanakkiri to prevent crime

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has urged Ratanakkiri provincial authorities to do more to eliminate crimes in the province. Speaking during the appointment ceremony of the chair of the Cambodian People’s Party’s working group for Ratanakkiri on Friday, Sar Kheng, who is also deputy prime ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-urges-officials-ratanakkiri-prevent-crime

Sar Kheng: Judicial reforms to bridge divide

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Thursday reaffirmed his vow to bridge societal divides by undertaking a major reform of the justice system. However, he warned that the task was huge and may take some time to achieve. Speaking at the 41st anniversary of Victory ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-judicial-reforms-bridge-divide

Ministry agrees to creation of CNLP

The Ministry of Interior has agreed in principle to allow former Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials and activists to create a party after they received political rehabilitation. They are required to prepare documents under the law for the official registration of the new Cambodian ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/ministry-agrees-creation-cnlp

Gov’t studies land service provision via one-window

The Ministry of Interior has launched a study on land service provision via the one-window service at select locations in the Kingdom. The move is to enhance people’s access to government services. The ministry’s director-general Prak Samoeun said it decided to conduct the study in ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-studies-land-service-provision-one-window

Interior Ministry surveys One Window Services in four areas

The Interior Ministry is looking to improve One Window Services in three provinces and the capital to better manage issues surrounding land ahead of its official launch at the end of this month. Prak Sam Oeuen, director-general of the Interior Ministry’s general administration department, yesterday ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50676087/interior-ministry-surveys-one-window-services-in-four-areas

Families’ evictions to be reviewed

Phnom Penh Municipal Council chairman Pa Socheatvong said the Municipal Hall has decided to temporarily suspend administrative action against eight families involved in a land dispute at the Russey Keo development area. Officials will be sent to investigate whether demolishing the houses of the eight ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-evictions-be-reviewed

Sar Kheng issues instruction on amending family records

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has instructed relevant institutions under his supervision to assist people in the correction and cancellation of family records to make the service more widely available in towns and district administrations across the Kingdom. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-issues-instruction-amending-family-records

Sar Kheng urges migrant workers to report fraudulent brokers

Interior Minister Sar Kheng has reiterated his call for the public not to fall for misleading advertisement by unscrupulous brokers who take advantage of migrant workers and urged people to report them. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672618/sar-kheng-urges-migrant-workers-to-report-fraudulent-brokers

Sar Kheng: Sub-national level budgets to be paid via bank to stop corruption

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng announced on Tuesday that the budgets for sub-national administrations next year will be paid via the bank to prevent corruption and ensure transparency. He also warned officials not to abuse power for personal gain. Sar Kheng was speaking at the ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-sub-national-level-budgets-be-paid-bank-stop-corruption

National plan to strengthen gov’t anti-drug campaign

The National Strategic Development Plan 2019-2023 directs the authorities and relevant institutions to carry out effective prevention, crackdown and resolution of drug issues, and all commune authorities to be confident in dealing with drug problems in their areas. The directive was made during the drafting ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/national-plan-strengthen-govt-anti-drug-campaign

Ministry to consult with civil society on changes to Lango

The Ministry of Interior and civil society representatives will meet on December 3 at the ministry’s headquarters for the second round of consultations, review and discussion on the amendments to the Law on Association and Non-Governmental Organisations (Lango). ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-consult-civil-society-changes-lango

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