Provincial and local governments
Prime Minister urges civil servants to increase efficiency
Prime Minister Hun Sen reminded all civil servants, especially commune council members, to continue to pay close attention to fulfilling their duties and responsibilities to serve the nation and the people. In particular, they should provide them with efficient services and avoid causing problems that ...
Ministry identifies pollution reduction actions, strategies
Senior officials from the Ministry of Environment urged sub-national administrations and stakeholders at all levels to pay closer attention to identifying environmental challenges. They should set out action plans to reduce pollution, in order to participate to promoting the well-being of the public. ...
PM orders end to Battambang-Pailin boundary dispute
Prime Minister Hun Sen has given the governors of Battambang and Pailin provinces two weeks to resolve the boundaries issue between the two, in order to make it easier for people to manage land ownership and register to vote. ...
Siem Reap takes top social services award
The Siem Reap Provincial Administration has been awarded top prize in the national social service competition, with the Kandal Provincial Hall taking second place. ...
DPM Kheng urges local authorities to build good relations with people
Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng, Minister of Interior, instructed local authorities to have good relations with the people under their jurisdiction and assist them by meeting their needs. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Koh Kong governor Mithona Phuthong on her building boom and famous grandfather
Koh Kong provincial governor Mithona Phuthong was the first woman to ever have been appointed to the top job in any province back in 2017. She is the daughter of a veteran politician who fought to liberate the country and extinguish the flames of war ...
Kampong Chhnang set to address locals’ problems head-on
Kampong Chhnang provincial governor Sun Sovannarith has vowed to provide local people with solutions to problems through community visits by relevant authorities from this month onwards. Residents will no longer have to spend time and money travelling to district or provincial authorities for answers, he ...
Siem Reap gives district temporary makeshift market amid Covid-19
Banteay Srei district authorities in Siem Reap province have organised Phsar Kromoun, or improvised market, for vendors to sell necessities to the community amid the temporary closure of the Banteay Srei market where 60 vendors recently tested positive for Covid-19. ...
Preah Sihanouk authorities warn of clampdown on employee abuse
The Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration has warned of legal action against any employers of establishments in the province, such as hotels or casinos, who force force their employees to work overtime or try to detain them against their will for any reason. ...
Hotels, Casinos That Detain, Traffic, Exploit Workers Will Be Prosecuted: Preah Sihanouk
Preah Sihanouk authorities have issued a statement that hotels and casinos that detain, traffic or sexually exploit workers can have their business licenses revoked and cases sent to court. ...
Ministry issues updated guide on Kingdom’s sub-divisions
The Ministry of Interior has published an updated directory listing the names of Cambodia’s cities, provinces, districts, communes and villages. ...
Kampot creates commission to tackle fisheries crimes
The Kampot Provincial Administration has decided to set up a commission for the suppression of fisheries offences. Provincial hall spokesman Vit Vathana told The Post on May 19 that the commission will carry out measures such as spreading the word about restricted conservation areas, educating ...
Three parties field candidates for Bokor town council election
The National Election Committee (NEC) has officially accepted the registration of three political parties along with candidates to run in the Bokor municipal council election in Kampot province. ...
Minister: Inclusive meeting vital
Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has instructed heads of the government’s local visit working groups throughout the country to ensure that relevant officials are invited to attend all meetings at the municipal, district and commune levels. ...
Civil service reforms forge on
The Ministry of Interior and Transparency International Cambodia (TI Cambodia) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to extend the provisions of the framework for the School of Governance (SoG) phase II (2021-2025). ...
Pursat builds central public services
The Pursat Provincial Administration will construct ‘collective administration’ facilities in the two newly arranged districts of Talou Sen Chey and Phnom Kravanh. The policy to centralise local public services will better enable their effective provision. ...
Court to rule on sanctuary landgrab cases
The Preah Vihear Provincial Court has set tentative dates in December this year to announce the verdicts for three separate wildlife sanctuary land grab cases, which happened last year. Provincial court spokeswoman Chum Kaniya said on December 10 that the court’s investigating judge had heard ...
Apsara Authority publishes Angkor journal Preah Nokor
The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has released a journal entitled Preah Nokor – a compilation of research carried out in the Angkor Park area and is intended to be a storehouse of knowledge that Cambodians studying Angkor can draw on. ...
Mondulkiri authorities set deadline for encroachers on state land
The Mondulkiri provincial administration has issued a deadline to those encroaching on state land on Dos Kramom Mountain in Sen Monorom city to demolish their constructions by December 13. ...
Pursat orders locale heads to annul land titles in protected area
The Pursat Provincial Administration has ordered five commune chiefs in Veal Veng district to annul land titles in the Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary. ...
Koh Kong on hunt for tree planters
Authorities in Koh Kong province are on the hunt for people who illegally planted fruit trees at Botum Sakor National Park in Botum Sakor district. Provincial governor Mithona Phouthorng told The Post on November 17 she had ordered an investigation into the illegal planting of ...
After human drain from Sihanoukville, casinos follow suit
Sihanoukville is set to lose yet another casino as Century Entertainment International Holdings, formerly known as Amax International Holdings Limited, will relocate its gaming floor from Sihanoukville to the up and coming tourist spot of Dara Sakor in Koh Kong province. ...