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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501097366/dpm-kheng-urges-local-authorities-to-build-good-relations-with-people/

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. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-gives-district-temporary-makeshift-market-amid-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. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-authorities-warn-clampdown-employee-abuse

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. ...

Pa Sokheng
https://vodenglish.news/hotels-casinos-that-detain-traffic-exploit-workers-will-be-prosecuted-preah-sihanouk/

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. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-parties-field-candidates-bokor-town-council-election

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. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-inclusive-meeting-vital

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). ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/civil-service-reforms-forge

New programme set to track, manage One Window service

The Ministry of Interior announced it has put in place an information programme for managing one window service requests starting this month. The programme will make it easier for citizens to monitor service requests at each stage on their phones. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-programme-set-track-manage-one-window-service

Two held for trafficking rosewood in Ratanakkiri

Ratanakkiri provincial officials on Sunday questioned two suspects at the provincial Forestry Administration headquarters in connection to the smuggling of more than five cubic metres of rosewood. Authorities arrested the two suspects – a man and a woman – on July 30 in Kon Mom ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-held-trafficking-rosewood-ratanakkiri

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/

Government raises retirement age for civil servants to 60

The Ministry of Civil Service released a letter on Thursday addressed to senior leaders of all institutions in the Kingdom announcing a change in the retirement age of civil servants. In compliance with Article 26 of the Law on Social Security Fund, civil servants, regardless ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-raises-retirement-age-civil-servants-60

Germany donates €5M to boost local services

The German government has committed €5 million (about $5.68 million) to a joint government and civil society programme to boost cooperation between local authorities, local service providers and the public to improve performance. The German Embassy announced the funding of the Implementation of Social Accountability ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/germany-donates-eu5m-boost-local-services

Government establishes new districts, town for better management

While the government claims that the recent sub-decree to establish a new town and new districts will improve administrative management and provide public services closer to villages, civil society groups say the changes are a waste of the national budget. Affiliated Network for Social Accountability ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-establishes-new-districts-town-better-management

Sub-decrees approve creation of new districts

Prime Minister Hun Sen has issued two sub-decrees reclassifying two communes in Phnom Penh as districts, as per a request made by Interior Minister Sar Kheng last week.​ In the separate sub-decrees, obtained by Khmer Times yesterday, Boeng Keng Kang I, Boeng Keng Kang II, Boeng Keng Kang ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50572812/sub-decrees-approve-creation-of-new-districts/

Kamsab removed from ports as Kingdom braces for loss of preferential trade access

The Cambodian government has begun a series of reforms intended to strengthen economic independence and promote business in the Kingdom, as they prepare for the possible loss of preferential trade access to the EU and US in the coming months. Prime Minister Hun Sen on ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kamsab-removed-ports-kingdom-braces-loss-preferential-trade-access

Government to streamline sub-national administrations

Following an announcement by Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday that sub-national administrations will soon be streamlined, a government spokesman told The Post that the measure will improve efficiency and effectiveness in governance at a local level. Government spokesman Phay Siphan said on Sunday that the ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-streamline-sub-national-administrations

Government establishes new district

The government has established a new district in Kampong Thom province called “Taing Kouk”, consisting of eight communes carved out of Baray district, in the province.​​​ Prime Minister Hun Sen signed the sub-decree on January 8 and it was obtained by The Post on Tuesday. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-establishes-new-district

Draft law on monitoring transactions passed

The Senate on Tuesday approved a proposed new law to track the flow of money locally and from abroad and across all areas to combat tax avoidance, with special attention given to the private sector and civil society organisations. ...

Mech Dara and Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/draft-law-monitoring-transactions-passed

Two new provinces being studied

The government is planning to create two new provinces carved out of the provinces of Kandal, Ratanakkiri and Mondulkiri, according to a letter Interior Minister Sar Kheng sent to Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50529535/two-new-provinces-being-studied/

NEC recruiting 700 officials for election work

The National Election Committee announced on Friday that Phnom Penh and all provincial election committees would recruit 702 short-term contract officials to work for the upcoming national election in July. ...

Mom Sophon
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50298198/nec-recruiting-700-officials-for-election-work/

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