Law and judiciary

Royal Government and Private Sector convene GPSWG-D meeting

The Government-Private Sector Working Group D (GPSWG-D) on Law, Tax and Governance held a meeting via videoconference to discuss challenges the private sector is facing in this hard time of COID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908946/royal-government-and-private-sector-convene-gpswg-d-meeting/

Agriculture minister clarifies ministry’s roles

The management of natural resources, especially the prosecution of forestry and fisheries crimes, is not within the jurisdiction or the sole responsibility of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, minister Veng Sakhon said. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/agriculture-minister-clarifies-ministrys-roles

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

CHRC to hold 60 meetings on national rights commission

The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) plan to hold 60 consultation meetings on the draft law on the organisation and functioning of the National Human Rights Commission of Cambodia (NHRC) before moving it ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/chrc-hold-60-meetings-national-rights-commission

Cambodia’s new investment law becomes more attractive and considerate for investors

The Draft Law on Investment of the Kingdom of Cambodia was approved by the Royal Government in the Plenary Meeting of the Council of Ministers chaired by Prime Minister Hun Sen.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50891114/cambodias-new-investment-law-becomes-more-attractive-and-considerate-for-investors/

New investment law draft ready to make Cambodia more attractive

The Council of the Ministers approved the new investment law draft last week in order to attract increased investment flow to the Kingdom and enhance the nation’s economic diversification and competitiveness. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50891685/covid-19-victim-new-investment-law-draft-ready-to-make-cambodia-more-attractive/

Cabinet approves investment law

The Council of Ministers, or Cabinet, on July 9 approved the Draft Law on Investment, following a plenary session chaired by Prime Minister Hun Sen via a Zoom call. ...

Hin Piset
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cabinet-approves-investment-law

Government preparing to discuss new draft investment law

The government is planning to discuss a new law to stimulate investment in the country. The Office of the Council of Ministers will hold a virtual meeting on Friday to review the draft law, following the approval of Mr Hun Sen. The prime minister will ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50888821/government-preparing-to-discuss-new-draft-investment-law/

Draft social protection law unveiled

The government has drawn up a “Draft Law on Social Protection System” to ensure minimum standards of well-being and reduce economic and financial vulnerabilities.    ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/draft-social-protection-law-unveiled

Stiffer fines for violators of consumer protection law

More than 1,000 officers from the Directorate-General of Consumer Protection, Competition and Fraud Repression (CCF) with increased powers are set to enforce new measures and impose stiffer penalties for businesses that break the law from July 1.   ...

Long Kimmarita |
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stiffer-fines-violators-consumer-protection-law

Ministry of Justice wraps up case backlog clean-up effort

The Ministry of Justice on June 29 announced the end of its campaign to resolve the backlog of court cases in municipal and provincial courts after implementing the 13-month programme starting May 18 last year.   ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-justice-wraps-case-backlog-clean-effort

Digital policy framework launched

The government has launched a 15-year policy framework for the Kingdom’s evolving digital socioeconomic environment to pave the way for a thriving digital economy, as a new engine of economic growth. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/digital-policy-framework-launched

Draft Law on SMEs finished, en route to industry minister

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation plans to submit a Draft Law on Small and Medium Enterprises to the Ministry of Economy and Finance soon for further review and input, after a technical working group completed the document. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/draft-law-smes-finished-en-route-industry-minister

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 ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampot-creates-commission-tackle-fisheries-crimes

Tycoon Sok Bun land grab trial reaches Appeal Court

The Appeal Court yesterday heard the case of Tycoon Sok Bun and five former Koh Rong commune officials who were convicted to between five and seven years in prison each over a land grab bid between 2016 and 2019. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50858783/tycoon-sok-bun-land-grab-trial-reaches-appeal-court/

Committee created to vet 'oknhas'

The government has issued a decision establishing an inter-ministerial committee to study and prepare legal standards regarding the title of Oknha — an honorific bestowed on those who have made significant contributions to national development — with provisions that allow for the official revocation of ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/committee-created-vet-oknhas

Siem Reap land clearing case referred to court

The Siem Reap provincial Forestry Administration on May 17 referred the case of two pieces of impounded machinery to court after conducting an investigation. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-land-clearing-case-referred-court

525 fake news found in first quarter of this year

A total of 525 fake news were recorded in the first quarter of this year with 215 of them about the King and political leaders. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50857692/525-fake-news-found-in-first-quarter-of-this-year/

Ministries discuss ‘3+1 reforms’

Ministry of Justice officials held a meeting with other ministries on May 4 to discuss four areas of government reform, including public finance, public administration, sub-national administration and justice. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministries-discuss-31-reforms

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