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Petrol prices decline, diesel remains steady

Retail petrol prices have experienced a slight decrease after reaching their highest levels in a year, with regular gasoline now at 4,550 riel per litre, down from 4,750 riel in the previous 10 days. Diesel prices remain unchanged at 4,850 riel per litre. ...

May Kunmakara

AFD boosts MFIs, NBC reports

National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) governor Chea Serey has lauded the French government for its pivotal role in the expansion of the Kingdom’s financial industry, particularly its robust growth in the microfinance sector. ...

May Kunmakara

Director of the Vietnamese Ministry of Police in Cambodia vows to strengthen cooperation

During a courtesy call at the Ministry of Interior on the afternoon of October 2, 2023, Brigadier General Lev Van Phuong, Director of the Vietnamese Ministry of Police in Cambodia, informed Dr. Sar Sokha, Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry of Interior of the commitment to ...

Khmer Times Staff

Elderly nursing centres needed

Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation Chea Somethy has urged the National Centre for the Support of the Elderly to train senior care providers to have sufficient skills to provide quality and effective care for the elderly in the community. ...

Hang Punreay

Freeze on transfer of civil servants between ministries

The Ministry of Civil Service has issued a circular putting a freeze on transfer of civil servants from one institution to another to maintain workflow and stability. ...

Torn Vibol

UNICEF Cambodia and the Ministry of Rural Development join forces to improve rural sanitation and health

In a joint effort to address critical challenges faced by rural communities in Cambodia, UNICEF Cambodia and the Ministry of Rural Development have pledged to work together to combat climate change, improve rural sanitation, and enhance health services. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry: Arrivals of foreign tourists soar in ‘23

The Ministry of Tourism reported a surge in foreign tourist arrivals in Cambodia for the first eight months of 2023. Over 3.5 million international visitors were recorded, marking a 250.8 per cent increase compared to the same period last year. A significant 84.7 per cent ...

Hin Pisei

Gold export booms in first semester

Cambodia saw a jump increase in gold exports in the first semester of this year, as more domestic gold refinery plants started commercial products. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Foreign arrivals up 250.8% in first eight months

Cambodia received some 3.5 million foreign visitors in the first eight months of 2023, a year-on-year increase by 250.8 percent, but a decrease by 19.7 percent compared to the same period in 2019, according to a report of the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Authorities issue guidelines as Kan Ben begins tomorrow

As the nation gears up for “Pchum Ben” or the “Festival of the Dead,” authorities urged the public not to ignore far-flung pagodas and the monks not to waste food. ...

Son Minea

CRC, Ministry to kick off reduce plastic use campaign

The Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) with the Ministry of Environment have organised another large-scale campaign to reduce the use of plastic in Kampong Chhnang province that kicks off tomorrow under the theme “Today I don’t use plastic bags”. ...

Torn Vibol

Ministry of Labour rejects NGO report on workers’ loss of wages

A report on the decline in salaries in Cambodia’s textile and apparel industry that was produced by four NGOs and unions has been rejected by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training. ​  ...

Torn Vibol

Govt, World Bank discuss water resources development

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has asked the World Bank to develop a management plan for the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers to ensure water resources, improve flood prevention and restore vulnerable rivers. ...

Hang Punreay

Prayer ceremony scheduled at Koh Ker site to mark UNESCO addition

A national prayer ceremony is set to take place at the Koh Ker temple complex to mark the recent inscription of the archaeological site in UNESCO’s World Heritage List, according to the National Authority for Preah Vihear (NAPV). ...

Kim Yutharo

‘Build Plus 3D’ tourism action plan highlights five strategies to revive sector

Newly-minted Minister of Tourism Sok Soken is implementing a new tourism strategy and action plan called “BUILD Plus 3Ds” to propel tourism development in Cambodia after being hit hard by Covid-19, and further compounded by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, which is impacting travel expenditure. ...

May Kunmakara

Eight more schools to adopt NGS curriculum

A senior education official has announced plans to introduce the New Generation School (NGS) curriculum in eight additional public schools across Phnom Penh and various provinces thanks to a partnership with the East Asia Management University (EAMU). ...

Van Socheata

Success of live lobster exports sparks market enthusiam in China

A Cambodian firm intends to export more than 1,000kg of live lobsters to China, after its previous test runs proved the product had garnered “substantial market support”. ...

Van Socheata

$1B needed to finish unfinished projects in Sihanoukville

At least $1 billion is required to invest in completing the unfinished buildings in the coastal city Sihanoukville, said a senior official at the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration. ...

Kang Sothear

Rehabilitating drug users urged to strive for a new life

Chea Somethy, Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation encouraged drug addicts to engage in sports and patiently create a new future while assuring them that society does not stigmatise victims or people who have a history of drug use. ...

Torn Vibol

Govt, UNDP discuss civil service improvements

Hun Many, the Minister of Civil Service, and Alissar Chaker, Resident Representative of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia yesterday discussed priority tasks to improve civil services. ...

Nang Veasna

Manet highlights importance of moral education from young age

The education system in Cambodia should not only provide knowledge but also impart virtues, morality and positive behaviour starting from kindergarten, said Prime Minister Hun Manet. ...

Kim Yutharo

Ministry intensifying efforts in fight against child labour

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training is intensifying its efforts to disseminate labour laws and legal documents related to child employment across Cambodia, with an emphasis on five provinces. ...

Chea Sokny

RAC launches new Khmer dictionary

The National Council for the Khmer Language of the Royal Academy of Cambodia has launched the updated Khmer dictionary, which is published in hard copy and digitally for students, government officials and the general public to use. ...

Hang Punreay

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