Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Civil Service

Civil service ministry launches MCS Mobile app

The Ministry of Civil Service has launched the “MCS Mobile” app to enable civil servants to verify personal information, positions and salaries in order to manage civil servants more effectively. ...

Sok Raksa

PM: Civil servants to get pay raise

After a two-year Covid-19 hiatus, Prime Minister Hun Sen on June 13 announced a pay raise for more than 360,000 civil servants effective in 2023, with health and education officials receiving the highest raise and now earning a base salary of 1.5 million riel ($375). ...

Lay Samean

Government aid for more than 80,000 poor pregnant women and children aged below 2

Toch Channy, Director General of Technical General Department and Spokesperson of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation said that the assistance is made possible under the government’s new policy to enhance the welfare of poor pregnant women and child nutrition, reflecting the ...

Khmer Times Staff

‘Ghost staff’ found, $1.7M returned to state coffers

The Ministry of Civil Service said more than seven billion riel ($1.7 million) in salaries for civil servants was returned to the state last year after it discovered that the books had been cooked to pay ‘ghost officials’. This is despite claims by the Ministry of ...

Long Kimmarita

National Strategic Development Plan to combat corruption

The government has introduced the National Strategic Development Plan 2019-23 which will focus on increasing awareness and reinforcing precautionary measures and strategies to crack down and combat corruption. The strategies come in conjunction with the increasing need for ministries and institutions to collaborate with the ...

Mech Dara

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

ICT has played ‘major role’ in sharing public service info

Government officials and civil society on Tuesday said information and communications technology (ICT) has played a major role in disseminating public service information throughout the Kingdom as most people use smartphones and the internet, and this has helped reduce corruption and provide transparency. The claim ...

Long Kimmarita

PM calls to slow hiring of new civil servants

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced yesterday that the government will cut back on recruiting new employees next year to reduce its spending on civil servant salaries. ...

Post Staff

Civil servants to get $12 for Pchum Ben

The government has issued a sub-decree that all civil servants will this year receive about $12 each for the upcoming Pchum Ben festival. ...

Pech Sotheary

More doctors to become public servants: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen wants more specialized doctors to work for the government in public medical facilities and become public servants, according to a speech given by the premier to close yesterday’s annual conference held by the Ministry of Health. ...

Ven Rathavong

Hun Sen slaps freeze on new gov’t positions, departments

Prime Minister Hun Sen last week issued a directive ordering all government bodies to hold off on new hires for the rest of the year except to fill existing positions being vacated, in an apparent bid to keep spending in line with the current state ...

Hul Reaksmey

Hun Sen forms group to oversee bodyguards

Prime Minister Hun Sen last week appointed 14 high-ranking officials to a working group that is now responsible for overseeing his bodyguard unit during all events that he and his wife attend, the unit’s commander said Thursday. ...

Khy Sovuthy

Civil servants, armed forces given additional allowance for Khmer New Year

Prime Minister Hun Sen said that the government decided to provide additional 40,000 Riel (about $10) to civil servants and armed forces in April. ...

The Cambodia Herald​ News Staff

Civil servants, armed forces given additional allowance for Khmer New Year

Prime Minister Hun Sen said that the government decided to provide additional 40,000 Riel (about $10) to civil servants and armed forces in April. ...

The Cambodia Herald​ News Staff

High-level officials to get raises

Prime Minister Hun Sen is set for a monthly salary hike of more than $900 as part of sweeping changes to senior government and high-ranking civil servant bonuses, according to a new sub-decree. The document, dated October 13 and obtained by the Post yesterday, states that ...

Pech Sotheary and Shane Worrell

Vendors with a licence to forge

On the side of a well-trafficked street in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district, a man with a razor blade bends over a small rectangle of sheet metal overlaid with a vinyl stencil. As letters and numbers are lifted away, the plate begins to take on a ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea

Budget to share the wealth: official

The amount of money to be allocated to commune-, district- and province-level governments is slated to rise next year in accordance with the government’s long-gestating attempts at decentralising its power. Provincial- and capital-level funding will rise to about 640.8 billion riel, with 237.2 billion riel ...

Chhay Channyda

CPP lawmakers vote to create new ministries

Lawmakers from the ruling Cambodian People’s Party yesterday unanimously voted to pass legislation which will create three new government ministries. Sixty-six CPP representatives voted to create a Ministry of Public Function, which will oversee the affairs of civil servants. The MPs also followed through on a floated ...

Vong Sokheng

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