Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

Gov’t pledges to improve conditions of workers

The Royal Government of Cambodia pledged to improve the working conditions of employees in the private sector with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with ILO last week at the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training. ...

Jigmee Palden Pazo
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501487836/govt-pledges-to-improve-conditions-of-workers/

Ministry of Labour and KOSHA meet to review the progress of the construction process of occupational safety and health training centre

Dr. Huy Hansong, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, chaired a meeting with representatives of the Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA) and Youngwoo’s representatives at the Ministry’s office on April 23, 2024. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501477416/ministry-of-labour-and-kosha-meet-to-review-the-progress-of-the-construction-process-of-occupational-safety-and-health-training-centre/

Cambodia supports investment and expansion of Japan-Cambodia labor cooperation

Heng Sour, Minister of Labor and Vocational Training, said that Cambodia is ready to support Japanese investors who want to invest in Cambodia and expand labor cooperation between Cambodia and Japan. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501466332/cambodia-supports-investment-and-expansion-of-japan-cambodia-labor-cooperation/

Six factories from Special Economic Zone interviewed workers at Y&W factory

Six factories from Special Economic Zone of Royal Group along national road 4 in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district immediately recruited 340 workers of Y &W factory to work in the factories. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501458197/six-factories-from-special-economic-zone-interviewed-workers-at-yw-factory/

Ministry plans expanded rollout of public health insurance

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) remains committed to ensure the effective provision of social security support for all Cambodians. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501455150/ministry-plans-expanded-rollout-of-public-health-insurance/

Minister highlights TVET as path to higher education

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Heng Sour stated that technical and vocational education training (TVET) serves as a bridge for young people to develop simple skills which can be combined and form a foundation for further studies in college. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-highlights-tvet-as-path-to-higher-education

Ministry of Labour and the Dariu Foundation of Switzerland sign MoU on digital technology training

Heng Sour, Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, and Rajiv Pradhan, Country Director in Cambodia of the Dariu Foundation of Switzerland, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the Digital Literacy Initiative for young people and students of technical training institutions to receive digital education for ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501445560/ministry-of-labour-and-the-dariu-foundation-of-switzerland-sign-mou-on-digital-technology-training/

Ministry of Labour and PSE agree to promote vocational training for young people

Heng Sour, Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, and Ms. Leakhena des Pallières, Managing Director of the PSE-Pour un Sourire d’Enfant, agreed to promote vocational technical training to Cambodian youth to acquire specific skills for the job market. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501445525/ministry-of-labour-and-pse-agree-to-promote-vocational-training-for-young-people/

$5.18B disbursed as wages by registered firms in 2023

Businesses and factories registered with the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) paid $5.18 billion as wages last year, according to Prime Minister Hun Manet, yesterday. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501437084/5-18b-disbursed-as-wages-by-registered-firms-in-2023/

Ministry says over 1.3 million Cambodians are working abroad

According to a spokesman for the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT), last year the Ministry provided employment opportunities to work abroad to 1,356,616 people, including 552,851 women. ...

Som Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501417625/ministry-says-over-1-3-million-cambodians-are-working-abroad/

20,000 youth to receive training as the Kingdom raises skilled HR

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training announced that nearly 20,000 young people from disadvantaged households registered for and received vocational training in the 45 days between November 15 and December 30. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/20-000-youth-to-receive-training-as-the-kingdom-raises-skilled-hr

IOM appreciates Cambodia’s promotion of migrants’ rights

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) appreciates Cambodia’s Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training for promoting and protecting the rights of migrant workers. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501413752/iom-appreciates-cambodias-promotion-of-migrants-rights/

NSSF reaches out for assistance to improve shortcomings

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has appealed to unions and associations to assist in addressing the shortcomings of the fund to improve the quality of its services delivered to the public. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501412888/nssf-reaches-out-for-assistance-to-improve-shortcomings/

Some 1,300 underprivileged students enroll at NPIC

Since the official launch of the technical and vocational training programme for poor and vulnerable youths last month, some 1,300 young people have enrolled at the National Polytechnic Institute of Cambodia (NPIC). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501412958/some-1300-underprivileged-students-enroll-at-npic/

Government urges youth to consider vocational training

Senior officials from the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training are encouraging young Cambodians to study technical skills but choose courses that not only interest them but are also in demand to improve their chances of finding suitable work in the job market. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501403688/government-urges-youth-to-consider-vocational-training/

228 workers died of occupational hazards, says ministry

As many as 228 factory workers across the country had died of occupational hazards between January and November, according to the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501403222/228-workers-died-of-occupational-hazards-says-ministry/

NSSF wins ASSA best entity award for 8th time

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has won the ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA)’s best entity award for a record eighth time. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501397166/nssf-wins-assa-best-entity-award-for-8th-time/

Cambodia to provide training on technical skills for 1.5 million young people

Cambodia’s private sector hopes to provide vocational training on technical skills for approximately 1.5 million young people to supplement the country’s local skilled workforce, enhance capabilities, and reduce production costs shortly. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501395454/cambodia-to-provide-training-on-technical-skills-for-1-5-million-young-people/

Minister of Labour thanks the Japanese company for continuing to train technical schools in Cambodia

Heng Sour, Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, on Nov 20, thanked the Japanese company for continuing to provide human resource training to JVC Technical Institute on vehicle repair and maintenance skills, including a project to train the capacity of Cambodian trainees in Japan through ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501395614/minister-of-labour-thanks-the-japanese-company-for-continuing-to-train-technical-schools-in-cambodia/

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