Kingdom on track for sustainable development

Government officials yesterday highlighted achievements on the implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development, and pledged to continue tackling some issues regarding migration, urbanisation, and human resource development to achieve sustainable development goals. The ICPD was a long-term, 15-point action plan adopted by the ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50650924/kingdom-on-track-for-sustainable-development/

Census to run until March 13

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on Cambodians to take part in the national census by providing accurate information to officers in order to obtain correct national statistics for the Kingdom’s development. And as if to prove his point, the prime minister also gave an ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/census-run-until-march-13

Kingdom to finance 2019 general census

The Ministry of Planning said on Thursday that the government has earmarked $8 million for the general census to be conducted next year. Funding will come entirely from the national budget, with China and the United Nations Population Fund Cambodia (UNFPA) providing equipment and technical ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-finance-2019-general-census

Cambodia to conduct population census in March

Cambodia is going to conduct a population census in March next year, Minister of Planning Chhay Than said here on Tuesday. “We plan to spend 8.5 million U.S. dollars for the one-week census, which will be commenced from March 3, 2019,” he told reporters after a ...

Xinhua
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-08/14/c_137389562.htm

Private entities handed state land

The government has converted three plots of land in Phnom Penh from state public property to state private property – effectively handing them to private entities – including a Ministry of Planning office on Monivong Boulevard that was transferred to the son-in-law of a senior ...

Mech Dara and Daphne Chen
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/private-entities-handed-state-land

Election delays 2018 census

The Minister of Planning yesterday announced the third national census set for next year will be delayed until 2019 because the government must focus on the July general election. ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5089529/election-delays-2018-census/

UN urges sustainable growth

The international community has been urged to stand by its commitment to support the development of the world’s 48 Least Developed Countries while in Cambodia – despite its rapid economic growth – the United Nations warns of environmental risks that could undermine sustainable development.   ...

Sorn Sarath
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/un-urges-sustainable-growth

Draft statistics law approved by assembly

A new law on the collection and dissemination of statistical data is set to be put to a vote at the National Assembly later this year after being approved by a parliamentary commission Wednesday. ...

Ouch Sony and Peter Ford
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/draft-statistics-law-approved-by-assembly-97242/

Gov’t eyes private sector for help with national housing plan

The government yesterday took another step towards completing an affordable housing plan for low- and mid-income families by seeking private-sector partners to help develop and implement it. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/16254/gov---t-eyes-private-sector-for-help-with-national-housing-plan/

Businesses up, reveals survey

Cambodia increased the number of business enterprises it had to 513,759 companies at the end of March last year, up from the 463,363 enterprises accounted for in 2011, according to the final results of the 2014 Cambodia Inter-Censal Economic Survey. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/businesses-reveals-survey

Races raise excitement for return of water festival

Thousands of competitors and spectators headed to Phnom Penh’s riverside on Sunday as preliminary races got underway for the upcoming Water Festival, which begins Wednesday. Hundreds of competitors sat under trees or wandered along the waterfront with oars over their shoulders as crowds and anticipation built ...

Mech Dara and George Wright
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/races-raise-excitement-for-return-of-water-festival-71616/

Cambodia children facing violence: report

The Cambodian government on Wednesday released the findings of a survey [text] showing the magnitude of violence against children throughout the country. According to its findings, over half of Cambodian children have been victim to at least one form of violence before age 18 and ...

JURIST News Staff
http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/10/cambodia-children-facing-violence-report.php

Poverty line $120, gov’t says

Workers in Cambodia’s capital earning less than $120 per month are living below the poverty line, according to the Ministry of Planning’s own calculation. At a September 17 workshop on the garment industry minimum wage, International Labor Organization Cambodia national director Tun Sophorn cited Ministry of ...

Sean Teehan
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/poverty-line-120-gov%E2%80%99t-says

Cambodia has 514,278 business establishments: survey

Cambodia currently has approximately 514,278 business establishments, up 11 percent compared with 463,363 in 2011, according to the results of the intercensal economic survey released Monday. ...

ASEAN - China News Centre News Staff
http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2014-09/09/c_133630329.htm

Cambodia has 1.9 mln agricultural households: census

Cambodia has approximately 1.9 million agricultural households with about 8.5 million people, or 57 percent of the country’s 14.96 million people, according to the first-ever agriculture census report released on Wednesday. “The 1.9 million agricultural households were engaged in growing of crops that were undertaken in ...

ASEAN-China Center News Staff
http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2014-08/22/c_133575304.htm

Urban planning needed: ADB

With a rapidly rising population exacerbating the country’s existing infrastructure, the Asia Development Bank (ADB) has highlighted in a new study the Cambodian government’s failure to install effective planning policies in its most densely populated urban centres. The ADB estimates that, driven by work opportunities and ...

Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/urban-planning-needed-adb

Cambodia launches one-month intercensal economic survey

Cambodia on Saturday began a one-month intercensal economic survey, aiming to update basic statistics on establishments and enterprises in the country.     Planning Minister Chhay Than announced the survey launching and called for cooperation among the public, particularly enterprise owners and local authorities in order to lead ...

Shanghai Daily News Staff
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=203965

Survey seeks info on Cambodian business health

Starting later this month, 10,000 small and medium-sized businesses will be queried as part of a Japanese government-backed economic census intended to take a snapshot of activity across the private sector. Beginning on February 23 and running through to March 31, Cambodia’s National Institute of Statistics ...

Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/survey-seeks-info-cambodian-business-health

Majority of workers denied annual leave

Only about 10 per cent of Cambodia’s workforce is being granted paid annual leave, a report released last week says. Under the 1997 Labour Law, workers who work a standard 48-hour week are entitled to 18 days of paid annual leave, in addition to one day ...

Shane Worrell and Mom Kunthear
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/majority-workers-denied-annual-leave

Food-price hike hits workers

The price of food spiked this month, and Cambodia’s low-paid garment workers are feeling the effects. Meat, vegetables, toothbrushes, beauty accessories and even the plastic bags they get packed in have all seen a sharp bump up in price this month, some items by as much ...

Daniel de Carteret and Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/food-price-hike-hits-workers

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