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Boundary markers create concerns for indigenous people

The Bunong indigenous people in Mondulkiri province have expressed concerns about deforestation in the Phnom Nam Lyr Wildlife Sanctuary after a forest community spotted machinery in an off-limits area and noticed markers planted in the surrounding land. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/boundary-markers-create-concerns-indigenous-people

Fisheries authority chalks up 599 offences

he Fisheries Administration has cracked down on a total of 599 fishing offences in the first three months of the year, including 42 sea fishing offences. This figure is down by 88 cases from the same period last year, said its report obtained by The ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fisheries-authority-chalks-599-offences

Absent workers during KNY must go on 14 days unpaid leave and mandatory self-quarantine

A senior official at the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MoLVT) said that the workers who go on unpaid leave during the cancelled Khmer New Year will have to undergo mandatory 14 days self-quarantine if they breach the government’s sub-decree. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50711250/absent-workers-during-kny-must-go-on-14-days-unpaid-leave-and-mandatory-self-quarantine/

School’s out for the year but studying and exams to go on

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has postponed secondary and high school examinations this year to contain Covid-19 infections. In a letter on Wednesday the ministry said: “In the 2019-2020 academic year, the Ministry of Education will continue implementing new reforms to all kinds ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/schools-out-year-studying-and-exams-go

Pandemic causes rise in Consumer Price Index

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the Consumer Price Index (CPI) , according to a monthly report from the  Ministry of Commerce. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50710643/pandemic-causes-rise-in-consumer-price-index/

Ministry of Justice site online

The Ministry of Justice on Monday announced the launch of its new website www.moj.gov.kh in addition to its already existing Facebook page and Telegram service. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-justice-site-online

Ministry lists heritage preservation efforts

More than 6,000 archaeological and cultural heritage sites have been registered across the Kingdom, among other achievements, according to the Culture and Fine Arts Ministry. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50710421/ministry-lists-heritage-preservation-efforts/

Riel effort to help local currency

The governor of the National Bank of Cambodia, the nation’s central bank, Chea Chanto, has opened his heart about the future of the domestic currency and the dollar. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50709853/riel-effort-to-help-local-currency/

Gov’t adhoc group to aid poor

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has created an adhoc working group to manage social support mechanisms to help impoverished people and marginalised groups during the fight against Covid-19. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-adhoc-group-aid-poor

Justice minister promises good governance, solidarity

Newly-appointed Minister of Justice Koeut Rith has vowed to continue implementing policy reforms to improve the quality of the judicial system and build public confidence. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/justice-minister-promises-good-governance-solidarity

Strong capital, liquidity in financial services

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has affirmed that commercial banking and finances have strong capital and liquidity although Novel Coronavirus outbreak is hitting the country’s economy. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708404/strong-capital-liquidity-in-financial-services/

Ministry reports increased COVID-19 national recovery figure

The Health Ministry yesterday reported two COVID-19 patients have recovered, raising the national recovery figure to 25. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708513/ministry-reports-increased-covid-19-national-recovery-figure/

Big fall in petrol prices

Cambodia’s retail gasoline price has strongly declined for the first time because of the fall on the international market, according to the monthly oil prices set by the Ministry of Commerce revealed yesterday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708398/big-fall-in-petrol-prices/

Coronavirus pandemic prove catastrophic for tour guides

The tourism industry has always been considered as a major player in the rapid economic growth of the Kingdom. However, in the first quarter of 2020, the typically booming industry was abruptly brought to its knees due to COVID-19. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708507/coronavirus-pandemic-prove-catastrophic-for-tour-guides/

New Justice Minister vows reforms and speedier trial procedures

Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday urged newly appointed Justice Minister Keut Rith to improve the judiciary and expedite resolution of pending cases to boost the public’s confidence towards the country’s judicial system. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708544/new-justice-minister-vows-reforms-and-speedier-trial-procedures/

Cambodia Post earns $11 million in 2019

State-run Cambodia Post generated revenues of total $11 million in 2019, according to the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunication (MPT). This represents a drop on the $13.81 million revenue total in 2018. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50707623/cambodia-post-earns-11-million-in-2019/

Ministry to clear case backlog

The Ministry of Justice plans to launch a six-month campaign to clear a backlog of some 10,000 court cases, of which 70 per cent involve drug crimes, said Ministry of Justice spokesman Chin Malin. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-clear-case-backlog

Japan requested to recruit 100,000 for skilled workforce

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, Ith Sam Heng, has asked Japan to increase the number of Cambodian workers to 100,000 in future as it plans to recruit 30,000 skilled workers in building maintenance alone. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-requested-recruit-100000-skilled-workforce

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