Disasters

Pandemics

Search for suspected ‘Delta’ variant at Phnom Penh market

The COVID Research Subcommittee says that a search operation for suspected ‘Delta’ variant infection is currently underway in Deum Kor market, between Mao Tse Tong Boulevard (St. 245) and Monireth Boulevard (St. 217), in Khan Tuol Kork, Phnom Penh after after a Delta Kovid-19 virus-positive ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907691/search-for-suspected-delta-variant-at-phnom-penh-market/

Government considering reducing public investment projects

The Cambodian government is considering reducing the number of approved public investment projects in a budgetary move to preserve funds for use fighting against the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907215/government-considering-reducing-public-investment-projects/

China committed to provide medical aid to end the pandemic

On Sunday, the Chinese Embassy announced that China is committed to be a solid backbone for  providing vaccines for the campaign drives in Cambodia and  firmly supports the Cambodian government in its  fight against Covid-19. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907260/china-committed-to-provide-medical-aid-to-end-the-pandemic/

Three dogs successfully trained to sniff C-19

Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) director-general Heng Ratana told Khmer Times yesterday that three sniffer dogs were successfully trained to detect the Covid-19 virus. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907243/three-dogs-successfully-trained-to-sniff-c-19/

More US-made Johnson & Johnson Covid jabs arrive

The second batch of 609,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine donated by the US touched down in Phnom Penh in the early hours of August 2. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-us-made-johnson-johnson-covid-jabs-arrive

AZ Covid shot to be used as booster for China jabs

Prime Minister Hun Sen has decided to use the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines as the booster dose for the Chinese-manufactured Sinopharm and Sinonac vaccines, while the US-donated Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be used for ethnic minority groups and migrant workers. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/az-covid-shot-be-used-booster-china-jabs

S-21 marks UNESCO listing

July 31 marked the 12th anniversary of the listing of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum Archive in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Programme. This year, it was observed virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-kr-tribunal/s-21-marks-unesco-listing

PM launches under 18’s vaccination campaign in Phnom Penh

Cambodia launched this morning at the Peace Palace the vaccination campaign of children aged between 12 and 17 years old against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50905873/pm-launches-under-18s-vaccination-campaign-in-phnom-penh/

PM makes major speech on Cambodia’s current and future COVID situation and strategy

Prime Minister Hun Sen made a major speech this morning at opening ceremony of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign for children and young people from 12 to 17 years old. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906142/pm-makes-major-speech-on-cambodias-current-and-future-covid-situation-and-strategy/

PM Hun Sen bans public hospitals from collecting fees for Covid-19 testing

Mr. Hun Sen banned public hospitals nationwide from charging fees and he has also appealed to private hospitals to keep fees for Covid-19 testing affordable. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906204/pm-hun-sen-bans-public-hospitals-from-collecting-fees-for-covid-19-testing/

Eight million more vaccines to arrive by middle of August

The Health Ministry yesterday confirmed Cambodia will receive eight million more doses of Covid-19 vaccines by middle of this month. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906280/eight-million-more-vaccines-to-arrive-by-middle-of-august/

Boosting protection: PM approves third jabs in wake of Delta variant scourge

In the wake of the rapid spread of the Delta variant of Covid-19, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced yesterday that the AstraZeneca, Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines will be used as booster shots for all Cambodians who have been vaccinated twice. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906235/boosting-protection-pm-approves-third-jabs-in-wake-of-delta-variant-scourge/

WHO: collective action necessary to prevent Delta variant disaster

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Cambodia on July 30 called on people from all walks of life to make a concerted effort to stamp out the spread of the novel coronavirus. ...

Lay Samean
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/who-collective-action-necessary-prevent-delta-variant-disaster

Working group set up to map recovery pathway for tourism

The government has set up a public-private working group to restore and prop up the tourism sector in Cambodia during and after the Covid-19 crisis. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/working-group-set-map-recovery-pathway-tourism

22 more provinces get nod for Covid home care

The Ministry of Health has allowed 22 more provinces to provide home-based treatment for mild and asymptomatic Covid-19 cases. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/22-more-provinces-get-nod-covid-home-care

Tbong Khmum enforces curfew

After the government imposed nationwide Covid-19 restrictions to stem the new coronavirus Delta variant, Tbong Khmum province has begun enforcing them with a night-time curfew effective through August 12. ...

So Visal
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tbong-khmum-enforces-curfew

How governments can protect people and earn more revenue

The Covid-19 outbreak has put families, the economy and the country under tremendous pressure. Protecting public health to save lives is more important and urgent than ever. ...

Sponsored
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/how-governments-can-protect-people-and-earn-more-revenue

Cambodia’s future looks bright post-pandemic

While Southeast Asia becomes embattled by the Delta variant of Covid-19 this summer, Cambodia has cause to stay optimistic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50904397/cambodias-future-looks-bright-post-pandemic/

US' Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines arrive

The first batch of 455,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine donated by the US touched down in Phnom Penh on the morning of July 30. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-johnson-johnson-covid-19-vaccines-arrive

PM orders temporary ban on imported frozen meat

Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered a temporary ban on imported meat, although details are still forthcoming, according to the Ministry of Agriculture. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50904325/pm-orders-temporary-ban-on-imported-frozen-meat/

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