CPP pledges to strengthen law governing immigrants

In a bid to win the support of the people for the upcoming National Election, the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has committed itself to strengthening the Law on Immigration on managing foreign immigrants, promising to strongly prevent and suppress illegal crossings, residing and activities ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501230300/cpp-pledges-to-strengthen-law-governing-immigrants/

90% of foreign workers in Bavet casinos illegal

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng confirmed on his Facebook page on Friday evening that several licenced casinos in Bavet city, Svay Rieng province, are employing many workers illegally. Of over 3,800 foreign workers, only 470 are working legally, while over 3,000 others are working illegally ...

Tith Kognov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501224586/90-of-foreign-workers-in-bavet-casinos-illegal/

Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand now have until mid-May to get work permits

The Thai Department of Employment is seeking to extend the deadline for foreign migrant workers to register for a new work permit until mid-May. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501224913/cambodian-migrant-workers-in-thailand-now-have-until-mid-may-to-get-work-permits/

Ministry forming working group on migrant schools

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Samheng is establishing a working group to study the feasibility of arranging school facilities for the children of migrant workers both in the country and abroad. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-forming-working-group-migrant-schools

Cambodia remittances to reach $2.7 billion this year

Remittances from Cambodian migrant workers have continued to rise, totalling $2,630 million in 2021, an increase of 11.4 percent compared to 2018, figures from the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training showed yesterday. The remittances are set to increase this year. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501167410/cambodia-remittances-to-reach-2-7-billion-this-year/

Amid ongoing scam raids, Sihanoukville residents recall insecurity

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday acknowledged foreign workers had been lured and trafficked to Cambodia amid ongoing police raids against criminal scam operations that have now reached Siem Reap. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/amid-ongoing-scam-raids-sihanoukville-residents-recall-insecurity/

More government meetings held over human trafficking

Top government officials continued high-level meetings over human trafficking on Monday as Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities ordered all building owners to report foreign residents and workers on their premises by September 24. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/more-government-meetings-held-over-human-trafficking/

‘Green’ family gets citizenship by royal decree

The family of prominent environmentalist Ben Davis committed to continue their efforts to protect the environment and Cambodian forests, as they expressed joy at becoming citizens. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/green-family-gets-citizenship-royal-decree

Migrant workers in Thailand urged to renew documents

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training said that from May 9 onward, they will begin renewing Overseas Cambodian Worker Cards (OCWC) and Cambodian Travel documents for working overseas (TD) for Cambodians who are living and working in Thailand. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/migrant-workers-thailand-urged-renew-documents

Forces to keep eye on migrants

Authorities along the Cambodian-Thai border continue to maintain tight security and prevent workers from illegally crossing the border into Thailand following the Khmer New Year, as the number of workers returning from the neighbouring country begins to decrease. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/forces-keep-eye-migrants

Sar Kheng to cops: Keep foreigners safe

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng reminded police officers at both the national and sub-national levels that the use of threats and violence against foreigners was strictly forbidden and that actions such as those were contrary to the national interest because they discouraged other foreigners from ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-cops-keep-foreigners-safe

NEC urges Cambodians abroad to return to vote

The National Election Committee (NEC) has urged migrant workers in Thailand who had their names on the voter list to return to the country to vote for the upcoming Commune Election after the NEC last week ruled out the request from some political parties to ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501032626/nec-urges-cambodians-abroad-to-return-to-vote/

First group of Cambodian workers under labor MoU enter Thailand

Thailand has reopened its border with Cambodia to migrant workers to address labor shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501018277/first-group-of-cambodian-workers-under-labor-mou-enter-thailand/

Cambodian migrant workers flock back to celebrate Chinese New Year from Thailand

The influx of Cambodian migrant workers who crossed into Thailand for employment purposes has began through the O Bei Choan, Banteay Meanchey Province and O Smach border crossing, Oddar Meanchey Province to reunite with families for the Chinese New Year which started on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501016067/cambodian-migrant-workers-flock-back-to-celebrate-chinese-new-year-from-thailand/

More than 365,000 Cambodians in Thailand vaccinated against COVID-19

Thailand has administered 3,900,995 doses of COVID0-19 vaccines to foreigners residing there between February 28, 2021 to January 6, 2022. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501008790/more-than-365000-cambodians-in-thailand-vaccinated-against-covid-19/

Over 260K migrants return since Covid-19 outbreak

Over 260,000 Cambodian migrant workers have returned from abroad, mostly from Thailand, since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic through the end of 2021, according to the National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT). ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-260k-migrants-return-covid-19-outbreak

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