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Population and censuses

Kampot dam restoration halted

Kampong Trach district authorities in Kampot province have ordered a temporary halt to the excavation of the O’Chro Neang dam and its reservoir in Kampong Trach Kaang Lech commune after protests by local villagers on March 21. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampot-dam-restoration-halted

South Korea quota allows Cambodians to register to work

The Ministry of Labour announced yesterday that thousands of Cambodian workers can register to work in South Korea through the Employment Permit System (EPS). ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50825247/south-korea-quota-allows-cambodians-to-register-to-work/

More than 600,000 migrant workers register into the system

A total of 654,864 foreign workers from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar have registered since January 15 to screen for Covid-19 after the online registration system closed at midnight on February 13. ...

The Nation Thailand Staff
https://www.nationthailand.com/news/30402649?utm_source=category&utm_medium=internal_referral

PM allots more aid to border

Prime Minister Hun Sen has allotted an additional 1.5 billion riel ($368,000) to four provinces bordering Thailand for support of returning migrants in quarantine. Meanwhile, more than 7,000 people have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in the first five days of the campaign by the ministries of ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-allots-more-aid-border

Thailand issues work documents to 126,172

As of February 8, more than 126,000 Cambodians have been issued with legal work documents by the Thai authorities. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50813988/thailand-issues-work-documents-to-126172/

Large-scale farm survey released

The latest Cambodia Inter-censal Agriculture Survey 2019 (CIAS 2019) noted that 88 per cent of household agricultural holdings engaged in crop activity, while 75 per cent reported raising livestock, poultry or insects. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/large-scale-farm-survey-released

Only 1.31 million foreign tourists visited Cambodia in 2020

During COVID-19 crisis in 2020, Cambodia received only 1.31 million foreign tourists, showing a fall of 80 percent compared to 2019. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50808696/only-1-31-million-foreign-tourists-visited-cambodia-in-2020/

Cambodia has about 50,000 hectares of mangroves

Protecting mangrove will be a main agenda of the World Wetlands Day to be held on Feb. 2, 2021, according to a press release from the Fauna&Flora International (FFI)-Cambodia programme and other partners. ...

Khner Time Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50808689/cambodia-has-about-50000-hectares-of-mangroves/

Life expectancy increases to 75 years

Life expectancy in Cambodia has increased to an estimated 75-years-old, according to the General Population Census of Cambodia 2019 issued on Tuesday. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50808278/life-expectancy-increases-to-75-years/

Cambodia’s population hits 15.5M: Latest census

The National Committee for the General Population Census announced on January 26 that the Cambodian population had risen to 15.5 million, an increase of 16 per cent from the 2008 census figure of 13.4 million people. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodias-population-hits-155m-latest-census

Cooler, wetter dry season this year forecasted

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has issued a forecast predicting that dry season weather this year would be more favourable than last year, with rainstorms and lighting strikes anticipated to happen more frequently from this month, especially in low-lying areas and coastal provinces. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cooler-wetter-dry-season-year-forecasted

20K jobs await returning migrants

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has announced that it will provide 20,000 jobs in the domestic market to migrant workers who have returned from Thailand.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/20k-jobs-await-returning-migrants

Banteay Meanchey eyes mountains as potential natural heritage areas

Banteay Meanchey Provincial authorities are studying nine mountains in Malai, Preah Netr Preah, and Mongkol Borei districts, including Sisophon town, with the intention of listing them as natural heritage sites once the study is complete and a number of details have been settled. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-meanchey-eyes-mountains-potential-natural-heritage-areas

Nearly 30% of migrant workers lose income

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Cambodia and UN Population Fund (UNFPA) Cambodia released a survey report describing the hardships and vulnerabilities faced by migrant workers who returned to Cambodia from abroad following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nearly-30-migrant-workers-lose-income

Migrant workers receive aid

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) visited migrant workers returning from Thailand at a quarantine centre in Prey Veng province. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/migrant-workers-receive-aid

Villager representatives questioned in land dispute case

The Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court on September 8 questioned two plaintiffs representing a group of families who filed a lawsuit against four officials and 13 local businessmen alleging that they engaged in bribery and forged documents to claim ownership of 100 hectares of land in ...

Khuon Narim
https://cambojanews.com/villager-representatives-questioned-in-land-dispute-case/

Boost to tourism-related business

More than 30 percent of tourism-related businesses have resumed operations after closing or suspending work since March this year because of COVID-19, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760394/boost-to-tourism-related-business/

Angkor resort received 400,000 tourists in first eight months

Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap province welcomed 393,293 foreign tourists in the first eight months of this year, earning $18,332,011. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50759735/angkor-resort-received-400000-tourists-in-first-eight-months/

Project to support migrant workers during COVID-19 crisis launched

Cambodia and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) of the United Nations have joined hands in a project to protect Cambodian migrant workers and legalise their services during the COVID-19 crisis. ...

Lon Nary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50754721/project-to-support-migrant-workers-during-covid-19-crisis-launched/

Thailand ready to open border for Cambodian migrant workers

Thai authorities have prepared to welcome back migrant workers from Cambodia as Thailand is moving into phase 7 of its Covid-19 lockdown easing, the Pattaya Mail has reported. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50752380/thailand-ready-to-receive-cambodian-migrant-workers/

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