Population and censuses

Residents and traders at Phnom Sampov resort request compensation in exchange for demolition

About 20 families and traders living and selling around Phnom Sampov asked the relevant authorities to help resolve the compensation according to the market price in exchange for relocation as authorities claim that their move is to rehabilitate the site for tourism. ...

VOD staff
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/17/residents-and-traders-at-phnom-sampov-request-compensation-in-exchange-for-demolition/

Six Senses resort reopening

Preah Sihanouk province’s Six Senses Krabey Island resort is slated to reopen its doors to tourists on December 2 after ceasing operations during the Covid-19 slump in the tourism industry. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/six-senses-resort-reopening

1st Chinese-invested expressway in Cambodia sparks tourist influx to coastal province: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that some 200,000 vehicles had traveled on the kingdom’s first-ever expressway since it was open to the public for trial use for free on Oct 1. ...

Xinhua
https://global.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202210/17/WS634cfca3a310fd2b29e7cf2f.html

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/

Planning ministry to release 2021 agricultural survey findings early 2023

The Ministry of Planning will announce the results of the Cambodia Agricultural Survey 2021 (CAS2021) early next year, while a working group will begin the 2022 agricultural survey in early October. The CAS 2020 report showed that 57 per cent of household agricultural holdings are ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/planning-ministry-release-2021-agricultural-survey-findings-early-2023

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/

Ministries make haste on draft laws on natural resources

An inter-ministerial meeting was held on Monday at the Ministry of Interior to expedite the drafting of  forest, fisheries and protected area laws to define the responsibilities of sub-national administrations, organisations and citizens in protecting, conserving and developing natural resources. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501129170/ministries-make-haste-on-draft-laws-on-natural-resources/

Phnom Tamao forest: 130 hectares destroyed in five days

Fresh satellite imagery shows rapid destruction of the Phnom Tamao forest this week, an estimated 130 hectares razed between Friday and Wednesday. ...

Keat Soriththeavy
https://vodenglish.news/phnom-tamao-forest-130-hectares-destroyed-in-five-days/

Southeast Asia visitors backing Cambodian tourism industry

Cambodia welcomed 217,038 visitors from Southeast Asia from January to May of 2022, signifying a 282 per cent jump year-on-year, the Ministry of Tourism said, while noting that nearly 50 per cent of the figure arrived from Vietnam. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/southeast-asia-visitors-backing-cambodian-tourism-industry

‘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/

Cambodia commits to halve deforestation by 2030

Cambodia is all set to reduce deforestation by half by the year 2030 and achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions in its forestry sector by 2040. ...

Son Minea
http://khmertimeskh.com/501024424/cambodia-commits-to-halve-deforestation-by-2030/

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