Population and censuses

‘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/

Cabinet passes draft plant protection law

The Council of Ministers on February 4 approved a draft law on plant protection and phytosanitary measures at a session presided over by Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to government spokesman Phay Siphan. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cabinet-passes-draft-plant-protection-law

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/

King grants citizenships to family of environmentalists

King Norodom Sihamoni has granted Khmer nationality through naturalisation to American environmentalist Benjamin Joseph Davis and his family for their efforts to protect the forest and wildlife of a sanctuary in Preah Vihear province. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/king-grants-citizenships-family-environmentalists

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/

Forest activists allege logging scheme in Prey Lang

Forest activists from the Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) in Preah Vihear province claim that Macle Logistics Cambodia Co Ltd and PNT Co Ltd are working together to illegally collect timber being logged in the core area of the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/forest-activists-allege-logging-scheme-prey-lang

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

Angkor crowned as best place to visit in Southeast Asia

Angkor in Cambodia’s Siem Reap province came first among the 29 Best Places to Visit in Southeast Asia, according to a survey of Touropia Travel Guides. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50964217/angkor-crowned-as-best-place-to-visit-in-southeast-asia/

New B Bang governor puts focus on border

Newly-appointed Battambang provincial governor Sok Lou instructed law enforcement officers along the border to increase their vigilance and work to prevent illegal border crossing into Thailand. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-b-bang-governor-puts-focus-border

No end to illegal border crossing by Cambodians despite pandemic

The pandemic and its subsequent effect on the livelihood of Cambodians, pushed some people in the country to attempt to drastic measures to support themselves and their family. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50950140/no-end-to-illegal-border-crossing-by-cambodians-despite-pandemic/

VN border draft agreement reviewed by Immigration Dept

The General Department of Immigration reviewed of the draft agreement on border crossings and border management between Cambodia and Vietnam on Tuesday. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50940195/vn-border-draft-agreement-reviewed-by-immigration-dept/

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