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Kampong Cham exports over 20,000 tonnes of bananas

Kampong Cham provincial governor Un Chanda said yesterday at a press conference the province has exported over 20,000 tonnes of fresh yellow bananas to international markets during the first six months of this year. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740992/kampong-cham-exports-over-20000-tonnes-of-bananas/

Family and residence books put under commune control

The Ministry of Interior has announced that the authentication of residence books and family books will now fall under the purview of the commune instead of district administrations. A ministry press release entitled Transferring of the police chiefs in providing residence and family books dated ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/family-and-residence-books-put-under-commune-control

Royal pine plantation now protected

The roughly 40ha of land in Mondulkiri province’s Sen Monorom town where the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk historically presided over the royal “Vegetation” ceremonies to plant pine trees will soon be transferred to state property and protected. Provincial governor Svay Sam Eang said citizens ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/royal-pine-plantation-now-protected

Kratie urges for increase in agricultural production

The Kratie Provincial Department of Agriculture has urged people to increase their agricultural production and set up ‘safe vegetable stalls’ which sell produce that has less chemicals and are certified to be safe for consumption. ...

Khan Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50739811/kratie-urges-for-increase-in-agricultural-production/

Siem Reap to build more roads to promote local economy

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Siem Reap provincial authorities have been studying the infrastructure development projects of 38 main roads of nearly 100 kilometers in total in Siem Reap city, to promote the economy, beauty and facilitate the travel of residents and ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50738917/siem-reap-to-build-more-roads-to-promote-local-economy/

CMAC removes landmines used as home decorations

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and the Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities on Wednesday collected 30 mines and UXOs from a 48-year-old man who used them to decorate his home in O’Chrov district’s O’Beichoan commune. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmac-removes-landmines-used-home-decorations

Waste management highest priority for city councils

Two years ago, seven Cambodian cities committed to a sustainable city strategic plan to address environmental issues, with waste management being one of the highest -priority issues among most of the cities, according to a Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) 2019 annual report.​ ...

Mark Hughes
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50732271/waste-management-highest-priority-for-city-councils/

Call for more power investments to meet province’s demand

Banteay Meanchey administration said the province boasts potential investment activities which need more power to meet local demand as it aims to reduce the energy imports from its neighbour Thailand in the northwest. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50730649/call-for-more-power-investments-to-meet-provinces-demand/

Youth cyclists blocked in Koh Kong province

Koh Kong provincial police confiscated more than 10 bicycles from a group of Mother Nature Organisation youths who were riding from Koh Kong province to Phnom Penh to submit a petition to Prime Minister Hun Sen proposing that Koh Kong Krao Island be certified a ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youth-cyclists-blocked-koh-kong-province

Kampong Thom needs irrigation expansion

Kampong Thom provincial authorities said yesterday irrigation infrastructures in the province are still lacking, prompting a need for the development of the agriculture and water sectors to fulfil the province’s crop production demands during the dry season. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727688/kampong-thom-needs-irrigation-expansion/

Master plan to develop huge Sihanoukville beach

Preah Sihanouk provincial authority is to establish a master plan to develop the beach in the province, especially the new stretch of bays from Sihanoukville Autonomous Port to a new area called “Chumteav Mao or Madam Mao Beach”, according to a senior tourism official of ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727330/master-plan-to-develop-huge-sihanoukville-beach/

Authorities seize wild animal meat sold in restaurants

Siem Reap and Forestry authorities yesterday raided three restaurants illegally selling wild animal meats to customers. The three restaurants were identified as Maloab Moha Heng Restaurant, Thari Mak Brang Restaurant and Samros Mloab Mak Brang Thmey Restaurant, all of which are located in Trang Village, ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726829/authorities-seize-wild-animal-meat-sold-in-restaurants/

Work starts to restore collapsed Kampong Cham river bank

Kampong Cham provincial authorities have started work on a project to restore nearly 200 metres of river bank which collapsed in Kampong Cham city last June. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50705311/work-starts-to-restore-collapsed-kampong-cham-river-bank/

Monks reveal Sangke threat

The Battambang provincial governor has ordered the authorities to close sewers in the Sangke River after monks posted a video showing toxic wastewater flowing into it and allegedly affecting nearby residents’ health. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/monks-reveal-sangke-threat

Banteay Meanchey bus service begins

Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities have put 15 public city buses into use for passengers travelling between Poipet town and the former Khmer Rouge district of Malai, hoping that the bus service will ease travels and help reduce road accidents. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-meanchey-bus-service-begins

Special inspection group to monitor commune workflow

Interior Minister Sar Kheng said yesterday he has a special inspection group formed to monitor commune authorities to ensure they work properly and use their new allotted budget efficiently. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/695079/special-inspection-group-to-monitor-commune-workflow/

Sar Kheng: Commune administrations must not be underestimated

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng yesterday urged officials at municipal, provincial, city and district administrations to stay within their jurisdiction and not to interfere with the function of commune administrations. His remarks were made yesterday following notice of officials at sub-national administrations who have the ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/693358/sar-kheng-commune-administrations-must-not-be-underestimated/

Positive resolution for families living on Sekong riverbank in Stung Treng town

Stung Treng provincial authorities are coordinating a huge relocation of more than 130 families living on the banks of the Sekong River to prevent landslides and contribute positively to the town’s aesthetics. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/positive-resolution-families-living-sekong-riverbank-stung-treng-town

Sar Kheng pushes unified provincial administrations

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said on Wednesday that the establishment of Phnom Penh and provincial one-window service offices will not reduce the power of provincial departments. He also shared his plans of constructing a “unified provincial administration” in which provincial governors, councillors and department ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-pushes-unified-provincial-administrations

Sar Kheng: Sub-national level budgets to be paid via bank to stop corruption

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng announced on Tuesday that the budgets for sub-national administrations next year will be paid via the bank to prevent corruption and ensure transparency. He also warned officials not to abuse power for personal gain. Sar Kheng was speaking at the ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-sub-national-level-budgets-be-paid-bank-stop-corruption

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