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New programme set to track, manage One Window service

The Ministry of Interior announced it has put in place an information programme for managing one window service requests starting this month. The programme will make it easier for citizens to monitor service requests at each stage on their phones. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-programme-set-track-manage-one-window-service

Oral sanctuary land grab thwarted

Kampong Speu provincial police and NGO ACNCIPO director Chea Hean stopped nearly 100 people from grabbing more than 200ha illegally in the Phnom Oral Wildlife Sanctuary on Wednesday. The incident occurred at the Trapaing Thmea village in Oral district. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oral-sanctuary-land-grab-thwarted

Good weather proves savoury for salt farmers in Kampot

Kampot province has produced around 84,000 tonnes of salt so far this year to supply the domestic market, according to a report from the Salt Farms Bureau of the Kampot Provincial Department of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50756098/good-weather-proves-savoury-for-salt-farmers-in-kampot/

Businesses on Siem Reap’s famed Pub Street shuttered early amidst the start of Khmer New Year holidays

Fears of COVID-19 caused bars and restaurants that had already been closed for months to put their businesses back to bed. At 11:30pm, Monday, August 17, Pub Street businesses pulled down their shutters early due to heavy crowds and worries of spread of the deadly ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755636/businesses-on-siem-reaps-famed-pub-street-shuttered-early-amidst-the-start-of-khmer-new-year-holidays/

Mondulkiri expecting sustainable tourism development

Tourism development master plan for Mondulkiri is on the way, with a sharp priority on sustainable and green tourism. Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the inter-ministerial commission for tourism master plan development Thong Khon recently led a discussion workshop of the draft master plan ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50754563/mondulkiri-expecting-sustainable-tourism-development/

New $231M Pursat dam built

Groundwork is underway on South Korean-owned SPHP (Cambodia) Co Ltd’s massive $231 million Stung Pursat I hydroelectric dam in Pursat, provincial deputy governor Khoy Rida told The Post on Monday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-231m-pursat-dam-built

Rain restores 60,000 hectares of paddy across Banteay Meanchey

More than 60,000 hectares of rice paddy in Banteay Meanchey has been restored after large rainfalls were recorded across the country over the last three days, according to the province’s director of agriculture. ...

Sok Chan and Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50753735/rain-restores-60000-hectares-of-paddy-across-banteay-meanchey/

Aid for Sihanoukville ‘smart city’ strategy

The Australian Ambassador to Cambodia Pablo Kang, and Preah Sihanouk Provincial Governor Kuoch Chamroeun, launched Australia’s support for a “smart city” strategy for Sihanoukville. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50753209/aid-for-sihanoukville-smart-city-strategy/

Mondulkiri governor repudiates brutality, graft complaint

Keo Seima district authorities are searching for people associated with timber trader Chheang Taistrin, a resident of the district who compiled 230 thumbprints to file a complaint to the Mondulkiri Provincial Court requesting the removal of district deputy governor Hoeun Sokna for allegedly attempting to ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-governor-repudiates-brutality-graft-complaint

Land dispute with Thai firms long resolved, landless families told to submit applications

Oddar Meanchey provincial authorities remain puzzled about the Thai Appeal Court’s recent ruling in favour of more than 700 families who claimed to have been locked in a land dispute with three Thai-owned sugar companies in Samrong town and Chongkal district. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-post-depth/land-dispute-thai-firms-long-resolved-landless-families-told-submit-applications

Police to release 20 in Tbong Khmum land dispute

Tbong Khmum provincial police plan to release 20 of 21 protestors on Wednesday, after they were detained for occupying land owned by a Chinese company in Dambe district’s Trapaing Pring commune. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-release-20-tbong-khmum-land-dispute

Two held for trafficking rosewood in Ratanakkiri

Ratanakkiri provincial officials on Sunday questioned two suspects at the provincial Forestry Administration headquarters in connection to the smuggling of more than five cubic metres of rosewood. Authorities arrested the two suspects – a man and a woman – on July 30 in Kon Mom ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-held-trafficking-rosewood-ratanakkiri

Kep’s tourism marketing plan on its way

Tourism marketing plan 2020-2024 is on its way to transform the coastal Kep province into an attractive high-end leisure destination in Cambodia. The optimism was floated following a meeting held in the provincial city yesterday to review the long-term marketing plan chaired by Som Piseth, ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750089/keps-tourism-marketing-plan-on-its-way/

The great outdoors: Plans to set up 40 eco-tourism projects in Mondulkiri

The private sector has expressed interest in developing 40 eco-tourism projects in Mondulkiri province. Speaking during a press conference at the Council of Ministers yesterday, provincial governor Svay Sam Eang said investors have asked permission to develop 10 projects in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, two ...

Khann Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50745457/the-great-outdoors-plans-to-set-up-40-eco-tourism-projects-in-mondulkiri/

Sihanoukville families to benefit from concessions

One hundred and eighty-one families affected by the Sihanoukville canal restoration project are set to receive social land concessions in Preah Sihanouk province, Sihanoukville governor Y Sok Leng said on Friday. The land allocation follows the demolition of structures illegally built on canals, which started ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741611/sihanoukville-families-to-benefit-from-concessions/

UXOs found in two separate provinces safely destroyed

Twenty anti-personnel mines and 60mm mortar tails found by residents in Siem Reap province’s Svay Loeu district and Preah Vihear province’s Choam Ksan district have been destroyed by the Cambodian Self Help Demining (CSHD) team. Svay Loeu district police chief Colonel Sun Eng said yesterday ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741612/uxos-found-in-two-separate-provinces-safely-destroyed/

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/

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