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Provincial and local governments

Siem Reap gives district temporary makeshift market amid Covid-19

Banteay Srei district authorities in Siem Reap province have organised Phsar Kromoun, or improvised market, for vendors to sell necessities to the community amid the temporary closure of the Banteay Srei market where 60 vendors recently tested positive for Covid-19. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-gives-district-temporary-makeshift-market-amid-covid-19

Preah Sihanouk authorities warn of clampdown on employee abuse

The Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration has warned of legal action against any employers of establishments in the province, such as hotels or casinos, who force force their employees to work overtime or try to detain them against their will for any reason. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-authorities-warn-clampdown-employee-abuse

Hotels, Casinos That Detain, Traffic, Exploit Workers Will Be Prosecuted: Preah Sihanouk

Preah Sihanouk authorities have issued a statement that hotels and casinos that detain, traffic or sexually exploit workers can have their business licenses revoked and cases sent to court. ...

Pa Sokheng
https://vodenglish.news/hotels-casinos-that-detain-traffic-exploit-workers-will-be-prosecuted-preah-sihanouk/

Ministry issues updated guide on Kingdom’s sub-divisions

The Ministry of Interior has published an updated directory listing the names of Cambodia’s cities, provinces, districts, communes and villages. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-issues-updated-guide-kingdoms-sub-divisions

Kampot creates commission to tackle fisheries crimes

The Kampot Provincial Administration has decided to set up a commission for the suppression of fisheries offences. Provincial hall spokesman Vit Vathana told The Post on May 19 that the commission will carry out measures such as spreading the word about restricted conservation areas, educating ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampot-creates-commission-tackle-fisheries-crimes

Three parties field candidates for Bokor town council election

The National Election Committee (NEC) has officially accepted the registration of three political parties along with candidates to run in the Bokor municipal council election in Kampot province. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-parties-field-candidates-bokor-town-council-election

Minister: Inclusive meeting vital

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has instructed heads of the government’s local visit working groups throughout the country to ensure that relevant officials are invited to attend all meetings at the municipal, district and commune levels. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-inclusive-meeting-vital

Civil service reforms forge on

The Ministry of Interior and Transparency International Cambodia (TI Cambodia) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to extend the provisions of the framework for the School of Governance (SoG) phase II (2021-2025). ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/civil-service-reforms-forge

Pursat builds central public services

The Pursat Provincial Administration will construct ‘collective administration’ facilities in the two newly arranged districts of Talou Sen Chey and Phnom Kravanh. The policy to centralise local public services will better enable their effective provision. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pursat-builds-central-public-services

Court to rule on sanctuary landgrab cases

The Preah Vihear Provincial Court has set tentative dates in December this year to announce the verdicts for three separate wildlife sanctuary land grab cases, which happened last year. Provincial court spokeswoman Chum Kaniya said on December 10 that the court’s investigating judge had heard ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/court-rule-sanctuary-landgrab-cases

Apsara Authority publishes Angkor journal Preah Nokor

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has released a journal entitled Preah Nokor – a compilation of research carried out in the Angkor Park area and is intended to be a storehouse of knowledge that Cambodians studying Angkor can draw on. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/apsara-authority-publishes-angkor-journal-preah-nokor

Mondulkiri authorities set deadline for encroachers on state land

The Mondulkiri provincial administration has issued a deadline to those encroaching on state land on Dos Kramom Mountain in Sen Monorom city to demolish their constructions by December 13. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50790522/mondulkiri-authorities-set-deadline-for-encroachers-on-state-land/

Koh Kong on hunt for tree planters

Authorities in Koh Kong province are on the hunt for people who illegally planted fruit trees at Botum Sakor National Park in Botum Sakor district. Provincial governor Mithona Phouthorng told The Post on November 17 she had ordered an investigation into the illegal planting of ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-hunt-tree-planters

After human drain from Sihanoukville, casinos follow suit

Sihanoukville is set to lose yet another casino as Century Entertainment International Holdings, formerly known as Amax International Holdings Limited, will relocate its gaming floor from Sihanoukville to the up and coming tourist spot of Dara Sakor in Koh Kong province. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50770745/after-human-drain-from-sihanoukville-casinos-follow-suit/

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/

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