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Cambodia is a recipient in IAEA shipment of vital testing equipment to combat COVID-19

Cambodia is among 40 over countries who are set to receive the initial shipment of vital testing equipment to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, which some countries have classified as an epidemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff


 ​ប្រទេស​កម្ពុជា​បាន​ត្រៀមខ្លួន​យ៉ាង​គ្រប់គ្រាន់​ដើម្បី​ប្រយុទ្ធ​ប្រឆាំង​នឹង​ជំងឺ​រាតត្បាត​កូ​វី​ដ​១៩​ ដែល​បាន​ត្រៀម​រួចរាល់​ចាប់ពី​គំនរ​ស្តុក​ម្ហូបអាហារ​សំខាន់ៗ​ដូច​ជា​អង្ករ​ អំបិល​និង​វត្ថុ​ដែល​មិន​រលួយ​ ម៉ាស​មុខ​និង​ទឹក​អនាម័យ​សម្រាប់​សាធារណៈ​ និង​មន្ត្រី​សុខភាព​។​ ...

Khmer Times Staff

Banks step in to fight the spread of COVID-19

ABA has launched a dedicated COVID-19 fund for people to donate easily using their ABA Mobile application aiming to raise $5,000 after which ABA will double the funds to $10,000 and transfer the raised sum to the Ministry of Health for medical supplies to mitigate ...

Yeshi Dema

Ministry reports increased COVID-19 national recovery figure

The Health Ministry yesterday reported two COVID-19 patients have recovered, raising the national recovery figure to 25. ...

Khuon Narim

PM donates seven month’s salary to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister Hun Sen today announced he will donate seven months’ of his salary to the National Committee for Combating COVID-19.​ ...

Ben Sokhean

Healthy meals on the way for rural students in Kingdom

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) will provide $10 million to the Ministry of Education to implement a five-year Home Grown School Feeding project, which will benefit approximately 65,000 students and about 750 farming families. ...

Ry Sochan

Foreign citizens told to schedule commercial flights home

Two embassies are urging foreign nationals to leave the Kingdom via commercial flights amid COVID-19 fears, prompting Australians and others grounded here to express frustration against their government on social media. ...

Khuon Narim

Smart Axiata announces $1 million COVID-19 relief fund, invites more

Cambodia’s telecommunications provider Smart Axiata yesterday announced a $1 million COVID-19 Relief Fund in a demonstration of support as the Kingdom deals with the Coronavirus pandemic. ...

Yeshi Dema

Tourism hit in coronavirus fight

According to the Tourism Ministry, tourism declined 52 percent earlier this year.The government in February responded by offering promotional Angkor Archaeological Park fare tickets. ...

Marie Lamy and Va Sonyka

Prestige Hospital promises new era of medical care in Cambodia

A new player joined the Kingdom’s hospital market yesterday in a bid to boost confidence in the country’s medical capabilities and change the mindset of Cambodians who prefer to go overseas when seeking medical checkups and treatment. ...

Taing Rinith

Prime Minister announces closure of casinos from April 1 and will hold meeting tomorrow to review the law that put country in emergency state

This morning, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced the closure of the casino, which will be implemented from April 1. He also announced that a meeting will be held on Tuesday to review the law that put the country in emergency state. ...

Niem Chheng

Unicef promotes e-learning scheme

UNICEF has scaled up support in 145 countries, including Cambodia, to help children continue their studies after school closures around the world due to Covid-19. ...

Long Kimmarita

Cellcard announces Cambodia’s first 5G use case to help the Kingdom during Covid-19

Cellcard has today announced Cambodia’s first 5G use case – a telemedicine service at four locations across Phnom Penh to help the nation’s most critically ill during the Covid-19 crisis. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Beer gardens ordered to be shuttered to stem COVID-19

The Tourism Ministry yesterday issued a directive for the indefinite closure of beer gardens across the Kingdom in a bid to quell rising COVID-19 figures. ...

Som Kanika & Srey Kumneth

Passenger from Cambodia detected COVID-19 positive in China

A 27 year old female passenger, Chen Moumou, of Zhanjiang, Guangdong,  was tested positive for COVID-19 on arrival in Guangdong on 25th March, 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cases of Coronavirus surge to 98

The Health Ministry has confirmed two new cases of Coronavirus in Siem Reap province, bringing the Kingdom’s total  to 98. ...

Ben Sokhean

City bus, water taxi services shut down to prevent spread of coronavirus

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration today temporarily closed public city bus and water-taxi service linking the northern part of Phnom Penh to Takhmao city in Kandal province via the Mekong River amid the COVID-19 outbreak. ...

Ben Sokhean

More than 3,000 rooms reserved for coronavirus patients: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said the government has reserved more than 3,000 rooms in anticipation to treat coronavirus patients across the Kingdom.​ ...

Khuon Narim

Donors give $9M to fight virus

PRIME Minister Hun Sen announced that the government had received nearly $9 million from Cambodian donors for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. There are 96 who tested positive in the Kingdom as of Wednesday. ...

Ry Sochan

PM mulling emergency as virus cases rise to 96

“I am looking at the possibility in Article 22 of the Constitution to request the King to declare a state of emergency. I don’t want to use it, but if my appeal [to the people] is ineffective, Article 22 of the Constitution will be used. ...

Phuon Chansereivuth and Niem Chheng

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