Social development

22 more provinces get nod for Covid home care

The Ministry of Health has allowed 22 more provinces to provide home-based treatment for mild and asymptomatic Covid-19 cases. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/22-more-provinces-get-nod-covid-home-care

Tbong Khmum enforces curfew

After the government imposed nationwide Covid-19 restrictions to stem the new coronavirus Delta variant, Tbong Khmum province has begun enforcing them with a night-time curfew effective through August 12. ...

So Visal
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tbong-khmum-enforces-curfew

Angkor Hospital for Children gets $80K

As of July 29, the Angkor Hospital for Children in Siem Reap province has received Covid-19 medical supplies and more than $80,000 in donations after launching a fund raising campaign on July 16. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/angkor-hospital-children-gets-80k

How governments can protect people and earn more revenue

The Covid-19 outbreak has put families, the economy and the country under tremendous pressure. Protecting public health to save lives is more important and urgent than ever. ...

Sponsored
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/how-governments-can-protect-people-and-earn-more-revenue

US' Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines arrive

The first batch of 455,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine donated by the US touched down in Phnom Penh on the morning of July 30. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-johnson-johnson-covid-19-vaccines-arrive

United Kingdom donates 415,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Cambodia

The United Kingdom has announced the donation of 415,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to the people of Cambodia to help fight COVID-19 according to an official statement from the British Embassy in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50903837/united-kingdom-donates-415000-doses-of-astra-zeneca-vaccine-to-cambodia/

WHO confirms C-19 transmission unlikely on food

Controversy over seized buffalo meat from India continues as the World Health Organization (WHO) said Covid-19 could not be contracted through contact with food or food packaging while the Health Ministry is staying keeping mum on the subject. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50903506/who-confirms-c-19-transmission-unlikely-on-food/

8 provinces on Thai borders put in lockdown amid Delta fears

The government has decided to place several border provinces in lockdown for two weeks in a bid to prevent the new coronavirus Delta variant spreading further into community. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/8-provinces-thai-borders-put-lockdown-amid-delta-fears

Private sector gets nod to sell jabs amid Delta fears

The Ministry of Health has granted permission to authorised pharmaceutical import-export companies to import Covid-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO), as part of response to the more contagious and deadly coronavirus Delta variant in Cambodia.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/private-sector-gets-nod-sell-jabs-amid-delta-fears

Switzerland and Sweden give $4.5M for youth project

Sweden and Switzerland will contribute $4.5 million in funds to support BBC Media Action in establishing the Klanhan9 SPACE project which promotes youth participation in the community. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/switzerland-and-sweden-give-45m-youth-project

Cambodia ranks top in women workforce

The UNDP in Cambodia published a statement yesterday on its Facebook page stating that the rate of women workers in the Kingdom is higher than others in the region. However, the wage gap between women and men remains a challenge. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50902846/cambodia-ranks-top-in-women-workforce/

Delta can spread in 15 seconds

The Delta variant of the Covid-19 virus is at least two times more transmissible, being able to infect the next person within 15 seconds, according to world experts. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50902050/delta-can-spread-in-15-seconds/

Imported meat from India infested with Covid-19 virus

Cambodian customs authorities seized 3 containers of frozen buffalo meat imported from India that contained Covid-19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50902129/imported-meat-from-india-infested-with-covid-19-virus/

Deputy PM to sign $3.3 mn grant aid deal with Japan

Japan is granting more than $3.3 million to Cambodia for this year’s Human Resource Development Scholarship. The Exchange of Notes and related documents on the extension of the grant aid will take place today with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn and  ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50901340/deputy-pm-to-sign-3-3-mn-grant-aid-deal-with-japan/

Covid can survive on some surfaces for ‘up to 72 hours’

Research has shown that Covid-19 can survive for a period of time on frozen food but it cannot replicate in chilled products, the Ministry of Health said on July 24. In light of this, the ministry has requested health protection measures regarding fresh and frozen ...

Mom Kunthear
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-can-survive-some-surfaces-72-hours

Minister focuses on early education

Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Hang Chuon Naron called on governments in the region to give priority attention to investment in early childhood care and development (ECCD) to achieve their sustainable development goals (SDGs). ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-focuses-early-education

JICA looks to transform Kampot referral hospital

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has started studying plans to transform Kampot Provincial Referral Hospital into a regional hospital in order to expand health services for area residents.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/jica-looks-transform-kampot-referral-hospital

UN urges school reopenings

The UN in Cambodia has encouraged the government to prioritise school reopening as soon as possible to avoid further declines in human capital development. ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/un-urges-school-reopenings

Gov’t warns resellers of Covid test kits

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications – which accepts purchase orders for Covid-19 antigen rapid test kits at $3.70 per unit, an offer exclusively for public and private institutions – has warned against reselling them. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-warns-resellers-covid-test-kits

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