Social development

Higher education set to reopen

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on September 27 announced its decision to permit universities across the country to reopen as recommended by Prime Minister Hun Sen, though no timeframe has been set. ...

Ry Sochan and Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/higher-education-set-reopen

Institutions of Higher Education to reopen doors to normal learning

It’s definitely smiles all around with the government deciding to reopen all  public and private institutions of higher education. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50942962/institutions-of-higher-education-to-reopen-doors-to-normal-learning/

Children’s challenges and critical areas to be addressed

While Cambodia has made remarkable progress in increasing children’s access to primary education, Save the Children Cambodia is of the view that there are still some critical areas that need to be seriously addressed. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50943007/childrens-challenges-and-critical-areas-to-be-addressed/

PM allows reopening of Universities following opening of schools

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on the Ministry of Education to allow the reopening of public and state universities throughout the country following the reopening of schools. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50941797/pm-allows-reopening-of-universities-following-opening-of-schools/

Some 4,000 monks, nuns and students in pagodas in PP tested for Covid-19

As of 12 noon today, the medical team took samples from some 4,000 monks and residents in 80 out of the 151 pagodas throughout Phnom Penh. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50941430/some-4000-monks-nuns-and-students-in-pagodas-in-pp-tested-for-covid-19/

Over 80% of Cambodia's population get Covid jabs

More than 80 per cent of the Kingdom’s total population of 16 million have been vaccinated against Covid-19, at least with their first doses, according to the Ministry of Health. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-80-cambodias-population-get-covid-jabs

Cambodia unveils four-pronged intervention towards 2030 food systems vision

Cambodia has outlined four main priority areas of intervention to realise its 2030 Food Systems vision, which centres on achieving food security and nutrition for all, and encouraging a healthy balance between socio-economic and environmental sustainability. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-unveils-four-pronged-intervention-towards-2030-food-systems-vision

Siem Reap villages remain in lockdown

Siem Reap provincial authorities have decided to extend the lockdown of Varin village in Varin district and commune for another week through October 1 after many Covid-19 cases were detected. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-villages-remain-lockdown

Boosters for public in capital slated to kick off in October

The Ministry of Health will kick off its booster shot vaccination campaign for the general public on October 11 starting with Phnom Phnom. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/boosters-public-capital-slated-kick-october

UNICEF report says Cambodian children face crisis from poor diets

A report released by UNICEF on September 22 said that Cambodian children under the age of two are not getting the food or nutrients they need to thrive and grow well, leading to irreversible developmental harm. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50940015/unicef-report-says-cambodian-children-face-crisis-from-poor-diets/

Hun Sen marks national day for older people

Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed local authorities to encourage the establishment of more Older People’s Associations (OPA) in local communities throughout the country and called on non-governmental organisations to support this development. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-marks-national-day-older-people

Police all set to beef up security during festival

With the 15-day Pchum Ben festival approaching, Phnom Penh municipal police have mobilised nearly 2,000 officers for duties like maintaining security and public order during the celebrations, while municipal governor Khuong Sreng urged police in the capital to also pay attention to enforcement of Covid-19 ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-all-set-beef-security-during-festival

Covid surge prompts anti-Covid education campaign

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng on September 18 urged the Phnom Penh municipal governor and his provincial counterparts to promote greater community awareness and participation in the Covid-19 fight, amid an eight-day trend of over 600 new daily cases. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-surge-prompts-anti-covid-education-campaign

Cambodia crosses 12 million of its population vaccinated against COVID-19 mark

A total of 12,049,739 people has been vaccinated against COVID-19 with at least one dose of the life saving vaccine as of September 19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50937989/cambodia-crosses-12-million-of-its-population-vaccinated-against-covid-19-mark/

Quarantine rules easing across the board may lure vaccinated tourists back and encourage Cambodians to travel

The possible easing of quarantine for incoming travellers into Cambodia from the current 14 days to seven, if implemented, may see the slow but steady restart of the tourism and hospitality sectors which are all but down in the dumps. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50937678/quarantine-rules-easing-across-the-board-may-lure-vaccinated-tourists-back-and-encourage-cambodians-to-travel/

Oxfam calls for maternity benefit plan

Oxfam has renewed its call for a national policy in Cambodia to ensure that all women workers are given equal access to maternity care.   ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oxfam-calls-maternity-benefit-plan

School’s in again: Nearly 2,000 reopen nationwide after C-19 closures

After more than seven months, most schools across the Kingdom opened their gates again for students after having been shuttered to stem the spread of Covid-19. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50935830/schools-in-again-nearly-2000-reopen-nationwide-after-c-19-closures/

Vaccinations to continue at eight capital referral hospitals

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration said eight referral hospitals have now been designated to provide vaccinations to anyone who had not received the jabs during the opening campaign. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vaccinations-continue-eight-capital-referral-hospitals

Ministry plans mobile jabs

Senior Ministry of Health officials have urged provincial administrations to dispatch mobile vaccination teams to remote households and the homes of those with difficulties travelling in order to administer Covid-19 jabs to them. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-plans-mobile-jabs

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