Social development

NSSF plans to expand coverage

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is planning to expand the fund’s scope of coverage to include families of NSSF’s members such as retirees, and domestic and informal economic workers. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501103729/covid-19-alert-at-entry-points-again-after-cases-reemerge/

Angkor Children Hospital to launch scheme to cover cost

Angkor Hospital for Children will launch the “Patient Contribution” scheme for medical services for children on July 7, but for patients from poor families, the hospital will still continue to provide free healthcare. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501103734/angkor-children-hospital-to-launch-scheme-to-cover-cost/

Significant drop in maternal, infant and mortality rates

A recent report from the Ministry of Health has indicated that maternal, infant and neonatal mortality rates have decreased significantly. ...

យឹម​ ​ស្រី​លីន
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501102956/significant-drop-in-maternal-infant-and-mortality-rates/

Hun Sen calls on public to receive booster jabs to stop Covid return

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered that national authorities establish more vaccination sites and assemble teams who can offer booster shots to those who cannot travel to the sites. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-calls-public-receive-booster-jabs-stop-covid-return

10 new Covid cases in Cambodia

The Ministry of Health on June 29 reported 10 new Covid-19 cases, eight of which were detected in the community and the others on inbound travellers. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/10-new-covid-cases-cambodia

Draft law on cybercrime fast-tracked

The Ministry of Interior is seeking to expedite the drafting of a cybercrime law to protect the safety of all Cambodians when using devices such as mobile phones and computers and to help state institutions defend against cyberattacks in response to the rapid technological advances. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/draft-law-cybercrime-fast-tracked

Cambodia detects new Covid cases after 52 days: PM

After 52 days of zero new Covid-19 cases, Cambodia has now detected new infections, according to Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-detects-new-covid-cases-after-52-days-pm

11,000-bed Covid treatment centre now 30% complete

The Kingdom’s first state-of the-art Covid-19 treatment centre, which is being constructed on an 8ha site on the northwestern outskirts of the capital, is now 30 per cent complete, according to officials from the Ministry of Health and Phnom Penh Municipal Administration following their June ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/11000-bed-covid-treatment-centre-now-30-complete

Covid impact 1,200 tourism firms closed, 22,000 jobs lost

Nearly 1,200 establishments in the tourism industry were closed and almost 22,000 direct jobs have been lost as of May this year due to the Covid-19 in Cambodia, according to a statement from the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501101471/covid-impact-1200-tourism-firms-closed-22000-jobs-lost/

Chinese-aided school building inaugurated in NW Cambodia’s remote area

A Chinese-aided school building was inaugurated on Saturday in a remote area here in northwest Cambodia, giving hopes for better education to children in this rural area, officials said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501098114/chinese-aided-school-building-inaugurated-in-nw-cambodias-remote-area/

COVID-19 crisis pushes Cambodia’s economy to negative growth for the first time, says Ministry

As the global economy continues to reel from the compounded crises of Covid-19 and Ukraine-Russia, Cambodia has not been able to go through them unaffected. The Covid-19 crisis has pushed Cambodia’s economy to negative growth for the first time in 2020 due to a sharp ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501097431/covid-19-crisis-pushes-cambodias-economy-to-negative-growth-for-the-first-time-says-ministry/

Disabilities convention supports ‘inclusive, accessible, and sustainable world’

We have the tools to end the “systemic marginalization” of persons with disabilities, the UN chief told the 15th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on June 14. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501097374/disabilities-convention-supports-inclusive-accessible-and-sustainable-world/

202,708 in Cambodia receive 5th dose of COVID-19 vaccine

An estimated 202,708 people in Cambodia have received the 5th dose of the COVID-19 vaccine since the campaign vegan on June 9, 2022. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501096819/202708-in-cambodia-receive-5th-dose-of-covid-19-vaccine/

Pasteur Institute and UNIDO sign lab agreement

The Pasteur Institute of Cambodia (IPC) on June 15 signed a partnership agreement with the UN Industrial Development Organisation’s (UNIDO) Post Harvest Fisheries Development project (CAPFISHCapture) to strengthen the capacity of its testing laboratories towards achieving ISO 17025 accreditation.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pasteur-institute-and-unido-sign-lab-agreement

Debt ceiling still provides space for development

Cambodia’s public debt is still relatively low as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), at nearly 25 per cent, compared to the 40-per-cent threshold, affording the government ample fiscal space to borrow to develop the country, experts have said.   ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/debt-ceiling-still-provides-space-development

Japan Heart, AEON mall to hold blood donation event

Japan Heart, an international paediatric cancer NGO, is holding a blood donation event in collaboration with AEON Mall Phnom Penh to help counter the acute blood shortages faced by patients in Cambodia and to raise awareness of the importance of donating blood to deal with ...

Hong Raksmey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-heart-aeon-mall-hold-blood-donation-event

CSOs calling for prompt info access law drafting

A group of 33 civil society organisations (CSOs) urged the intervention of Prime Minister Hun Sen to expedite the draft law on “access to information”. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/csos-calling-prompt-info-access-law-drafting

More than 300 students educated on the conservation, development of Angkor

The APSARA Authority organized a workshop on Management, Conservation and Development of Angkor Area and educated more than 300 students from the Royal University of Agriculture. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501095428/more-than-300-students-educated-on-the-conservation-development-of-angkor/

Private hospitals urged to refer monkeypox cases to authorities

There are no positive monkeypox cases in the country but we are not keeping our guard down, as there is a rise in the number of suspected cases, said a top health official said yesterday.​​ ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501095004/private-hospitals-urged-to-refer-monkeypox-cases-to-authorities/

TVET Day boosts human resources with skills development

TVET Day will become a new opportunity for Cambodia to build up human resources with knowledge, skills, morality and high productivity which will be a potential to attract both domestic and foreign investors, especially large manufacturers to invest in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501095407/tvet-day-boosts-human-resources-with-skills-development/

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