Social development

C-19 vaccine promised: Doses to be provided for three percent of population first

The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that Cambodia will receive COVID-19 vaccines for three percent of the population when they are officially released.   ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775593/c-19-vaccine-promised-doses-to-be-provided-for-three-percent-of-population-first/

Cambodia logs a new COVID-19 case, bringing tally to 286

In two consecutive days, Cambodia registered another new imported case of COVID-19 on a Polish man today, raising the tally of infections to 286.   ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775390/cambodia-logs-a-new-covid-19-case-bringing-tally-to-286/

Kingdom cuts inequality, says Oxfam

Cambodia performs better at global commitment to reduce inequality, despite COVID-19, according to a report on Oxfam in Cambodia Policy. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774670/kingdom-cuts-inequality-says-oxfam/

FAO ready to respond to food security needs in Cambodia

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) yesterday confirmed that it and its partners stand ready to support the Cambodian government to respond to COVID-19 and ensure sustainable food systems. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773723/fao-ready-to-respond-to-food-security-needs-in-cambodia/

Call for better health education

National and international civil society groups are pushing for better health education, particularly in regards to HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other communicable diseases. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/call-better-health-education

Gov’t acknowledges 12 quality child care centres

Nine organisations on Tuesday received certificates of acknowledgement for their child care centres from the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation following ministerial evaluation at the centres. The organisations run 12 child care centres. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-acknowledges-12-quality-child-care-centres

Ministry allows public universities to reopen with COVID-19 measures​

The Ministry of Education yesterday announced that it has given a green light to public universities all over the country to reopen after months of closure to prevent the outbreak of COVID-19.​   ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772511/ministry-allows-public-universities-to-reopen-with-covid-19-measures/

Covid guidelines set for festival

Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the Ministry of Health to issue guidelines on measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 during the upcoming Water Festival from October 30 to November 1. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-guidelines-set-festival

CHRC responds to recent human rights criticisms

The Cambodia Human Rights Committee (CHRC) on Wednesday issued a press release on the situation of human rights, the implementation of democracy and the rule of law in Cambodia.   ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/chrc-responds-recent-human-rights-criticisms

Government extends IDPoor scheme

The government will extend support for another three months for about 600,000 poor families, equivalent to more than three million people. ...

Seav Kouy Y
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50771029/government-extends-idpoor-scheme/

WHO lauds successful efforts to reduce malaria in Kingdom

The World Health Organisation (WHO) representative in Cambodia Li Ailan has lauded the progress made to combat malaria in the Kingdom. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50771118/who-lauds-successful-efforts-to-reduce-malaria-in-kingdom/

UNESCO says COVID-19 impacts 113,000 Cambodian school personnel

While the world, including Cambodia is celebrating today the Word Teacher’s Day, UNESCO said Cambodian education sector is one of the affected-sectors by the COVID-19 pandemic.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50770201/unesco-says-covid-19-impacts-113000-cambodian-school-personnel/

Two new imported COVID-19 cases detected, bringing tally to 280

Cambodia registered two new imported cases of COVID-19 on foreigners today, raising the tally of infections to 280.   ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50769960/two-new-imported-covid-19-cases-detected-bringing-tally-to-280/

Agreement signed to foster online learning

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has collaborated with EZECOM, an internet provider, to further boost online learning in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50769128/agreement-signed-to-foster-online-learning/

CSOs urge ministry to release the full EIA

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have requested that the Ministry of Environment to publicly release the full details of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to ensure accountability and transparency of environmental governance in Cambodia. ...

Sok Srey Lux
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50769046/csos-urge-ministry-to-release-the-full-eia/

Smart Axiata’s 1 Million USD COVID-19 Relief Fund brings assistance to Kingdom’s farmers amid pandemic

With many garment factories, construction sites and other businesses closing due to COVID-19, thousands of workers lost their jobs and had to return home to farming and earning a living by working in agriculture.   ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50768611/smart-axiatas-1-million-usd-covid-19-relief-fund-brings-assistance-to-kingdoms-farmers-amid-pandemic/

Unicef lauds IDPoor scheme for protecting children amid pandemic

Unicef country director Foroogh Foyouzat has praised Cambodia for the IDPoor scheme and its ability to protect children from exposure to child labour and trafficking amid the pandemic. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50767552/unicef-lauds-idpoor-scheme-for-protecting-children-amid-pandemic/

$3 million MoU signed for children’s welfare

The Ministry of Social Affairs has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with seven civil society organisations worth more than $3 million to promote social welfare and child development in Cambodia. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50767091/3-million-mou-signed-for-childrens-welfare/

More than 90 villagers contract Chikungunya in Kandal province

The head of Kandal provincial health department Kuy Bunthoeun said that 298 people have fallen ill in a suspected outbreak of Chikungunya in the province.​ ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50767005/more-than-90-villagers-contract-chikungunya-in-kandal-province/

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