Social development

Ministry ready to open schools for all

Minister of Education Hang Chuon Naron confirmed yesterday the ministry is ready to ask Prime Minister Hun Sen to begin Phase 3 of the schools reopening, as phases one and two are running smoothly. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765624/ministry-ready-to-open-schools-for-all/

No C-19 vaccine for all: Ministry says Cambodia has not pre-ordered any supply

The Health Ministry says Cambodia will not have enough doses to distribute to the whole population when the World Health Organization finally approves any COVID-19 vaccine. ...

Khann Chanvirak
http://khmertimeskh.com/50765563/no-c-19-vaccine-for-all-ministry-says-cambodia-has-not-pre-ordered-any-supply/

Influenza outbreaks infect more than 500 people

The Ministry of Health announced on Saturday that 575 people have tested positive for Influenza A across eight provinces. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764670/influenza-outbreaks-infect-more-than-500-people/

New COVID-19 case after almost two weeks

After having no new cases for nearly two consecutive weeks with all patients recovering and discharged from the hospital, the Kingdom yesterday logged the latest case, a 54-year-old British man, raising the country’s total to 275. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763439/new-covid-19-case-after-almost-two-weeks/

Digital education will continue to be a priority

The Ministry of Education is cooperating with the International Centre for Higher Education Innovation of Unesco (Unesco-ICHEI) to diversify higher education with more digital-focussed programmes ...

Kuch Nithatevy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763513/digital-education-will-continue-to-be-a-priority/

Churches allowed to reopen after six-month closure due to pandemic

Churches have resumed religious services after the six-month closure and ban on group gatherings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 was lifted on Saturday. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763484/churches-allowed-to-reopen-after-six-month-closure-due-to-pandemic/

Government continues to battle COVID-19 with $78 million distributed so far

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has announced that the government has so far distributed $78 million to poor families suffering from the pandemic.  ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762967/government-continues-to-battle-covid-19-with-78-million-distributed-so-far-2/

Cambodia’s COVID-19 situation: No new case for 11 consecutive days and no active case

Cambodia this morning reported that the last remaining COVID-19 patient, an 18-year-old Indonesian male, has been successfully treated and discharged from hospital. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763149/cambodias-covid-19-situation-no-new-case-for-11-consecutive-days-and-no-active-case/

Promoting Cambodia’s Digital Higher Education

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in cooperation with the International Centre for Higher Education Innovation of UNESCO (UNESCO-ICHEI) in Shenzhen is advancing higher education in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763067/promoting-cambodias-digital-higher-education/

Kantha Bopha Foundation sees decrease in donations

The Kantha Bopha Foundation has reported a 20 percent decrease in donations within the first eight months of this year, compared to 2019. ...

Sok Srey Lux
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762935/kantha-bopha-foundation-sees-decrease-in-donations/

Group mounts campaign to keep children in school

The Child and Youth Network in Cambodia launched a “back to school” campaign on Wednesday to seek support to ensure children return to classes and do not drop out of school. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/group-mounts-campaign-keep-children-school

UN rapporteur told to follow code of conduct

The Cambodian Permanent Mission to the UN Office in Geneva on Wednesday urged UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia Rhona Smith to strictly observe the code of conduct and her office’s operations manual.​ ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/un-rapporteur-told-follow-code-conduct

Ministry: No unlawful protests

The Ministry of Interior is warning citizens not to take part in social justice protests.​ It issued a press release on Monday saying members of the groups Khmer Thavrak and Mother Nature Movement had been carrying out activities not registered at the ministry, which is required ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-no-unlawful-protests

‘Professional’ journalists get Covid reporting award

The Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ) bestowed awards on five journalists for their Covid-19 reporting at a ceremony on Monday. Sao Sok Eng, a journalist from thmeythmey.com, took home the top prize. Mao Samnang, from the TV station PNN, came in second. Mom Kunthear, a former ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/professional-journalists-get-covid-reporting-award

Preah Sihanouk gets Covid-19 lab

Preah Sihanouk province will become the second after Siem Reap to have a laboratory to test for Covid-19 after a plan was approved to build one at the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Referral Hospital. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-gets-covid-19-lab

Youths seek inclusion in social security fund

The Youth Resource Development Programme (YRDP) and a group of youths have asked the government to include students and monks in the government’s National Social Security Fund (NSSF) so they can receive social protection services for free such as health examinations and treatment. The proposal ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youths-seek-inclusion-social-security-fund

Three Mother Nature activists charged with incitement

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court charged three environmental activists with incitement to disturb social security on September 6, a move civil society groups have said is meant as a threat to others who dare to criticize the government. ...

Khoun Narim
https://cambojanews.com/three-mother-nature-activists-charged-with-incitement/

Schools across Cambodia reopen

Schools across Cambodia reopened for students yesterday, following the green light from the Ministry of Education after six months of closures to curb the spread of COVID-19. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50761521/schools-across-cambodia-reopen/

Pagodas fail to take health measures to curb COVID-19

Some pagodas along with worshippers have failed to comply with health measures to stem the spread of COVID-19 during the Pchum Ben festival, according to the Health Ministry. ...

Khann Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50761593/pagodas-fail-to-take-health-measures-to-curb-covid-19/

UN talks review Covid, hunger risks

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) offices in Cambodia and countries in the Asia-Pacific region participated in a four-day virtual conference recently to respond to the “twin pandemics” of Covid-19 and hunger facing the region. Dealing with Covid-19 has led to setbacks in the fight ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/un-talks-review-covid-hunger-risks

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