Social development

Quarantine waived for health workers and service providers

The government will waive quarantine for medical workers and frontline service providers at treatment facilities who maintain strict health measures while on duty and receive negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/quarantine-waived-health-workers-and-service-providers

UN officials praise Cambodia as more jabs arrive

UN officials commended Cambodia’s all-out Covid-19 vaccination campaign as the latest batch of vaccines provided through Covax – a global initiative aimed at ensuring equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines – arrived at Phnom Penh International Airport on the evening of October 22. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/un-officials-praise-cambodia-more-jabs-arrive

Cambodia to set aside $700 million for continuation of COVID-19 interventions in 2022

The Royal Government plans to budget more than $700 million for the continuation of interventions against the effects of Covid 19 in 2022.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957425/cambodia-to-set-aside-700-million-for-continuation-of-covid-19-interventions-in-2022/

Cambodia set to launch Post Covid recovery plan soon

Cambodia is set to launch soon, its Post COVID economic recovery plan, thanks to its high rate of vaccination which stood at 85.33 percent as of Friday, October 22. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957334/cambodia-set-to-launch-post-covid-recovery-plan-soon/

Health ministry issues SOP for travellers

The Ministry of Health released their official Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) on October 20 for all travellers to Cambodia, with the specific instructions varying according to whether the traveller is fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated or unvaccinated. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/health-ministry-issues-sop-travellers

Almost 100 percent vaccinated induces decision to resume in-class all levels

The days of home study or online learning are coming to an end soon, brought about by the high rate of vaccination across all age groups, except toddlers and children up to five years old. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50956817/almost-100-percent-vaccinated-induces-decision-to-resume-in-class-all-levels/

Cambodia provides cash assistance to pandemic-hit families for another 3 months

The Cambodian government will continue providing cash assistance to about 700,000 families hit by COVID-19 for another three months from October to December, according to a decision released on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50955991/cambodia-provides-cash-assistance-to-pandemic-hit-families-for-another-3-months/

Date for high school exam set

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport will continue to conduct the high school diploma examination or “baccalaureate” in accordance with the principles of equity and transparency.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/date-high-school-exam-set

Gov’t refutes Licadho claim of 1,000s of families in land disputes

The government has refuted claims by the Cambodia League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (Licadho) that thousands of families have been involved in land disputes for the last two years and some are detained in prison for voicing their grievances. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50954184/govt-refutes-licadho-claim-of-1000s-of-families-in-land-disputes/

Presentation of vaccination card at schools not mandatory for U-18s

Children and youth under 18 years of age are not required to show their COVID-19 vaccination card or certificate when entering and leaving school institutions, both public and private in Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50954510/presentation-of-vaccination-card-at-schools-not-mandatory-for-u-18s/

Siem Reap reopens 44 schools and plans to reopen 129 more

After requests were sent, inspections and evaluations conducted, and meetings held, Siem Reap finally reopened the doors of 44 schools and will be reopening 129 more two days after. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50954141/siem-reap-reopens-44-schools-and-plans-to-reopen-129-more/

Kingdom works to eliminate hunger by 2030

All government authorities must work together to eliminate hunger by 2030 to ensure food security, food consumption and food stability, said Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50953570/kingdom-works-to-eliminate-hunger-by-2030/

Covid vaccination card required for NSSF services in Kingdom

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) under the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training advised all offices in the capital and provinces not to provide services for any individual who cannot show a Covid-19 vaccination card or certificate. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-vaccination-card-required-nssf-services-kingdom

Cambodia voted ‘world’s friendliest country’ in Rough Guides reader poll

Cambodia ranked number one among the “World’s Friendliest Countries”, according to a reader poll conducted by London-based international website “Rough Guides”. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-voted-worlds-friendliest-country-rough-guides-reader-poll

Vocational training centres to reopen

The virtual reopening of the vocational training centres across the country took place yesterday and presided over by Labour Minister It Samheng and around 200 other people. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50950391/vocational-training-centres-to-reopen/

Capital heading for full reopening with jab card rules in public places

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng urged all authorities in the capital to apply strict measures in schools, markets and businesses to prevent the spread of Covid-19 before the expected reopening of all sectors. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-heading-full-reopening-jab-card-rules-public-places

Unvaccinated people the majority of Covid fatalities

A senior Ministry of Health official said most Covid-19 patients who had died were unvaccinated, while the death of vaccinated people was caused by underlying health problems. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unvaccinated-people-majority-covid-fatalities

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