Social development

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/

Official: Mother, child care top priority

A senior Ministry of Health official said the maternal and child health protection programme has the highest priority in the ministry’s national strategy, and is also one angle of the government’s rectangular strategy.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/official-mother-child-care-top-priority

No new Covid cases in Cambodia

The Ministry of Health on June 14 reported zero new Covid-19 cases and no new deaths. As of June 14, Cambodia had recorded a total of 136,262 Covid-19 cases with 133,206 recoveries and 3,056 fatalities.   ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/no-new-covid-cases-cambodia-24

PM shares some key ideas to end violence against children

Prime Minister Hun Sen, has shared three key ideas, aimed at ending global violence against children, at the “Together to #End Violence Leaders’ Event” on June 14. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/1094367/pm-shares-some-key-ideas-to-end-violence-against-children/

Concern over dengue surge

The recent surge in dengue fever cases has prompted the Ministry of Health to request hospitals to enhance health services to accommodate patients with the disease, adding that there could be a major outbreak if the proper preventative measures aren’t followed. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501093438/concern-over-dengue-surge/

PM: Covid-19 boosters will continue to be free for the public

Cambodia will continue administering Covid-19 vaccine to the public free of charge until the coronavirus is eradicated, said Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501093436/pm-covid-19-boosters-will-continue-to-be-free-for-the-public/

No one left behind: Cambodian Muslims get free medical examinations

Rofi Osman, Member of the National Assembly, presided over a large-scale medical mission that saw 500 people from the Khmer Muslim community get free medical examinations. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501093189/no-one-left-behind-cambodian-muslims-get-free-medical-examinations/

More than 2,000 diplomas to be handed out by PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen is scheduled to preside over the handing out of diplomas to more than 2,000 students graduating from the Royal School of Administration. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501093197/more-than-2000-diplomas-to-be-handed-out-by-pm/

Cambodia rolls out 5th dose of COVID-19 vaccination even as second dose has not kept pace with first dose

Cambodia started providing the fifth dose of COVID-19 vaccines to priority groups across the country on Thursday, health ministry’s secretary of state and spokeswoman Or Vandine said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501091815/cambodia-rolls-out-5th-dose-of-covid-19-vaccination-even-as-second-dose-has-not-kept-pace-with-first-dose/

Dengue fever cases surge in 2022

In the first five months of this year, Cambodia detected more than 1,100 cases of dengue fever, an increase of over 600 cases compared to the same period last year, including two deaths. ...

Nang Veasna
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501089983/dengue-fever-cases-surge-in-2022/

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