Social development

Mondulkiri Bunong community seeks return of forest land

More than 200 indigenous Bunong families in Mondulkiri province have asked authorities to retrieve 5ha of community forest land they claim had been secretly stolen from them by speculators. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-bunong-community-seeks-return-forest-land

All Cinemas, Museums and Theatres closed

The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has announced that all cinemas, museums and theatres in Cambodia are to be closed immediately for a period of 2 weeks from today. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50787688/all-cinemas-museums-and-theatres-closed-for-2-weeks/

Combating HIV/AIDS remains government priority

The Cambodian government has reaffirmed its commitment to combatting HIV/AIDS in light of today being World AIDS Day. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50787827/combating-hiv-aids-remains-government-priority/

Gathering of over 20 people prohibited in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap

Prime Minister Hun Sen said gatherings of more than 20 people and wedding parties are banned in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap province for 15 days to contain the COVID-19 transmission in the community. ...

Ben Sokhean
http://Prime Minister Hun Sen said gatherings of more than 20 people and wedding parties are banned in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap province for 15 days to contain the COVID-19 transmission in the community.

Cambodia’s COVID-19 community outbreak increases to 14, tally now at 323

Cambodia’s Ministry of Health this morning announced eight new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the tally thus rose to 323. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50787651/cambodias-covid-19-community-outbreak-increases-to-14-tally-now-at-323/

Public and private schools shuttered again from today

All public schools across the country has been instructed to end the 2019-2020 academic year on Nov. 30, according to a new directive of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports issued Sunday night. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50787476/public-and-private-schools-shuttered-again-from-today/

Kingdom’s fight goes on against HIV/AIDS

Despite progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Cambodia still faces challenges in its bid to prevent new infections.​ ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50785480/kingdoms-fight-goes-on-against-hiv-aids/

Ministry of Health initialises three-stage protocol for delegations

A new three-stage protocol was announced yesterday by the Ministry of Health for any meetings with the King and Queen Mother, as well as meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen, Heng Samrin, president of the National Assembly and Say Chhum, president of the Senate. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50785807/ministry-of-health-initialises-three-stage-protocol-for-delegations/

NGO Forum: Government has stopped sharing environmental impact reports

The Environmental Ministry has this year stopped sharing environmental and social impact assessments for new development projects with NGO Forum, the civil society network said. ...

Tran Techseng
https://vodenglish.news/ngo-forum-government-has-stopped-sharing-environmental-impact-reports/

WHO praises Cambodia’s rating among top nations of best COVID-19 containment

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has welcomed and praised Cambodia for being ranked among the top nations with the best COVID-19 containment and impact management. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50785009/who-praises-cambodias-rating-among-top-nations-of-best-covid-19-containment/

Australia providing $24 million for Indo-Pacific fight against infectious diseases

Australia will set aside $24 million of its investment in The Global Fund to directly support countries in the Indo-Pacific region, including Cambodia, to fight against infectious diseases. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784956/australia-providing-24-million-for-indo-pacific-fight-against-infectious-diseases/

Mondulkiri Bunong irked over land sales

Some 190 Bunong indigenous people in Mondulkiri province are expressing concern that land sales in the Tring and Pupe mountain areas could result in a loss of cultural sites and their ancestral identities. Chean Vanna, one of their representatives in Pou Lung village, told The Post ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-bunong-irked-over-land-sales

Female fishery activists play a key role

In the Khmer folktale “Phnom Chiso Temple,” a Hindu priest gives blessings to a Khmer prince, saying: “May you be as strong as an ant, as mighty as a ghost and as decisive as a woman.” Following this as an example, after fishery communities were ...

Moeun Chhean Nariddh
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784633/female-fishery-activists-play-a-key-role/

Ministry to recruit more primary and high school teachers

The Ministry of Education has announced it will recruit thousands more primary and high school teachers next year to promote the quality of public education in the Kingdom. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784585/ministry-to-recruit-more-primary-and-high-school-teachers/

Cambodian Embassy in South Korea signs MoU for Cambodian women and children

The Cambodian Embassy in South Korea yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Seongnam Migrant Community Service Centre on housework, language and culture skills training for Cambodian woman and children living there. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784295/cambodian-embassy-in-south-korea-signs-mou-for-cambodian-women-and-children/

“November 3 incident” close to end

Today, Prime Minister Hun Sen, as well as those directly and indirectly involved in the “November 3 incident” will be given their fourth and final COVID-19 test. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783788/november-3-incident-close-to-end/

Rice lobby refutes rights abuse claim

The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) on Monday voiced deep regret over claims linking milled-rice exports to Australia with human rights abuses. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-lobby-refutes-rights-abuse-claim

303rd COVID-19 positive case detected in Cambodia

Cambodia registered its 303rd COVID-19 positive on a 56 year old Cambodian-American national. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783686/303rd-covid-19-positive-case-detected-in-cambodia/

Japan extends Covid loan for Kingdom

Japan has extended its loan for Cambodia for $270 million to be used in Covid-19 response and economic revitalisation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said following the 12th virtual Mekong-Japan Summit on November 13. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-extends-covid-loan-kingdom

Over 3,000 samples taken after ‘November 3 incident’ test negative for COVID-19

The Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed 1,195 test results from the third round of testing of 1,300 samples from people who came into direct or indirect contact with Hungarian delegation were negative for COVID-19.   ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783102/over-3000-samples-taken-after-november-3-incident-test-negative-for-covid-19/

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