Social development

Public health

Prime Minister reiterates, strenuously for social distancing to be continued

Prime Minister Hun Sen advised the public yet again to stay away from crowded places to prevent the spreading of COVID-19 infection after two new cases have been reported in the Kingdom. ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726242/prime-minister-reiterates-strenuously-for-social-distancing-to-be-continued/

Anti-virus measures in place

The government yesterday announced the lifting of the entry ban on people from six countries, more than two months after it was put in place to prevent imported virus cases from entering Cambodia. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50725246/anti-virus-measures-in-place/

Government lifts travel ban for people from six countries

The government announced the lifting of the travel ban for people from six countries but they need health certificates issued by their individual country to confirm they are free of coronavirus. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/725131/government-lifts-travel-ban-for-people-from-six-countries/

Smart gives $1m from virus fund

Smart Axiata announced yesterday that it has begun disbursing funds from its $1 million COVID-19 Relief Fund to the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Open Institute, Friends International and Southeastern Globe Communications, according to a company statement. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50725375/smart-gives-1m-from-virus-fund/

Museums to be reopened next month

In an announcement, Health Minister Mam Bun Heng said the decision was made during a meeting of the National Committee for Combating COVID-19 on May 12 and with greenlight from Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/725090/museums-to-be-reopened-next-month/

Private education sector reports 50 percent paycut

The president of the Federation of Education Services in Cambodia (FESC) has said that the government needs to expand the scope of its COVID-19 response package to include the private education sector. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50725372/private-education-sector-reports-50-percent-paycut/

Two Thai provinces to open border for Cambodians seeking emergency medical help

While Cambodia and Thailand are continuing a lockdown of their common border to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, low-level negotiations between both sides at the Oddar Meanchay international checkpoints have yielded a compromise – The Thais will allow residents in the province needing medical ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/724587/two-thai-provinces-to-open-border-for-cambodians-seeking-emergency-medical-help/

Cambodia’s last virus victim discharged

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday called for the public’s continued prudence and vigilance to prevent a second wave of coronavirus outbreak in the Kingdom. The call comes after the last of all 122 COVID-19 patients diagnosed in the Kingdom has recovered from the deadly ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50723982/cambodias-last-virus-victim-discharged/

Cambodia reports no new COVID-19 cases for 30 days straight, only one still hospitalised

For the 30th consecutive day, Cambodia has unearthed zero new COVID-19 positive cases while one of the two remaining in hospital was treated and discharged Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50722327/cambodia-reports-no-new-covid-19-cases-for-30-days-straight-only-one-still-hospitalised/

Weddings, other ceremonies must be delayed: Ministry

The Health Ministry yesterday reminded the public to keep postponing wedding celebrations and any other ceremonies although there have been no new coronavirus case in the Kingdom. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50722008/weddings-other-ceremonies-must-be-delayed-ministry/

Clean Water Plays a Crucial Role in the fight against COVID-19

Ongoing crisis is reminder of a significant portion of the world population currently lacking adequate access to basic hand-washing facilities.​ ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50720987/clean-water-plays-a-crucial-role-in-the-fight-against-covid-19/

COVID-19: no new cases in Cambodia for over 2 weeks

Cambodia has found no new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for 24 days in a row, according to the Ministry of Health’s press release issued this morning. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50720458/covid-19-no-new-cases-in-cambodia-for-over-2-weeks/

No plan to reopen entertainment venues now, health minister says

The Ministry of Health is still not clear about a plan to reopen some business, particularly KTVs, which were closed because of Covid-19. Even though the situation appears to be under control, the ministry is asking citizens to be patient a little longer. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/no-plan-reopen-entertainment-venues-now-health-minister-says

India aids Kingdom’s fight against Covid-19

In a bid to assist the Cambodian government in the fight against Covid-19, the Indian embassy in Phnom Penh on Monday donated protective supplies to the Chey Chumneas Referral Hospital in Kandal province. ...

Phuon Chansereivuth
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/india-aids-kingdoms-fight-against-covid-19

China delivers plane-load of aid

China’s Ministry of Defence on Saturday donated 16 tonnes of medical supplies to Cambodia’s Ministry of Defence, consisting of 11 types of items worth some $1 million. ...

Niem Chheng
https://bit.ly/2VIXFhb

Over 5,000 test negative

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has wrapped up health examination for workers who took time off and left for their hometowns during Khmer New Year despite the holidays being postponed to prevent Covid-19 spreading in communities. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-5000-test-negative

EU offers grant for Kingdom’s Covid-19 fight

EU Ambassador to Cambodia Carmen Moreno applauded the country’s efforts to control the Covid-19 crisis and said the EU is transferring a €56 million ($66.7 million) grant to help restore the economy, said a Ministry of Economy and Finance press release. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/eu-offers-grant-kingdoms-covid-19-fight

Muslim council bans gatherings during Ramadan

The Highest Council for Islamic Religious Affairs in Cambodia yesterday decided to ban gatherings during the Ramadan fasting month to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Kingdom. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715604/muslim-council-bans-gatherings-during-ramadan/

Ministry warns Kingdom still at risk of coronavirus outbreak

The Health Ministry yesterday warned a coronavirus outbreak in the Kingdom is still possible although there have been no new infections over the past eight days.​ ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715243/ministry-warns-kingdom-still-at-risk-of-coronavirus-outbreak/

Cambodia-China joint COVID-19 fight an outstanding model of cooperation

Cambodia and China’s joint COVID-19 fight is an outstanding model of cooperation and a positive step towards building a global community of shared future, said a Cambodian ruling party spokesman. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50714938/cambodia-china-joint-covid-19-fight-an-outstanding-model-of-cooperation/

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