Social security and veterans
Minister lauds cash support to all factory worker mothers, kids
Since 2018, the government has provided cash support to more than 356,000 female factory workers who gave birth. More than $35 million was shared with the mothers of over 358,000 children, said Ith Samheng, Minister of Labour and Vocational Training. ...
NSSF to study coverage of agricultural workers
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and the Group For Research and Technology Exchanges (GRET) inked a Memorandum of Understanding with the French Development Agency (AFD) for a feasibility study to extend social security coverage to agricultural workers in Cambodia, who are among the most ...
Social security week to tackle efficiency and transparency
Cambodia is gearing up to host the second annual Social Protection Week, with the aim of strengthening social security efficiency and transparency. ...
Healthcare facilities late pay complaints due to late data entry
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) instructed all partnered health facilities to fulfil their obligations by entering all members’ medical and healthcare data into the payment system in a timely manner as there are nearly 2,000 health facilities that signed the agreement with the NSSF, ...
NSSF paid out $5M to working mothers
According to a January 25 report by the Department of Social Security under the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), allowances were paid to a total of 55,770 women, who had a total of 56,173 children. Among them, 393 gave birth to twins and five to ...
Ministry: Improve Covid cash-aid scheme for infants, pregnant women
The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation have instructed officials linked to the government’s social assistance programme to reconfigure an accompanying cash scheme with additional considerations to address shortcomings, especially those involving pregnant woman and children under 2. ...
Gov’t spends nearly $20M on assistance
The government has spent nearly $20 million during the first phase of a three-phase programme to help vulnerable households suffering from inflationary pressures and severe flooding. The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation urges officials to strengthen the monitoring of payments and prevent ...
National Social Assistance Fund launched
The National Social Assistance Fund (NSAF) was officially launched on January 1, 2023. The NSAF has been created through the integration of the National Social Security Fund for Civil Servants, the National Veterans Fund and the Department of Social Welfare. ...
Small businesses urged to register with NSSF
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has instructed its officials to focus on outreach to small enterprises and encourage them to register with the NSSF, noting that some of the businesses obligated to pay into the fund in its first month have been slow to ...
NSSF pension plan ensuring welfare, social protections
Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Samheng said the government has focused on ensuring the welfare and provision of social protections, most recently through the launch of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) pension scheme for the private sector under the provisions of the ...
Pension fund workshops reach over three-quarters of a million workers
As of August 20, a total of 1,600 workshops had been held to explain the new pension scheme for the private sector, according to a top National Social Security Fund (NSSF) official. ...
NSSF pension campaign reaches 217, 277 workers
The Ministry of Labor said its three-month campaign to create awareness on the social security’s pension scheme has reached 217,277 workers, including 161,388 female employees. ...
Implementation of National Pension Scheme begins in Cambodia
On July 5, 2022, Cambodia issued regulations implementing the pension system of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF). Pension contributions will begin on October 1, 2022. ...
Khmer Times Staff
NSSF plans to expand coverage
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is planning to expand the fund’s scope of coverage to include families of NSSF’s members such as retirees, and domestic and informal economic workers. ...
NEC calls for heightened security at upcoming commune elections
The National Election Committee (NEC) instructed all electoral commissions and relevant authorities to strengthen security and maintain public order at polling and ballot counting stations during the upcoming commune council elections. ...
National police issues guidelines for safer villages
The National Police issued a directive on strengthening the implementation of “safe villages, communes, district” policy aimed at improving public order at the local levels. ...
Over 50 homes ready for veterans in Pursat
The Pursat Provincial Administration said 58 of 164 houses for Cambodian veterans have been built on social land concessions in Prangil commune’s Say village in Phnom Kravanh district. The homes are ready for veterans and their families to move in. ...
PM gives recommendations at Asean veterans assembly
Prime Minister Hun Sen left recommendations for the Veterans Confederation of Asean Countries (Veconac) to help it attain new achievements in the interest of the general welfare of veterans in each member-nation. The recommendations were made on Tuesday at the 19th General Assembly of the ...
NSSF provides benefits to more than 102,000 new mothers
According to a report by the National Social Security Fund obtained today, the Cambodian government has spent more than $10 million on female workers in both formal and informal sectors through the NSSF between January and June. ...
Thousands of civil servants access free healthcare
Nearly 10,000 civil servants and those who had retired from service were treated in hospital in the first six months of the year after healthcare insurance for these groups came into effect. The National Social Security Fund said it was registering with more state clinics and ...