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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, ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/healthcare-facilities-late-pay-complaints-due-late-data-entry

Sniffer dogs to swoop down on 4 localities for ‘mine-free 2025’

Demining operators from the Mine-Free Cambodia 2025 Foundation are preparing to carry out operations in Kampong Thom, Preah Vihear, Pursat and Pailin provinces after plans have been signed off by the national-level authorities. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sniffer-dogs-swoop-down-4-localities-mine-free-2025

Cruise ship visit ‘positive sign’ of tourism recovery

Tourism experts call the return to Sihanoukville of the Bahamas-flagged cruise ship the Seabourn Encore on January 28 a positive sign for the recovery of the Kingdom’s tourism sector. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cruise-ship-visit-positive-sign-tourism-recovery

South Korea investment sought as five MoUs signed

Two high-ranking Cambodian officials have issued fresh rallying calls for South Korean entities to invest in the Kingdom and take advantage of its bilateral and multilateral trade pacts, especially the Cambodia-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) that took effect on December 1. ...

May Kunmakara and Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/south-korea-investment-sought-five-mous-signed

Citizens who have land disputes with sugarcane companies again request the Ministry of Land Management to resolve land disputes

About 100 communities with land issues from three communes in Kampong Speu province gathered in front of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction to urge the ministry to expedite resolve their land dispute with Tycoon Ly Yong Phat Company. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2023/01/26/citizens-request-the-mol-to-resolve-land-disputes/

More than 700 families in Oddar Meanchey province request the ministry to return their land after the company goes bankrupt

Citizens have land dispute with former sugar company in Oddar Meanchey province urges the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction to settle land dispute and give them back the title after the company goes bankrupt and withdraws from the economic land concession, which ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2023/01/27/families-in-oddar-meanchey-request-ministry-to-return-their-land-after-company-bankrupt/

Justice ministry inks MoU with US digital library

On behalf of Minister of Justice Koeut Rith, justice ministry secretary of state Chin Malin signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Building Bridges USA (BBUSA) Law Office on “Enriching legal knowledge and the use of an electronic law library”, in a ceremony held ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/justice-ministry-inks-mou-us-digital-library

Child nutrition project runs to ‘27 in target trio

To help address acute malnutrition in Cambodia, Helen Keller International, supported by the Ministry of Health, has launched a project to treat and care for children with moderate to severe malnutrition in three target provinces. ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/child-nutrition-project-runs-27-target-trio

Water bird census released

The results of an Asian water bird census show that 91 species were identified in the Boeung Prek Lapouv Protected Landscape Area in Takeo province, while 34 were recorded in the Anlung Pring Protected Landscape Area of Kampot province.​ ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/water-bird-census-released

Environment ministry kicks off agroforestry project in Pursat

The Ministry of Environment announced the launch of a two-year project to stimulate local economies through the implementation of agroforestry and environmental agronomy in Kravanh district, Pursat province.​ ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/environment-ministry-kicks-agroforestry-project-pursat

CCF, GIZ plan workshops on consumer laws

Following a “successful” two-day outreach programme in Kep province, the Consumer Protection, Competition and Fraud Repression Directorate-General (CCF), in cooperation with Germany’s international development agency GIZ, is planning five more workshops to disseminate relevant laws and regulations. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ccf-giz-plan-workshops-consumer-laws

CPP sets out five primary strategic goals for 2023-28

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on January 29 concluded its two-day extraordinary congress, setting the party’s priority goals for 2023-2028. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cpp-sets-out-five-primary-strategic-goals-2023-28

Slowing inflation fails to ease cost-of-living burden

Despite forecasts that inflation will fall from 6.2 percent in 2022 to 2.5 percent this year, Cambodians continue to face livelihood difficulties in the first month of 2023 as the cost of goods on the market remains high. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-slowing-inflation-fails-to-ease-cost-of-living-burden

Call for UK to invest in Cambodia’s agriculture sector

Cambodia has called on the UK to consider investing in the processing of agricultural products after noting it is an important market for Cambodia’s agricultural products and manufacturing. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/call-for-uk-to-invest-in-cambodias-agriculture-sector

Cambodian elephant with a prosthetic leg visited by UK team

Academics and students from the University of Salford have returned from an outreach trip to Cambodia where they met with a number of prosthetic users, including an elephant. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501228752/cambodian-elephant-with-a-prosthetic-leg-visited-by-salford-team/

Culture minister calls to protect artifacts and heritage buildings

Minister of Culture and Fine arts Phoeurng Sackona called on authorities from three key ministries to join forces to help protect antiquities and heritage buildings from vandalism and demolition. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501229148/culture-minister-calls-to-protect-artifacts-and-heritage-buildings/

Cambodia’s travel industry set to get boost with direct flights from Indonesia

At least two Indonesian Airlines are poised to mount direct flights, probably starting with one scheduled flight a week from Indonesia to Phnom Penh within the first quarter of this year. ...

Kong Arey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501228789/cambodias-travel-industry-set-to-get-boost-with-direct-flights-from-indonesia/

CMAC embarks on demining efforts in five provinces

The Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) has deployed several groups of demining personnel to five provinces to embark on a new mine clearing effort. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501229018/cmac-embarks-on-demining-efforts-in-five-provinces/

Zero-snaring campaign Phase II underway from March

The second phase of the Ministry of Environment’s zero-snaring campaign will begin in March. The campaign encourages businesses and the public to work together to protect the Kingdom’s remaining wildlife. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/zero-snaring-campaign-phase-ii-underway-march

Dolphin population survey completed

The first freshwater dolphin identification survey of 2023 was conducted from January 12-17, with the participation of international experts from the Sarasota Dolphin Research Programme, the US Marine Mammal Commission, and the specialist groups that constitute the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dolphin-population-survey-completed

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