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Swiss gov’t pledges $58M development grant over 2022-25

The Swiss government on June 3 pledged up to 52 million francs ($58 million) in grants for the Kingdom’s development over the next four years, the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) said in a statement.   ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/swiss-govt-pledges-58m-development-grant-over-2022-25

China reiterates firm support for Kingdom

Amid strained ties with the United States over some issues, China has reiterated its support for the Kingdom to “safeguard independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity”. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50871405/china-reiterates-firm-support-for-kingdom/

​សហរដ្ឋអាមេរិក​សរសើរ​កិច្ច​សហប្រតិបត្តិការ​ទ្វេភាគី​ប្រឆាំង​នឹង​ការ​ជួញដូរ​មនុស្ស​ជាមួយ​កម្ពុជា​

​ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រ​កម្ពុជា​ និង​សហរដ្ឋអាមេរិក​បាន​កោតសរសើរ​ចំពោះ​លទ្ធផល​ផ្លែផ្កា​នៃ​កិច្ច​សហប្រតិបត្តិការ​ទ្វេភាគី​របស់​ពួក​គេ​ក្នុង​ការ​ប្រឆាំង​នឹង​ការ​ជួញដូរ​មនុស្ស​។​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50870772/cambodia-u-s-praise-bilateral-cooperation-against-human-trafficking/

Kandal Province to start large-scale vaccination program

Kandal province is set to begin a wide spread vaccination drive that will encompass 11 towns, tomorrow, June 10, 2021. The vaccination will be for the general public and workers. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50871083/kandal-province-to-start-large-scale-vaccination-program/

CDC new travel recommendations list Cambodia as ‘moderate’ destination

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued new risk assessment levels for travel during the Covid-19 pandemic listing Cambodia as Level 2 which means “moderate” risk. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50871214/cdc-new-travel-recommendations-list-cambodia-as-moderate-destination/

Areas in Phnom Penh re-designated as “Orange Zones” as COVID cases continue

The Governor of Phnom Penh has designated some areas in Phnom Penh as “Orange Zones” for 2 weeks from June 10 to June 23, 2021 to prevent COVID 19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50871153/areas-in-phnom-penh-re-designated-as-orange-zones-as-covid-cases-continue/

Phnom Penh markets to be “extended”

Khuong Sreng, Governor of Phnom Penh, has confirmed that the Phnom Penh Municipal Authority plans to expand the scope of sales in all 25 state markets after the COVID situation in Phnom Penh seems to be stabilising. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50871262/phnom-penh-markets-to-be-extended/

Siem Reap authorities start imposing fining those who do not wear masks

The  Deputy Governor of Siem Reap Province, yesterday  led a joint force of the provincial police, military police and health officials to fine  traders who do not wear masks as well as improper  wearing of the masks  at the Central Market in Siem Reap. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50871578/siem-reap-authorities-start-imposing-fining-those-who-do-not-wear-masks/

Habitat loss threatens critically endangered bird: WCS

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Cambodia has voiced concern about the rapid decline of the Bengal florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis) population fuelled largely by habitat loss, rice farming and poaching, with a 2018 tally counting just over 100 territorial displaying males in the Kingdom. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/habitat-loss-threatens-critically-endangered-bird-wcs

Siem Reap fishery officials pumping water to save protected fish species

Siem Reap provincial Fisheries Administration officials are rehabilitating and pumping water into streams, canals and reservoirs in the Boeung Pearaing breeder conservation area to save fish species. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-fishery-officials-pumping-water-save-protected-fish-species

Remittances fall 17% to $1.2B in 2020: NBC data

Cambodia received $1.2 billion in remittances from migrant workers abroad last year, marking a sharp 17 per cent drop from $1.5 billion in 2019, the National Bank of Cambodia reported. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/remittances-fall-17-12b-2020-nbc-data

Trade with Vietnam jumps 22% in Q1 to record $3.9B

Cambodia-Vietnam trade sharply increased by 22 per cent in the first quarter of 2021 on a yearly basis, reaching a record high of $3.892 billion, despite tightened border controls over fears of spreading the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Vietnamese embassy in Phnom Penh. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/trade-vietnam-jumps-22-q1-record-39b

Digital policy framework launched

The government has launched a 15-year policy framework for the Kingdom’s evolving digital socioeconomic environment to pave the way for a thriving digital economy, as a new engine of economic growth. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/digital-policy-framework-launched

Inmates to get AstraZeneca jabs

The General Department of Prisons (GDP) is preparing to vaccinate prisoners with the AstraZeneca vaccine, marketed as Covishield, on June 7 in Preah Sihanouk province, followed by Kampong Speu and Kandal provinces.   ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/inmates-get-astrazeneca-jabs

Man to face court over Koh Kong land

The Koh Kong Provincial Administration is building a case against a man who allegedly forged documents claiming to represent nearly 1,000 families making requests to clear land in conservation and nature reserve areas in Koh Kong and Botum Sakor districts.   ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/man-face-court-over-koh-kong-land

Gov’t disburses support of $322.81 million for poor families

Despite the shrinking economy and having to deal with the daily fluctuation of the Covid-19 cases, the government still supported those heavily impacted badly by the pandemic by disbursing more than $300 million since June 25 last year. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50869305/govt-disburses-support-of-322-81-million-for-poor-families/

Almost 80,000 tourists registered in first weekend of June

A total of 76,698 domestic visitors toured the country, especially ecotourism areas, during first weekend of this month, according to Thong Khon, Cambodian Minister of Tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50869919/almost-80000-tourists-registered-in-first-weekend-of-june/

Water supplies to be temporarily suspended in some districts of Phnom Penh

The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority will temporarily suspend the supply of water in some areas on the nights of 11, 16-17 and 25 June 2021 due to pipeline works. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50869792/water-supplies-to-be-temporarily-suspended-in-some-districts-of-phnom-penh/

Battambang Provincial Administration builds two new Covid-19 center

The Deputy Governor of Battambang, Soeum Bunrith, announced on June 7, that the recent influx of Cambodian migrant workers has increased. This fact has caused the number of Covid-19 cases within the province to climb steeply. ...

Khmer Times Staff
http://អង្គហេតុនេះបានធ្វើឱ្យចំនួន Covid-19 ករណីនៅក្នុងខេត្តមានការកើនឡើងយ៉ាងខ្លាំង។

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