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Greater adjutant increases in Cambodia

The population of the greater adjutant stork is continuously increasing in Cambodia despite global climatic changes, habitat destruction, wetland pollution, and other environmental factors. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899812/greater-adjutant-increases-in-cambodia/

Plans to widen Nat’l Rd 6 between Siem Reap and Kampong Cham

The Ministry of Public Works has unveiled a project to expand the entire National Road 6 from the current two lanes to four lanes to facilitate travel of people and transportation of goods. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899681/plans-to-widen-natl-rd-6-between-siem-reap-and-kampong-cham/

Conservation Agriculture Service with a Fee (CASF) project to place private sector as player in agriculture development

The Minister of Agriculture stated that the CASF project aims to enable the private sector to play a role in the development of conservation agriculture in accordance with the principles of agroecology. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899880/conservation-agriculture-service-with-a-fee-casf-project-to-place-private-sector-as-player-in-agriculture-development/

Kep beaches to receive makeover

The National Committee for Coastal Management and Development of Cambodia on Thursday approved its support of the project to develop a high-level public beach resort in Kep province. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50900011/kep-beaches-to-receive-makeover/

Kingdom seeks support for Mekong-Ganga museum

Cambodia called on other member states under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) framework – Thailand, Vietnam, Lao, Myanmar and India – to support the rehabilitation of the MGC Asian Traditional Textile Museum (MGCATTM) in Siem Reap province as its operations have suffered due to Covid-19. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-seeks-support-mekong-ganga-museum

Fiscal revenue decreases amid Covid pandemic

Cambodia’s fiscal revenue in the first semester this year dropped, largely because of Covid, officials said. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899017/fiscal-revenue-decreases-amid-covid-pandemic/

Bicycle exports close to$250 million in first semester

Cambodia exported $247.5 million worth of bicycles to foreign markets in the first half of this year, inching down 4.2 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899597/bicycle-exports-close-to250-million-in-first-semester/

GFT exports increase 0.9% to $4.7B in first six months

The Kingdom exported $4.7214 billion worth of garments, footwear, travel products (GFT) and other finished textile goods in the first half of 2021, up 0.9 per cent year-on-year from $4.6813 billion, according to the General Department of Customs and Excise of Cambodia. ...

Thou Vireak
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/gft-exports-increase-09-47b-first-six-months

World Bank financial aid for Kingdom, Malpass says

Cambodia is among the East Asian and Pacific (EAP) countries set to receive financial support from the World Bank to underpin a resilient post-Covid-19 economic recovery, fuelled by solid vaccination progress, the Washington-based development lender’s president told The Post. ...

May Kunmakara
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/world-bank-financial-aid-kingdom-malpass-says

UN urges school reopenings

The UN in Cambodia has encouraged the government to prioritise school reopening as soon as possible to avoid further declines in human capital development. ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/un-urges-school-reopenings

Gov’t warns resellers of Covid test kits

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications – which accepts purchase orders for Covid-19 antigen rapid test kits at $3.70 per unit, an offer exclusively for public and private institutions – has warned against reselling them. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-warns-resellers-covid-test-kits

Kingdom buys 5M Chinese vaccines for children 12-17

The government has purchased an additional five million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from China to vaccinate the 12-17 age group in a bid to reopen schools, with their shipments expected in August and September. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-buys-5m-chinese-vaccines-children-12-17

Five Mekong giant catfish to be released into the rivers

The Wonders of the Mekong Project along with fisheries officials have received five Mekong giant catfish from a local farmer and that they will be released into the river. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899478/five-mekong-giant-catfish-to-be-released-into-the-rivers/

Siem Reap kick-starts new public service centre

Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) kick-started a new public service centre at the Heritage Walk in Siem Reap provincial city to bring the administrative access closer to the locals. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899611/siem-reap-kick-starts-new-public-service-centre/

Cambodia to receive all planned doses of COVID-19 vaccines by end of July

Cambodia would get all the planned 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for 10 million people or 62 percent of the total population by the end of this month. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899604/cambodia-to-receive-all-planned-doses-of-covid-19-vaccines-by-end-of-july/

Sahas E&C deal paves way for Phnom Penh Special Economics Zone (PPSEZ) buyback

Bourse-listed Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone Plc (PPSEZ) confirmed that it has absorbed the outstanding 40 percent stake in Sahas E&C Co Ltd – paving the way for the company to press forward with its proposed share buyback. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899001/sahas-ec-deal-paves-way-for-ppsez-buyback/

Migrants still slipping through closed Thai-Cambodian border, despite pandemic fears

In April, 18-year-old Sophoth illegally crossed the Thai-Cambodian border to work at a factory. In July, he was arrested and sent back through a legal border checkpoint. His journey mirrors that of many Cambodian workers who continue to cross into Thailand each month despite the ...

Chea Sokny and Khuon Narim
https://cambojanews.com/migrants-still-slipping-through-closed-thai-cambodian-border-despite-pandemic-fears/

Department of Agriculture urges farmers to shift from traditional farming techniques to more efficient techniques

Officials of the Stung Treng Provincial Department of Agriculture urged farmers who are growing vegetables and involved in traditional animal husbandry to apply more efficient and effective agricultural practices to increase the yield of their crops, both in products and livestock. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899457/department-of-agriculture-urges-farmers-to-shift-from-traditional-farming-techniques-to-more-efficient-techniques/

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