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Tourism, airport to lift Koh Kong realty

A return of international tourism and technical soft launch of Dara Sakor International Airport in Koh Kong planned later this year could drive recovery in the real estate market of the province and nearby areas, industry experts have said. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-airport-lift-koh-kong-realty

Ministry onboards Cambodia Post to e-marketplace

The Ministry of Commerce plans to integrate state-owned Cambodia Post’s transportation system into CambodiaTrade.com, looking to make the distribution and delivery process easier, faster and safer for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and consumers that buy merchandise on the e-marketplace. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-onboards-cambodia-post-e-marketplace

Siem Reap begins disinfection campaign to protect livestock

Officials from the Siem Reap Provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries are conducting a disinfection campaign on cattle farms, slaughterhouses, and barns in livestock communities throughout the province to prevent the spread of diseases such as Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (HS). ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-begins-disinfection-campaign-protect-livestock

Boosters for public in capital slated to kick off in October

The Ministry of Health will kick off its booster shot vaccination campaign for the general public on October 11 starting with Phnom Phnom. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/boosters-public-capital-slated-kick-october

VN border draft agreement reviewed by Immigration Dept

The General Department of Immigration reviewed of the draft agreement on border crossings and border management between Cambodia and Vietnam on Tuesday. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50940195/vn-border-draft-agreement-reviewed-by-immigration-dept/

Trade unions hope for some minimum wage increment

With Cambodia having gone through economic turbulence, just like other countries around the world, it’s difficult to say in which direction the third tripartite negotiation talks for the national minimum wage for next year will sway.​ ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50940160/trade-unions-hope-for-some-minimum-wage-increment/

PM says fight against C-19 should not involve politics

Prime Minister Hun Sen said all nations should work together to fight Covid-19, but this should not involve politics, according to his written address for the virtual Global Covid-19 Summit themed “Ending the Pandemic and Building Back Better” hosted by US President Joe Biden. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50940157/pm-says-fight-against-c-19-should-not-involve-politics/

UNICEF report says Cambodian children face crisis from poor diets

A report released by UNICEF on September 22 said that Cambodian children under the age of two are not getting the food or nutrients they need to thrive and grow well, leading to irreversible developmental harm. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50940015/unicef-report-says-cambodian-children-face-crisis-from-poor-diets/

Cambodia grants investment licences to three new projects worth $15 million

Three new projects with a total capital of $15.1 million have been approved by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). This continues to give confidence to job seekers that though loss of employment because of the pandemic forcing many industries to cut workforce, ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939994/cambodia-grants-investment-licences-to-three-new-projects-worth-15-million/

Spice community ready to enter into Mena region

The Cambodia Pepper and Spices Federation (CPSF), in collaboration with USAID-funded Feed the Future Cambodia Harvest II project (Harvest II), on September 20 virtually launched the “Export Mission to the Middle East and North Africa” programme. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/spice-community-ready-enter-mena-region

Cambodia’s economy forecasted to grow by 5.5 percent in 2022 despite gloom this year

Cambodia’s economy is forecast to experience a rebound of 5.5 percent in 2022 despite a modest reduced  1.9 percent growth is forecasted this year amid the prolonged coronavirus pandemic, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939987/cambodias-economy-forecasted-to-grow-by-5-5-percent-in-2022-despite-gloom-this-year/

Wafers made from hill area rice set to expand overseas

Local rice miller and exporter Amru Rice (Cambodia) Co Ltd is looking for distributors and importers based in Australia, France, the US and UK for edible organic rice paper sheets made from ingredients sourced from small-scale farmers in the hilly regions of north and northeastern ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/wafers-made-hill-area-rice-set-expand-overseas

More calls for vigilance against flash floods and heavy downpour

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has appealed people to increase their vigilance of possible phenomena, especially flash floods this week. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939973/more-calls-for-vigilance-against-flash-floods-and-heavy-downpour/

Climate-proof farming techniques ‘boost yields’

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon presented a study on water and soil management using climate-wise farming techniques that can help farmers adapt to climate change and increase their rice yields at the same time. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/climate-proof-farming-techniques-boost-yields

New vehicles sold in Kingdom need safety certification

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation has advised all companies, factories, enterprises and importers of all types of new vehicles in Cambodia to apply for safety certification of those vehicles at the Institute of Standards of Cambodia (ISC). ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-vehicles-sold-kingdom-need-safety-certification

Phnom Penh Authorities continued administrative measures against COVID-19 raises ire

Phnom Penh municipal administration’s decision  to extend its administrative measures for another 14 days, until  October 7, even as the prime minister had called for tourism to resume, especially from China, is seen to be counter productive though essential in combatting and preventing the spread ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939980/phnom-penh-authorities-continued-administrative-measures-against-covid-19-raises-ire/

Hun Sen marks national day for older people

Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed local authorities to encourage the establishment of more Older People’s Associations (OPA) in local communities throughout the country and called on non-governmental organisations to support this development. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-marks-national-day-older-people

World Bank to address concern about proposed Kandal landfill

The World Bank said they will address concerns raised by 292 families regarding a landfill project in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district through meetings with all stakeholders. The families have requested that the landfill project in the Prek Raing reservoir area be relocated. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/world-bank-address-concern-about-proposed-kandal-landfill

Japan boosting Cambodia’s cold-chain storage capacity

The Japanese government and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have provided the Ministry of Health with essential equipment to strengthen cold-chain management of Covid-19 vaccines to help ensure the regular delivery of them and better long-term processing within the Kingdom. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-boosting-cambodias-cold-chain-storage-capacity

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