GDT rejects “misleading” information spread about CGT

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) has rejected claims made on social media about the taxation of capital gains, claiming the misleading information is “slanderous”and it is committed to transparent and responsible taxation practices. ...

Seng Mengheng

ADB signs $140m loan agreement to boost skills and public services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed two loan agreements with the Ministry of Economy and Finance on Tuesday for a total of $140 million to boost the quality of Cambodia’s workforce through technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and improve public service delivery by ...

Thang Sinorn

Belt and Road Economic Information Partnership records growth with 56 members

A significant meeting was conducted in the bustling eastern Chinese city of Shanghai last Wednesday to deliberate on economic information sharing, focusing on enriching the ongoing efforts of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia, AIIB sign financing agreement worth $43 million

Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Tuesday signed an agreement worth $43 million for the cross-border livestock health and value chain infrastructure improvement project, said a statement. ...

Kang Sothear

Road safety committee urges people to obey traffic laws

The National Road Safety Committee called on all drivers to adhere to nine measures to prevent traffic accidents during Kan Ben and Pchum Ben. ...

Torn Vibol

Cambodia arrests 14,722 drug suspects in 9 months

Cambodian authorities had arrested 14,722 drug-related suspects, including 331 foreigners, during the first nine months of 2023, the country’s Anti-Drug Department said in a report on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Foreign arrivals up 250.8% in first eight months

Cambodia received some 3.5 million foreign visitors in the first eight months of 2023, a year-on-year increase by 250.8 percent, but a decrease by 19.7 percent compared to the same period in 2019, according to a report of the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Nearly $1B concessional loans disbursed in H1

The government has disbursed $913.8 million concessional loans in the first half of 2023, which is an increase of 11 per cent compared to the same period in 2022, the Ministry of Economy and Finance announced. ...

Hin Pisei

Economic crisis sees latex exports fall 10% in first eight months

The global economic crisis has reduced Cambodia’s latex export earnings to $273.4 million in the first eight months of 2023, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ General Department of Rubber (GDR). ...

Hin Pisei

ECCC launch resource centre, video campaign set to kick off

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), commonly known as the Khmer Rouge tribunal, inaugurated a purpose-built resource centre on September 27. ...

Neang Sokunthea

Minimum wage set at $204, after Sep 28 vote

The minimum wage for factory workers in the garment, footwear and travel goods industries for 2024 has been decided at $204 per month, with the government contributing $2. ...

Neang Sokunthea

Authorities issue guidelines as Kan Ben begins tomorrow

As the nation gears up for “Pchum Ben” or the “Festival of the Dead,” authorities urged the public not to ignore far-flung pagodas and the monks not to waste food. ...

Son Minea

People urged to rear livestock for food security

The Council for Agriculture and Rural Development and Rehabilitation encourages people and stakeholders to promote livestock husbandry more widely at the grassroots level to improve the nutritional and food security in Cambodia. ...

Hang Punreay

CRC, Ministry to kick off reduce plastic use campaign

The Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) with the Ministry of Environment have organised another large-scale campaign to reduce the use of plastic in Kampong Chhnang province that kicks off tomorrow under the theme “Today I don’t use plastic bags”. ...

Torn Vibol

Thavisin touches down in Phnom Penh for first official visit to an ASEAN member state

Thailand’s newly appointed prime minister Srettha Thavisin has arrived in Cambodia for a one-day visit. The trip marks his first visit to an ASEAN country since taking office and aims to enhance bilateral trade and investment. ...

Post Staff

Ministry of Labour rejects NGO report on workers’ loss of wages

A report on the decline in salaries in Cambodia’s textile and apparel industry that was produced by four NGOs and unions has been rejected by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training. ​  ...

Torn Vibol

Govt, World Bank discuss water resources development

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has asked the World Bank to develop a management plan for the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers to ensure water resources, improve flood prevention and restore vulnerable rivers. ...

Hang Punreay

Years-long mediation leaves Bunong farmers indebted to multinational rubber firm

More than a decade after subsidiaries of multinational rubber firm Socfin Group forcibly cleared and seized the farms, burial grounds and sacred forests of Bunong indigenous communities in Mondulkiri province, the company now seeks to collect tens of thousands of dollars from these farmers for ...

Jack Brook and Khuon Narim

Nigerian law enforcement MoU review accelerating

The Ministry of Interior is in the process of reviewing a draft memorandum of understanding (MoU) which focuses on law enforcement cooperation with its Nigerian counterparts. ...

Samban Chandara

Prayer ceremony scheduled at Koh Ker site to mark UNESCO addition

A national prayer ceremony is set to take place at the Koh Ker temple complex to mark the recent inscription of the archaeological site in UNESCO’s World Heritage List, according to the National Authority for Preah Vihear (NAPV). ...

Kim Yutharo

‘Build Plus 3D’ tourism action plan highlights five strategies to revive sector

Newly-minted Minister of Tourism Sok Soken is implementing a new tourism strategy and action plan called “BUILD Plus 3Ds” to propel tourism development in Cambodia after being hit hard by Covid-19, and further compounded by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, which is impacting travel expenditure. ...

May Kunmakara

New investment law entices Hong Kong investors

Hong Kong investors are keen to explore investment opportunities in Cambodia and have pledged to introduce business potentials created by Cambodia’s new investment law and its sub-decrees to their colleagues back home. ...

Hin Pisei

Eight more schools to adopt NGS curriculum

A senior education official has announced plans to introduce the New Generation School (NGS) curriculum in eight additional public schools across Phnom Penh and various provinces thanks to a partnership with the East Asia Management University (EAMU). ...

Van Socheata

Ministry renew pledge with Wildlife Alliance on environment policy

The Ministry of Environment and Wildlife Alliance have reaffirmed their commitment to intensify collaborations, working towards bolstering environmental protection through the implementation of a circular strategy. ...

Bor Pich Zelin

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