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CSX index up 7.25 per cent, $1.25 million in shares traded

Following a bruising first quarter, the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) index has picked up over the last few days after Acleda Bank Plc’s (ABC’s) initial public offering (IPO).​ At Thursday’s close, the index ended 7.25 per cent higher at 793.59 points. Trading volume reached 280,791 ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/csx-index-725-cent-125-million-shares-traded

PM lauded in Covid-19 fight

World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus sent a letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen thanking him for following the WHO’s guidance and commending Cambodia’s efforts in the fight against Covid-19. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-lauded-covid-19-fight

PM marks Int’l Children Day with call for improvements in welfare

Prime Minister Hun Sen has issued a six-point message on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of International Children’s Day on June 1, Cambodian Children’s Day, also on June 1 and the 19th anniversary of the World Day Against Child Labour on June 12. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-marks-intl-children-day-call-improvements-welfare

Three investment projects worth $246 million approved, to create 1,500 jobs

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has given the green light to three new investment projects with a total investment capital of $246.1 million. According to the council, the newly approved projects are expected to create some 1,547 jobs for the locals. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727869/three-investment-projects-worth-246-million-approved-to-create-1500-jobs/

More than 110,000 tonnes of wood strips exported from Koh Kong

Greenrich Group Co., Ltd. investing in Koh Kong province has exported over 110,000 tonnes of wood strips. The update was provided by the company’s representative Mr. Rattana to Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and Mrs. Mithona Phouthorng, Governor of Koh Kong province ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727880/more-than-110000-tonnes-of-wood-strips-exported-from-koh-kong/

Siamese crocodile eggs found in Pursat wetland

The 22 eggs of a wild Siamese crocodile, which is an endangered species, was discovered in the Cardamom Mountains of Pursat province. It was discovered by conservationists from the Cambodian Crocodile Conservation Programme (CCCP) together with the Forestry Administration and Fauna & Flora International staff, ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50728079/siamese-crocodile-eggs-found-in-pursat-wetland/

Kandal aims for full clean water access by 2023

Kandal provincial governor Kong Sophorn yesterday promised to provide clean and safe water access for all by 2023. Currently, around 81 percent of households in the province have access. Speaking during a press conference held at the Council of Ministers, Mr Sophorn said people across ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50728075/kandal-aims-for-full-clean-water-access-by-2023/

Cambodia risks being left behind while other Asean members announce reopening of economy

As the number of unemployed climb day by day and with limited employment opportunities, mounting debts and lack of economic opportunities, Cambodia risks being left behind by its bigger Asean partners. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50728252/cambodia-risks-being-left-behind-while-other-asean-members-announce-reopening-of-economy/

UXO explosion in Pailin province injures two men

Two men were seriously injured in an explosion of a 74 mm unexploded shell ordnance at Huy Tbong village in Pailin province. Lieutenant Colonel Kong Samnang, deputy police chief of Pailin city, said yesterday the explosion of the ordnance, which occurred at around 5pm on ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50728071/uxo-explosion-in-pailin-province-injures-two-men/

Ministry signs MoU to boost agri-food sector

The Ministry of Commerce has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with KCCV Plantation Co Ltd to promote the development of a secure agri-food product value chain. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-signs-mou-boost-agri-food-sector

New MoU will make loans easier to decide and repay

Agriculture Rural Development Bank (ARDB) together with Wing (Cambodia) Ltd Specialized Bank and Cambodia Investors Corp (CIC) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate loan repayments, encourage the use of digital banking and to provide information to borrowers to guarantee the credit deal. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727796/new-mou-will-make-loans-easier-to-decide-and-repay/

Hospitality industry shows signs of despair

The Cambodia Hotel Association (CHA) president claims that the hotel industry is seeking far and wide to secure financial assistance because of the Coronavirus pandemic, which hit hard the entire tourism sector. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727794/hospitality-industry-shows-signs-of-despair/

Cambodia’s lifting of entry ban will have minimal impact on tourism or economy

Cambodia lifted a ban on entry of visitors from Iran, Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the United States that had been put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus, the health ministry a week ago and the immediate result of this is the detection ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727375/cambodias-lifting-of-entry-ban-will-have-minimal-impact-on-tourism-or-economy/

Move to make smallholder markets bigger, better

The Ministry of Commerce (MoC) and local private company K.C.C.V Plantation Co Ltd have announced cooperation to develop a safety agricultural production chain and value in order to accelerate markets for smallholders. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727797/move-to-make-smallholder-markets-bigger-better/

Sanctuary head sued for not stopping forest occupations

Four Bunong and an Adhoc official filed a joint lawsuit against Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary head Prum Vibol Ratanak at the Mondulkiri Provincial Court for failing to stop illegal land occupation and the buying and selling of forest land.​ ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sanctuary-head-sued-not-stopping-forest-occupations

Cambodia calls for help in drug battle

At a Wednesday meeting of the signatories to the Mekong Memorandum of Understanding on Drug Control, National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) secretary-general Meas Virith requested participating countries and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to seek a solution for the region’s burgeoning ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-calls-help-drug-battle

Most international flights from China

Around 25 international flights are entering and leaving Cambodia every week mostly from China, according to Cambodia’s State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA).​ ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727792/most-international-flights-from-china/

Calls for cellular improvement

The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPTC) has called all cellular operators to improve their signals in the Kingdom, as the network experiences a surge in use because of growth and COVID-19 isolation policies. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727793/calls-for-cellular-improvement/

New MoU will make loans easier to decide and repay

Agriculture Rural Development Bank (ARDB) together with Wing (Cambodia) Ltd Specialized Bank and Cambodia Investors Corp (CIC) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate loan repayments, encourage the use of digital banking and to provide information to borrowers to guarantee the credit deal. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727796/new-mou-will-make-loans-easier-to-decide-and-repay/

City Bus prepares steps to resume services

Japan International Coopera- tion Agency (JICA), in cooperation with Phnom Penh City Bus (PPCB) Administration and PPCB Authority, said yesterday they are implementing virus prevention measures and training staff to minimise the risk of virus infections for bus drivers and passengers once operations resume. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727685/city-bus-prepares-steps-to-resume-services/

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