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Migrant workers receive aid

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) visited migrant workers returning from Thailand at a quarantine centre in Prey Veng province. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/migrant-workers-receive-aid

Flood instructions issued for schools to bolster safety

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on Wednesday issued guidelines for schools to lessen the impact of flood damage. Minister Hang Chuon Naron said the recent flash floods have affected school buildings, study materials and equipment. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/flood-instructions-issued-schools-bolster-safety

Floods force road closures,13 dead

After inspecting heavily flooded roads in the country, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport urged specialists in Phnom Penh and the provinces to ban traffic on the most-affected roads to reduce safety risks to citizens and prevent damage to property. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/floods-force-road-closures13-dead

Gov’t finds 145 cases of fake news last month

The Fake News Monitoring Committee of the Ministry of Information found 145 cases of fake news, incitement, social pollution and insults against the Kingdom’s senior leadership on social media in September. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-finds-145-cases-fake-news-last-month

Call for better health education

National and international civil society groups are pushing for better health education, particularly in regards to HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other communicable diseases. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/call-better-health-education

Gov’t acknowledges 12 quality child care centres

Nine organisations on Tuesday received certificates of acknowledgement for their child care centres from the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation following ministerial evaluation at the centres. The organisations run 12 child care centres. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-acknowledges-12-quality-child-care-centres

White-winged ducks in peril but sighting inspires hope

Only about 20-30 endangered white-winged ducks (Asacornis scutulata) remain in the Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary in Preah Vihear province, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Cambodia. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/white-winged-ducks-peril-sighting-inspires-hope

EUROCHAM urged to attract more investors

Labor Minister Ith Samheng yesterday asked the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (EUROCHAM) president Tassilo Brinzer to help attract more investors to Cambodia. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773408/eurocham-urged-to-attract-more-investors/

Tax collection ‘strong’

The government’s tax collection remains strong even during the COVID-19 pandemic, reaching more than $2.25 billion in the first nine months of this year, according to a report by the General Department of Taxation (GDT). ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772989/tax-collection-strong/

Heavy rain brings more misery to industry

Hard on the heels of the hardship of the global COVID-19 pandemic, which has left hundreds of thousands unemployed in the manufacturing and tourism sector, Cambodia’s industry is now struggling with the challenge of heavy flooding, which is particularly harming the  agriculture sector. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772449/heavy-rain-brings-more-misery-to-industry/

Cambodia, China sign trade deal

China and Cambodia yesterday signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in Phnom Penh, with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and visiting Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attending the signing ceremony. ...

Mark Hughes
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772642/cambodia-china-sign-trade-deal/

Business registrations far speedier thanks to internet

“Within almost a four-month period as of October 2, 2020, we received a total of 1,793 applications, 1,367 of which have been approved and 426 of which are under review. The average number of days it takes to register a company is eight,” said Undersecretary ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772450/business-registrations-far-speedier-thanks-to-internet/

China, Cambodia vow to deepen cooperation in all areas

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen met here on Monday with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, and both sides pledged to deepen mutually beneficial cooperation in all areas.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772590/china-cambodia-vow-to-deepen-cooperation-in-all-areas/

China provides around $140 million in grants for development

Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong said that China has provided about $140 million in grants for urgent development projects in the Kingdom. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772448/china-provides-around-140-million-in-grants-for-development/

Death toll rises to 16 as floods continue in Kingdom

Flash floods killed another five people in the Kingdom while more provinces continue to face challenges caused by heavy rain. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772528/death-toll-rises-to-16-as-floods-continue-in-kingdom/

Ministry allows public universities to reopen with COVID-19 measures​

The Ministry of Education yesterday announced that it has given a green light to public universities all over the country to reopen after months of closure to prevent the outbreak of COVID-19.​   ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772511/ministry-allows-public-universities-to-reopen-with-covid-19-measures/

Flash-flood chaos in the capital

Day-long heavy rain on Sunday caused unprecedented flash floods which wreaked havoc in the capital. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772451/flash-flood-chaos-in-the-capital/

Floods kill at least 10 and wreak havoc in Kingdom

Flash floods continue to cause chaos in several parts of the Kingdom, especially in Pursat and Battambang provinces, taking at least 10 lives nationwide.   ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772055/floods-kill-at-least-10-and-wreak-havoc-in-kingdom/

China’s Foreign Affairs Minister visits Cambodia to strengthen relations

Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Affairs Minister, Wang Yi, arrived in the Kingdom yesterday for a two-day visit to strengthen the friendship between the two countries. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/772059/772059/

Cambodian cabinet endorse 629 public investment projects for 2021-2023

The Cabinet Meeting, held here this morning under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Hun Sen, approved the draft 3-Year Rolling Public Investment Programme 2021-2023.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50771846/cambodian-cabinet-endorse-629-public-investment-projects-for-2021-2023/

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