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99 pct of registered HIV carriers in Cambodia receive free antiretroviral drugs: PM

Ninety-nine percent of the registered HIV-positive patients in Cambodia have received free antiretroviral drugs, Prime Minister Hun Sen said in a message marking World AIDS Day on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501195293/99-pct-of-registered-hiv-carriers-in-cambodia-receive-free-antiretroviral-drugs-pm/

MGC Museum’s staff trained in silk weaving at IKTT Centre in Angkor

A key partnership was established between UNESCO and the APSARA National Authority in August 2022 for the implementation of the project “Promoting sustainable tourism and private sector engagement for inclusive community development in response to the COVID-19 crisis”, with the financial support of the German ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501195314/mgc-museums-staff-trained-in-silk-weaving-at-iktt-centre-in-angkor/

Government decides to release additional $30 million for mine clearance

The Royal Government of Cambodia has decided to release an additional $30 million from its savings for mine and UXO clearance to reach the goal of mine-free Cambodia by 2025. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501195307/government-decides-to-release-additional-30-million-for-mine-clearance/

Int’l tourist arrivals cross 1.5 million in Jan-Oct

The number of international tourists visiting Cambodia during January-October 2022 rose to 1,575,954, which is an increase of 991.1 percent over the same period of last year, according to a Ministry of Tourism report, released on Wednesday. ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501194322/intl-tourist-arrivals-cross-1-5-million-in-jan-oct/

Australia supports Cambodia’s rice industry

Australia has a long history working with Cambodia to develop its rice industry, the Australian Embassy in Cambodia wrote on its official Facebook page on Nov. 30. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501195325/australia-supports-cambodias-rice-industry/

National Assembly amends internal rules, pass bills on state budget

Four draft laws and bills were approved by the National Assembly (NA) on November 29, at the 8th session presided over by NA acting president (NA) Cheam Yeab with 99 NA members present. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/national-assembly-amends-internal-rules-pass-bills-state-budget

Phnom Penh 2035 master plan updated

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng said the updating of the 2035 Phnom Penh master plan is to facilitate the provision of systematic land ownership to people more quickly and efficiently.  ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phnom-penh-2035-master-plan-updated

Ministry, JICA cyber-security project to begin in 2023

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) co-signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a project to improve cyber resilience and further strengthen the Kingdom’s cyber-security. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-jica-cyber-security-project-begin-2023

More than 1.57 million international tourists recorded in Cambodia over last 10 months

In the 10 months of 2022, Cambodia received more than 1.57 million international tourists, an increase of nearly 1,000 percent, compared to the same period last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501194121/more-than-1-57-million-international-tourists-recorded-in-cambodia-over-last-10-months/

Limit to be set on age of imported cars

As part of a road safety drive, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Ministry of Interior have set the lifespan of used vehicles allowed to be imported into Cambodia to reduce accidents and protect the environment. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/limit-to-be-set-on-age-of-imported-cars

Cambodia urges Japan to reinstate direct flights

Cambodia has requested direct flights resume between the kingdom and Japan to help further promote tourism after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 outbreak. ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-urges-japan-to-reinstate-direct-flights

Cambodia in need of qualified librarians, says official

Mao Kolap, vice-president of Cambodian Librarian Associations, said yesterday that Cambodia requires more qualified librarians to match the standards of advanced libraries in other Asean countries. According to a report by the Cambodian Library Association, there are only three graduated librarians, while there are 400 ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501194185/cambodia-in-need-of-qualified-librarians-says-official/

Challenges to Cambodia monkey supply causes Charles River Laboratories International in US to fall

Shares of Charles River Laboratories International Inc. fell in morning trading Wednesday after the non-clinical contract research company warned that supplies of Cambodia-sourced monkeys will likely be challenging for some period of time. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501194422/challenges-to-cambodia-monkey-supply-causes-charles-river-laboratories-international-in-us-to-fall/

Soldiers continue to clear and encroach on Udom Sre Pus community land

According to the community, the soldiers of the Army Tank Command started clearing the land of the community “Udom Sre Pus and Prey Metta Thom Cheat” in Trapeang Chor commune, Oral district, Kampong Speu province as the authorities have already cut the land to the ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/29/soldiers-continue-to-clear-and-encroach-on-the-land-of-udom-sre-pus-community/

Environment ministry plants saplings to restore mangroves

The Ministry of Environment and Kep Provincial Administration planted 3,000 mangrove forest saplings to strengthen marine eco-systems, adapt to climate change, increase habitat for marine biodiversity of all kinds and beautify beaches. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/environment-ministry-plants-saplings-restore-mangroves

Indigenous families seek PM’s help to solve land row

More than 140 indigenous families in Sen Monorom commune of Mondulkiri province’s O’Raing district have sought the intervention of Prime Minister Hun Sen Cabinet to resolve their 255-hectare land dispute with a private company. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193807/indigenous-families-seek-pms-help-to-solve-land-row/

Cambodia targets 3,155MW from solar by 2040

The share of solar power in the total energy mix of Cambodia is poised to rise sharply in the coming decades and can reach 3,155 MW by 2040, bigger than the contribution from locally generated hydroelectricity which is a major source of renewable energy in ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193938/cambodia-targets-3155mw-from-solar-by-2040/

Economic, trade links between Cambodia and China discussed

Topics pertaining to economic and development cooperation between Cambodia and China came up during the 2nd China-Cambodia Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum held last week. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193961/economic-trade-links-between-cambodia-and-china-discussed/

Cambodia's poverty cut in half from 2009 to 2019: World Bank report

A report published by the World Bank on November 28 states that Cambodia’s national poverty rate fell by almost half between 2009 and 2019, but the Covid-19 pandemic recently reversed some of the poverty reduction progress. ...

Yuth Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodias-poverty-cut-half-2009-2019-world-bank-report

Third expressway to connect Phnom Penh and Siem Reap

A third expressway connecting Phnom Penh and Siem Reap province is being mooted, with four companies expressing interest with the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation to carry out construction. ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/third-expressway-to-connect-phnom-penh-and-siem-reap

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