Wages set to increase for civil servants

The government will increase the minimum wage for civil servants, teachers, doctors, and armed forces in a move to improve their living conditions next year. Speaking in a cabinet meeting at the Peace Palace on Friday, Prime Minister Hun Sen said that wages for both government employees and garment workers will be increased, noting they will not have to pay income tax. “The government has put forth effort to implement policies to improve the lives of civil servants, teachers, doctors, National Police officers, soldiers and garment workers since the 5th mandate of the National Assembly,” he said, referring to the period of 2013 to 2018. …

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