Khmer Times

Search for suspected ‘Delta’ variant at Phnom Penh market

The COVID Research Subcommittee says that a search operation for suspected ‘Delta’ variant infection is currently underway in Deum Kor market, between Mao Tse Tong Boulevard (St. 245) and Monireth Boulevard (St. 217), in Khan Tuol Kork, Phnom Penh after after a Delta Kovid-19 virus-positive ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907691/search-for-suspected-delta-variant-at-phnom-penh-market/

50 solid waste incinerators ‘equipped’ in 21 provinces

The Ministry of Environment is onto providing skills training on best practices for solid waste management to relevant provincial authorities besides giving additional equipment to achieve sustainable waste management. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907242/50-solid-waste-incinerators-equipped-in-21-provinces/

Government considering reducing public investment projects

The Cambodian government is considering reducing the number of approved public investment projects in a budgetary move to preserve funds for use fighting against the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907215/government-considering-reducing-public-investment-projects/

China committed to provide medical aid to end the pandemic

On Sunday, the Chinese Embassy announced that China is committed to be a solid backbone for  providing vaccines for the campaign drives in Cambodia and  firmly supports the Cambodian government in its  fight against Covid-19. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907260/china-committed-to-provide-medical-aid-to-end-the-pandemic/

GFX spurns meeting set with gov’t and victims

Embattled derivatives brokerage GoldFX Investment Co Ltd (GFX) was a no show at a tripartite meeting with victims that had been scheduled for Friday. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907147/gfx-spurns-meeting-set-with-govt-and-victims/

CDC approves $71 million in new investments to create 9,500 jobs

Eight new projects worth $71.4 million have been approved by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). The new projects  will create over 9,500 jobs at a critical juncture in the Kingdom’s economic recovery. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906237/cdc-approves-71-million-in-new-investments-to-create-9500-jobs/

Focus shifts to onshore oil and gold mining as offshore exploration stumbles

The Kingdom has a golden future in spite of the crude reality that there may be no more oil extracted from its waters in the near term, according to Prime Minister Hun Sen.​ ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907152/focus-shifts-to-onshore-oil-and-gold-mining-as-offshore-exploration-stumbles/

Three dogs successfully trained to sniff C-19

Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) director-general Heng Ratana told Khmer Times yesterday that three sniffer dogs were successfully trained to detect the Covid-19 virus. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907243/three-dogs-successfully-trained-to-sniff-c-19/

Siem Reap plans to to move homeless people and beggars into ‘community forest’

Nak Neron, Deputy Governor of Siem Reap, yesterday detailed plans to move homeless people and beggars to a ‘community forest’ in the province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50905543/siem-reap-plans-to-to-move-homeless-people-and-beggars-into-community-forest/

US orders seizure of illegal oil tanker bound for North Korea that was detained by Cambodia

The United States Department of Justice has ordered the confiscation of a Singaporean oil tanker that it alleges was used for illegal oil shipments to North Korea, which is currently being held in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50905550/us-orders-seizure-of-illegal-oil-tanker-bound-for-north-korea-that-was-detained-by-cambodia/

Water rises at Tonle Sap River in Kampong Chhnang due to heavy rain

With heavy rain in the last three days, the water level had risen at the Tonle Sap River at Phsar Krom Station in Kampong Chhnang province but thankfully it has not affected the crops of farmers along the river side. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50905708/water-rises-at-tonle-sap-river-in-kampong-chhnang-due-to-heavy-rain/

PM launches under 18’s vaccination campaign in Phnom Penh

Cambodia launched this morning at the Peace Palace the vaccination campaign of children aged between 12 and 17 years old against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50905873/pm-launches-under-18s-vaccination-campaign-in-phnom-penh/

PM makes major speech on Cambodia’s current and future COVID situation and strategy

Prime Minister Hun Sen made a major speech this morning at opening ceremony of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign for children and young people from 12 to 17 years old. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906142/pm-makes-major-speech-on-cambodias-current-and-future-covid-situation-and-strategy/

PM Hun Sen bans public hospitals from collecting fees for Covid-19 testing

Mr. Hun Sen banned public hospitals nationwide from charging fees and he has also appealed to private hospitals to keep fees for Covid-19 testing affordable. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906204/pm-hun-sen-bans-public-hospitals-from-collecting-fees-for-covid-19-testing/

Flood shelters in Tboung Khmum ready to go

Tboung Khmum provincial authorities have prepared safe shelters for residents in the event of a Mekong River flood this rainy season. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906367/flood-shelters-in-tboung-khmum-ready-to-go/

Koh Kong fish deaths mystery solved

Residents in Koh Kong province spotted dead fish washing up on the beach, causing a foul odor that has  raised  concerns among the people. ...

Chhun Sun Ly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906329/koh-kong-fish-deaths-mystery-solved/

Cambodia joins 54th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting

Foreign Affairs minister Prak Sokhonn will participate in the 54th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (54th AMM) and related meetings starting today until August 6 via video conference. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906328/cambodia-joins-54th-asean-foreign-ministers-meeting/

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