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Cambodia to get 1 million doses of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines, enhancing ironclad ties with China

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced Friday via a Facebook voice message that the Chinese government has provided 1 million doses of COVID19 vaccines to the Royal Government of Cambodia to vaccinate 500,000 people. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804187/cambodia-to-get-1-million-doses-of-chinese-covid-19-vaccines-enhancing-ironclad-ties-with-china/

Social land concession for families of veterans in Pursat province

Pursat provincial authorities have allocated land to be provided to 628 veterans’ families as a social concession. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804408/social-land-concession-for-families-of-veterans-in-pursat-province/

Japan provides grant and commends police officer

The Japanese government has approved a grant of $187,682 for two recipient organisations in Cambodia under the Grant Assistance for Grassroot Human Security Project, which is also known as the KUSANONE grant. ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804431/japan-provides-grant-and-commends-police-officer/

Fishing banned after villages’ dispute mediated

A temporary ban on fishing was ordered yesterday by Kampong Tralach district authorities to prevent violence while mediation continues to resolve a dispute between the people of three villages and Lorpeang Natural Resources Conservation community. The authorities also ordered the demolition of the community guardhouse ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804407/fishing-banned-after-villages-dispute-mediated/

MoE on the lookout for biodiverse ecotourism spots

The Ministry of Environment and Tour Guides Association are working together to identify potential ecotourism spots in protected areas. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804348/moe-on-the-lookout-for-biodiverse-ecotourism-spots/

Kep province to become ‘relaxation and high-end tourist destination’

Four tourism poles and 251 development projects have been added to the newly completed master plan draft for tourism development in Kep province. It is slated for implementation through 2030. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804514/kep-province-to-become-relaxation-and-high-end-tourist-destination/

Ministry revamps self-assessment tax regime classifications

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has issued a prakas (directive) for the classification of taxpayers doing business in the Kingdom currently under the existing self-assessment regime. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804495/ministry-revamps-self-assessment-tax-regime-classifications/

Japan to assist in Cambodian customs clearance automation

The Japanese government will assist the Cambodian General Department of Customs and Excise of Cambodia (GDCE) in setting up an automated customs clearance system that will speed up cargo clearance time, alleviating congestion problems that slow the process.​​ ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804464/japan-to-assist-in-cambodian-customs-clearance-automation/

Four solar power stations coming online

Additional renewable energy generated by solar power will come online soon in Cambodia from four new stations scheduled to be linked to the grid early this year. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803921/four-solar-power-stations-coming-online/

Cambodia a safe tourist destination as WHO praises C-19 pandemic impact management

Cambodia is a safe tourist destination with the Kingdom ranked by the World Health Organization (WHO) as among the top nations in the world with the best COVID-19 containment and impact management.​ .. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803895/cambodia-a-safe-tourist-destination-as-who-praises-c-19-pandemic-impact-management/

Armac receives $2 million from South Korea gov’t for mine victims

The ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (Armac) in Phnom Penh has received approximately $2 million from the government of South Korea through the ASEAN-Korea Cooperation Fund (AKCF) for victims of mines or explosive remnants of war (ERW). .. ...

Rhea Mae Soco
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803967/armac-receives-2-million-from-south-korea-govt-for-mine-victims/

Interior Ministry to finish sunken ship UXO clearance by May

The Interior Ministry yesterday outlined a plan to finish clearance of unexploded ordnance in a sunken warship this May and until then, 150 hectares of the Mekong River are cordoned off to protect the lives of fishermen in the area. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803966/interior-ministry-to-finish-sunken-ship-uxo-clearance-by-may/

Cambodia and EU consult on development priorities

The drafts of European Development Cooperation Strategy for Cambodia, and the EU Multiannual Indicative Programme 2021-2027 have been discussed to align with the government’s development priorities. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803600/cambodia-and-eu-consult-on-development-priorities/

‘Robust’ new cassava policy aims to diversify farming and boost exports

The launch of Cambodia’s National Cassava Policy 2020-2025 yesterday delivered new energy to the boosting of production and exports for the crop. This policy sets robust commitments for the diversification of Cambodia’s economic bases away from traditional sectors. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803999/robust-new-cassava-policy-aims-to-diversify-farming-and-boost-exports/

Rubber production to receive multi-agency effort to improve

WWF-Cambodia and the General Department of Rubber at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build a multi-agency partnership for transparent and sustainable natural rubber supply chains in Cambodia. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803833/rubber-production-to-receive-multi-agency-effort-to-improve/

Rent reductions increasingly possible for smaller firms

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have taken a slight upper hand in the negotiation of commercial rental prices across the Kingdom as COVID-19 is still hindering the property sector. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803836/rent-reductions-increasingly-possible-for-smaller-firms/

Another new investment project approved by CDC

According to the CDC’s press release made public yesterday, the newly approved investment project is located along the National Road No. 5 in Samaky Meanchey district, Kampong Chhnang province. The project, belonging to Changhui (Cambodia) Handbag MFR, Co., Ltd., is expected to create a total ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803937/another-new-investment-project-approved-by-cdc/

Civil servants’ expense stipends cut

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday issued a sub-decree on steps to reduce government spending for domestic and foreign missions for national and sub-national administrations due to COVID-19. It set the rules and procedures for implementation of the expense budget for civil servant missions to ...

Khann Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803609/civil-servants-expense-stipends-cut/

Japan helps strengthen community healthcare in Kampong Cham province

The Government of Japan has agreed to provide $182,035 to People’s Hope Japan (PHJ) under the framework, The Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects. ...

Nika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803631/japan-helps-strengthen-community-healthcare-in-kampong-cham-province/

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