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Khmer Times

More Covid-19 treatment sites set up as cases soar

Hun Manet, deputy commander of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, has been leading a working group to set up another Covid-19 treatment site for minor cases.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-covid-19-treatment-sites-set-cases-soar

Lightning strikes kill two people in first quarter

Lightning strikes have claimed two lives in the first three months of this year, the National Committee for Disaster Management Spokesperson Mr Khun Sokha said.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50843017/lightning-strikes-kill-two-people-in-first-quarter/

CSX continues executing trades under lockdown

Bowed but unbeaten, the spritely Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) is churning away under lockdowns that have affected nearly every aspect of the Kingdom’s economy. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50842455/csx-continues-executing-trades-under-lockdown/

IMF highlights divergent global recovery levels

THE International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) World Economic Outlook prediction that the globe will recover at vastly uneven levels has been brought into sharp focus in light of recent lockdowns in Cambodia. ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50842469/imf-highlights-divergent-global-recovery-levels/

Smile Shop catering to lockdown demand for groceries

In response to increased demand during lockdown, Smile Shop, a local e-shop, is offering new users a $10 discount on their first purchase for orders of $25 or more. They ensure deliveries are made between two and 12 hours post ordering in Phnom Penh. ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50842449/smile-shop-catering-to-lockdown-demand-for-groceries/

Bakong top in digital currency index

Cambodia’s digital retail ecosystem was ranked first in Asia and second globally in the PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) inaugural Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Global Index. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50842250/bakong-top-in-digital-currency-index/

Tourists with expired visas also eligible for COVID-19 vaccines

All foreigners who are stranded in Cambodia with no flights to return home who have an expired tourist visa are eligible to take the COVID-19 vaccination. ...

Rhea Mae Soco
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50842355/tourists-with-expired-visas-also-eligible-for-covid-19-vaccines/

The National Bank of Cambodia discourages usage of bank notes to curb COVID-19 spread

The National Bank of Cambodia today issued an announcement encouraging all members of the public to use electronic payment services to participate in the prevention and control of the spread of COVID- 19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50842182/the-national-bank-of-cambodia-discourages-usage-of-bank-notes-to-curb-covid-19-spread/

Four more Cambodians succumbed to COVID-19; Death toll now 50

The Ministry of Health announced this morning that four more COVID-19 patients, all Cambodians, have passed away from the deadly disease. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/841831/four-more-cambodians-succumbed-to-covid-19-death-toll-now-50/

Authorities suspend Pochentong Market in Por Sen Chey district due to Covid-19 outbreak

The administration of Por Senchey district last night issued a notice on the temporary suspension of the Pochentong market in Sangkat Kakap I, Khan Por Senchey due to its involvement with COVID-19 patients. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50841518/authorities-suspend-pochentong-market-in-por-sen-chey-district-due-to-covid-19-outbreak/

More than 1,600 workers and traders have been infected with Covid-19 since March 21

As of the evening of April 19, more than 1,000 workers and more than 600 traders have been infected with Covid-19, which infections recorded from March 21. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50841675/more-than-1600-workers-and-traders-have-been-infected-with-covid-19-since-march-21/

Emergency aid to be given to poor people under lockdown areas

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has announced to repeal mechanism and procedure for providing social assistance to support people who have been severely affected by the COVID-19 community outbreak during the lockdown, but they are given emergency aid in the “Red Zone” areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50841445/emergency-aid-to-be-given-to-poor-people-under-lockdown-areas/

A total of 1,277,688 people in Cambodia vaccinated against COVID-19 vaccinated

As of April 20, 2021, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of National Defense have vaccinated 1,277,688 civil servants, citizens and the armed forces throughout the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50842346/a-total-of-1277688-people-in-cambodia-vaccinated-against-covid-19-vaccinated/

New business activity ongoing despite Coronavirus challenges

Five new factories worth $20.5 million have been approved to be established this month, according to the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). The CDC’s investment committee issued a registration certificate to the companies operating the factories on April 13. About 3,700 jobs are ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50840963/new-business-activity-ongoing-despite-coronavirus-challenges/

CGCC executive clarifies Business Recovery Guarantee Scheme process

Small businesses raising questions about the process of applying for a loan through the newly formed Credit Guarantee Corporation of Cambodia (CGCC)’s Business Recovery Guarantee Scheme (BRGS), has prompted CGCC’s chief executive officer Mr. Wong Keet Loong to provide an overview of how the scheme ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50840936/cgcc-executive-clarifies-business-recovery-guarantee-scheme-process/

Total of 788 garment workers from 36 factories found to be COVID-19 positive in less than a month

The subcommittee on research and monitoring of COVID-19 announced this evening that a total of 788 workers and related employees from a total of 36 factories have been found be infected with COVID-19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50840369/total-of-788-garment-workers-from-36-factories-found-to-be-covid-19-positive-in-less-than-a-month/

Toul Sangke Market shuttered from last night due to COVID-19

Authorities have decided to lock down Samhan Market, also known as Toul Sangke Market, Sangkat Toul Sangke I, Khan Russey Keo, Phnom Penh on the night of April 18, 2021, after the authorities cooperated with a team of health officials to find people with Covid-19 ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50841010/toul-sangke-market-shuttered-from-last-night-due-to-covid-19/

City Hall urges police to allow health workers free passage during lockdown

Phnom Penh City Hall has requested that police at each lockdown station grant travel permission to health officials, doctors and food delivery service workers. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50840743/city-hall-urges-police-to-allow-health-workers-free-passage-during-lockdown/

Gov’t updates lockdown restrictions

The government has modified Article 3 of its lockdown measures, clarifying the limitations on businesses under the restrictions. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50840655/govt-updates-lockdown-restrictions/

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