The Phnom Penh Post

Siem Reap pagoda monks plan palm tree planting campaign

Monks at the Phnom Preah Thevak pagoda, also known as Sen Chey, in Siem Reap province’s Banteay Srei district plan to plant 50,000 Asian palmyra palm trees in a 60ha community forest to preserve the species represents the national identity. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-pagoda-monks-plan-palm-tree-planting-campaign

Quarantine waived for health workers and service providers

The government will waive quarantine for medical workers and frontline service providers at treatment facilities who maintain strict health measures while on duty and receive negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/quarantine-waived-health-workers-and-service-providers

Capital updates all waste management service fees

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration will introduce new solid waste management fees in the capital to ensure the regular flow of operations and in line with current developments in the country. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-updates-all-waste-management-service-fees

CMAA inks MoU with Chinese NGO, eyes mine-free P Sihanouk by 2025

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and the Chinese Relief Association for Saving Cambodians (RASC) on October 25 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to mobilise resources from Chinese investors at home and abroad to support demining work in Preah Sihanouk province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmaa-inks-mou-chinese-ngo-eyes-mine-free-p-sihanouk-2025

New Battambang village established to accomodate growing population

The Ministry of Interior has decided to establish a new village in Battambang province to accommodate a burgeoning population. The village, named “Prey Talonh Village”, is located in Bavel district and commune as was requested by the provincial administration. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-battambang-village-established-accomodate-growing-population

Border pool dolphins down to just one

Dolphin conservation groups and government officials are expressing grave concerns over the decline in the number of dolphins present at the Chheu Teal trans-boundary pool of the Mekong River at the Laos-Cambodia border, saying that if this alarming trend is not halted, it will lead ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/border-pool-dolphins-down-just-one

Single-citizenship mandate passed with unanimous vote

The National Assembly (NA) has unanimously passed draft amendments to several articles of the Constitution aiming to mandate single citizenship for the nation’s top office holders. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/single-citizenship-mandate-passed-unanimous-vote

Hun Sen set to attend ASEAN summits with no Myanmar

Prime Minister Hun Sen will attend the 38th and 39th ASEAN Summits and Related Summits, which will be held in combination together this year online on October 26-28 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-set-attend-asean-summits-no-myanmar

PM recalls win-win strategy as Cambodia marks anniversary of Paris Peace Agreement

As Cambodia commemorates the 30th anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreement on October 23, Prime Minister Hun Sen recalled his win-win strategy that eventually brought about full peace in 1998 after decades of war and factional conflict. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-recalls-win-win-strategy-cambodia-marks-anniversary-paris-peace-agreement

UN officials praise Cambodia as more jabs arrive

UN officials commended Cambodia’s all-out Covid-19 vaccination campaign as the latest batch of vaccines provided through Covax – a global initiative aimed at ensuring equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines – arrived at Phnom Penh International Airport on the evening of October 22. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/un-officials-praise-cambodia-more-jabs-arrive

Investment fabric ‘vital to LDC recoveries’

Facilitating investment flows to least developed and developing countries and creating favourable investment environments is necessary to support and accelerate economic recovery in the post-Covid-19 era, according to Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) secretary-general Sok Chenda Sophea on October 22. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/investment-fabric-vital-ldc-recoveries

Cabinet okays $8B for 2022 gov’t spending

The Cabinet on October 22 gave the nod to a draft budget of $8.013 billion for public spending in 2022, an increase of 6.8 per cent year-on-year, in a move expected to help power a prompt economic recovery as the Kingdom emerges from the ravages ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cabinet-okays-8b-2022-govt-spending

Paris Peace Agreements turn 30 as PM reflects

While commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreements on October 23, the government reaffirmed commitment to embracing and defending the country’s independence, sovereignty, neutrality and territorial integrity as stated in the accord and established in the nation’s Constitution.   ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/paris-peace-agreements-turn-30-pm-reflects

Clean Energy Week arrives as China slams brakes on coal plants

EnergyLab Cambodia has launched its Clean Energy Week online campaign to showcase the opportunities clean energy can bring to Cambodia, running from October 21-28. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/clean-energy-week-arrives-china-slams-brakes-coal-plants

Korea’s KB Kookmin Bank says completes acquisition of Prasac

South Korea’s KB Kookmin Bank, New York-listed KB Financial Group Inc’s (KB) commercial banking unit, on October 20 announced the completion of the acquisition the remaining 30 per cent interest in Prasac, Cambodia’s largest microfinance institution, as it expands its business into the Kingdom’s financial ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/koreas-kb-kookmin-bank-says-completes-acquisition-prasac

CCF carries out raids on 17 fuel fraudsters

Officials from the General Directorate of Consumer Protection, Competition and Fraud Repression (CCF) found 17 fuel businesses in four provinces conducting illegal business, while more than 1,000kg of defective goods and over 500 litres of counterfeit alcohol were confiscated and destroyed from October 18-20. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ccf-carries-out-raids-17-fuel-fraudsters

Puthea: NEC welcomes observers for Cambodia’s free, fair elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) is in the process of updating and verifying the 2021 voter registration list in preparation for the 5th mandate commune council elections scheduled for June 5, 2022. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/puthea-nec-welcomes-observers-cambodias-free-fair-elections

Health ministry issues SOP for travellers

The Ministry of Health released their official Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) on October 20 for all travellers to Cambodia, with the specific instructions varying according to whether the traveller is fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated or unvaccinated. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/health-ministry-issues-sop-travellers

S Treng eyes sticky rice cake status

The Stung Treng provincial Department of Culture and Fine Arts is looking into the possibility of registering Nom ansorm chrouk – sticky rice cakes filled with pork and wrapped in banana leaves – and several other dishes as food originating from the province. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/s-treng-eyes-sticky-rice-cake-status

Siem Reap, Kampong Speu lift Covid restrictions

The Siem Reap Provincial Administration has lifted the 9pm-3am curfew throughout the province after a decrease in the rate of new Covid-19 cases. Kampong Speu province similarly decided to lift restrictions and reopen businesses. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-kampong-speu-lift-covid-restrictions

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