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Government approves budget bill for 2022

The Cambodian government approved a draft budget bill of 32,576.9 trillion riels (approximately $8.013 billion) for its expenditure for 2022, with national revenue set at 23,462.6 trillion riels (approximately $5.771 billion). ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50958209/government-approves-budget-bill-for-2022/

Ministries eye budget bumps for next year

The Ministry of Economy and Finance finished month-long consultations with key ministries on Thursday in preparation for the drafting of Cambodia’s budget for 2017. ...

Kong Meta
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministries-eye-budget-bumps-next-year

Cambodia to spend 21 mln USD for July general election

Cambodia will spend about 21 million U.S. dollars to cover for the [sic] proceedings of the general elections on July 28, a senior official at the National Election Committee (NEC) said Friday. “The budget for the forthcoming elections is about 21 million U.S. dollars, up from ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-01/04/c_132080391.htm

Improvements for banks after budget

Improvements to Cambodia’s banking and finance sector are expected to come about as a result of the 2013 national budget, a Council of Ministers spokesman said. “We will dedicate resources to ensuring macro-economic stability,” spokesman for the Council of Ministers, Phay Siphan said. These measures, in conjunction ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012103059460/Business/improvements-for-banks-after-budget.html

Government Allocates More Than $3 Billion in 2013 Budget

The government has allocated more than $3 billion for total government spending in 2013, an increase of 19.2 percent on the $2.6 billion the government planned to spend in 2012, according to a statement issued by the Council of Ministers on Friday. The statement did not ...

City-District to Manage Self Budget in 2012

The government, this year, intends to transfer it’s budget to individual town district authorities, and to vouchsafe into their hands from 2013 onward, aiming to push forward decentralization, said an interior ministry official. The budget, of on average US$ 35,000 per year, is in process of being transferred to the individual 193 town-district authorities across ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Ministries' poor accounting leads to diverted emergency cash

Poor accounting practices by ministries between 2005 and 2010 required them to seek additional government funds to the tune of $578.79 million, which was reserved for national emergencies, according to a multi-year budget analysis released on Friday by the NGO Forum on Cambodia ...

Senate ratifies record draft budget law

The Senate yesterday spent just 90 minutes ratifying the record $2.6 billion budget law for 2012, which will allow the government to borrow up to $1.1 billion from foreign lenders, according to a Senate statement ...

Moody's says debt is stable, open to risk

Ratings agency Moody’s kept the outlook on Cambodia’s government debt at stable, though the firm said that the risk of default was still high and had raised concerns over the country’s ability to manage its finances. In a report released on Sunday, Moody’s said that Cambodia’s ...

Budget pushed through

Cambodia’s 2012 budget passed through the National Assembly yesterday unopposed, without a single question asked and no parliamentary debate in a situation the government, opposition and observers all said was unfortunate. It took just over three hours for the law to be passed, 86 to 0, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011112552980/National-news/budget-pushed-through.html

'Disappointed' donors still await government meeting

Government Palace, the imposing gray headquarters of the Cambodia Development Council next to Wat Phnom, should be buzzing this morning with the country’s top foreign diplomats and government officials discussing aid and reform. Instead, with the government’s decision to indefinitely postpone this year’s Cambodian Development Cooperation ...

PM weighs in on China debt debate

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday added his two cents to the ongoing debate on what Cambodia’s debt to China actually is, declaring it stands at only US$2 billion. At a ground-breaking ceremony marking the beginning of construction on Phnom Penh’s Cambodia-China Friendship Bridge, the premier rejected ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011110352522/National-news/pm-weighs-in-on-china-debt-debate.html

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