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‘Ghost staff’ found, $1.7M returned to state coffers

The Ministry of Civil Service said more than seven billion riel ($1.7 million) in salaries for civil servants was returned to the state last year after it discovered that the books had been cooked to pay ‘ghost officials’. This is despite claims by the Ministry of ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ghost-staff-found-17m-returned-state-coffers

Government raises retirement age for civil servants to 60

The Ministry of Civil Service released a letter on Thursday addressed to senior leaders of all institutions in the Kingdom announcing a change in the retirement age of civil servants. In compliance with Article 26 of the Law on Social Security Fund, civil servants, regardless ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-raises-retirement-age-civil-servants-60

Wages set to increase for civil servants

The government will increase the minimum wage for civil servants, teachers, doctors, and armed forces in a move to improve their living conditions next year. Speaking in a cabinet meeting at the Peace Palace on Friday, Prime Minister Hun Sen said that wages for both government ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50654902/wages-set-to-increase-for-civil-servants/

Thousands of civil servants access free healthcare

Nearly 10,000 civil servants and those who had retired from service were treated in hospital in the first six months of the year after healthcare insurance for these groups came into effect. The National Social Security Fund said it was registering with more state clinics and ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50514562/thousands-of-civil-servants-access-free-healthcare/

New system for managing civil servants

The Ministry of Public Function has cooperated with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications to establish a modernised civil servants management system for the Ministry of Health to manage its officials more efficiently. ...

Decree reviewed for loopholes

The Interior Ministry yesterday created a working group to review possible loopholes in a royal decree establishing a social security healthcare fund for public officials, civil servants and veterans. ...

Khuon Narim
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50101665/decree-reviewed-loopholes/

PM clarifies retirement age

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced that the retirement age for civil servants is still 60 after confusion spread following a government notice that it plans to extend the retirement age to 65 for teachers.​ ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5098165/pm-clarifies-retirement-age/

PM calls to slow hiring of new civil servants

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced yesterday that the government will cut back on recruiting new employees next year to reduce its spending on civil servant salaries. ...

Post Staff
http://www.cambodiadailykhmer.com/38598

Civil servants to get $12 for Pchum Ben

The government has issued a sub-decree that all civil servants will this year receive about $12 each for the upcoming Pchum Ben festival. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5078968/civil-servants-get-12-pchum-ben/

PM explains differences in the minimum wage

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday urged members of the armed forces and civil servants not to envy teachers and doctors who get higher wages, saying teachers were in the field of growing human resources. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36795/pm-explains-differences-in-the-minimum-wage/

Civil servants told: no helmet, penalties apply

Civil servants and factory workers will be required to wear helmets when riding their motorbikes to work under a government plan to stem traffic fatalities. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36427/civil-servants-told--no-helmet--penalties-apply/

Government payroll to grow

The government will recruit more than 12,000 civil servants and teachers and an additional 20,000 service contractors for 2017, according to an announcement by the Ministry of Public Function. ...

Touch Sokha
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-payroll-grow

Civil servant healthcare program created

Public officials, civil servants and veterans can breathe a bit easier now that King Norodom Sihamoni has officially signed a royal decree establishing a social security healthcare fund. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35270/civil-servant-healthcare-program-created/

Anti-Corruption Unit seeks response over Information Ministry complaint

The government’s Anti-Corruption Unit has sent a letter to the Ministry of Information asking it to respond to allegations that its officials demanded bribes to let applicants pass exams for jobs in the ministry, a letter published on the ACU’s website reveals. ACU President Om Yentieng’s ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/anti-corruption-unit-seeks-response-over-information-ministry-complaint

Wages will increase following economic growth

Hun Sen said salaries for civil servants and garment workers will increase yearly coinciding with the growth in the economy. Speaking at a graduation ceremony for the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) at the Koh Pich center on Tuesday, he said during the general assembly ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=Y2MzZjI4MzI3MzI

Finance Ministry To Tackle Graft With ‘Rewards’

Finance Minister Keat Chhon an­nounced a new plan on Thursday to cut down on rampant state corruption by dispersing three-quarters of non-tax revenue to ministries and their employees as financial “rewards.” With Anti-Corruption Unit chief Om Yentieng by his side, Mr. Chhon laid out the bare ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/finance-ministry-to-tackle-graft-with-rewards-8993/

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