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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

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

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

No more closure or lockdown of buildings, schools or markets if a COVID-19 positive case is identified

Prime Minister Hun Sen has yesterday declared  with immediate effect, there will be no more closure of schools, places of businesses and markets if a case of COVID-19 were to break out in any location. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957434/no-more-closure-or-lockdown-of-buildings-schools-or-markets-if-a-covid-19-positive-case-is-identified/

Cambodia to set aside $700 million for continuation of COVID-19 interventions in 2022

The Royal Government plans to budget more than $700 million for the continuation of interventions against the effects of Covid 19 in 2022.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957425/cambodia-to-set-aside-700-million-for-continuation-of-covid-19-interventions-in-2022/

Cambodia set to launch Post Covid recovery plan soon

Cambodia is set to launch soon, its Post COVID economic recovery plan, thanks to its high rate of vaccination which stood at 85.33 percent as of Friday, October 22. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957334/cambodia-set-to-launch-post-covid-recovery-plan-soon/

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

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

Cambodia provides cash assistance to pandemic-hit families for another 3 months

The Cambodian government will continue providing cash assistance to about 700,000 families hit by COVID-19 for another three months from October to December, according to a decision released on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50955991/cambodia-provides-cash-assistance-to-pandemic-hit-families-for-another-3-months/

WFP and USAID allocate $1.32 million to 11,000 families badly hit by floods

The World Food Program supported by the Government of Germany and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) allocated $1.32 million to be given to 11,000 families or about 55,000 people who were badly affected by floodwaters and the Covid outbreak in Banteay Meanchey ...

Chhun Sun Ly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50955055/wfp-and-usaid-allocate-1-32-million-to-11000-families-badly-hit-by-floods/

Presentation of vaccination card at schools not mandatory for U-18s

Children and youth under 18 years of age are not required to show their COVID-19 vaccination card or certificate when entering and leaving school institutions, both public and private in Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50954510/presentation-of-vaccination-card-at-schools-not-mandatory-for-u-18s/

Siem Reap reopens 44 schools and plans to reopen 129 more

After requests were sent, inspections and evaluations conducted, and meetings held, Siem Reap finally reopened the doors of 44 schools and will be reopening 129 more two days after. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50954141/siem-reap-reopens-44-schools-and-plans-to-reopen-129-more/

Cambodia unveils new quarantine regulations

According to the nine-page notice, the new quarantine measures will take effect from October 18. The decision is aimed at protecting public health and easing burdensome restrictions for fully vaccinated people. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-unveils-new-quarantine-regulations

Central bank calls on IMF to support ASEAN’s recovery

The governor of the National Bank of Cambodia has called on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to continue supporting ASEAN economies, especially as they recover from the Coronavirus pandemic. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50953619/central-bank-calls-on-imf-to-support-aseans-recovery/

Covid vaccination card required for NSSF services in Kingdom

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) under the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training advised all offices in the capital and provinces not to provide services for any individual who cannot show a Covid-19 vaccination card or certificate. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-vaccination-card-required-nssf-services-kingdom

Vocational training centres to reopen

The virtual reopening of the vocational training centres across the country took place yesterday and presided over by Labour Minister It Samheng and around 200 other people. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50950391/vocational-training-centres-to-reopen/

IMF lauds Kingdom’s early-Covid moves

International Monetary Fund (IMF) resident representative for Cambodia Yasuhisa Ojima is optimistic that Cambodia’s economy will see a quick recovery that reflects the “proactive measures” taken by the government to blunt the socio-economic impacts of Covid-19. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/imf-lauds-kingdoms-early-covid-moves

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