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Sar Kheng: Sub-national level budgets to be paid via bank to stop corruption

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng announced on Tuesday that the budgets for sub-national administrations next year will be paid via the bank to prevent corruption and ensure transparency. He also warned officials not to abuse power for personal gain. Sar Kheng was speaking at the ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-sub-national-level-budgets-be-paid-bank-stop-corruption

Healthcare management transferred to sub-national level

The government on Monday issued a sub-decree to delegate the management of healthcare provision to sub-national administrations, which will be effective as of January next year. The sub-decree was approved by Prime Minister Hun Sen last Wednesday and signed by relevant ministers including Minister of ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/healthcare-management-transferred-sub-national-level

Local administrations allocated $900M

The government has allocated more than 3.5 trillion riel (nearly $900 million) for sub-national level administrations throughout the Kingdom to develop their localities for next year. The figure is an increase of $276 million compared to this year. The allocation was announced during the National Workshop ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/local-administrations-allocated-900m

Transfer of power ‘still slow’

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said on Wednesday that the delegation of authority from national level to sub-national administrations remained slow, resulting in a lack of clarity concerning their roles and responsibilities in providing public services. Speaking at the 17th meeting of the National Committee ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/transfer-power-still-slow

Sar Kheng urges efficient use of new $100K local budget

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has ordered commune officials to use next year’s increased annual budget of more than $100,000 “effectively, transparently and responsibly”, with local-level expenditure set to more than double from $50,000 a year. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-urges-efficient-use-new-100k-local-budget

ICT has played ‘major role’ in sharing public service info

Government officials and civil society on Tuesday said information and communications technology (ICT) has played a major role in disseminating public service information throughout the Kingdom as most people use smartphones and the internet, and this has helped reduce corruption and provide transparency. The claim ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ict-has-played-major-role-sharing-public-service-info

Government reform policy a success

The National Committee for Sub-National Democratic Development (NCDD) opened its two-day workshop on Wednesday, with attendees hailing its role in facilitating ongoing reforms in the way finances are administered and responsibilities carried out in Cambodia.​ ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-reform-policy-success

Environmental law changes get go-ahead

The ministries of Interior, Environment, and Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on Monday agreed on the amendment to the laws concerning forestry, fisheries and natural resource protection. They are set to send the draft to the Council of Ministers for revision before it can be passed ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/environmental-law-changes-get-go-ahead

Grassroots info urged

A senior official yesterday urged local leaders to share information on available community services and government changes to residents as the Ministry of Information yesterday laid out its social accountability strategic action plan for the coming year and eyed last year’s results. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/grassroots-info-urged

Grassroots info urged

A senior official yesterday urged local leaders to share information on available community services and government changes to residents as the Ministry of Information yesterday laid out its social accountability strategic action plan for the coming year and eyed last year’s results. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/grassroots-info-urged

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