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Gov’t rolls out 10th round of relief measures

The government has rolled out the 10th round of economic relief measures to manage the impact on key sectors from Covid-19 and the ongoing recovery process, and bolster economic growth during and after the crisis. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/govt-rolls-out-10th-round-relief-measures

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

NSSF provides $2,500 funeral grant

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) on September 16 provided a funeral grant of 10 million riel ($2,500) to the bereaved family of an unnamed civil servant who died in a tragic work accident. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nssf-provides-2500-funeral-grant

$14 million spent on social assistance

National Social Security Fund (NSSF) announced yesterday that the NSSF has spent more than $14 million to provide healthcare and allowances to members of the fund for the first six months of this year. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50914853/14-million-spent-on-social-assistance/

NBC and NSSF joining hands in investment management

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) and the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) have entered into a partnership on social security planning, investment management and human resource development. ...

May Kunmakara
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/nbc-and-nssf-joining-hands-investment-management

Cash benefits paid out to over 5,000 women who gave birth in May

In the first five months of this year, the government provided 10 billion riel ($2.46 million) through the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) to 25,867 low-income female workers who gave birth to 26,057 babies. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cash-benefits-paid-out-over-5000-women-who-gave-birth-may

Gov’t to launch new, improved NSSF healthcare payment app

A new mobile medical treatment and care payment application developed by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), costing around $80,000, will be completed by November this year. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50862988/govt-to-launch-new-improved-nssf-healthcare-payment-app/

Sar Kheng urged to look into NSSF graft claims

Around 200 people, including medical staff, officials and locals from Prey Veng province’s Preah Sdech district, have submitted their petition to Minister of Interior Sar Kheng requesting legal action against Operational Health District of Preah Sdach director You Sy Le for allegedly embezzling National Social ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-urged-look-nssf-graft-claims

State fund gives maternity support

Over the past three years, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has provided more than 87 billion riel in childbirth subsidies to 210,000 women across the country, according to Heng Sophannarith, director of NSSF’s policy division. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/state-fund-gives-maternity-support

Youths seek inclusion in social security fund

The Youth Resource Development Programme (YRDP) and a group of youths have asked the government to include students and monks in the government’s National Social Security Fund (NSSF) so they can receive social protection services for free such as health examinations and treatment. The proposal ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youths-seek-inclusion-social-security-fund

More than two million people benefit from NSSF: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Hun Sen on the 134th of International Labour Day said more 2.1 million people including workers, employee, and public officials have received benefits from the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) since 2008. ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50719325/more-than-two-million-people-benefit-from-nssf-prime-minister/

Sam Heng: Social security must widen to include more workers

As of last year, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) registered more than 10,000 healthcare enterprises to cover more than 1.7 million workers under occupational risk and healthcare schemes. Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Sam Heng is pushing for the schemes to be implemented ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sam-heng-social-security-must-widen-include-more-workers

NSSF reports decrease in fainting cases

Thirteen cases of fainting among garment workers occurred in factories last year, a decrease of more than 60 percent compared with 17 cases in 2018, according to a National Social Security Fund report.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50679706/nssf-reports-decrease-in-fainting-cases

New law set to benefit those working in the private sector

Workers and employees in the private sector will receive the same benefits as those in the public sector if they pay their income tax and fulfill other legal requirements. The recently passed Law on Social Security Schemes states that workers and employees in the private ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-law-set-benefit-those-working-private-sector

Government delivers $5 million in childbirth bonuses

The government has spent more than $5 million to support female garment workers who delivered babies during the first nine months of the year. The National Social Security Fund yesterday said that from January to September, 55,180 workers who delivered 55,543 babies received money through the ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50647861/government-delivers-5-million-in-childbirth-bonuses/

Government to take action against doctors who cheat NSSF

The National Assembly is drafting a law to take action against doctors and patients who collude with each other to cheat the National Social Security Fund into paying for false medical expenses. Chheang Vun, chairman of the National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, Information and Media ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50646973/government-to-take-action-against-doctors-who-cheat-nssf/

Better transport sought for workers

The government and civil society organisations are finding ways to improve the means of transport for garment and footwear workers to reduce accidents involving them while commuting to and from work. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/better-transport-sought-workers

Mitigation policy aids more than 60,000 families

The Social Affairs Ministry yesterday said the government has helped more than 60,000 impoverished families affected by natural disasters since it first launched its mitigation policy in 2014. Lao Veng, deputy director of the ministry’s general technical department, said during a press conference at the Council ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50642974/mitigation-policy-aids-more-than-60000-families/

Social fund to cover pensions

At a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday, the Council of Ministers approved a draft law on expanding the scope of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) to cover pensions. The law is of immense importance, particularly in providing greater protections for ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/social-fund-cover-pensions

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