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Government decides to release additional $30 million for mine clearance

The Royal Government of Cambodia has decided to release an additional $30 million from its savings for mine and UXO clearance to reach the goal of mine-free Cambodia by 2025. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501195307/government-decides-to-release-additional-30-million-for-mine-clearance/

GDT’s tax collection target for 2023 up by $750M

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) has been given a stiff tax collection target of $3.5 billion for next year, $750 million more than the current year’s budget target, said Kong Vibol, Minister attached to the Prime Minister and Delegate of the Royal Government in ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501175487/gdts-tax-collection-target-for-2023-up-by-750m/

Minister reaffirms government’s commitment to promote press freedom

Minister of Information Khieu Kanharith said the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) is always committed to improving the respect of press freedom and freedom of expression as enshrined in the Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501176536/minister-reaffirms-governments-commitment-to-promote-press-freedom/

Government adopts long-term supportive policy for residents moving out of Angkor Resort

The Royal Government of Cambodia has set forth a policy to support the residents who had volunteered to move out of Angkor Archeological Park in Siem Reap provincial city to Tani village, Run Taek commune, Banteay Srei district, Siem Reap province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501150476/government-adopts-long-term-supportive-policy-for-residents-moving-out-of-angkor-resort/

Cambodia, UNDP to further boost their cooperation

Cambodia and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) were satisfied with their good cooperation and shared the same commitment to further enhance it. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501148629/cambodia-undp-to-further-boost-their-cooperation/

Government doles out around eight billion riels to clean up cities

Ministry of Environment secretary of state and spokesman Neth Pheaktra said that the Royal Government spent around eight billion riels (approx. $1,944,106) in a year to clean up 28 cities throughout the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501142245/government-doles-out-around-eight-billion-riels-to-clean-up-cities/

Cambodia’s adult literacy increases significantly

Literacy rate for the citizens aged 15 years old and above in Cambodia has seen a significant rise, reflecting the government’s successful efforts in eradicating illiteracy rate, said a senior official of the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501133550/cambodias-adult-literacy-increases-significantly/

Wildlife Alliance appreciates government’s decision on Phnom Tamao

Wildlife Alliance has expressed its appreciation for the decision of the Royal Government of Cambodia to cancel development projects at Phnom Tamao Widlife Rescue Center’s forest area in Bati district, Takeo province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501128696/wildlife-alliance-appreciates-governments-decision-on-phnom-tamao/

WHO to continue working with Cambodia on COVID-19 and other diseases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is determined to continue working closely with the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) in combating the Covid-19 pandemic and other diseases such as malaria, hepatitis, hypertension, and so on. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501104932/who-to-continue-working-with-cambodia-on-covid-19-and-other-diseases/

Cambodia promotes economic literacy for non-economists

The Royal Government of Cambodia is promoting the economic literacy for non-economists. An 11-day workshop on the topic was conducted recently in hybrid format by professors and experts from Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University (ANU). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501085151/cambodia-promotes-economic-literacy-for-non-economists/

UNFPA, Japan help build resilient health care system in Cambodia

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Japanese Government jointly launched here last weekend a new project to support the Royal Government of Cambodia in building resilient and responsive health care systems in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501072226/unfpa-japan-help-build-resilient-health-care-system-in-cambodia/

Ministry of Labour to celebrates 136th Anniversary of International Labor Day

The International Labor Day, May 1, is an important event for workers, which is celebrated every year, and this year the Royal Government has issued a circular and message to inspire and assign tasks to the Royal Government working group. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501066924/ministry-of-labour-to-celebrates-136th-anniversary-of-international-labor-day/

Cambodia Competition Commission established

The Cambodia Competition Commission (“CCC”) was established pursuant to the Royal Government of Cambodia’s Sub-Decree No. 37 ANKr.BK on the Organisation and Functioning of the Cambodia Competition Commission (“Sub-Decree”). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501045346/cambodia-competition-commission-established/

Royal Government launches policy to transform digital landscape of Cambodia

Telecommunications Minister Chea Vandeth stated that the Royal Government has launched a plan to transform Cambodia into vibrant digital economy and society. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501033702/royal-government-launches-policy-to-transform-digital-landscape-of-cambodia/

Cambodia plans to launch strategy to develop garment, bag and footwear sector

The Royal Government of Cambodia will soon launch a strategy to develop the garment, bag and footwear sector as a roadmap for promoting the development of the industry towards growth and competitiveness. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501033259/cambodia-plans-to-launch-strategy-to-develop-garment-bag-and-footwear-sector/

PM reaffirms protection of peace, monarchy and throne

Prime Minister Hun Sen has  reaffirmed the Royal Government’s commitment to continue protecting peace, monarchy  and the throne. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50981801/pm-reaffirms-protection-of-peace-monarchy-and-throne/

EU pledges new grant framework to support Cambodia’s priorities

The European Union has pledged to continue supporting the public financial management reform programme under the new grant framework agreement between the Royal Government of Cambodia and the EU. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50980286/eu-pledges-new-grant-framework-to-support-cambodias-priorities/

COVAX provides refrigeration equipment to Cambodia

The COVAX Facility donated advanced refrigeration equipment to the Royal Government to boost the country’s vaccination storage capacity. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50963410/covax-provides-refrigeration-equipment-to-cambodia/

Cambodia plans the inaugural issuance of $300 million sovereign bonds of $300 million next year

The Royal Government of Cambodia plans to issue the first $300 million worth sovereign bond to raise fund to finance public investment projects, aiming at boosting the country’s economic growth and productivity. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50958999/cambodia-plans-the-inaugural-issuance-of-300-million-sovereign-bonds-of-300-million-next-year/

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