MLVT makes significant strides in improving working conditions

The Royal Government of Cambodia has made significant progress in implementing laws and policies to increase employment opportunities, promote skills development of an individual, expand social security coverage, strengthen labour market governance and improve working conditions, said Ith Samheng, Minister of Labor and Vocational Training, ...

Nheng Chamrong

Labour Ministry, SCIA ink MoU on Vocational Training for Cambodia’s young people

The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Singapore Cambodia International Academy (SCIA) have reached a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in carrying out the Royal Government of Cambodia’s policy on vocational training for 1.5 million young people. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Kingdom’s tallest bridge to be ready by May 2025

The Royal Government of Cambodia has allocated nearly $23 million to build a bridge across the Russei Chrum River, located in Chhay Lok village, O’Som commune, Veal Veng district, Pursat province, considered to become the tallest bridge in the Kingdom. ...

Manoj Mathew

Foreign tourist arrivals generated $1.4 billion in 2022

Cambodia welcomed 2.28 million foreign tourists last year, injecting $1.4 billion to the national economy. The Ministry of Tourism’s report showed that the revenue had an increase of 667 percent compared to 2021. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia supports Lao PDR’s ASEAN Chairmanship next year

The Royal Government of Cambodia expressed its support to Lao PDR’s chairmanship of ASEAN next year, according to a press release from the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued this afternoon at the end of the two-day official visit of Cambodian Prime ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia eying more bilateral FTAs

The Royal Government of Cambodia has been pushing for the establishment of more bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) with main trade partners in order to access wider markets for the Cambodia-made products. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Over 6,100 associations and NGOs recorded in Cambodia as of December 2022

As of December 2022, a total of 6,109 associations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have deposited relevant documents and registered at the Ministry of Interior. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Tourism restoration co-financing project to play important role in boosting tourism, says officials

Officials claim that the Royal Government’s co-financing project, combined with a credit guarantee program for tourism businesses, will be an important financial tool to boost the tourism sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Royal Government to continue providing free COVID-19 vaccines to people

The Royal Government will continue to administer COVID-19 vaccines to its people and all foreign nationals in Cambodia free-of-charge even though the required doses for each of them rise to 20. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia to study upgrade of existing railway to a high-speed railway from Poipet-Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville

Prime Minister Hun Sen , Head of the Royal Government has instructed the Ministry of Public Works and Transport to study the feasibility of improving the existing railway system in Cambodia into a high-speed railway. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Kingdom hosts 13th ASEM Covid-19 style

Prime Minister Hun Sen is set to lead the 13th Asia-Europe summit (ASEM13), which Cambodia will host via video conference due to the pandemic on November 25-26. ...

Ry Sochan

Kingdom urges NAM states to commit to multilateralism

A senior Cambodian diplomat called on Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) countries to renew their commitments to multilateralism and to find solutions to common challenges that all nations can support as no single country can address these global issues alone. ...

Ry Sochan

Cambodia provides 200,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Laos to help fight the disease

Cambodia donates 200,000 doses of Covid-19 Sinovac vaccines to Laos to contribute to Laos’ efforts in the fight against this deadly disease. ...

Ry Sochan

Cambodia to further enhance and strengthen resilience and preparedness against COVID-19

As the world continues to suffer from COVID-19, the Royal Government of Cambodia has reaffirmed its efforts to further enhance and strengthen its resilience and preparedness against the pandemic and other future contagious diseases. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Minister tells local airline to restart flights in anticipation of international tourism’s re-opening in near future

Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, has instructed local airline, Sky Angkor Airlines, to be ready to reopen tourist-passenger flights- as the Royal Government of Cambodia will be ready soon to reopen ‘safe’ international tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Prime Minister Hun Sen pushes GMS to invest in digital base

Prime Minister Hun Sen urged all countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) to push for the development of digital infrastructure in order to make the economies of the region more competitive globally.   ...

Ry Sochan

What explains Cambodia’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution success?

One of the less heralded recent aspects of the COVID-19 story in Southeast Asia has been Cambodia’s remarkable success in vaccine distribution. As of September 6, just over two-thirds of the country’s population had received at least one dose of vaccine, while 53 percent were ...

Sebastian Strangio

USAID funds anti-trafficking effort

The US embassy in Cambodia announced the launch of a five-year US Agency for International Development (USAID) programme that seeks to protect vulnerable populations from human trafficking abuses.   ...

Ry Sochan

PM targets 13M people vaccinated for Covid-19

Prime Minister Hun Sen has set a goal of vaccinating about 13 million people, or over 80 per cent of the population, against Covid-19.   ...

Mom Kunthear

Cambodia supports sustainable agriculture production

Cambodia has voiced support for regional efforts towards more effective and competitive agriculture production while sustaining the environment as discussed at a regional conference yesterday. ...

Yin Soeum

Officials meet with their EU counterparts to talk recovery

Senior government officials and European counterparts met last Friday to discuss Cambodia’s economic plan. New trade policies to help the Kingdom recover from the pandemic were the focus of the conversation as well as the World Trade Organization’s role in shaping the post-pandemic recovery. ...

Husain Haider

Gov’t donates Covid aid to Vietnam

The government has provided medical equipment and financial aid to neighboring Vietnam to help curb the spread of Covid-19, which is currently running rampant there.   ...

Mom Kunthear

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