$1.1B spent on the vulnerable from 2020-23

During a period spanning more than three years, from June 25, 2020, to July 24, 2023, the government has devoted over $1.1 billion to support vulnerable households. ...

Chea Sokny

Explainer: NSSF - How Cambodian workers are protected under a social security safety net

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is a public administration institution in Cambodia that provides essential social security coverage and benefits to workers in the formal sector. ...

Seng Mengheng

Project launched to include at-risk farmers in social security scheme

A multi-party MoU has been signed to explore ways to extend Cambodia’s social security scheme to farmers who are at high risk from the vulnerabilities of climate change ...

Marissa Carruthers

PM: Religion plays key role in building mental peace and social security

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, said on Thursday that religion plays a key role in building mental peace, social security, and religious harmony in Cambodia and around the world. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Government improves benefits for pensioners

The government has issued a sub-decree on increasing social security benefits for former civil servants and veterans and sponsoring maids for certain disabled people after the Ministry of Labour recently announced social security pensions for individuals in factories, establishments and companies. ...

Hang Punreay

NEC calls for heightened security at upcoming commune elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) instructed all electoral commissions and relevant authorities to strengthen security and maintain public order at polling and ballot counting stations during the upcoming commune council elections.   ...

Nov Sivutha

CNRP Rallies Garment Workers With Promises of Change

Speaking to hundreds of garment workers yesterday in Phnom Penh, Kem Sokha, deputy president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), appealed to those in attendance to vote for the newly formed opposition party, promising higher wages, social security and free access to schools and ...

Car sales sharply rise in Cambodia in 2012 due to strong economic growth

Demand for brand new cars in Cambodia has remarkably increased in 2012 thanks to robust economic growth, enhanced social security and political stability, major automobile dealers said Monday. “We sold about 800 units this year, up from 500 units last year, “Kong Nuon, president of ...

Mounting Foreign Concerns as 2013 Budget Plans Under Way

WASHINGTON DC – Seven opposition lawmakers say they have found new ways to reduce the national debt and are requesting that the National Assembly’s finance committee meet with them before drafting the 2013 national budget. The lawmakers, from the Sam Rainsy and Human Rights parties, say ...

ASEAN issues declaration to promote regional community

The 21st ASEAN Summit opened in Phnom Penh yesterday under the theme One Community, One Destiny, with meetings during the three-day event expected to tackle such issues as measures to build the ASEAN Community, regional peace and security, and strengthening co-operation between the bloc’s member ...

Cambodia Officially Starts Trading Life Insurance

Cambodia on May 21 officially started to trade life insurance for first time in history with hope of supplementing social security and growth of insurance development in the kingdom. At the inauguration ceremony at 21st floor of Canadia Tower in Phnom Penh, His Excellency, Aun Porn Moniroth, secretary of state of finance ministry said: “it ...

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