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Number of poor people in Cambodia drops by half in 7.5 years

Cambodia’s global MPI (Multidimensional Poverty Index) value plummeted from 0.168 in 2014 to 0.070 in 2021/2022, and incidence of poverty fell from 36.7 percent to 16.6 percent. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501379463/number-of-poor-people-in-cambodia-drops-by-half-in-7-5-years/

Japan aids in waste management efforts

Minister of Environment Eang Sophalleth highlighted waste management and plastic reduction as priority tasks during his recent meeting with Japanese ambassador to Cambodia Atsushi Ueno. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-aids-waste-management-efforts

Chanthol urges jump in EV charging stations

An inter-ministerial technical committee held their first meeting to draft the legal framework and policy, as well as strategies, for the management and development of electric vehicles (EVs) in Cambodia. They are also planning workshops to set out a roadmap for the construction of charging ...

Sok Raksa
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chanthol-urges-jump-ev-charging-stations

ASEAN launches river project

The ASEAN integrated river basin management (IRBM) project was launched in Manila, Philippines, to develop practical and innovative ways for communities, industries and governments to work together to revitalise the rivers of Southeast Asia. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asean-launches-river-project

NBC organises macroeconomic conference to boost Cambodia’s economic development

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (Cambodia) organised on Thursday the 9th NBC Annual Macroeconomic Conference, giving floor for discussion for the development of Cambodian economy. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501191238/nbc-organises-macroeconomic-conference-to-boost-cambodias-economic-development/

GDP growth to shrink to 4.9% as poverty rate inches up

Cambodia’s economic growth for 2022 is expected to decelerate to 4.9 percent from estimates of 5.4 percent made prior to the war in Ukraine, an assessment by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) stated. ...

Kiripost staff writers
https://kiripost.com/stories/gdp-growth-to-shrink-to-49-as-poverty-rate-inches-up

Hun Sen requests UNDP support for mine-free goal

Prime Minister Hun Sen has requested that the UN Development Progamme (UNDP) continue its support for mine action in Cambodia so the Kingdom can achieve its goal of becoming mine-free by 2025. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-requests-undp-support-mine-free-goal

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