Cambodia morning news for July 24

Cambodia morning news for July 24

Cambodia morning newsCambodia Set For New International Copyright Laws
Cambodia is set to become the latest member of the Berne Convention—the key international treaty governing copyright and related rights—following a law passed on June 27, 2020, ratifying the convention and authorizing the government to take steps to implement it.
— CNE

Cambodia Reports One New Case of Covid-19; Two Recovered
Cambodia reported one new case of Covid-19 on Thursday, according to the Ministry of Health’s press release dated 23 July 2020 (updated as of 9:00 a.m).
— Fresh News

Chikungunya Virus Outbreak Detected in Banteay Meanchey Province
The Ministry of Health on July 23 announced that an outbreak of chikungunya disease had been identified in the northwestern province of Banteay Meanchey, stressing that this called for caution on the part of people.
— Cambodianess

Army on alert for inciters: ‘Ill-intentioned groups still out to split nation’
Royal Cambodian Army Commander Lieutenant General Hun Manet has called on the army to be on guard at all times because “ill-intentioned groups” continue to incite in an effort to split the nation.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia’s National Gold Reaches 36.5 Tonnes
The total national gold held by the National Bank of Cambodia has so far reached 36.5 tonnes, said Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen in a message posted this morning on his official Facebook page.
— AKP

Survey sheds light on coronavirus-restricted SMBs
Cambodian small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have recorded lower sales during the pandemic while 39 per cent of them have trimmed down their staff, a Facebook survey found.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Version of UNESCO’s Handbook on “Journalism, ‘Fake News’ and Disinformation Officially Launched
UNESCO in collaboration with the Ministry of Information launched here this morning the Khmer version of UNESCO’s handbook titled “Journalism, ‘Fake News’ and Disinformation: A Handbook for Journalism Education and Training”.
— AKP

International Community Urged to Act over Human Rights Abuses in Cambodia
A collection of 33 civil society organizations on July 21 urged 13 governments of democratic countries to echo the European Union (EU) in its call for the respect of human rights and democratic freedoms in Cambodia.
— Cambodianess

Cambodia, Germany Agreed on Cooperation in Health, Social Protection and Rural Development
Cambodia and Germany have entered a cooperative agreement to foster health, social protection, and rural development in Cambodia.
— AKP

Government to investigate illegal Mondulkiri land grabs
Minister of Interior Sar Kheng issued a directive on Thursday establishing an inter-ministerial working group to study illegal forest land occupation and encroachment of protected areas in Mondulkiri province.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia: Foreign money leaves trail of ghost towns
Ngeth Both guards one of the many newly built high-rise condominiums in Koh Pich, a luxury district in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh. Both’s job is quiet most days. There is almost no traffic in the street, and there is hardly anyone living inside the condo.
— DW

New procedures to expedite business-linked travel to Cambodia
The government will soon introduce a new procedure to make it easier for business people traveling to Cambodia, said Meas Sok Sensan, spokesman of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
— Khmer Times

Ex-CNRP official questioned after helping 83-year-old
A former Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) official presented himself for questioning to Rukhak Kiri district police on July 23, regarding his post on Facebook about an elderly woman who had an IDPoor card but did not receive a government subsidy.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Gendarmerie Tuk Tuks Taken For Drive
The Phnom Penh Municipal Gendarmerie released 100 Indian style tuk tuk tricycles on the road to check the technical condition or charge the batteries and given them a good run out in an orderly manner on the morning of July 23, 2020.
— CNE

Residency monitoring directive given to commune-level police
General Department of Identification director-general Kang Sokhorn issued an eight-page directive on Wednesday to all commune police to inform the public about the formality and procedure in registering and controlling residency.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Experts Warn Cambodia’s Trade Deal With China is Poor Substitute For EU Scheme
Cambodia’s bid to offset the partial loss of a European Union preferential trade scheme by pursuing a free trade agreement (FTA) with China will leave the country poorer and beholden to Beijing, unions and analysts said Thursday, ahead of an expected signing of the deal next month.
— RFA

Battle sites to be set as monuments
Minister of National Defence Tea Banh said his ministry is in the process of designating historical battlegrounds as national monuments to teach younger generations about Cambodia’s history.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Australia Proud of Partnership with Cambodia’s IDPoor Cash Transfers Scheme
Australia was proud of its partnership with Cambodia’s Ministry of Planning on IDPoor cash transfers scheme.
— AKP

Quarantined Man Did Not Die From COVID-19
An announcement of the Ministry of Health on the night of July 23 , 2020, confirmed and explained the case of a 21-year-old man who died during during quarantine isolation in Tbong Khmum province.
— CNE

Cambodia launches new information sharing system to protect vulnerable citizens from natural disasters
Cambodia’s National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), in cooperation with the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), on Wednesday launched a new digital information platform linking remote sensing technology with vulnerability data to measure climate disaster risk and impacts in the kingdom.
— Khmer Times

Programme to equip technical skills for disadvantaged youth launched
The Ministries of Tourism and of Labour and Vocational Training have kick-started the Skills Development Programme to equip disadvantaged Cambodian youths with appropriate technical skill for decent job opportunity.
— Khmer Times

‘Rehabilitation’ request granted to former governor
The Phnom Penh Appeal Court on Thursday announced a verdict in absentia for former Bavet town governor Chhouk Bandith, ruling in favour of rehabilitation.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Appeal Court upholds murder convictions of four brothers
The Appeal Court today upheld the convictions of four brothers, who were jailed for life for killing a traditional healer in Kampong Speu province in 2015.
— Khmer Times

Elephant deaths in Cambodia leads to extinction concerns
A local Elephant conservation organisation in Mondulkiri province has expressed concern about the declining domestic elephant population after a 53-year-old male pachyderm named Kham Khen died on Sunday from chronic abscess disease on his back.
— The Star

Businesswoman charged over $19,000 fraud
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday charged a local import/export company owner accused of defrauding her business partner of nearly $19,000 last year.
— Khmer Times

Man kills girlfriend, dies of heart attack
Two garment workers were found dead in separate rented rooms on Wednesday in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Three prosecuted for organising illegal entry
Police in An Giang province said that they have detained and prosecuted three people for assisting citizens in illegally entering Vietnam from Cambodia and vice versa.
— Khmer Times

 

 

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