Cambodia morning news for June 10

Cambodia morning news for June 10

Cambodia morning newsThirty people screened for COVID-19 after contact with latest patient
Contact tracing efforts from the 30-year-old COVID-19 patient diagnosed on Saturday have led to the identification of 30 people, the Ministry of Health said yesterday.
— Khmer Times

School Suspension Notice Extended
In order to further prevent the spread COVID-19, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has announced the extension of the delay on schools reopening across the country, according to the Directive of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports on June 8, 2020.
— CNE

Government prepares another $12 million to help laid-off workers
The Royal Government will release another $12 million in assistance for jobless workers as factories remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Khmer Times

Tourism business licence fees waived by the ministry
The Ministry of Tourism has notified industry associations and individual businesses that it is waiving fees to renew all types of tourist licences that are valid for next year.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia to probe Thai democracy activist’s alleged disappearance
Cambodian police said Tuesday they will investigate the alleged disappearance of a self-exiled Thai activist, denying any involvement in what a rights group claimed was an abduction.
— Digital Journal

Cambodia to Expand Mango Exports to China
Cambodia will be able to export roughly 500,000 metric tons of fresh mangoes to China, according to the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries.
— Cambodianess

Official visits encourage vigilance
Ministry of Health officials led by spokeswoman Or Vandine and WHO representative to Cambodia Dr Li Ailan are visiting three provinces in north-eastern Cambodia to encourage officials there to raise their commitment to preventing a second wave of Covid-19.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Vietnamese invitation to inspect border tents
Authorities in Vietnam’s An Giang province have invited their Kandal provincial counterparts to conduct a joint inspection at the un-demarcated border areas where Vietnamese soldiers have set up tents.
— Khmer Times

Joint inspections in Kandal not needed, top border official says
The chairman of the Cambodian Border Affairs Committee Var Kimhong said on Tuesday that Vietnam does not need to ask Cambodian officials to join in border inspections of Vietnamese campsites because Cambodia had already diplomatically responded to the issue.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Senior Minister calls for modernised public service
Minister of Public Works and Transport, Sun Chanthol urged public officials to provide efficient and innovated public service with the use of technology during a ceremony for the newly appointed officials of Mondulkiri Provincial Department of Public Works and Transport, yesterday.
— Khmer Times

S’ville set to become next economic pole
The Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with 16 Chinese cities and provinces to promote investments in tourism, culture, education and sports between the province and China.
— The Phnom Penh Post

World Bank Sees Cambodia’s GDP Shrinking 1 Percent ahead of 6 Percent Rebound Next Year
The World Bank forecast Tuesday that Cambodia’s economy would shrink 1.0 percent this year before rebounding 6.0 percent next year.
— AKP

ANA pledges budget to conserve temples
The Apsara National Authority (ANA) board of trustees has approved the budget for a project scheduled to start next year to repair roads in Siem Reap province and conserve the temples located in the Angkor Archaeological Park.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Encroachment of drains prohibited to avoid flooding in the capital
Phnom Penh governor Khuong Sreng yesterday ordered local authorities in five districts to prevent any encroachment on drainage systems so flooding can be prevented.
— Khmer Times

Fall armyworms wreak havoc
The General Department of Agriculture at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said 400ha of corn crops in Banteay Meanchey province has been half-destroyed by a new type of invasive insect in the area called the fall armyworm.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Referral hospital built to lower maternal and child mortality
Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng said the government will continue to develop its health infrastructure in rural areas in order to provide effective health services across the Kingdom.
— Khmer Times

Officials deny stealing land certificates in Pailin, made to swear
More than 40 officers from the Pailin Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Department were made to swear before the statue of Yeay Yat on Monday that they had not misplaced 21 land titles.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia’s Health Spokesperson Denies News Reporting that a Vietnamese Teenager returning from Cambodia Tested Positive
Ministry of Health’s spokesperson Or Vandine denied a news which said a Teenager returning from Cambodia adds to Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally.
— Fresh News

Group urges demarcation of K Speu’s Oral sanctuary
Environmental watchdog ACNCIPO head Chea Hean on Tuesday requested the Kampong Speu provincial Department of Environment to mark the boundary of the Phnom Aural Wildlife Sanctuary in Trapaing Chor and Tasal communes in Oral district to prevent land grabs.
— The Phnom Penh Post

More Products Planned for Export to China
Cambodia has selected more agricultural products for export to China, Cambodian senior official said, underlining that the negotiations on exporting the products are scheduled to start in the near future.
— AKP

Public beaches in Sihanoukville welcome local, international tourists
Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun said today that his authorities have marked more than 9,000 metres of public beaches designated for local and international tourists.
— Khmer Times

Cambodian PM Congratulates New Deal with China on Mango Export
Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen expressed his congratulations to the signing of the Protocol of Phytosanitary Requirements for Fresh Mango Export to China here this morning.
— AKP

Siem Reap mine-clearing missions accomplished
Siem Reap officials and the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) announced that with the help of the Peaceland Organisation, Trapeang Thma Village in Khun Ream Commune, Banteay Srei district, is now free of landmines.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia aquaculture thrives amid coronavirus pandemic
Cambodia’s fish farming and aquaculture continue to rise in the local market despite the adverse effects felt in many other sectors in the Kingdom from coronavirus.
— Khmer Times

Police set to tackle disorderly parking
National Police deputy chief Sar Thet advised police forces in all districts to tow any vehicle parked illegally. But a shortage of towing vehicles has crimped enforcement measures.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia, Timor-Leste Vow to Cooperate in Developing Labour Sector
The Kingdom of Cambodia and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste have pledged to strengthen their cooperation in the labour sector development after the end of the COVID-19 crisis.
— AKP

Virus prompts cancellation of ICC Angkor meeting
International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor, which was to be held in the third week of June has been cancelled due to the virus pandemic still looming in the region.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia to probe Thai democracy activist’s alleged disappearance
Cambodian police said Tuesday they will investigate the alleged disappearance of a self-exiled Thai activist, denying any involvement in what a rights group claimed was an abduction.
— Digital Journal

 

 

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