October 19, 2021
Market

ADB Supports Cambodia’s Financial Sector Development with US$40 Million Loan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$40 million policy-based loan to support the Government of Cambodia’s efforts to expand access to credit among micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and implement reforms to boost financial stability and upgrade financial sector infrastructure. The third subprogramme of the Inclusive Financial Sector Development Programme follows two […]

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Market

Over US$2.1 Billion Collected as Tax Revenue in First Nine Months

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) collected some 8,549 billion Riel (approximately US$2,111 million) as tax revenue in the first nine months of this year, representing 94.12 percent of the yearly plan. The figures were shared at a virtual recapitulative meeting of the GDT held here recently under the presidency of its Director General H.E. […]

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Health Protection

StopCovid QR Vaccine” QR Code Officially Launched

The Cambodian Ministry of Posts and Telecommunication last weekend announced to officially launch the “StopCovid QR Vaccine” QR Code on Oct. 18. The introduction of “StopCovid QR Vaccine” is another measure to contain and prevent the spread of COVID-19, and contribute to promoting the reopening of all sectors in the new norm, explained the ministry […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: Daily Cases Drop to 195; Tally 116,860

The daily new cases of COVID-19 in Cambodia dropped to 195 this morning; bringing the national counts to 116,860. According to a press release of the Ministry of Health, these are PCR test results. Among the new infections, 22 were imported and the rest were connected to the Feb. 20 community outbreak. Meanwhile, the ministry […]

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Market

Australia’s Frigate HMAS Anzac Docks at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port

The frigate HMAS Anzac of Australia is paying a three-day visit in Cambodia, from Oct. 18-20, as part of its flagship regional engagement activity, Indo Pacific Endeavour 2021 (IPE21). The ship of 118 metres long, 14.8 metres wide and 6.20 metres deep led by Admiral Mal Wise, Commander of Indo-Pacific Endeavour at Royal Australian Navy […]

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Study

Presentation of Vaccination Card at School Institutions Not Mandatory for U-18s

Children and youth of under 18 years of age are not required to show their COVID-19 vaccination card or certificate when entering and leaving school institutions, both public and private in Phnom Penh. The exemption was made known in an additional directive of Phnom Penh municipal administration issued yesterday. Through close monitoring, control and assessment, […]

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Market

Koh Tonsay Tourism Port Rescheduled to Start Construction in November

The construction of Koh Tonsay tourism port, on Koh Tonsay Island, some 4 kilometres offshore of Kep province’s mainland, will begin in early November. A letter dated Oct. 18 and signed by H.E. Suy San, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport to Kep provincial governor, stated that Vimean Chey Group […]

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Miscellaneous

Australia’s Frigate HMAS Anzac to Visit Cambodia Tomorrow

The frigate HMAS Anzac of Australia is visiting Sihanoukville from Oct. 18-20, as part of its flagship regional engagement activity, Indo Pacific Endeavour 2021 (IPE21). This is the first Royal Australian Navy ship visit to Cambodia since 2016 and will be a contactless visit due to COVID-19, according to the Embassy of Australia in Phnom […]

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