March 9, 2021
Market

Cambodia Aims to Reduce Dependency on US Dollar

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – The National Bank of Cambodia, the country’s central bank, is aiming to reduce the country’s dependence on the U.S. dollar with the introduction of digital currencies and the phasing out of small-denomination U.S. currency – $1, $2 and $5 bills – in favor of the local currency, the riel. Cambodia has […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: 34 New Infections; 19 Recovered Cases

There are 34 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) reported in Cambodia this morning; bringing the tally to 987. According to a press release of the Ministry of Health, three of the new cases are Cambodian peacekeepers returning from their UN mission in Africa. They arrived home on Feb. 21 via India. The […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia Ready to Host 40th ATF in Mid-January 2022

Cambodia is ready to host the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2022 (ATF 2022) in Phnom Penh from Jan. 16 to 22, affirmed the Royal Embassy of Cambodia to the United States of America in a press release. The ATF 2022’s theme, “ASEAN – A Community of Peace and Shared Future,” articulates Cambodia’s commitment as a key […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia Announces to Stop Quarantine at Border

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has announced to end quarantine at the Cambodia-Thailand border as the situation of COVID-19 community transmission in the neighbouring country is now under control. In his voice message shared this afternoon, the Premier underlined that the new move concerns those with normal health condition, but […]

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Miscellaneous

THE UNITED STATES ANNOUNCES $3.5 MILLION IN ASSISTANCE TO CONTAIN EBOLA OUTBREAKS IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO AND GUINEA

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing more than $3.5 million in rapid response Ebola assistance to support efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Guinea. The assistance will support disease surveillance, laboratory testing, infection prevention and control, contact tracing, community awareness and social mobilization, and […]

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Miscellaneous

The Press and Quick Reaction Unit has released a new video entitled “Together we can prevent the spread of Kovid-19 disease through measures: 3 prevent, 3 do not and 2 participate”

The Press and Quick Reaction Unit of the Office of the Council of Ministers released a new video entitled “Together we can prevent the spread of Kovid-19 through measures: 3 defend, 3 do not and 2 participate. After the February 20 community event, the third and largest-ever 19 outbreak of Kovid in the community for […]

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Miscellaneous

New U.S.-funded project will clear mines from contaminated land

Three decades after the end of conflict, landmines and other explosive weapons continue to contaminate parts of Cambodia–making it unsafe for people to live and farm and limiting access to resources in some regions. These weapons remain an obstacle in more than 6,400 of Cambodia’s 14,300 villages. To protect civilians, Humanity & Inclusion has teamed […]

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Health Protection

21 New COVID-19 Cases Detected; Tally 953

AKP Phnom Penh, Cambodia this morning reported 21 more cases of the novel coronavirus; bringing the tally to 953, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health. The new cases are all linked to the Feb. 20 Community Event. They include 13 Chinese, 4 Cambodians, 3 Vietnamese, and 1 Malaysian aged between 12 […]

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Key Issues

Another Dolphin Calf Spotted in Kratie Province

AKP Phnom Penh, A new dolphin calf of about six days old has been confirmed by the Fisheries Administration-WWF’s Mekong Dolphin Research Team. This is the second Irrawaddy dolphin calf in the Mekong population for 2021, stressed WWF Cambodia in a press release posted on its official Facebook page yesterday. The new calf was spotted […]

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Legal Matters

Queen-Mother Appreciates More Active Role of Cambodian Women

AKP Phnom Penh, Samdech Preah Mahaksatrey Norodom Monineath Sihanouk has acknowledged remarkable improvement of gender equality in the society and indispensable role of women in COVID-19 response and containment. Her Majesty the Queen-Mother of Cambodia made the note in her recent pubic message to cheer the 110th International Women’s Day on Mar. 8 in Cambodia. […]

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