Daily Archives: August 7, 2020

Novavax and Takeda Announce Collaboration for Novavax’ COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate in Japan

Novavax will license COVID-19 vaccine technology to Takeda for local production and commercialization in Japan Matrix-M adjuvant to be supplied from Novavax Government of Japan will provide funding to Takeda for technology transfer, establishment of infrastructure and scale-up of manufacturing

Re-Skilling and Up-Skilling Tourism Workers in Cambodia

The Ministry of Tourism and the Swisscontact Cambodia have entered a Memorandum of Understanding to provide tourism and hospitality vocational skill training for Cambodian youth. Under the so-called Skills Development Programme for 2020-2024, the agreement was signed in the presence

NR10 Construction Achieves 36 Percent

The construction of the National Road (NR) No. 10, the western corridor linking Battambang northwestern province to Koh Kong coastal province, is 36 percent complete since it broke ground in March this year. The update was shared during a recent

MRC Warns of ‘Severe Impact on Cambodia’ as Mekong Dries Up

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) said Friday it was urging the six Mekong countries to address low water flows as the basin endures record lows for the second year in a row. “The current low flows could have severe impacts

Inter-Ministerial Meeting on Cambodia COVID-19 Development Response Plan 2020-2022

Senior officials of Cambodia and Australia gathered in an inter-ministerial meeting here yesterday to discuss Cambodia COVID-19 Development Response Plan 2020-2022. The event was chaired by H.E. Chhieng Yanara, Minister attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary General of the

PM Encourages Factory Workers to Grow Vegetables

As COVID-19 pandemic is threatening the whole world, including Cambodia, Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has encouraged factory workers to grow variety of vegetables to earn extra income to support their families. In a Facebook

CPP President Extends Condolences to Secretary General of the Communist Party of Viet Nam

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), has sent a condolence letter to H.E. Nguyen Phu Trong, Secretary General of the Communist Party of Viet Nam over the loss of H.E.

Mekong River Commission Urges More Data Sharing Amid Low Water Levels in Lower Mekong

As water levels in the lower-Mekong region hit record lows for the second year in a row, a report published Friday by the intergovernmental Mekong River Commission urged China, Myanmar and its member countries to share more data about hydroelectric

COVID-19: 4 More Cases Recovered; No New Case Reported

Cambodia’s Ministry of Health this morning announced another good news as four more patients of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been successfully recovered while there is no new positive case reported. According to the ministry’s press release, the four news

Cambodia Highlights ASEAN’s Achievements in Past 53 Years

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn has delivered a message on the ASEAN Day to be commemorated tomorrow, emphasising the bloc’s remarkable achievements in the past 53 years. “On 8th August,