February 28, 2021

Day: January 13, 2021

PRESS RELEASES

Sabin Vaccine Institute Funds Researchers to Investigate COVID-19 Misinformation, Design Solutions to Increase Vaccine Acceptance

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) announced today that it has awarded grants to research teams in four countries to explore the social drivers of COVID-19 misinformation, and its impact on routine immunization acceptance and the acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine. The grants are part of Sabin’s Social and […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: Six New Infections Reported

The total confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia increased to 398 with six new positive cases, announced the Ministry of Health in a press release issued this morning. According to the source, the new cases are all Cambodian migrant workers returning from Thailand. The six women aged from 18 to 36 years […]

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Key Issues

EU Consults Development Priorities with the Government

The drafts of European Development Cooperation Strategy for Cambodia, and the EU Multiannual Indicative Programme 2021-2027 have been discussed to align with the government’s development priorities. The discussion took place here in Phnom Penh early this week between H.E. Chhieng Yanara, Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary General of Cambodian Rehabilitation and Development […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia Consumes Some 1 Million Tonnes of Veggies in 2020

Amount of vegetable consumption in Cambodia is at a high record as the government has urged for the increase of chemical-free vegetable production to supply domestic demand and reduce imports. Figures from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries show that Cambodia consumes 1,045,725 tonnes of vegetables in 2020, of which 716,113 tonnes were produced […]

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Market

MoUs on Trade Promotion Signed

Ministry of Commerce has signed two separate MoUs with two private companies to strengthen cooperation on trade promotion. The signing ceremony took place early this week under the witness of H.E. Reach Ra, Secretary of State for the Ministry of Commerce and representatives of the two companies. The first MoU on cooperation in the Field […]

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Miscellaneous

Stenin Contest 2021 Opens for Applications

The seventh Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest kicks off in Moscow. All young photographers, including Cambodians, are welcome to join the competition. “As per tradition, the submission of young photographers’ entries opens on the birthday of Rossiya Segodnya’s special photo correspondent Andrei Stenin, who died while on assignment after whom the contest was named,” […]

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Miscellaneous

Japan Helps Strengthen Community Healthcare in Kampong Cham Province

The Government of Japan has agreed to provide US$182,035 to People’s Hope Japan (PHJ) under the framework, The Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects. The grant contract was signed today between Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Mikami Masahiro, and Ms. Ishiyama Kanako, Country Director of PHJ to carry out the project “Strengthen Community Care and […]

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