April 13, 2021

Month: March 2021

Key Issues

NA President Receives Incoming Singapore Ambassador

National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin met Wednesday with incoming Singapore Ambassador H.E. Ms. Teo Lay Cheng. Samdech Heng Samrin said he considered her mission to Cambodia as very important to enhance bilateral ties, friendship and cooperation to a higher level. The two countries have had diplomatic relations since 1965, with […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19 Vaccination with China’s Sinovac Vaccine to Start Tomorrow

The Ad-hoc Commission for COVID-19 Vaccination has announced to begin the vaccination against COVID-19 with China’s Sinovac vaccine on April 1. Some 745,000 people – frontline medical staff, officials of National Assembly and Senate and their families members, local officers, civil servants at the ministries and institutions, both at national and sub-national levels, teachers, journalists, […]

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Miscellaneous

Unemployment Rate in Cambodia, the Lowest in ASEAN

All 10 ASEAN member states have faced a sudden increase in unemployment in 2020 compared to the year previously as a consequence of the global pandemic, but Cambodia has the lowest unemployment rate in the bloc. According to World Bank’s Unemployment Rate 2020, the unemployment rate in Cambodia was only 0.31 percent, while Lao PDR […]

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Health Protection

Another Coronavirus-related Death Reported in Cambodia

Another patient has lost her life due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the death toll in Cambodia to 12. According to a press release of the Ministry of Health issued this evening, the new victim is a 56-year-old Cambodian woman living in Sangkat Veal Vong, Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh. She was tested positive […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19 Pandemic Claims Two Lives Today

The current cluster infections of COVID-19 known as the Feb. 20 Community Event claimed another life today, bringing the death toll in Cambodia to 13. The new fatal case is a Cambodian young woman of 28 years old living in Khan Russey Keo, Phnom Penh, said a press release of the Ministry of Health issued […]

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Miscellaneous

Justice Ministry: No Curfew Imposed at the Moment

No administrative measures, including curfew, stated in the sub-decree issued today are implemented in any provinces or capital, confirmed H.E. Kim Santepheap, Secretary of State and Spokesperson of the Ministry of Justice. “All the administrative measures provided in the sub-decree have not yet been implemented within any geographical framework or any provinces and capital at […]

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Miscellaneous

Today’s 3rd Coronavirus-related Death Announced

The Ministry of Health this evening announced the 3rd death due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) recorded today; the death toll in Cambodia thus rose to 14. According to the ministry’s press release, the new victim is a 56-year-old Cambodian woman living in Sangkat Boeung Prolit, Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh. She was tested positive […]

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Health Protection

2nd Batch of China-donated COVID-19 Vaccines Arrives in Cambodia

A Chinese military aircraft with 700,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine, donated by China, landed tonight at Phnom Penh International Airport. The vaccines’ handover ceremony took place at the airport under the presidency of Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of National Defence, and Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Wang Wentian. This is […]

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Study

E-School Cambodia Offers Free Online Learning

E-school Cambodia has decided to provide one-year online learning for grade-12 students in 2021 free of charge to support their study amid the COVID-19 crisis. The decision was announced by Mr. Chhorn Chhunleng, Founder of E-School Cambodia in a press conference here in Phnom Penh on the provision of free online baccalaureate scholarship through a […]

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