April 17, 2021

Day: April 1, 2021

Key Issues

Ministry Examines Requests for Royal Pardon and Jail Term Reduction

The Ministry of Justice has held a meeting to examine the royal pardon and jail term reduction requests for 542 prisoners for the upcoming Khmer New Year celebration. The video conference meeting was chaired yesterday afternoon by the minister H.E. Koeut Rith, according to H.E. Kim Santepeap, Spokesperson and Secretary of State at the Ministry […]

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Miscellaneous

U.S. Provides Additional Assistance to WFP to Strengthen Emergency Preparedness and Response Capacities in Cambodia

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced Thursday that it will provide US$875,000 in additional humanitarian assistance to strengthen preparedness and response capacities for natural hazards and shocks in Cambodia. According to a U.S’ press release AKP received this morning, this funding from USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance will enable […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19 Vaccination with China’s Sinovac Vaccine Begins

The vaccination against COVID-19 with China’s Sinovac vaccine started this morning at different ministries and institutions, both at national and sub-national level. Some 745,000 people – frontline medical staff, officials of National Assembly and Senate and their families members, local officers, civil servants, teachers, journalists, factory workers, and so on – are among the priority […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: Tally Reaches Nearly 2,500 with 37 New Cases

Cambodia’s COVID-19 tally reached 2,477 with the detection of 37 new cases, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health made public this morning. The source showed that the new patients are two Indonesian passengers arriving in Cambodia on Mar. 18 and 30, and the rest, including 31 Cambodians, 3 Chinese, and 1 […]

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Miscellaneous

Two-Week Curfew Imposed in Phnom Penh from 8:00 pm to 5:00 am

Phnom Penh municipal administration has made a decision to impose a curfew from 8:00 pm to 5:00 am in a move to contain and prevent the COVID-19 spread. The temporary administrative measure will last for two weeks, starting from April 1 to 14, underlined a directive of the Phnom Penh municipal administration signed today by […]

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Health Protection

Two More Deaths Due to COVID-19 Reported in Camboodia

Two more people have lost their lives due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19); the death toll in Cambodia therefore increased to 16. According to the Ministry of Health’s press release, the new victims are two Cambodian women of 70 and 67 years old living in Khan Chamkar Mon and Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh. They […]

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