June 21, 2021

Day: April 7, 2021

PRESS RELEASES

Olympus Announces Global Image of the Year Award Winners

A record number of entries celebrate art and science through microscopy Regional Winner – Americas – Justin Zoll – US WALTHAM, Mass., April 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Olympus unveiled the winners of their second Global Image of the Year Life Science Light Microscopy Award, an annual competition that recognizes the best in life science […]

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Health Protection

Cambodia: ‘Stop Covid-19’ System Raises Privacy Concerns

(Bangkok) – The Cambodian government’s “Stop Covid-19” QR Code system raises serious privacy and other human rights concerns, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should use less-rights-intrusive measures to contain and prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus. On February 20, 2021, Cambodia’s Ministry of Post and Telecommunications and Ministry of Health initiated a […]

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Miscellaneous

Vaccine Equity is a Human Right: Daily Brief

Need for data privacy protection in Cambodia; calling on Morocco to release activist Omar Radi; China should ensure independent investigations for Xinjiang; Amnesty International reports on inequalities worsened by Covid-19; UK should act on Myanmar situation; Kenya exempts tax on HIV drugs donation after public pressure; HRW podcast showcases LGBT migrant’s activism. Universal and affordable […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia’s Lenders Suspend Loan Principle, Interest Collection Amid Pandemic

Two associations representing Cambodia’s microfinance institutions (MFIs) and banks issued a joint statement Wednesday agreeing to grant borrowers a reprieve from repayment of loans and interest amid the country’s latest and deadliest outbreak of the coronavirus. The Cambodia Microfinance Association (CMA) and the Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC) made the announcement a day after […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: Nearly 100 Positive Cases Reported; Tally 2,915

Ninety-one (91) new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Cambodia this morning; bringing the total confirmed cases to 2,915. The Ministry of Health’s a press release shows that the new positive cases include a 33-year-old Indonesian passenger arriving in Cambodia on April 5 from Indonesia via Singapore, and 90 community cases linked […]

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Market

IMF Forecasts 4.2% Growth for Cambodia This Year, 6.0% Next Year

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast Cambodia’s GDP growth to accelerate from 4.2 percent this year to 6.0 percent in 2022, which would put the country among the fastest growing ASEAN economies next year. In its World Economic Outlook released in Washington Tuesday, the IMF also projected that Cambodia would have the region’s most […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia, Singapore Appreciate Fostered Civil Service Cooperation

Cambodia and the Republic of Singapore have exchanged mutual appreciation of the good cooperation of the countries’ civil service sector. The appreciation was highlighted by H.E. Prum Sokha, the Minister of Civil Services and H.E. Ms. Teo Lay Cheng, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Singaporean Ambassador to Cambodia during a meeting yesterday at the ministry in Phnom […]

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Market

Consumer Prices Forecast to Rise 3.1% This Year: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast a 3.1 percent increase in Cambodia’s consumer prices this year as the economy recovers from last year’s downturn. In its World Economic Outlook released in Washington Tuesday, the IMF also projected that consumer prices would rise at a slower pace of 2.8 percent next year. In 2020, the […]

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