June 21, 2021

Day: May 7, 2021

Health Protection

COVID-19: 558 New Cases Registered; Tally 18,179

A total of 558 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Cambodia this morning; the tally thus jumped to 18,179, said a press release of the Ministry of Health. Of the new cases, one was imported from abroad, the same source pointed out. The ministry also registered the recovery of 41 more […]

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Miscellaneous

Myanmar: UN expert urges States to impose arms embargo

GENEVA (7 May 2021) – The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Tom Andrews, today welcomed the call by a broad number of civil society organizations to impose an arms embargo on Myanmar’s military junta, and encouraged States to take their own actions immediately. “Stopping the flow of weapons and […]

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Health Protection

Cambodia to Spend Over US$20.5 Million for Vaccination Campaign

The Royal Government of Cambodia has planned to spend more than KHR 83,625 million, equivalent to about US$20.59 million for the vaccination programme in nine months, from April to December 2021. According to the National Master Plan for Vaccination against COVID-19 released to the public today, this planned budget does not include the vaccine purchase. […]

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Key Issues

Cambodia, Germany Development Cooperation 2021 Discussed

Cambodia and the Federal Republic of Germany yesterday held a 2021 development cooperation discussion at the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) here in Phnom Penh. The Cambodian side was led by H.E. Chhieng Yanara, Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary General of Cambodian Rehabilitation and Development Board of the Council for […]

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Miscellaneous

MoEYS E-Learning App Launched Officially

Ministry of Education, Youths and Sports (MoEYS) today launched a smartphone-based programme to boost self-study amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Named “MoEYS E-Learning”, the app is made in the collaboration between MoEYS and the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia (UYFC). The MoEYS E-Learning programme provides support for the “self-study” process for students in all school […]

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Miscellaneous

Japan Donates 35 Ambulances to Cambodia

The Government of Japan has donated 35 ambulances to Cambodia to support the latter’s efforts in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation handover ceremony was held on May 7, 2021 at the Ministry of Health Central Medical Storage (CMS) under the presidency of H.E. Dr. Yuok Sambath, Secretary of State, Ministry of Health […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia – Severe weather (ADINet, Cambodia Meteo) (DG ECHO, Protection Cluster) (ECHO Daily Flash of 07 May 2021)

• Severe weather, including heavy rain, strong wind and thunderstorms, has been affecting most of Cambodia over the past 48 hours, causing several severe weather-related incidents (in particular due to lightning and strong winds) that have resulted in casualties and damage. • The affected Provinces are Oddar Meanchey, Kratie, Kandal, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Cham, Kampong […]

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Miscellaneous

Myanmar: UN expert urges States to impose arms embargo

GENEVA (7 May 2021) — The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Tom Andrews, today welcomed the call by a broad number of civil society organizations to impose an arms embargo on Myanmar’s military junta, and encouraged States to take their own actions immediately. “Stopping the flow of weapons and […]

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