July 24, 2021

Day: July 9, 2021

Market

Cambodians Going Online for a More Convenient and Safer Shopping Experience

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, today released research that details the rise of mobile and social commerce and a greater readiness among Cambodians to go cashless. The Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes study has shown an acceleration in online shopping through apps and social media channels fueled by COVID-19 lockdowns. The pandemic has been […]

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Miscellaneous

Over 90,000 International Tourists Visit Cambodia in First Five Months

Cambodia registered a total of 91,596 foreigner arrivals in first five months of this year, down 92.2 percent compared to the previous year, according to the Ministry of Tourism. Of the foreign visitors, Thai tourists topped the list with 46,395 arrivals, followed by the Chinese with 27,693. Most of the international visitors were tourists, businesspersons, […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: 988 New Cases; Tally 59,045

The total confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia rose to 59,045 this morning with the detection of 988 new infections. According to a press release of the Ministry of Health, of the new cases,199 are imported, and the rest are community cases linked to the Feb. 20 outbreak. At the same time, […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodian Cabinet Ministers Approve Two Draft Laws

The first virtual Plenary Cabinet Meeting, held this morning under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, endorsed two main draft laws. The endorsement was shared by H.E. Phay Siphan, Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Chairman of the Royal Government Spokesperson Unit. The first document – the […]

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Miscellaneous

Australia Supports Efforts to Maximise Education Opportunities for Cambodia’s Indigenous Kids

The Government of Australia is supporting the efforts to maximise access to quality education for indigenous children in Cambodia, stressed the Australian Embassy in Cambodia. “In partnership with CARE Cambodia, Australia supported the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) to implement a Multilingual Education project in the northern part of Cambodia. The project focused […]

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Market

Ban of High-risk Business Activities and Gatherings Extended for Two More Weeks

All high-risk occupational and business activities for COVID-19 transmission are required to continue their temporary shutdown for two more weeks, from July 10 to 23. The extension was announced this evening in a directive by Phnom Penh municipal administration. The prohibited occupational and business activities include public and private schools, including vocational training schools, except […]

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