January 26, 2022

Day: December 11, 2021

Health Protection

Cases Of Omicron Variant Rise To 55 In Israel

Israel yesterday reported 20 new cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, raising the total Omicron cases in the regime to 55, according to the Israeli Health Ministry. The ministry said that, 36 of the infected are returning passengers from South Africa, Britain, France, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Belarus, Hungary, Italy and Namibia. […]

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Health Protection

Omicron May Be Less Sickening Than Other Coronavirus Variants

GENEVA — The World Health Organization says data from South Africa indicate the omicron variant may result in less sickening illness than other coronavirus variants. The World Health Organization says new cases of COVID-19 in Africa have surged by 93 percent this past week, compared to the previous week. That brings the number of reported […]

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Market

IMF Says Cash Transfers under Covid ‘Very Effective’ at Tackling Extreme Poverty in Rural Areas

Before the Covid pandemic, social-protection mechanisms in Cambodia were minimal. In 2020, however, the government rapidly put in place a system for emergency cash transfers, building on an existing scheme developed with the United Nations Development Programme. Known as ID Poor, the scheme was adapted to target transfers to households considered absolute priorities or with […]

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Miscellaneous

Cambodia, India Reiterate Continued Good Collaboration

Cambodia and India have reaffirmed to continue strengthening good bilateral cooperation in all sectors. The commitment was made in a meeting between Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng and H.E. Dr. Devyani Khobragade, Ambassador of India to Cambodia here in Phnom Penh on Dec. 9. Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng spoke […]

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Market

Two Airline Companies Scheduled to Reopen Flights to Siem Reap Next Week

Two airline companies, Singapore Airlines and Lanmei Airlines, are scheduled to reopen their flights to Siem Reap province from Dec. 17 onward. The news was shared recently by Mr. Ngov Sengkak, Director of Siem Reap Provincial Tourism Department, adding that the flight reopening followed the Royal Government of Cambodia’s welcome to fully COVID-19 vaccinated tourists […]

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Key Issues

PM Re-acknowledges Journalism Role Amid COVID-19

Cambodian Prime Minister has re-acknowledged the critical role of journalists, appreciated their hard work during the COVID-19 time, and encouraged them to continue sticking to their professionalism. Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen made the points in an open letter to cheer the Editors Forum on “COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities for Journalists” organised […]

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Miscellaneous

Angkor Wat, the Most Famous Temple in Asia

The Angkor Wat Temple of Cambodia, a UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, was crowned the most famous temple in Asia, according to Touropia Travel Guides. “Angkor Wat (”City Temple”) is a vast temple complex at Angkor, built for king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. Angkor Wat stands […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: 16 New Cases, 15 New Recoveries, 4 New Deaths

Cambodia reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 this morning, according to the Ministry of Health’s press release. These are PCR test results, it underlined, adding that one of the new infections was imported and the rest were linked to the Feb. 20 community outbreak. Cambodia’s COVID-19 tally thus stood at 120,343, including 19,851 imported cases. […]

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Athletics

Cambodia Welcomes U.S.’ Support for Its ASEAN Chairmanship in 2022

Cambodia welcomed the U.S’ support for the Kingdom’s roles as ASEAN Chair in 2022 and deliverables to accelerate ASEAN Community building efforts and promote ASEAN’s external relations. The remarks were made by H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in a meeting with H.E. Derek Chollet, Counselor of the […]

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