May 15, 2021
Miscellaneous

US Sanctions Chinese Official for Role in Religious Persecution

The United States has sanctioned a Chinese Communist Party official for involvement “in gross violations of human rights, namely the arbitrary detention of Falun Gong practitioners for their spiritual beliefs.” The sanctions against Yu Hui, former office director of the Central Leading Group on Preventing and Dealing with Heretical Religions, of Chengdu, Sichuan Province, were […]

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Over 40 Percent of New Airport at Siem Reap Completed

AKP Phnom Penh, The construction of the new Siem Reap Angkor International Airport was 42 percent completed, despite some interruption caused by COVID-19. Spokesman and Secretary of State of the Secretariat of Civil Aviation of Cambodia, H.E. Sin Chansereyvutha shared the update with the National Radio of Cambodia (RNK), stressing that the progress is well […]

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Donation Earmarked for Frontliners Battling against COVID-19

AKP Phnom Penh, Donation worth about US$1.09 million has been earmarked for frontliners battling to contain Cambodia’s on-going COVID-19 outbreak. The symbolic handover of the support from 126 domestic donors to the frontliners, Royal Armed Forces, and the Samdech Techo Voluntary Youth Doctor Association (TYDA), took place yesterday. H.E. General Hun Manet, Deputy Commander-In-Chief of […]

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Khmer Enterprise and UNDP to Boost Cambodia’s SMEs Development

AKP Phnom Penh, Khmer Enterprise (KE), a unit under the Ministry of Economy and Finance, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have entered into a strategic partnership to accelerate the operational development of Cambodia’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and e-Commerce sector. The new partnership between KE and UNDP aims to support the sustainable […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: 472 New Cases Reported; Tally 20,695

AKP Phnom Penh, Cambodia this morning detected 472 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), of which three are imported and the rest are community cases linked to the Feb. 20 incident. The tally thus increased to 20,695, said the Ministry of Health in a press release. At the same time, 369 more patients have […]

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Health Protection

WHO Says Cumulative COVID-19 Cases Rise by One Third in Latest Week

AKP Phnom Penh, The World Health Organisation (WHO) said Wednesday that Cambodia’s cumulative cases of COVID-19 were still low compared with other ASEAN countries on a per capita basis. The Weekly Epidemiological Update released by the WHO in Geneva overnight also showed that Cambodia was among six ASEAN countries reporting comparatively low cumulative deaths per […]

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