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ADB Provides US$82 Million in Loan to Improve Cambodian Roads, Support GMS Economic Corridors
AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2021 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an US$82 million loan to improve about 48 kilometres of national and provincial roads in Prey Veng and Kandal provinces to boost economic development along the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Southern Economic Corridor. According to an ADB’s press release AKP r...
COVID-19: New Cases Rise to Almost 900 This Morning
AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2021 -- The daily new infections of COVID-19 in Cambodia jumped to 881 this morning; bringing the tally to 111,673. According to the Ministry of Health’s news release, among the new cases, 65 were imported and the rest were connected to the Feb. 20 community outbreak. At the same time, the pandemic claimed 15...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2021 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on September 29, 2021.
Ministry to Mark World Teacher's Day 2021
AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2021 -- The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports will mark the World Teacher's Day 2021 to fall on Oct. 5, according to the ministry's press release issued recently. Themed "Teachers Maintain Key Roles in Education at all Circumstances", the event aims to voice gratitude to both in-service and retired teachers...
World Bank Forecasts Cambodia's Economic Growth Down to 2.2 Percent
AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2021 -- World Bank's new forecast analysis show that Cambodia's economic growth this year will go down to 2.2 percent, but will recover to 4.5 percent next year, and 5.5 percent in 2023. Cambodia is experiencing a resurgence of COVID-19 cases which has slowed the recovery, especially of the service, constru...
Employers Instructed to Test Staff for COVID-19 After Pchum Ben
AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2021 -- The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has instructed the employers to carry out rapid testing for COVID-19 among their employees when they resume work from the Pchum Ben break. The instruction was officially circulated yesterday, explaining that the measure was meant to prevent possible spread of...
Cambodia Cheers World Tourism Day
AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2021 -- Cambodia's Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has marked the 2021 World Tourism Day under the theme "Tourism for Inclusive Growth". The event took place on Sept. 27 in a hybrid format under the presidency of H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, and some 350 offic...
Some 555 kg of Gold Ore Refined
AKP Phnom Penh, September 28, 2021 -- Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Limited has refined 48 gold bars, equivalent to approximately 555 kg as of Sept. 27, after three months of operation in O' Kvau area, Keo Seima district, Mondulkiri province. H.E. Eung Dipola, Director General of the General Department of Mineral Resources, Ministry of Mine...
Education Ministry to Distribute Home Learning Packs to Young Children to Improve Home Learning
AKP Phnom Penh, September 28, 2021 -- The Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports will distribute this week home learning packs to support young children affected by school disruptions in Cambodia, while many schools have begun to re-open, the majority are using a blended approach which combines face-to-face learning and home learning. Accor...
Health Senior Official: Cambodia Has Enough Vaccines for Booster Doses
AKP Phnom Penh, September 28, 2021 -- Cambodia has enough COVID-19 vaccines to provide for people as booster doses, affirmed H.E. Dr. Yuok Sambath, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Health, while welcoming the arrival of 3 million more doses of Sinovac vaccine Cambodia has ordered from China, at Phnom Penh International Airport this morning....
COVID-19: 866 New Infections; Tally 110,792
AKP Phnom Penh, September 28, 2021 -- Cambodia’s Ministry of Health this morning reported 866 new case of COVID-19, of which 83 were imported. According to the ministry’s press release, the COVID-19 tally in Cambodia jumped to 110,792, including 18,837 imported cases. At the same time, it added, 505 more patients have recovered, but 26 oth...
Minimum Wage of Garment Workers Added up to US$194 in 2022
AKP Phnom Penh, September 28, 2021 -- Workers/employees in the garment, footwear, travel goods and bag industry in Cambodia will receive US$194 monthly as minimum wage, starting from January next year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training’s press release on Tuesday. The ministry said the L...
Cambodian Information Minister Highlights Significance of Access to Information
AKP Phnom Penh, September 28, 2021 -- Minister of Information of Cambodia H.E. Khieu Kanharith has emphasised the importance of access to information on the occasion of the 2021 International Day for Universal Access to Information. “For Cambodia, especially the Royal Government of Cambodia, the right to Universal Access to Information is an...
Cambodia’s Donation of 200,000 Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines Delivered to Lao PDR
AKP Phnom Penh, September 28, 2021 -- A donation of 200,000 doses of vaccines (Sinovac) of the Kingdom of Cambodia were delivered this morning to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) to contribute with the latter to combating the COVID-19 pandemic. The handover ceremony took place at the Cambodian-Lao international check point Trapa...
Clear Route for Scaling up Digital Payments among Cambodian Consumers – Visa Study
AKP Phnom Penh, September 28, 2021 -- Visa, the global leader in digital payments, has revealed the great potential for the growth of digital banking and payments in Cambodia, where consumers are only just discovering the power of digital. According to a Visa’s press release, while consumer interest has been growing during the COVID-19 pandem...
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H.E. Sok Soken Grants Interview to AKP
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PM Chairs Weekly Cabinet Meeting
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Cambodian Consulate in Sakaeo Visit and Give Donations to Cambodian Migrant Workers