Banks urged to defer loans

Fourteen trade unions submitted a petition to the Council of Ministers and the Prime Minister’s Cabinet on Wednesday, requesting all banks and microfinance institutions (MFIs) to temporarily suspend repayments, including interest, f

Thu, 2020-04-09 18:18

Private schools struggling

The Cambodian Higher Education Association has claimed that 113 private educational establishments are facing bankruptcy because of their inability to pay rent and staff salaries in light of nationwide school closures caused by the

Thu, 2020-04-09 17:17

Khmer New Year holidays postponed

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday announced the postponement of the Khmer New Year holidays as the Kingdom seeks to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

Wed, 2020-04-08 17:15

Temporarily laid-off workers to get just $70

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced changes in the allowances for temporarily laid-off garment workers from receiving 60 per cent of the minimum wage to a flat $70 because factories cannot pay, he said.

Wed, 2020-04-08 17:05

Ultimatum for makers of counterfeit alcohol

The General Department of Consumer Protection, Competition and Fraud Prevention gave an ultimatum to owners of the 59,402 litres of fake alcohol that were seized last Thursday to solve the problem by this Wednesday or face legal act

Tue, 2020-04-07 16:59

Gov’t adhoc group to aid poor

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has created an adhoc working group to manage social support mechanisms to help impoverished people and marginalised groups during the fight against Covid-19.

Tue, 2020-04-07 16:51

Gov’t bans fish exports

The government has suspended fish exports in an effort to stabilise domestic supply in the face of the spreading coronavirus.

Mon, 2020-04-06 17:15

Mass gatherings banned during Khmer New Year

National Police chief Neth Savoeun has instructed his forces to maintain order during the Khmer New Year and only allow family gatherings. The measures are aimed at ensuring security and preventing the spread of Covid-19.

Mon, 2020-04-06 16:50

State of emergency draft law set for NA

A draft law aiming to place the Kingdom in a state of emergency amid the Covid-19 pandemic is set for a debate at the National Assembly (NA) after going through the Council of Ministers’ Standing Committee meeting led by Prime Minis

Thu, 2020-04-02 17:32

Online sales of pharmaceuticals and health-related disinfectants banned

The Ministry of Health has banned online sales of medicines, medical equipment and other health-related disinfectant substances as most of such products are not legally authorised and not of proper quality.

Thu, 2020-04-02 17:22