PM lauded in Covid-19 fight

Publication date 28 May 2020 | 22:28 | ICT

World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus sent a letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen thanking him for following the WHO’s guidance and commending Cambodia’s efforts in the fight against Covid-19.



  • Workers return, hope for salaries

    Publication date 28 May 2020 | 22:27 | ICT

    More than 600 factory workers in the capital’s Chaom Chao commune in Por Sen Chey district returned to work after the factory’s owner promised to pay their salaries in instalments until the middle of next month.

  • Women detained for forcing kids to beg

    Publication date 28 May 2020 | 22:26 | ICT

    Two women were sent to Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday for forcing six children to beg for money for several months at the Chhouk Meas market in Krang Thnong commune in the capital’s Sen Sok district.

  • Vietnamese tents baffle border guards

    Publication date 28 May 2020 | 22:25 | ICT

    Kandal and Takeo provincial authorities bordering Vietnam have expressed concern after witnessing irregularities by the Vietnamese authorities, including the deployment of soldiers to erect 114 camps just 30m from the border.

  • Japanese to donate medical equipment

    Publication date 28 May 2020 | 22:24 | ICT

    The Japanese government will provide $18 million worth of medical equipment and supplies to the Ministry of Health to help the Kingdom fight Covid-19.

  • Migrant workers stranded in Malaysia plead to return

    Publication date 28 May 2020 | 22:00 | ICT

    Some Cambodian migrant workers stuck in Malaysia after flights were cancelled in April said they received some support from the Cambodian embassy, but they are looking forward to returning home because work is scarce.

  • PM marks Int’l Children Day with call for improvements in welfare

    Publication date 28 May 2020 | 21:59 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has issued a six-point message on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of International Children’s Day on June 1, Cambodian Children’s Day, also on June 1 and the 19th anniversary of the World Day Against Chil

  • Wing teams up with the Agricultural and Rural Development Bank to assist SMEs, agri-businesses

    Publication date 28 May 2020 | 21:57 | ICT

    Wing (Cambodia) Limited Specialised Bank and the Agricultural and Rural Development Bank of Cambodia (ARDB) on Wednesday partnered to provide all small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and agriculture businesses in the Kingdom with eas

  • Drivers told to renew licence

    Publication date 28 May 2020 | 21:55 | ICT

    Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol called on citizens operating vehicles with expired driving licenses and vehicle inspection certificates to renew them or they would be fined.

  • Call for end to tobacco adverts aimed at youth

    Publication date 28 May 2020 | 21:53 | ICT

    The NGO Cambodia Movement for Health (CMH) on Thursday urged the government to take stricter measures to implement the Law on Tobacco Control, claiming that some tobacco companies continue to flout the law by targeting underage cons

  • Private school parents petition for lower fees

    Publication date 28 May 2020 | 21:52 | ICT

    Parents and guardians of students at the private CIA FIRST International School plan to submit a petition asking Prime Minister Hun Sen to intervene in their ongoing tuition dispute.