Kingdom’s healthcare revamped

Publication date 04 June 2020 | 16:42 | ICT

More than 20,000 medical staff and some $166 million will be transferred to each capital and provincial administrations to implement healthcare services for residents, Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said on Wednesday.

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  • WHO: End tobacco promotion

    Publication date 02 June 2020 | 22:25 | ICT

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has appealed to governments and other entities to help stop the promotion of tobacco and other products that are harmful to children and young people.

  • Villagers urged to stop using pesticides in sanctuaries

    Publication date 02 June 2020 | 22:19 | ICT

    BirdLife International Cambodia has called on people living near wildlife sanctuaries to stop using pesticides to assist in the protection and conservation of wildlife, biodiversity and natural resources in the country.

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  • Drug cases rise, volume drops

    Publication date 02 June 2020 | 22:09 | ICT

    The number of drug cases in the country jumped by more than 1,100 cases in the first five months of the year while the number of people facing charges increased by more than 1,700.

  • Seniority payments postponed

    Publication date 02 June 2020 | 22:08 | ICT

    The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training announced on Monday the postponement of seniority payments for workers prior to 2019 and new seniority payments for workers in 2020, opting to implement them next year instead.

  • ANA: Hundreds of Angkor remnants found, catalogued

    Publication date 02 June 2020 | 22:03 | ICT

    The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has catalogued 711 of 1,242 artistic objects collected from residents at 91 temples in the Angkor area as they work to identify them and determine their origins.

  • CMAC warns residents against removing mines without experts

    Publication date 02 June 2020 | 22:02 | ICT

    Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) director-general Heng Ratana has called on the public who live near mine-containment areas to stop trying to dispose of the mines themselves because it is dangerous and could lead to a loss of lif

  • Japanese grant $32 million for Takhmao water supply system

    Publication date 02 June 2020 | 22:02 | ICT

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Cambodia signed a $32 million grant agreement with the government on Monday to expand Takhmao town’s water supply system.

  • Authorities seek job for detained sex workers

    Publication date 02 June 2020 | 22:00 | ICT

    Daun Penh district authorities have requested the Phnom Penh municipal Department of Veterans Affairs and Youth Rehabilitation to help find jobs for seven sex workers who were detained in the Wat Phnom Park area on Monday night.

  • Girl arrested for attacking alleged rapist

    Publication date 02 June 2020 | 21:57 | ICT

    Por Sen Chey district police plan to send a 15-year-old girl to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday for attacking a motorcycle taxi (motodop) driver when he allegedly raped her at a guesthouse in Chaom Chao III commune on Monday.

  • Kingdom set to contain community virus transmission

    Publication date 02 June 2020 | 17:27 | ICT

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced in a Friday report that Cambodia is alert and ready to respond to a larger-scale community coronavirus transmission and has demonstrated effective rapid response to initial cases.