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April 11, 2021
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Informal Economy Workers to Be among Priority Groups for COVID-19 Vaccination
AKP Phnom Penh, April 02, 2021 -- Three wheelers and taxi drivers, vendors, and transport workers in Phnom Penh will be included in the priority groups for the COVID-19 vaccination. Some 400,000 of the newly-arrived 700,000 doses of China-donated Sinopharm vaccine will be administered to the high risk people in the informal econom...
COVID-19, a Hottest Topic on Mainstream and Social Medias
AKP Phnom Penh, April 02, 2021 -- COVID-19 has become one of the hottest and most discussed topics in Cambodia after the community outbreak on Feb. 20, people and local media leaders said. “Every morning and everywhere, when we open our eyes, one of the first important questions to family members, would be ‘how many infected peopl...
COVID-19: Community Cases Cross 2,000 Mark
AKP Phnom Penh, April 02, 2021 -- The locally transmitted cases in the Feb. 20 Community Event crossed the 2,000 mark with the detection of 68 new community cases this morning. According to a press release of the Ministry of Health, the new community cases include 64 Cambodians, 3 Chinese and 1 Vietnamese aged from 13 to 76 years old. ...
IMF Says Modeling with Ministry of Finance Shows Economy Growing More Than 2 Percent This Year
AKP Phnom Penh, April 02, 2021 -- Modeling by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Ministry of Finance shows that the Cambodian economy will grow by more than two percent this year. In a report released in Washington Thursday, the IMF said the modeling also showed that closure of the economy’s negative output gap — when production is...
Cambodia Exports Over 150,000 Tonnes of Milled Rice in Q1
AKP Phnom Penh, April 02, 2021 -- Cambodia exported a total of 153,688 tonnes of milled rice to foreign markets during the first three months of 2021. The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) shared the update in a report issued recently, adding that the figure shows a decline of about 33 percent compared to the same period...
Cambodia Attends 25th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Council Meeting
AKP Phnom Penh, April 02, 2021 -- Cambodia has attended the 25th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Council Meeting, according to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS). The meeting took place recently through a video conference, and was chaired by Brunei, the current Chair of ASEAN. H.E. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of MoEYS and Na...
Angkor Resort Receives Almost 4,500 Tourists in Q1
AKP Phnom Penh, April 02, 2021 -- Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap province welcomed 4,482 foreign tourists in the first three months of this year, earning US$185,079. The figures were shared by the Angkor Enterprise, the state-owned institution in charge of Angkor income management, in a press release issued yesterday. The number s...
Two More Deaths Due to COVID-19 Reported in Camboodia
AKP Phnom Penh, April 01, 2021 -- Two more people have lost their lives due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19); the death toll in Cambodia therefore increased to 16. According to the Ministry of Health's press release, the new victims are two Cambodian women of 70 and 67 years old living in Khan Chamkar Mon and Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh. Th...
Two-Week Curfew Imposed in Phnom Penh from 8:00 pm to 5:00 am
AKP Phnom Penh, April 01, 2021 -- Phnom Penh municipal administration has made a decision to impose a curfew from 8:00 pm to 5:00 am in a move to contain and prevent the COVID-19 spread. The temporary administrative measure will last for two weeks, starting from April 1 to 14, underlined a directive of the Phnom Penh municipal administration...
Moody’s Affiliate Says High Pork Prices Risk Complicating Asia-Pacific Recovery
AKP Phnom Penh, April 01, 2021 -- Moody’s Analytics is warning that a second wave of African swine fever could destabilise the agricultural sector in Asia-Pacific countries. In a report received from Hong Kong Thursday, the affiliate of U.S. credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service said new cases had been detected in several parts of Ch...
COVID-19: Tally Reaches Nearly 2,500 with 37 New Cases
AKP Phnom Penh, April 01, 2021 -- Cambodia’s COVID-19 tally reached 2,477 with the detection of 37 new cases, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health made public this morning. The source showed that the new patients are two Indonesian passengers arriving in Cambodia on Mar. 18 and 30, and the rest, including 31 Cambodians, 3 Ch...
COVID-19 Vaccination with China’s Sinovac Vaccine Begins
AKP Phnom Penh, April 01, 2021 -- The vaccination against COVID-19 with China’s Sinovac vaccine started this morning at different ministries and institutions, both at national and sub-national level. Some 745,000 people – frontline medical staff, officials of National Assembly and Senate and their families members, local officers...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, April 01, 2021 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on April 01, 2021.
U.S. Provides Additional Assistance to WFP to Strengthen Emergency Preparedness and Response Capacities in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, April 01, 2021 -- The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced Thursday that it will provide US$875,000 in additional humanitarian assistance to strengthen preparedness and response capacities for natural hazards and shocks in Cambodia. According to a U.S’ press relea...
Japan Supports Cambodia’s Safe Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines through Emergency Grant Aid to UNICEF
AKP Phnom Penh, April 01, 2021 -- The Government of Japan has donated US$36.9 million in Emergency Grant Aid to UNICEF’s East Asia and Pacific Region, including Cambodia to improve cold chain management in 12 countries impacted by COVID-19, according to a press release from UNICEF. Nearly US$1 million of this funding will support the Royal Go...
Information Minister Inspects 10th Day of COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign at Ministry
PM Hun Sen Makes a Special Statement on COVID-19 Situation in Cambodia
Photos of the Week: Watermelon and Melon Growing in Banteay Srey District, Siem Reap Province
9th Day of COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign of Information Ministry’s Leaders and Officials and Private Media’s Personnel
Information Minister Grants an Interview to Jian Hua Daily
Information Minister Meets Secretary of State for Justice
Governor of Kep Province Offers Facemasks to Eight pagodas in Damnak Chang-er District