Cambodia morning news for July 6

Cambodia morning news for July 6
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Labor Ministry Warns Union Leader Over “Incitement” of Workers
The Labor Ministry this week warned a labor leader and her union that it could be dissolved over her allegedly illegal incitement of workers to protest over a garment factory closure that left workers without contracts and compensation.

Cambodia Postpones ASEM13 to mid-2021
ASEM SOM Leaders unanimously expressed their understanding of and support for Cambodia’s request to postpone ASEM13 to mid-2021 due to COVID-19, according to Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ press release dated Saturday.
— Fresh News

All casinos in Cambodia allowed to resume operations
Cambodia has announced that all casinos in the country will be allowed to resume operations, but only with gambling and slot machines.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia: Kampong Cham exports over 20,000 tons of bananas
Kampong Cham provincial governor Un Chanda has stated that his province has exported over 20,000 tons of fresh yellow bananas to international markets during the first six months of this year.
— Fresh Plaza

122 Cambodians fly home from Malaysia
More than 190 Cambodians and other nationalities arrived at the Phnom Penh International Airport today from Malaysia via Malaysia Airlines arranged by the Cambodian Embassy in Malaysia.
— Khmer Times

Draft Law on State Property Control, Use and Management Approved
The cabinet ministers approved the Draft Law on State Property Control, Use and Management in a weekly meeting organised here this morning under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

Land in protected areas to be gifted to long-term occupants
Prime Minister Hun Sen today announced that the government will gift state land, which people have been living on for years, to the occupants as part of efforts to improve the people’s livelihoods amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Khmer Times

Pork slaughterers object against tax
A group of 74 families who work in the pork industry in Tbong Khmum province’s Suong Town on Sunday requested that provincial authorities cease taxing their businesses because it runs counter to the guidance they claim the Ministry of Economy and Finance offered in 2017.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Chartered flight cancellation leaves 44 Cambodian students stranded
A repatriation flight for 44 Cambodian students from Egypt via Malaysia was postponed on Saturday after the Egyptian chartered flight was cancelled.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia Releases Statement on Global Updates on Human Rights Implications of Covid-19 at UN
Cambodia released statement on Human Rights Implications of Covid-19, delivered by Ambassador and Permanent Representative Sokkhoeurn An, at the 44th Session of the Human Rights Council.
— Fresh News

NagaWorld casinos set to reopen, schools to follow
NagaCorp Ltd has requested that it be allowed to reopen its NagaWorld integrated resorts in Phnom Penh after the government recently approved casinos to operate again, provided they follow Covid-19 prevention measures set by the Ministry of Health.
— The Phnom Penh Post

AIBD holds virtual conference on fight against fake news dissemination
Cambodia joined other countries in the region to share experiences in promoting factual news consumption to fight fake news which has caused tremendous anxiety and fear in people’s mind and mistrust inside a community.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia Responds to Statement of Delegations of Belgium and Switzerland at UN Human Rights Council
Cambodia released the Right of Reply Intervention by Ambassador and Permanent Representative Sokkhoeurn An in response to the remarks by the delegation of Belgium and Switzerland at the 44th Session of the Human Rights Council on 2 July 2020, Geneva.
— Fresh News

Handing Change in Regional Labour Market Discussed
Cambodia has attended a virtual meeting organised by the International Labour Organisation in Asia and the Pacific to discuss the restoration of regional social and economic issues for the post Covid-19 period.

Cambodia Asks Japan for More Collaboration on Environment Protection
The Ministry of Environment has asked Japan to continue the cooperation for Cambodia’s environmental protection.

Vietnam, Cambodia resolve to prevent community spread of COVID-19
Vietnam appreciates Cambodia’s decision to annul diplomatic note 698 MFA.IC/API on restricting cross-border travel between the two countries, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said at the ministry’s regular press briefing on July 2.
— Khmer Times

Building the Digital Foundations for the Future of Cambodia’s Classrooms
The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport last week launched a new center for Digital and Distance Learning, aiming to accelerate the digital transformation of education and advance educators’ capacity with emerging technology.
— Cambodianess

Over 3,000 backlogged court cases cleared
The Ministry of Justice has cleared 3,454 court case backlogs across the Kingdom within 42 days, according to a press statement released yesterday.
— Khmer Times

Gov’t to keep better track of materials used in state projects
The government has issued an inter-ministerial prakas to regulate the exploitation of mineral resources used as construction materials in state infrastructure projects.
— The Phnom Penh Post

His Majesty the King Expresses Condolences to Myanmar over Massive Landslide
His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, has sent a condolence message to H.E. U Win Myint, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on the recent massive landslide.

Ensuring security, stability crucial for Hong Kong: Cambodian justice minister
Ensuring security and stability in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is crucial for Hong Kong residents and will also contribute to maintaining security in the region, Cambodia’s Justice Minister Koeut Rith said on Saturday.
— Cambodianess

Ministry of Agriculture to promote farming
The Agriculture Ministry has ordered its officials across the country to hold campaigns to encourage people made jobless during the spread of COVID-19 to take up farming.
— Khmer Times

Artisans knitting a new career path
The Artisans’ Association of Cambodia (AAC), a membership-based organisation for craft producers and sellers, seeks government support in pursuing economic diversification beyond the coronavirus-hit tourism sector.
— The Phnom Penh Post

KTV and clubs to become restaurants
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday allowed entertainment clubs and karaoke outlets across the country to be converted into restaurants after the temporary shutdown since March to stem the spread of COVID-19.
— Khmer Times

Investors’ $14.4M projects approved
New investments from local and foreign sources continue to pour into Cambodia despite the Covid-19 pandemic remaining a lingering threat to regional and global economies.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Chrouk Toeuk Remains in Cambodia’s Sea
Chrouk Toeuk is an endangered marine species believed by a local conservationist to remain in Cambodia’s sea, but a proper science research to update its population has not been taken yet.

Displaced S’ville residents get land after canal restoration
The Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration has completed the first phase of granting social land concessions (SLCs) to 181 residents affected by a canal restoration project.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia: Pagoda shows the way to sustainable green living
A survey by the Ministry of Religions and Cults in 2018 says there are about 4,932 pagodas in Cambodia, including 563 ancient temples. There are also 68,654 monks who rely on donations and the collection of alms each day for their sustenance.
— The Japan News

China eyeing cultural and tourism investment in Battambang province
A Chinese firm branded Angkor Culture Investment and Development Group is eyeing an opportunity to invest in cultural and tourism sectors in Battambang province.
— Khmer Times

Coffee maker roasted for producing fake product
The Ministry of Interior’s Counter Counterfeit Committee will send a suspect to court on Monday after she allegedly roasted coffee mixed with soybeans and other ingredients, creating a product which could pose a high risk to consumers’ health.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Chinese Worker Dies On PP Condo Construction Site
A Chinese construction worker has died after he was taken to hospital following an accident working on a high rise condominium construction site.

Woman held over alleged breach of trust in land case
Phnom Penh municipal police on Sunday detained a woman accused of taking sole possession of land she purchased with a partner in 2018.
— The Phnom Penh Post

One Chinese Man Caught, One Gets Away In Sihanoukville Robbery
Authorities on the morning of the July 5, 2020, were made aware of a robbery on the street. One of the two suspects has been arrested.

Two men steal Buddha statues, sent to court
Prey Veng provincial police on Sunday sent two suspects to court for the theft of 14 Buddha statues from a pagoda.
— The Phnom Penh Post



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