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Ministry issues warning over coronavirus outbreak

Publication date 23 January 2020 | 18:00 | ICT

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday asked the public to be on “high alert” as a new virus wreaks havoc across Asia. However, no cases have been reported in the Kingdom thus far.

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  • Ministry issues warning over coronavirus outbreak

    Publication date 23 January 2020 | 00:08 | ICT

    The Ministry of Health on Wednesday asked the public to be on “high alert” as a new virus wreaks havoc across Asia. However, no cases have been reported in the Kingdom thus far.

  • App to connect farmers to millions

    Publication date 23 January 2020 | 00:05 | ICT

    The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has soft-launched a mobile app that connects farmers with potential buyers and gives them access to critical market information.

  • Two boys drown in Prey Veng province

    Publication date 23 January 2020 | 00:03 | ICT

    Two boys drowned and another survived when their boat sank in a river on Tuesday in Prey Veng province’s Sdao Korng commune.

  • Sokha: Video clip was taken out of context

    Publication date 23 January 2020 | 00:01 | ICT

    Kem Sokha, the former president of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), said during Wednesday’s trial at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court that a two-minute video, which was presented as evidence to accuse him of treason, does not reflect his will.

  • Takeo plant hit with another mass fainting

    Publication date 22 January 2020 | 23:59 | ICT

    VONAMMY (Cambodia) Garment Co Ltd, a factory in Takeo province, was the site of yet another case of mass fainting. On Wednesday, 53 more workers lost consciousness and had to be taken for medical care, with authorities blaming the incident on hot and stuffy conditions at the plant.

  • Sar Kheng pushes unified provincial administrations

    Publication date 22 January 2020 | 23:57 | ICT

    Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said on Wednesday that the establishment of Phnom Penh and provincial one-window service offices will not reduce the power of provincial departments.

  • Increase in carbon credit sales sought

    Publication date 22 January 2020 | 23:53 | ICT

    Minister of Environment Say Sam Al has urged everyone to participate in the sustainable preservation and conservation of natural resources so the Kingdom could earn carbon credits which it could later sell in the voluntary carbon market.

  • Solar lights campaign brightens village in Siem Reap

    Publication date 22 January 2020 | 23:51 | ICT

    The ‘one house, one light’ campaign to install solar lights in villagers’ houses in Siem Reap’s Banteay Srei district is almost complete, district governor Khim Finan said on Monday.

  • Labour ministry says construction safety concerns addressed

    Publication date 22 January 2020 | 23:49 | ICT

    The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training issued a response on Wednesday to a petition from civil society organisations asking the government to work on seven key points to improve safety in construction sites.

  • Rise in crimes involving foreigners in Kingdom

    Publication date 22 January 2020 | 23:47 | ICT

    Deputy National Police chief Thong Lim has instructed police officers to increase efforts to protect foreigners in the country, following a report that showed they were victimised more last year.