Cambodia: Sam Rainsy sentenced to four years in jail World

Cambodia: Sam Rainsy sentenced to four years in jail

Sam Rainsy, former president of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was sentenced on December 30 to four years in jail after being found guilty of insulting Interior Minister Sar Kheng over a claim that the Cambodian government killed former national police chief Hok Lungdy in 2008.
Cambodian gov’t extends COVID-19 aid for aviation, tourism World

Cambodian gov’t extends COVID-19 aid for aviation, tourism

The Cambodian government on December 24 announced a seventh round of stimulus measures for the aviation and tourism sectors, aiming to boost their business activities and ease their financial burden in the face of severe challenges stemming from the spread of COVID-19.
Cambodian PM orders health measures at business facilities World

Cambodian PM orders health measures at business facilities

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on December 6 ordered local authorities to strictly examine business facilities, and require the facilities to carry out COVID-19 prevention measures after the nation documented one new community transmission case.
Japan provides Cambodia with over 200 million USD loan for COVID-19 relief World

Japan provides Cambodia with over 200 million USD loan for COVID-19 relief

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on November 10 signed a loan agreement with the Cambodian government to provide a Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan of about 240 million USD for the COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support Loan, JICA said in a statement on November 18.
ASEM dialogue promotes women’s economic empowerment amid COVID-19 World

ASEM dialogue promotes women’s economic empowerment amid COVID-19

The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) High-level Dialogue on Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment amid the COVID-19 Pandemic opened on October 12 in the form of video conference, bringing together nearly 130 delegates from 41 ASEM member countries and seven international and regional organisations.
 Cambodia suggests pushing back deadline for completion of SDGs World

Cambodia suggests pushing back deadline for completion of SDGs

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen has suggested that the deadline of 2030 to achieve the goals of sustainable development (SDGs) might need to be reset because the progress of the agenda has been affected by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cambodia sets up COVID-19 Health Insurance Coalition World

Cambodia sets up COVID-19 Health Insurance Coalition

The Cambodian Government has formed a COVID-19 Health Insurance Coalition charged with covering treatment costs for all foreign travellers who enter Cambodia amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Khmer Times