Cambodian Government Sends $25M Per Month to Authorities Nationwide to Distribute to Vulnerable Households during Covid-19

Source: FN

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said that the government has sent approximately USD 25 million per month to distribute to vulnerable households affected by Covid-19 and USD 125 million have been allocated for a five-month plan.
His remarks were made at the official launch of the “Cash Transfer Program for Poor and Vulnerable Households During Covid-19” on 24 June 2020, at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh.
“We currently spend only USD 25 million a month, yet it is expected to increase...Read More


Cambodia, from a Food Insecurity to a Rice-exporting Kingdom: PM Hun Sen

Source: FN

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Cambodia is promoting agricultural sector, particularly the exports of rice. He claimed that Cambodia will not experience food insecurity like in the past.
The statement was made at the official launch of the “Cash Transfer Program for Poor and Vulnerable Households during Covid-19″ on 24 June 2020, at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh.
“We are boosting the agricultural sector this year. With Covid-19, we expected less export, but the figure grows significantly. We used to export...Read More


PM Says Bank Should Take Action Against Those Who Don’t Want to Pay Back

Source: AKP

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has called on all banks to take action against anyone who doesn’t want to pay their loans back.
Speaking at the official launch of Cash Transfer Programme for Poor and Vulnerable Households during COVID-19 held here this morning, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said there have been some wicked people who took advantage of COVID-19 crisis to incite others to stop paying their bank loans back or to withdraw their deposits from...Read More


Social Assistance to Help COVID-19 Hit Poor People Launched

Source: AKP

The Royal Government of Cambodia launched here this morning the Cash Transfer Programme for Poor and Vulnerable Households during COVID-19, lifting a burden of some 560,000 households.
Under the programme, some US$25 million is allocated per month to process the first round and each household in urban areas is granted 120,000 Riel (approximately US$30) and 80,000 Riel (about US$20) for those living in rural areas without counting the allowance for each household member.
Speaking at the launching ceremony held at the...Read More


Cambodian PM to Attend 36th ASEAN Summit via Video Conference This Week

Source: AKP

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, will participate in the 36th ASEAN Summit via Video Conference on June 26, at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation’s press release issued on Tuesday, the 36th ASEAN Summit will be held under the theme “Cohesive and Responsive”.
During the 36th virtual Summit, the Leaders will focus on ASEAN’s collective efforts in...Read More


COVID-19 Cannot Destroy the Royal Government

Source: FN

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has announced that COVID-19 cannot destroy his Royal Government.
“COVID-19 cannot kill Hun Sen’s Government,” Samdech Techo Hun Sen said during an inspection visit to the construction site of new international airport in Kandal and Takeo provinces this morning.
Of course, COVID-19 has caused negative impacts on Cambodia’s economy, but the national income and expenditure are balanced and remain sustainable, he underlined.
According to the Premier,...Read More


US$25 Million to Be Used Monthly to Support Over 600,000 Vulnerable Families

Source: AKP

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen said the Royal Government will spend over US$25 million a month to support vulnerable families who are suffering from the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking during his inspection visit to the construction site of new international airport in Kandal and Takeo provinces this morning, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said a total of more than 600,000 families had been identified as vulnerable to the impacts caused by COVID-19.
The Premier said...Read More


PM: Current International Airport Not to Be Abandoned

Source: FN

Phnom Penh International Airport, the current airport not far from the capital’s downtown will not be abandoned after the construction of the new one completes in 2023.
Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen made the affirmation while paying an inspection visit to the construction site of the new airport in Kandal and Takeo provinces this morning.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen added that Phnom Penh International Airport will be used as military airbase, domestic airport, cargo terminal, plane...Read More


Cambodia to Launch Cash Relief Programme Next Week

Source: AKP

The Royal Government of Cambodia will launch the Cash Relief Programme for the poor and vulnerable families during this COVID-19 crisis on June 24.
The announcement was made by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen in a Facebook post this morning.
The cash fund is aimed to assist those whose job has been suspended due to COVID-19 crisis, especially the poor in remote areas who are facing food shortage, he explained.
“The Royal Government of Cambodia has...Read More


French Criminal Court Allegedly Charges Sam Rainsy with «Public Defamation on a Person» Sued by PM Hun Sen

Source: FN

The French Criminal Court has allegedly charged Sam Rainsy, former opposition leader in exile, with “public defamation on an individual” following a complaint by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Cambodian Government’s lawyer team told Fresh News CEO on Wednesday that the French investigating judge, on 8 June 2020, allegedly charged Sam Rainsy with «defamation of a person», according to the plaintiff’s lawyer in Paris.

The charges were made against all the accusations stated in the complaint of Premier Hun Sen dated 20 August...Read More


PM Hun Sen Calls for Promotion of National Technical Vocational Education and Training Day

Source:FN

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, on 12 June 2020, called on his compatriots to attend and promote the 3rd National Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Day, held on 15 June 2020 under a theme “TVET makes life better”, according to the circular on preparation of the 3rd annual celebration.
“The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) calls on teachers, students, parents, guardians, employees, employers, non-governmental organisations, development partners and other nationalities to join and promote this National Day to its fullest”, said...Read More


Cambodia, India Discuss Joint Efforts in Combating COVID-19 Pandemic

Source: AKP

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, had a telephone conversion with his Indian counterpart H.E. Narendra Modi, in the evening of June 10.
According to a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued this afternoon, the conversation mainly focused on the joint efforts in fighting COVID-19 and on bilateral and regional relations.
H.E. Modi expressed delight in speaking with Samdech Techo Hun Sen who is a friend...Read More


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