The Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia)

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered all schools in Siem Reap town closed with immediate effect after Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng confirmed that a 38-year-old Cambodian man tested positive for Covid19.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - A committee has been formed to oversee security matters during the Asia-Europe Meeting (Asem), which will be held in Phnom Penh in November.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - The minutes of cooperation for 2020 in Laos were signed by Cambodia's Minister of Interior Sar Kheng and Lao’s Minister of Public Security Vilay Lakhamfong. 

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) -  44 people known to have been in contact with a Japanese man who tested positive for Covid-19 have been identified by the Ministry of Health officials. The 44 had since been quarantined for medical surveillance.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - A Youths and Technology conference was led by the Ministry of Education and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with schools to instill the importance of digital learning.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - For businesses impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak, the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has encouraged banks and money-deposit taking institution (MDIs) to continue disbursing loans and possibly suspend interest.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Taiwan’s TST Group Holding Ltd based in Hong Kong has announced it will expand into Cambodia with a planned investment of US$20 million.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Cambodia’s newest bank - SME Bank, with an initial capital of US$100 million to provide financing for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME), is expected to launch soon.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - A Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) report said, the number of registered mobile SIM cards reached more than 21 million last year, up nearly 12 per cent compared to 2018.

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - The Ministry of Environment has called on the people to stop eating wildlife meat and take part in the preservation and conservation of wildlife and natural resources.