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  • Planning ministry hands out cash to 420,000 poor families in Kingdom

    The Ministry of Planning has identified 20,000 more poor families in the country, bringing the total to over 580,000, while over 420,000 of them have received the government’s cash assistance. In the meantime, many social security cards from families not deemed to be poor have been revoked.

  • Port operator logs steady operations improvement

    Listed state-owned port operator Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) reported a steady improvement in business operations in the first half of the year despite the Covid-19 pandemic ravaging the regional and global economies.

Vietnam improving legal framework for FTA with EU

Tax policies are being specified while customs procedures simplified to improve Vietnam’s legal framework to facilitate the enforcement of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (...

Where is Cambodia’s exit strategy that can save the economy?

With the prospect of being slammed by a double whammy, the government is working on an economic recovery plan to deliver it from Covid-19 and the EU’s partial withdrawal of the...

Barrett gets NZ Hurricanes going as Chiefs struggle

Jordie Barrett highlighted a fine performance on his return from injury with a booming 60m penalty as he led the Wellington Hurricanes to a first win in Super Rugby Aotearoa, 25-...

Acropolis in Athens reopens after virus closure

Greece reopened the Acropolis in Athens and all open-air archaeological sites under tight sanitary conditions to the public on Monday after a two-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.