Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Cambodia on May 27 reported highlights of achievements made by WildHealthNet over the past three years, emphasising that “more than 100 wildlife mortality and morbidity events” have been recorded.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on May 27 refuted accusations regarding China’s intent to entrap Cambodia in sovereign debt commitments, underscoring that the Kingdom borrows money from other countries and “cannot fall into anyone’s debt trap”.
EU-ASEAN Business Council executive director Chris Humphrey on May 26 praised the Cambodian government for its effective control of the Covid-19 pandemic, which he credited for the full resumption of social life in the Kingdom, according to the health ministry.
The interior minister on May 26 received a four-member delegation led by the EU ambassador to discuss the general situation surrounding the June 5 commune council elections and ongoing campaign season, according to his ministry.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed authorities in six provinces to re-evaluate protected area zoning in the flooded forests surrounding the Tonle Sap Lake, to ensure that long-time residents of local communities would not be required to relocate.
A group of 22 Cambodians with scholarships to study in Australia have received some pointers from senior transport ministry officials before embarking on their new journey in July, according to a ministry statement on May 26.
The National Election Committee (NEC) has extended the deadline for applications for national monitors of the June 5 commune council elections by three days to 5:30pm on May 28, following requests numerous organisations, its chief affirmed on May 26.
The Ministry of Health on May 27 reported zero new Covid-19 cases and no new deaths.
Prime Minister Hun Sen told UN special envoy on Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer that Cambodia remains committed to assisting the predominantly Buddhist country in finding a permanent solution to ending the ongoing crisis and providing humanitarian assistance to those in need as well as spurring a dialogue
Election officials and government spokespersons have said that the lack of UN assistance with the upcoming commune council elections will “not affect the credibility” of the poll results.