The government’s subsidy programme has disbursed US$24 million to pregnant workers since its launch in January 2018.
Unions and NGOs are calling on the government to tighten safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
While many civil servants and armed forces personnel had come forward for their jabs, there are some who do not want to receive inoculations.
The eighth tranche of financial support will cover businesses in sectors such as textile, aviation and tourism, as well as those in the lower-income group.
The Ministry of Labour is launching WORKNET, a new job website designed to help Cambodians find jobs amid the pandemic.
Women are more likely to be in vulnerable employment and also more likely to be in the category of unpaid contributing family worker.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has issued a directive for all government institutions and the legislative body to adopt work-from-home practices for one week.
A recent government press release showed that the manufacturing and service sectors created the most jobs in the country over the last decade.
The average loan taken by SMEs amounted to US$122,514.
The National Employment Agency (NEA) is preparing 20,000 jobs in the kingdom for migrant workers returning from Thailand.
Workers who lost their jobs due to the closure of businesses in garment and textile factories, and the tourism industry will be able to receive support.
A joint initiative by the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) and UN Development Programme (UNDP) will boost the kingdom’s e-commerce drive and create jobs.