Cambodia Keyword: Covid-19

May 29, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, on 26 May 2020, the Royal Government of Cambodia (“RGC”) issued a press release on the fourth round of stimulus measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which are aimed at rebuilding and promoting economic growth after the COVID-19 crisis. The newly announced package extends tax relief previously set […]

May 28, 2020

On 20 May 2020, Cambodia’s State Secretariat of Civil Aviation issued new rules for international travelers arriving in Cambodia. The new regulation addresses the problem of Cambodian and overseas nationals coming (back) to the country during the pandemic. A Cambodian national who returned from the Philippines that very same day was discovered to have COVID-19. […]

April 14, 2020

In the wake of the Royal Government of Cambodia (“RGC”)’s stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the General Department of Taxation (“GDT”) has introduced further tax concessions for affected businesses. On 9 April 2020, the GDT issued Notification 9648 GDT (“Notification 9648”) on Additional Tax Concessionary Measures to Support Severely Affected Sectors as a […]

April 2, 2020

In response to the current economic situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and to relieve the burden on borrowers facing financial hardship, the National Bank of Cambodia (“NBC”) has issued Circular No. T7.020.001 directing banking and financial institutions (including microfinance institutions) in Cambodia (“Institutions”) to be flexible with regard to debt repayment by offering loan […]

March 26, 2020

On 23 March 2020, in response to the spreading of COVID-19, the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (“MLVT”) issued notification 009/20 requiring all employers to provide an updated list of the contact telephone numbers of all employees to the Department of Labor Inspection of the MLVT by 26 March 2020. Lists are to be emailed to [email protected] […]

March 26, 2020

Sickness is a paid leave permitted by the Labor Law (Article 169). Therefore, during sickness, employer needs to pay the salary of his employee. Highlights of this note If an employee falls sick, who pay the salary? What if an employee wants to stay home to take care of children or school closed or child […]

March 23, 2020

With the emergence and spread of COVID-19, the sale of protective masks and antiseptic disinfectant have greatly increased to the extent that it has become difficult to buy them at a reasonable price.

March 13, 2020

The spread of the novel coronavirus is creating a global emergency situation and negatively impacting almost every country in the world, including Cambodia. In response to this viral pandemic, the Royal Government of Cambodia, as well as the National Bank of Cambodia (“NBC”) is taking immediate action to steer the economy through this very difficult […]