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Cambodia on Covid-19 alert

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen says the “Kingdom is at high risk of a Covid-19 outbreak and described the situation as alarming,” according to a report by Phnom Penh Post.

Cambodia’s tourism port hits Covid-19 snag

Completion of a tourism port and terminal under construction in Cambodia’s coastal Kampot province will be delayed until late 2021 according to government news agency reports.

JC International to fly to Kunming

JC International Airlines confirmed last week it would add a new route to mainland China to link Cambodia’s capital city with Kumming in Yunnan province in China.

Mekong awards outstanding SMEs

Six tourism enterprises in the Mekong Region were named winners at the 3rd Experience Mekong Awards presented digitally at Tuesday’s Destination Mekong Summit.

Cambodia extends tax holiday

The Cambodian government has extended tax breaks for aviation companies and tourism-related businesses for another two months.

Cambodia tweaks entry rules

Cambodia’s State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) has cancelled the USD3,000 deposit for Covid-19 related costs and USD50,000 medical insurance requirements for Cambodian nationals who are holding foreign passports with a Visa K entry permit.

ASEAN nations differ on reopening dates

Tourism leaders from the 10-ASEAN nations claim they are ready to engage and promote tourism within the region’s member countries but have so far failed to come up with a timeframe to reopen borders.

Cambodia takes a USD3,000 deposit

Cambodia has thrown up more obstacles to ensure foreigners don’t visit the country starting with a requirement that forces travellers to deposit USD3,000 with a bank at the point of entry to cover any medical and quarantine costs.

Cambodia swab tests all travellers

Every day, a couple of hundred passengers disembark at Phnom Penh airport on the few airline services that continue to fly to Cambodia.

Cambodia will test all travellers

Cambodia has relaxed travel restrictions on foreign visitors as the country reports that its public health measures so far have successfully contained the spread of Covid-19.

JC Airlines plans Chiang Mai flight

JC Airlines, a joint venture airline with Chinese investors based in Cambodia, will launch a service to Chiang Mai this July.

Lanmei Airlines plans new routes

Cambodian carrier Lanmei Airlines says it will launch three new routes from Phnom Penh to Malaysia and China as early as this August.

Vietnam Airlines sells stake in Cambodian airline

Vietnam Airlines will divest its stake in Cambodia Angkor Air and should conclude the sale of five aircraft the airline reported in financial audit notes for the year 2019.

Phnom Penh on a journey to bright lights

As fast-paced urban development and sprawling mega-infrastructure projects appear on Phnom Penh’s skyline. The obvious question is, where does it go from here?

Gambling ban dents Sihanoukville’s fortunes

Cambodia, 23 January 2020: Hit by a ban on online gambling Sihanoukville’s once-prosperous casinos are dropping likes flies.

Cambodia Airways adds China flights

Cambodia Airways will boost its services from Phnom Penh to Chengdu and Shenzhen in China.

Cambodian island resort names GM

Alila Villas Koh Russey on Cambodia’s so-called coastal ‘Riveria’ has appointed Teddy Susanto Wiryawan as general manager effective 1 October.

Cambodia Air flies to Danang

Cambodia Angkor Air will launch a new service, 27 October, linking Phnom Penh and Danang, a coastal gateway city in central Vietnam.

Siem Reap ranks top spot to visit

Siem Reap, Cambodia, ranks first in Southeast Asia, largely thanks to its proximity to Angkor Wat according to a study conducted by online travel platform YouDiscover.

Pensions travel further in Cambodia

Retirees ramble the world in search of a paradise on a discount and they may have found it in Cambodia’s popular destinations.