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Cambodia locks down provincial borders as Covid-19 spikes

Prime Minister Hun Sen says lockdown could be extended and vaccinations made mandatory.

Cambodia aids Covid-hit firms after helping poor

The Cambodian government has announced its first business enhancement scheme with an initial tranche of US$200 million, following on from unprecedented cash payments made to the poor as part of an economic stimulus package to combat the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cambodia imposes harsh laws as Covid numbers spike

Worst day yet with more than 100 pandemic cases confirmed in the Southeast Asian country.

Hun Sen says he will rule Cambodia ‘until I want to stop’

Prime minister rules out any transfer of power and takes a dig at opposition parties.

Hun Sen set for Covid-19 jab in Cambodia rollout

Health workers, garbage collectors and police given priority for AstraZeneca vaccines.

Cambodia deports Chinese media owner over ‘fake’ Covid news

Angkor Today Media chief claimed that Cambodia was selling China-aided vaccines at a high price.

Cambodia locks down capital after third Covid outbreak

Chinese accused of bribing their way out of quarantine as Hun Sen imposes strict measures.

Cambodia confirms first cases of UK variant of Covid-19

Cambodia's Health Ministry has confirmed its first UK variant of the Covid-19 virus among arrivals at Phnom Penh International Airport as Prime Minister Hun Sen called for stricter measures at air, land and sea ports.

Cambodia approves emergency use of Covid vaccines

Sinovac and AstraZeneca jabs authorized as concerns grow over workers returning from Thailand.

Cambodia halts probe into abduction of Thai activist

Sister of Wanchalearm Satsaksit claims Cambodian authorities refuse to look into the case.

General gets Cambodia’s first Covid-19 vaccination

Inoculation of up to 80 percent of the population to begin on Feb. 10 after China's Sinopharm vaccine is approved.

Cambodia urged to drop charges against union leader

Civil society groups are calling on Cambodian authorities to drop “politically motivated charges” brought against trade union leader Rong Chhun ahead of his next court appearance on Feb. 3.

Cambodians accused of pretending to be monks at Thai temple

Thai immigration police have arrested more than two dozen Cambodian migrants at a Buddhist temple where they had allegedly been pretending to be monks to avoid being caught and deported.

Australia to fund Covid vaccines for 1.5m Cambodians

China and India are also expected to provide vaccines for the impoverished country.

China bans citizens from gambling in Cambodia

The Chinese government has told its citizens not to gamble in Cambodia after multiple cases of violence were reported, with some resulting in death.

Cambodia expands monitoring of ‘fake news’

Concern over censorship as TikTok, WhatsApp, Telegram and Messenger are added to a watch list of social apps.

Cambodia lashes Australian activist as mass treason trial continues

The mass treason trial of senior leaders of the banned Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) is continuing amid claims the courts were working off a “presumption of guilt” as the government takes aim at activists abroad for a “distortion of the facts.”

Cambodia turns to China for Covid-19 vaccines

Cambodia is gearing up for mass inoculations against the Covid-19 virus, with China providing the first million doses while India has been...

Cambodia blocks exiled dissidents from returning

Airlines refuse to let CNRP members board flights to face mass treason and incitement trial.

Human trafficking added to Cambodian school curriculum

Human trafficking has been added to the school syllabus in Cambodia as students return to classes for a new year after extended breaks in 2020 were enforced due to the Covid-19 pandemic.