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Two Years on, Sesan’s Ethnic Communities Attempt to Restart Their Lives

Fut Kheun has been keeping a close watch on the water levels at the Sesan II reservoir, in the remote Srekor commune of Stung Treng province.

Government to Adopt ‘State of Emergency’ Law as COVID-19 Tally Reaches 107; Casinos Nationwide...

The Cambodian government confirmed Monday morning four new coronavirus cases in the country, bringing the tally to 107, with Prime Minister Hun Sen to adopt the “state of emergency” law on Friday this week.

Parliament Approves Cabinet Reshuffle; Hun Sen Includes More ‘Active’ Ministers

Hun Sen added that outgoing ministers were capable but had become “old” and that his government needed “active” ministers who could do timely work.

Cambodian Businesses Embrace Protective Measures Against Coronavirus

While dozens of business owners have closed their shops in Phnom Penh as a way to limit the chances of infection, others cannot afford to do so.

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Cambodia Holds Joint Military Exercises With Chinese Troops

While thousands of events are canceled worldwide and countries go into lockdowns, Cambodia and China hold their annual Golden Dragon military exercise in what observers describe as a move to demonstrate close ties with China.

Prime Minister Hints at Declaring State of Emergency; Criticizes Price Gouging

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Wednesday he was considering the possibility of declaring a state of emergency, though he said it in the middle of an irate speech criticizing price gouging.

Unemployed Siem Reap Temple Workers in Limbo, As French and Cambodian Officials, Fail to...

The dispute involving the EFEO, the French Embassy, and the Apsara Authority over wages and employee benefits has left 126 workers without any work for nearly two years.

Six New COVID-19 Cases; Four from Already-Quarantined Viking Journey Cruise

The Cambodian government confirmed six new coronavirus cases in the country; two additional cases from a French tour group in Sihanoukville and four from the Viking Journey Cruise, whose passengers were quarantined two weeks ago.

Government Struggles to Monitor Returning Migrant Workers for Coronavirus

Only 35 of the around 15,000 Cambodian migrant workers who returned to the country from Thailand have been tested for the coronavirus, with Interior Minister Sar Kheng admitting the government was incapable of testing everyone.

Observers: U.S. Ambassador’s Trial Appearance Strategic, Protects Interests in Cambodia

Two weeks ago, U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, W. Patrick Murphy, made a blink-and-you-miss-it appearance at the trial hearing for opposition leader Kem Sokha.

French Tourists with COVID-19 Traveled across Country; Authorities Attempting to Trace Others

Health officials are on the lookout for people who may have come in contact with a French tour group, after 31 French...

Cambodia Children’s Fund Helps Curb COVID-19 Spread in Stung Meanchey

The Cambodian Children's Fund, founded in 2004, has been working with poor children and families living in the former dump community of Steung Meanchey.

Cambodian Migrant Workers Rush Back As Thai Border Closed

The government in Thailand closed at least 19 checkpoints, including the major border crossing at Poipet town, causing thousands of Cambodian migrant workers to rush back to the country over the weekend.

Garment Workers Concerned Over Potential Coronavirus Spread in Crowded Factories

As of Monday morning, there were 86 confirmed cases, with the last 10 days registering at least 80 of those cases.

Linked to Viral Outbreak, Cambodian Muslims Facing Backlash

The revelation of the religious identity of infected individuals set off a deluge of online hate directed at the minority community.

Cambodia Reports 31 New COVID-19 Cases; Coronavirus Tally Jumps to 84

Cambodia’s Ministry of Health reported 31 new cases of the novel coronavirus in Sihanoukville late Sunday night, with all the cases linked to a French tourist group in the coastal town.

Cambodia Reports 10 More Cases; Tally Increases By 40 Cases In A Week

Cambodia’s coronavirus count increased by 10 new cases as of Thursday night, after the Ministry of Health reported that four Cambodians and six Malaysian nationals had tested positive for the virus, taking the total number of cases to 47.

Healthcare Professionals, Pharmacists Brace For COVID Challenges

Dr. You Sophat is a busy man at Kbal Thnal clinic in Phnom Penh’s Mean Chey district.

Cambodians Left in the Dark at Malaysian Religious Congregation

At least 23 Cambodians, of the 79 who traveled for the event, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the last seven days – most attended the religious congregation, organized by the Tablighi Jamaat missionary movement.

Coronavirus Tally Increases to 37; Ministry Says Most Are Mild Cases

The Cambodian Health Ministry reported two new cases of the coronavirus Wednesday night, again from individuals linked to a religious conference held in Malaysia earlier this month.