Cambodia begs to be different with Covid-19-hit China

Hun Sen wants 2 million Chinese travelers to visit to make up for lost time during height of pandemic.

Cambodia is set to give a red carpet welcome to 2 million visitors from China, hit by a new wave of Covid-19, despite travel restrictions being imposed by many other nations.

Announcing the arrival of 2 million Chinese visitors to Cambodia shortly, Prime Minister Hun Sen said no Covid-19 restrictions will be imposed on them, adding, “We treat all travelers from all countries equally.”

“I have noticed several nations have imposed restrictions on travelers from China, such as requiring a PCR test beforehand or performing a rapid test upon arrival,” Hun Sen told reporters after a ground-breaking ceremony for a bridge construction project across the Mekong River — the third longest river in Asia.

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