PM: Covid-19 has led to loss of 300,000 jobs in Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said has announced that the impact of Covid-19 has caused about the loss of 300,000 jobs, mainly in the tourism and garment industries.

However, some of the workers in the sectors have resumed work or got new jobs as the situation of the Covid-19 pandemic has been brought under control, he said when addressing the groundbreaking ceremony for two river bridges in eastern part of the capital Phnom Penh.

“The Covid-19 has not only wreaked havoc in Cambodia, but also in all countries across the world,” Hun Sen said, adding that the tourism and garment industries were hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.

In full: https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2020/10/27/pm-covid-19-has-led-to-loss-of-300000-jobs-in-cambodia

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