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COVID-19: Unwanted cruise ship to finally disembark in Cambodia

A cruise ship carrying more than 1,450 passengers has been allowed to dock in Cambodia after being turned away from four other ports in Asia over coronavirus fears.

After 13 days at sea and refusal by 5 ports, passengers aboard the Westerdam...

Passengers aboard the Westerdam luxury liner received good news on Wednesday: they will be able to disembark in Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Only Confirmed Coronavirus Patient Released From Hospital

Cambodia’s only patient confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus was allowed to leave hospital quarantine on Monday morning after he tested negative for the new viral strain, the Health Ministry said.

Chinese National Recovers from Novel Coronavirus, Released from Sihanoukville Hospital

A Chinese man infected by the novel coronavirus in Preah Sihanouk province last month has made a fully recovery after being treated and kept under observation for two weeks, according to Health Ministry statement released on Monday.

Fainting foreigner not caused by coronavirus

Cambodia's Ministry of Health on February 9 denied posts on social media that the fainting of a foreigner at the Phnom Penh International Airport was caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

1st and only coronavirus patient in Cambodia fully recovers

The first and only novel coronavirus patient in Cambodia has fully recovered and will be discharged from the hospital on Monday, said a news release from the Health Ministry's Communicable Disease Control Department (CDCD) on Sunday.

Accelerating progress on sexual & reproductive health & rights is key driver towards SDGs

Improvements in the health sector, as well as in other sectors such as infrastructure development, economic growth and poverty reduction, play a major role in improving not only health and life expectancy of the people, but also have a direct impact on their sexual and reproductive health.

Experts Warn Coronavirus May Be Spreading Undetected in Indonesia, Thailand

The number of coronavirus cases reported in Indonesia and Thailand is well below what scientists would expect, given how closely connected the countries are to the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak.

Why Cambodia’s right not to evacuate Wuhan despite coronavirus fears

While the rest of the world was clamouring to get their nationals out of Wuhan, Cambodia’s Hun Sen mulled a visit to the outbreak’s epicentre.

In show of gratitude, Cambodian families send masks to Chinese doctors to combat coronavirus

Eighty-six Cambodian families, whose children had received free heart surgeries in China donated more than 5,000 masks to Chinese doctors to help them fight against the novel coronavirus, an organizer said.

China and Cambodia: Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Hun Sen’s “special visit” to China was a high-profile show of support for Beijing’s handling of the outbreak.

China declines Cambodia PM’s request to visit virus epicentre

China turned down a request from Cambodia's leader Hun Sen to visit the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak to comfort stranded Cambodian students as it could not "properly arrange" a trip to locked-down Wuhan city, state media said Wednesday.

PM Hun Sen plans to visit Cambodian students in Wuhan, seeks Chinese permission

Prime Minister Hun Sen intends to fly to the Chinese city of Wuhan on Wednesday (Feb 5) to visit Cambodian students stranded there.

Health Ministry Hotline Sees Ten-Fold Increase In Queries About Coronavirus Outbreak

One of the ten people tasked with answering the hotline calls said they have been missing calls because of the increase in call volumes, which had gotten a little better after the Ministry of Health increased the number of staff, around ten people.

Cambodia PM Backtracks Pledge To Visit Students In Stricken Wuhan

The Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen will not be able to meet with Cambodian students in the coronavirus-stricken city of Wuhan, China, after Beijing authorities declined to approve such a visit.

Cambodian PM says he will visit students in China’s Wuhan for moral support

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday he will visit Cambodian students in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of an outbreak of a new coronavirus, to give them moral support following criticism of his decision not to repatriate them.

Cambodia’s PM says he will visit students in Chinese city at virus epicentre

Cambodia’s leader said he will visit Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of a new virus outbreak, to meet with students from his country studying there.

Hun Sen Vows to Visit Cambodians Stuck in Wuhan, ‘if China Allows’

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday reaffirmed his decision not to evacuate Cambodians from China, where more than 300 people have died from a new strain of a respiratory virus, and vowed to visit citizens in Wuhan, where the virus was first detected.

Phnom Penh Residents Want Cambodians In China Evacuated

The Cambodian government has confirmed that 23 students were still in Wuhan, with around 80 other students returning to Cambodia during the Chinese New Year holiday.

Experts Say Cambodian Economy to Feel The Effects of Coronavirus Outbreak

Chinese stock markets crashed Monday morning, falling more than 8 percent, the first time the Shanghai stock exchange has seen such a drop in five years.


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Chinese Covid-19 Quarantine Fugitives Still at Large After 2 Weeks

Phnom Penh’s police chief said on Wednesday that authorities have yet to track down two Chinese men who escaped from Covid-19 quarantine on September 9 despite authorities searching for two weeks.