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Stranded migrant workers waiting on ticket home from Jordan

Factory owners have said they would buy plane tickets home for more than 20 Cambodian migrant workers who have been trapped in Jordan without employment or income for more than three months after a meeting this week.

Who’s Helping Cambodia Weather COVID-19?

In explaining Cambodia’s relative COVID-19 success, it is vital to acknowledge the foreign aid and local donations that have poured in.

Students Worry About the National Examination Amid School Closures and Online Teaching

Weeks before the national high school examinations, students would have likely been poring over their textbooks, revising lessons, and meeting with teachers and classmates to prepare for the important test ahead.

Innovation needed to respond to COVID-19 in Cambodia

So far, 141 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Cambodia. Roughly a quarter of these originated from a group of tourists who were travelling through the country in March when almost all of them got infected.

Cambodian firms to offer COVID-19 insurance to foreign tourists

The Cambodian Ministry of Economy and Finance and Ministry of Health have collaborated with local insurance companies to issue the 50,000 insurance certificate required for foreign travellers, according to the Khmer Times.

Cambodia reports significant rise in measles

Global health officials are reporting a significant increase in measles cases in Cambodia during the first quarter of the year. This is up from 44 cases during the same period in 2019.

6 Filipinos barred from traveling to Cambodia to attend ‘shrimp farming’ meeting

Itching to travel overseas and conquer your wanderlust? Too bad, because the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said yesterday that Filipinos are still barred from travelling overseas due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cambodia postpones 13th ASEM Summit to mid-2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic

Cambodia, the host of the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit, has decided to postpone the ASEM13, which had initially been scheduled for Nov. 16-17 in Phnom Penh, to mid-2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a foreign ministry's press statement on Saturday.

Ministry to Add Covid-19 Testing Labs as Foreign Arrivals Increase

The Health Ministry on Friday said it would establish three new laboratories that can test samples for Covid-19 as international arrivals to Cambodia have risen to up to 900 people per day following a drastic drop in tourist entries amid the global pandemic.

Cambodia allows casinos to reopen, with Covid-19 measures

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen said on Friday that casinos across the nation would be allowed to resume operations if they met health requirements to prevent Covid-19 outbreaks at their venues.

Cambodia’s casinos cleared to reopen with medical precautions

Cambodia’s casinos have been cleared to reopen provided they observe strict health requirements aimed at minimizing further COVID-19 transmission.

Schools in Cambodia to reopen in three stages

With guidance from Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, is in the process of reopening schools in three stages. But no timeline has been set, ministry spokesperson Ros Soveacha said on Thursday (July 2).

Luck, Culture Helped Cambodia Contain Coronavirus

Count Cambodia among the lucky countries when it comes to the coronavirus.

Xi says joint COVID-19 fight shows China-Cambodia community with shared future unbreakable

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that China and Cambodia have demonstrated through their concrete efforts in jointly fighting the COVID-19 epidemic that the China-Cambodia community with a shared future is unbreakable.

Cambodia launches probe after prison inmate dies of alcohol poisoning

Prison authorities in Cambodia are investigating a case of alleged alcohol poisoning which recently left an inmate dead and 15 others ill at the M4 prison in the Talou Sen Chey district, Pursat.

Vietnam, Cambodia resolve to prevent community spread of COVID-19: spokesperson

Vietnam appreciates Cambodia’s decision to annul diplomatic note 698 MFA.IC/API on restricting cross-border travel between the two countries, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said at the ministry’s regular press briefing on July 2.

Taiwan to allow return of international students from Laos, Cambodia

Taipei, July 1 (CNA) Taiwan on Wednesday announced a further easing of its border restrictions to allow students from Laos and Cambodia who are due to graduate this year to return to the nation, according to the Ministry of Education (MOE).

2 Cambodians returning home from Malaysia test positive for Covid-19

One of two Cambodians who tested positive for Covid-19 upon returning to the kingdom from Malaysia recently is former patient '1051' who had fully recovered from the disease.

Discharged patient from Malaysia among new import cases found in Cambodia — Health D-G

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said one of two Cambodian men who were found positive upon arrival in Cambodia from Malaysia recently, is a former patient who has been treated and cleared for discharge in Malaysia.

Responding to a measles outbreak during the COVID-19 pandemic

Going village to village, “door to door” and “boat to boat” to maintain routine immunization services — and protect Cambodians from COVID-19.


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Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen ‘Misreading’ EU as Withdrawal of Trade Preferences...

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is wrong to assume the EU will stop at partial trade sanctions if he does not end a crackdown on voices critical of his government, observers said Wednesday, a week ahead of a planned return of tariffs to around one-fifth of Cambodian exports to the bloc.