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Japan, Cambodia to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions in September

Japan and Cambodia agreed Saturday to reopen borders for expatriates, starting possibly from early September, on condition they observe a 14-day self-quarantine period and take other precautions against the novel coronavirus.

Mystery in Cambodia over missing Covid-positive Chinese

Concerns over 'special treatment' for Chinese as six disappear after positive tests.

Cambodia water festival cancelled

Cambodia has cancelled the annual three-day Water Festival scheduled to take place in late October as the nation tries to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Cambodia govt: Covid-19 more pressing than EU ban

Senior officials from the Cambodian central government have announced that the government is prioritising its fight against Covid-19 over the EU’s withdrawal of its ‘Everything But Arms’ (EBA) scheme.

Tourism resorts across Cambodia ready to welcome tourists during holiday with COVID-19 preventive measures

At least 557 tourism resorts across Cambodia opened for both domestic and foreign tourists during the five-day holiday with preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic, state-run Agence Kampuchea Press (AKP) reported on Monday.

Covid-19 situation on top of list at Lancang-Mekong Cooperation meeting

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will participate in the 3rd Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Leaders' Meeting via video conference on Aug. 24, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said in a statement.

Cambodia facing drastic rise in poverty amid pandemic

The poverty rate in Cambodia is expected to surge as economic problems arising from a combination of factors are hitting the country hard.

Cambodia allocates $1.2 billion for pandemic, EBA

Concerns mount as Covid-19 cases spike among incoming passengers.

Cambodia reports 4 new COVID-19 cases, 272 in total

Cambodia on Thursday confirmed four new imported COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections in the country to 272, said a statement from the Health Ministry.

Two Test Positive for Covid-19 After Release From Quarantine

Two Cambodians tested positive for Covid-19 this past weekend after they had been released from two separate quarantine centers, leaving health workers to trace more than 50 people with whom they were in contact, officials said.

The role of political parties in the fight against COVID-19: Cambodia’s perspectives

The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on humanity across the globe.

Cambodia suspends flights from Philippines to curb Covid-19 spread

Cambodia decided on Tuesday to temporarily suspend flights from the Philippines in a bid to prevent the spread of Covid-19, according to Health Minister Mam Bunheng.

Ministry says peacekeeper with Covid-19 had no community interaction

A female Cambodian peacekeeper who returned from a United Nations mission to Mali in July tested positive for Covid-19 on August 8but has not been in recent contact with anyone outside of her family in Takhmao City, according to the Health Ministry.

Ahead of Holiday, Drivers, Travelers Told to Take Covid-19 Precautions

Before international visits to Cambodia picked up following restrictions on travel to the country, and within it for one week during the nation’s biggest holiday, passengers were wearing face masks and using hand sanitizer frequently, said Khim Borann, a general manager at Penh Chet Transportation company near Phnom Penh’s Deum Kor Market.

Some 1,500 Contract Chikungunya Across 15 Provinces, Ministry Says

Almost 1,500 people have tested positive for the mosquito-borne illness chikungunya fever in more than half of the nation’s provinces, the Health Ministry said, with officials instructing local authorities to get rid of mosquito breeding areas.

Hun Sen stresses international cooperation for Covid-19; three cases reported on Aug 10

Addressing global leaders at a virtual summit calling for international cooperation in the fight against the pandemic on Sunday (Aug 9), Prime Minister Hun Sen said only if nations worked together will the world defeat the crisis and thrive in its aftermath.

Cambodian microfinance borrowers urgently need debt relief

Measures announced by Cambodia’s banks and microfinance lenders to help clients who are unable to repay because of COVID-19 are grossly inadequate.

Ministry records two new Covid cases, two recoveries

The Ministry of Health on Sunday confirmed two new Covid-19 cases in the Kingdom as well as two recoveries.

Theatres to reopen soon; 3 imported Covid-19 cases reported

Cambodia's cinemas and theatres will get the green light to reopen although no official date has been set, the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts announced.

Cambodia: Govt announces Chikungunya has hits 15 provinces

Ministry of Health spokeswoman Or Vandine has announced that the chikungunya outbreak in the Kingdom has spread to 15 provinces. Some 1,700 people are now suspected to have the disease.


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Cambodia detects 1 new COVID-19 case, 287 in total

Cambodia confirmed one new imported case of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total number of infections in the kingdom to 287, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a press statement.