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Hun Sen: No lockdown in Cambodia after Hungarian minister visit

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen insisted Thursday his country would not go into lockdown, despite growing coronavirus concerns after senior officials tested positive following a meeting with Hungary's minister.

Cambodia to renovate Ream Naval Base that has attracted US, Chinese attention

Minister of National Defence Tea Banh said the development of the Ream Naval Base in Preah Sihanouk province will proceed as scheduled.

Cambodian PM isolating after Covid outbreak linked to Hungarian minister

Schools, bars and cinemas in Phnom Penh locked down as cases reported after trade trip.

Cambodia bans state-organised events in capital over COVID-19

Cambodia on Wednesday (Nov 11) banned all state-organised events in the capital and a neighboring province for two weeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus after a number of people connected to a Hungarian official's visit tested positive.

U.S. woman tests positive for COVID-19 in Cambodia

An American woman tested positive for COVID-19 a week after arriving in Cambodia from the United States, the Cambodian Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

Covid-19 situation in Cambodia alarming but no emergency declared

Cambodia is at a high risk of a Covid-19 outbreak with the pandemic situation in the country being described as alarming.

Cambodia says over 1,100 people in contact with infected Hungarian minister negative for COVID-19...

Cambodia's Ministry of Health (MoH) said on Tuesday that more than 1,100 people, who came in direct and indirect contact with infected Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, tested negative for the COVID-19 for the second time.

Cambodia says COVID-19 quarantine violators face heavy fine

Cambodia's Ministry of Health (MoH) said on Tuesday that any violators of the COVID-19 quarantine rules will be facing a fine of up to 250 U.S. dollars.

US ‘disappointed’ as Cambodia razes another military facility

The United States expressed disappointment Tuesday that Cambodia had demolished a second American-funded military facility without warning, as the kingdom turns to China to expand a naval base.

Another US-built facility demolished at a naval base at the center of rumors about...

Recent satellite imagery shows that another US-built facility at a naval base in Cambodia has been demolished, researchers at a US think tank said Monday.

Cambodia acts after bodyguard tests positive for Covid-19

Schools, bars and cinemas to close for at least two weeks as face masks become compulsory.

Cambodia’s new Covid-19 rules restrain holiday celebrations

Cambodians marked their Independence Day holiday Monday, but new Covid-19 (coronavirus) restrictions kept them from celebrating at karaoke parlors, beer gardens, museums, cinemas and other entertainment venues, which have been ordered shut until further notice.

Cambodian PM urges people in contact with infected Hungarian minister to undergo COVID-19 self-quarantine

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Monday night called on people, who came in contact with infected Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, to undergo a 14-day self-quarantine at home strictly in order to curb the COVID-19 from spreading into communities.

Cambodia on Covid-19 alert

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen says the “Kingdom is at high risk of a Covid-19 outbreak and described the situation as alarming,” according to a report by Phnom Penh Post.

Another US facility demolished at Cambodia’s Ream Naval Base, says US think tank

News comes amid concern over possible ‘secret deal’ to allow Chinese forces at base.

Cambodia shuts schools in capital area as virus precaution

Schools in Cambodia's capital and the surrounding area will be shut for two weeks as a precaution after Hungary's foreign minister tested positive for the coronavirus after visiting Cambodia last week, the Education Ministry said Sunday.

Cambodian immigration rules to look more like Thailand’s in 2021

The long-awaited draft proposals to reform Cambodian immigration and visa regulations, scheduled to become effective early next year, saw a chink of light yesterday when Top Sopheak, the tourism minister, addressed the press in Phnom Penh.

Cambodian king, queen mother return home after routine medical checkups in China

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and his mother, former Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, returned home on Saturday after spending a month in Beijing, capital of China, for regular medical checkups and treatments.

Cambodian PM in self-quarantine, unable to attend upcoming 37th Asean Summit

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen has been in a self-quarantine and will be unable to participate in the upcoming 37th summit of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asea) and related meetings, said a foreign ministry's press statement.

Cambodian PM Hun Sen among 628 quarantined

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has gone into a 14-day quarantine after Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto tested positive for the Covid-19 virus after a diplomatic visit to Phnom Penh.


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