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PM’s threats against women Facebook users irresponsible and dangerous

"Hun Sen’s assertion that women are to blame for sexual violence and human trafficking due to their choice of dress on Facebook is a despicable and dangerous instance of victim-blaming," said Amnesty International’s Regional Director Nicholas Bequelin.

Coronavirus fears spread after cruise ship passenger tests positive

Cambodia is facing heat for possibly inflaming the global coronavirus outbreak when a woman tested positive for the virus after the country allowed her and 1,200 passengers to disembark a cruise ship and many of them to fly to other countries.

Rights Official Urges Thorough Probe Into Death of Infant Detained With Mother in Cambodia

Cambodian authorities must conduct a thorough investigation into the death of a five-month old girl who was incarcerated with her mother at a correction facility in the capital Phnom Penh, a rights group official said Tuesday, calling for protections to ensure such tragedies do not recur.

Hun Sen Recommends Using Hotels to Speed Up Court Cases Involving Incarcerated Women

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday said he wanted to speed up criminal cases involving incarcerated women, by possibly renting hotel rooms to accelerate the pace of these hearings.

Dozens of Australians from Westerdam cruise ship cleared of coronavirus as Cambodian PM Hun...

Dozens of Australians who were on board the MS Westerdam cruise ship in Cambodia have been cleared of having coronavirus (COVID-19) but the immediate fate of those still on the vessel remains unclear.

Cambodia’s Prime Minister has defended allowing a ship to dock despite confirmed coronavirus case

Passengers of a cruise ship where one woman was confirmed to have the coronavirus have now travelled onwards to a number of countries.

More passengers to leave cruise ship in Cambodia after coronavirus tests

More passengers from a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia last week after being turned away at five other ports will fly home on Tuesday, following tests for the new coronavirus, the country’s prime minister said.

Coronavirus fears in Sydney as NSW Health searches for four ‘missing’ Cambodia cruise Australians...

Four Australians who may have come in contact with the coronavirus on a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia last week are unaccounted for.

Cambodia PM defends ship docking despite virus diagnosis

Cambodia's strongman premier defended on Tuesday his decision to allow a US cruise ship to dock despite at least one passenger later being diagnosed with the deadly coronavirus, while authorities scrambled to track down hundreds that came in contact with her.

Cambodia’s Coronavirus Complacency May Exact a Global Toll

When Cambodia’s prime minister greeted passengers on a cruise ship amid a coronavirus scare on Valentine’s Day, embraces were the order of the day. Protective masks were not.

Phuket Airport extends Covid-19 screening for passengers from Cambodia

Phuket International Airport in Thailand has expanded its Covid-19 virus screening for travellers from Cambodia.

Coronavirus fears rise after Cambodia welcomes stranded cruise ship

After allowing a stranded cruise ship to dock in Cambodia last Thursday, Prime Minister Hun Sen greeted disembarking passengers with warm handshakes and red roses.

Passenger Confirmed to Have Coronavirus After Leaving Cruise Ship That Docked in Cambodia (video)

A passenger on a cruise ship that was denied entry from several countries amid concerns about the spread of a deadly coronavirus was confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus after she and her husband disembarked when the ship was allowed to dock in Cambodia.

Phnom Penh Plans Send Westerdam Passengers Sightseeing, Even As Officials Scramble to Test Them

Cambodian authorities are now testing all remaining passengers and crew aboard the docked MS Westerdam cruise ship in Sihanoukville, days after an American woman tested positive for COVID-19 despite being cleared by local officials in Cambodia.

Cruise Goers to Be Tested for Virus After One Tests Positive in Malaysia

Nearly 1,000 people remaining aboard a cruise ship docked in Sihanoukville will be tested for the novel coronavirus, after more than 1,200 disembarked last week, including a woman who tested positive for the virus in Malaysia, an official said.

‘Everything is a mess right now’: Hundreds who were stuck on Westerdam cruise ship...

There was a moment of what seemed like sweet relief when passengers were able to disembark from Holland America's MS Westerdam after being turned away from multiple ports, but things took a turn when a passenger from the ship was diagnosed with coronavirus on her journey home.

Fears as cruise ship passengers scatter, take Cambodia bus tours without full health checks

There are fears passengers from a US cruise ship allowed to disembark in Cambodia have been scattered across the world without full health checks.

Airlines refuse to take passengers from cruise ship in Cambodia

Passengers and crew of a luxury cruise ship that had been turned away from at least five ports in Asia over coronavirus fears are now stranded in Cambodia after all airlines have refused to carry them, according to government sources.

Thai airports tighten screening of passengers from Cambodia

Airports of Thailand Pcl (AOT) announced this week that it is working with the Department of Disease Control to tighten the screening of passengers from Cambodia after the MS Westerdam cruise ship docked at Sihanoukville, Cambodia, last week and some 20 passengers were diagnosed as infected with the new coronavirus (Covid-19).

Scramble to track Cambodia cruise passengers after virus scare

Holland America Line said it is working with governments and health experts to track passengers who disembarked from its Westerdam cruise ship docked in Cambodia after an American woman tested positive for coronavirus in Malaysia.


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Online Clothes Seller Charged for Pornography

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday charged an online clothes seller for pornography and indecent exposure over photos posted to her Facebook page in which the woman is wearing what authorities have deemed suggestive attire.