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Cambodian National Police Blocks Six Online Gambling Sites

Neth Savoeun, the National Police Chief of Cambodia, has ordered the Central Security Department (CSD) to hunt down operators of online gambling sites and bring them to justice.

New Report Shows Garment Workers Eating Less, Selling Land to Repay Debt

Almost all the respondents to a garment worker survey said they were indebted and had to eat less food, take another loan, or sell their land to repay their debts, according to findings released by a local union and two rights groups.

Cambodian journalist Ros Sokhet detained, charged with incitement

Cambodian authorities should immediately release journalist Ros Sokhet and drop all pending charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

EU Must Toughen Sanctions on Cambodia After Arrest of Third Reporter in as Many...

The European Union should ramp up sanctions against Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government in Cambodia after a third reporter in three months was arrested for “inciting chaos,” Paris-based media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said Tuesday.

Cambodia’s Food Crisis In A Pandemic

The coronavirus crisis has severely affected livelihoods, local industries and the economy in general.

Cambodia and Laos happy as Thailand reopens 37 border checkpoints

Thailand will reopen checkpoints on the border with all neighboring states to resume cross-border cargo transport and trading from Wednesday (July 1), according to the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha.

Newspaper publisher charged over social media posts

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on June 28 charged the publisher of the Khmer Nation newspaper for incitement over social media posts he made last week in which he criticized Prime Minister Hun Sen, a police official confirmed.

Cambodia urged to rethink Chinese ties, land policies to recover from pandemic

According to global network People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS), international research-based organization GRAIN, and Cambodian NGO Ponlok Khmer (PKH),Cambodia’s “growing” relationship with China will only worsen landlessness and abuses to Cambodian rural peoples.

Cambodia’s National Police Blocks Six Online Gambling Sites for Offering Illegal Games to Local...

Neth Savoeun, the chief of Cambodia’s National Police, has issued an order to the Central Security Department to go after companies that operate online gambling sites and bring them to justice.

WB okays 93-mln-USD credit for Cambodia to improve land tenure security for poor farmers

The World Bank approved a 93-million-USD credit for the Cambodia Land Allocation for Social and Economic Development Project III (LASED III), it said in a press statement last week.

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.

NGO Report Shows Little Improvement in Handling of Land Evictions

Urban land rights NGO Sahmakum Teang Tnaut released a research document on Monday showing a slowdown in land evictions in the capital, but said there was little evidence the process was improving or following human rights standards.

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.

Cambodia police on the hunt for online gambling operators

Online gambling is being ousted in Cambodia, but keeping up with gaming websites that pop up out of nowhere is a difficult task.

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.

Cambodia’s new positive cases include former patient in Malaysia, says Dr Noor Hisham

One of Cambodia’s newest Covid-19 positive cases is a former Covid-19 patient in Malaysia who had been discharged, says the Health Ministry.

Going digital – The second phase of HE transformation

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on higher education institutions globally, including in Cambodia. The physical closure of campuses has meant the rapid adoption of digital technologies to continue the delivery of education to students.

Cambodia: Schools to remain closed until end of 2020; govt reports 2 new virus...

Cambodia’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport will delay school openings and high school graduation examinations until the end of the year to prevent a second wave of Covid-19, reports VNA.

Ministry reports 11 new Covid-19 cases, reiterates vigilance

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng has urged people to continue practising virus prevention techniques after 11 people tested positive for Covid-19 within two days after arriving in the Kingdom.

Cambodia reports 2 new imported COVID-19 cases, 141 in total

Cambodia on Sunday confirmed two new imported COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 141, according to a Health Ministry's press statement.


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Cambodian casinos to reopen pending COVID-19 safety measures

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has given the green light for almost 200 casinos across the country to reopen, provided they meet certain COVID-19 safety measures as approved by the Ministry of Health.