Home News Page 3


Cambodia’s COVID-19 tally rises to 102,136 with 693 new cases

Cambodia's COVID-19 total cases have climbed to 102,136 on Thursday after 693 fresh infections were reported across the country, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.

Cambodia to start COVID-19 vaccine rollout for children aged from 6 to 12

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said Wednesday the Southeast Asian nation will begin a COVID-19 vaccination drive for children from 6 to 12 years old on Friday.

Cambodia schools reopen as COVID vaccinations near targets

Secondary school students in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh returned to classrooms on Wednesday, marking a milestone in the Southeast Asian nation's battle with COVID-19.

Cambodia to Launch Vaccination Campaign Targeting Children Between 6 and 11

Cambodia will launch a campaign Friday to begin giving COVID-19 vaccinations to children between 6 and 11 years of age.

Cambodia arrests villagers amid airport land dispute

Cambodian villagers have refused to accept extremely low compensation for their land taken for US$ 1.5 airport project.

Cambodia Casino Shootout Uncovers Crypto Scams, Slave Labor, Sex Trafficking

Cambodian authorities arrested 15 people over the weekend following a raid on a casino in the southwest coastal city of Sihanoukville, during which shots were fired at police.

Cambodia blames border virus spread on Thai truckers

Cambodian authorities suspect truck drivers delivering goods from Thailand have spread Covid-19 to the border province of Battambang.

Cambodia to start Covid-19 booster shot campaign in October

Cambodia, where over 60% of the population has been fully vaccinated, will start offering a third coronavirus vaccine shot to citizens starting in October, the government said Sunday.

Cambodia’s COVID-19 case total rises to 98,842 with 658 new infections

Cambodia's COVID-19 case total has surged to 98,842 on Saturday after 658 fresh infections were reported across the country, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.

Cambodia’s Delta variant cases climb to 3,323 with 669 new infections

The total number of Delta variant cases in Cambodia has jumped to 3,323 after 669 new ones were reported, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement on Thursday (Sept 9).

Thailand should avoid Disneyfication to boost tourism

The failed attempt of a Thai king to "relocate" the Angkor Wat temple from Cambodia to Thailand in 1859 was obviously brazen. The story does not end there. Some Thais are still claiming the temple built by Cambodian King Suryavarman II in the 12th century.

Phnom Penh turned to China, now it’s the ‘world’s most vaccinated capital city’

At a regional forum in May, Cambodia’s Hun Sen was asked pointedly about his reliance on China in tackling the pandemic and gave a pointed answer.

Cambodia’s COVID-19 death toll tops 2,000 with 20 new fatalities

Cambodia's death toll from COVID-19 has risen to 2,007 on Thursday after 20 new fatalities were reported, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.

What Explains Cambodia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Success?

The country is outpacing most of its Southeast Asian neighbors – and many of the world’s wealthiest nations.

Cambodia faces flash floods due to impacts of depressions, southwest monsoon

Cambodia could face flash flooding in the capital Phnom Penh and several other provinces from Sept. 8 to 14, said a statement from the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology on Tuesday.

WHO calls for continued vigilance despite high vaccination coverage in Cambodia

The World Health Organization (WHO) office in Cambodia on Tuesday called on people to continue caution although the Southeast Asian nation has seen a success in its vaccination drive.

Cambodia’s COVID-19 case total surges to 95,828 with 528 new infections

Cambodia's COVID-19 case total has risen to 95,828 on Monday after 528 fresh infections were confirmed across the kingdom, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.

Cambodia forms first-ever women’s football team for 2023 SEA Games

The National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC) said on Monday that Cambodia has formed the first-ever women's football team to contest in the 2023 Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games).

Rapper unrepentant after release from Cambodian prison

Government upset after UN rapporteurs call for the release of an autistic teenager.

Navy rescued Cambodian man floating at sea for 2 days

While garbage in the sea is generally not a good thing, floating debris appears to have saved the life of a Cambodian man in the Gulf of Thailand off the coast of Rayong. The man was rescued today by the Royal Thai Navy after 2 days adrift at sea, clinging to debris, after falling off his fishing boat yesterday morning.


Latest Headlines

It Takes a Village to Feed Cambodia’s Ravenous Ghosts

When the gates of hell open on Pchum Ben, communities gather to feed returning ancestors with sweet and savory rice cakes.