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Thailand and Cambodia rush to halt waves of Covid cases

Two south-east Asian neighbours face a challenge after keeping infection numbers low last year.

Cambodia sacks 2-star general for organizing party during lockdown

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni on Saturday removed the rank of a two-star general and fired him from the National Police after he hosted a party during a lockdown, according to a royal decree.

Cambodia uses wedding halls for COVID patients as cases surge

Cambodia began setting up thousands of hospital beds in two wedding party halls on Sunday to cope with an influx of COVID-19 patients in a country that up until recently had largely managed to contain infections.

Cambodia logs 291 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

Cambodia on Saturday registered 291 new COVID-19 cases and one more death in the last 24 hours, the country's Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.

Cambodian Leader Warns COVID-19 Has His Nation on ‘the Brink of Death’

After months of low cast numbers, Cambodia’s worsening outbreak suggests that COVID-19 is far from being defeated in the region.

Cambodia launches lockdown in capital as COVID-19 outbreak spreads

Cambodia brought in a coronavirus lockdown in Phnom Penh and a satellite district of the capital on Thursday in a bid to contain a spike in coronavirus cases in a country that up until recently had largely managed to contain infections.

Cambodia reports 262 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

Cambodia on Friday confirmed 262 new COVID-19 cases and two more fatalities in the past 24 hours, the country's Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.

Cambodia imposes 2-week lockdown in capital

Cambodia's government has imposed a two-week lockdown for the country's capital Phnom Penh amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

Phnom Penh locked down as Cambodia’s Covid toll spikes

Secretary of state for the Information Ministry is among the latest deaths.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen says country on ‘brink of death’ from COVID-19 surge

Spiralling COVID-19 cases have put Cambodia "on the brink of death", its premier Hun Sen has warned, as the country imposed lockdowns in the capital Phnom Penh and a nearby city.

COVID variant pushes Cambodia to brink of ‘national tragedy’

The Southeast Asian nation is battling a surge in COVID variant cases traced back to a quarantine breach.

Cambodia puts its arduous titling process for Indigenous land up for review

Since 2009, Cambodia has had a legal process by which Indigenous communities can obtain legal title to their traditional land. Of around 455 Indigenous communities in Cambodia, 33 have been granted land titles.

Cambodia orders strict 2-week lockdown of Phnom Penh

Cambodia’s leader ordered a strict stay-at-home two-week lockdown in the capital Phnom Penh starting Thursday to slow a surge in coronavirus cases, warning “we will die unless we act responsibly.”

Cambodia launches lockdown in capital as COVID-19 outbreak spreads

Cambodia brought in a coronavirus lockdown in Phnom Penh and a satellite district of the capital on Thursday in a bid to contain a spike in coronavirus cases in a country that up until recently had largely managed to contain infections.

Cambodia locks down Phnom Penh as coronavirus continues to spread

Cambodia decided Wednesday to lock down the country's capital Phnom Penh for the first time since the novel coronavirus outbreak began early last year.

Cambodia and Its ‘Dictator’ Struggle With the Pandemic

The WHO issues “dire warning” ahead of Khmer New Year.

The Khmer Rouge controversy: Why colourising old photos is always a falsification of history

Matt Loughrey has falsely doctored photos from 1970s Cambodia – but all colourisation does that.

2 fugitive criminals caught in Cambodia

Italian and Cambodian police on Wednesday arrested two Italian fugitive criminals convicted of sexual violence against a minor and financial offences respectively.

Cambodian capital Phnom Penh goes into two-week lockdown

The Cambodian capital city of Phnom Penh has been placed into a two-week lockdown as the country looks to halt a rapidly growing wave of COVID-19.

Cambodia extends night curfew in capital for 2 more weeks amid rising COVID-19 cases

Cambodia decided to extend a night curfew in capital Phnom Penh for another two weeks from April 15 to 28 after the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to rise.

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Cambodia logs 650 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths

Cambodia on Thursday confirmed 650 new local COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the national case tally to 17,621 so far, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.