Aussie’s flight hope for family reunion

As the Australian government moves closer to securing a chartered flight out of Cambodia for hundreds of citizens who fear being stranded amid the coronavirus lockdown, Michael Powell finds himself desperately trying to return to Phnom Penh.

Foreign Minister Marise Payne on Wednesday said the Australian government was in “final negotiations” for a special commercial flight from Phnom Penh to Australia.

However, Mr Powell, 57, is trying to find a way home from Australia to his family in Cambodia.

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