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Cambodia on alert as Covid-19 cases from Thailand creep up

Cambodian authorities remain on alert as Covid-19 cases from Thailand continue to climb among returning migrant workers.

Cambodia at risk of being last in line for vaccines

Lack of coherent inoculation plan means a majority of Cambodians may not be vaccinated until mid-2023

2 more Cambodian migrant workers confirmed positive for COVID-19

Two more Cambodian migrant workers tested positive for the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected workers from Thailand to 20 so far, said a Ministry of Health (MoH) statement on Thursday.

Cambodia Begins Oil Production, But Who Will Benefit?

Late last year, Cambodia finally began oil production, from offshore fields in the Gulf of Thailand.

Cambodia reopens schools and museums as others lock down

Cambodia has started reopening schools and museums as it relaxes a six-week lockdown following a coronavirus outbreak late last year, marking a contrast with some neighbouring countries that are facing new restrictions due to rising COVID-19 cases.

Cambodia warns social media users to stop producing ‘immoral’ content

The Cambodian government has warned TikTok and other social media users to stop producing "immoral" content.

Cambodia says woman from US tests positive for Covid-19

A Cambodian-American woman tested positive for Covid-19 upon her arrival to Cambodia from the United States, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement on Saturday.

Tate & Lyle accused of betraying Cambodia families whose land was allegedly taken

UK company says it will keep trying to use leverage to get compensation from local supplier.

12 Cambodian migrant workers returning from Thailand test positive for COVID-19

Twelve Cambodian migrant workers have recently tested positive for COVID-19 after returning to the kingdom from neighboring Thailand, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement on Friday.

Cambodia resumes sports activities after virus is contained

Cambodia on Thursday (Dec 31) allowed the resumption of all sports activities after the community outbreak of the Covid-19 had been brought under control.

Cambodia arrests seven illegal Vietnamese entrants amid Covid-19 fears

Cambodian police have detained and quarantined seven Vietnamese citizens that had illegally entered from Thailand.

A Thai dissident was kidnapped. When police had no answers, his sister began to...

Sitanan Satsaksit kneeled outside her brother’s apartment building, her eyes lowered in prayer beneath a wide-brimmed hat. As she tried to reconstruct the events of that evening six months earlier, she heard his distressed voice in her head.

Cambodia reports 1 imported COVID-19 case, 364 in total

Cambodia on Sunday confirmed one new imported case of COVID-19, bringing the total number in the country to 364, Ministry of Health spokeswoman Or Vandine said in a statement.

Harsh penalties for Cambodians stealing cash aid meant for poor

Cambodia has warned that anyone found stealing from the government's cash aid programme for the poor will face harsh penalties.

Over 3 million people in Cambodia do not have toilets, says govt report

More than 3 million people in Cambodia, mostly living in rural areas, lacked access to toilets, the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) said in a press statement.

Cambodian worker found dead on subzero day, probe underway

A migrant farm worker from Cambodia was found dead on a subzero day earlier this week inside a vinyl greenhouse she had been living, leading the police to open an investigation and shedding light on appalling living conditions faced by farm workers here.

‘Education is Part of Prevention’: Cambodia Adds Human Trafficking Lessons to School Curriculum

The new lessons will help students understand the different forms of human trafficking, the roles of schools and communities in prevention, and the relevant laws and rights.

Cambodia court jails rappers for singing about social injustices (video)

A Cambodian court convicted two rappers and sentenced them to up to a year and a half in prison on Tuesday on charges of incitement over their rhymes about social injustice.

OPINION: Women’s financial inclusion can help tackle “bride trafficking” from Cambodia to China

Women have been forced to weigh the known risks of marriage migration against their financial situation. Their conclusion is that better wages abroad is always worth the risk.

Cambodia sentences journalist Sok Oudom to 20 months in prison

Cambodian authorities should not contest journalist Sok Oudom’s appeal and should ensure that journalists do not face prison time for their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.


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