Until recently, Cambodia had managed to avoid the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, though it wasn’t entirely clear how or through what policies. But with the arrival of the country’s first serious outbreak, the government has taken an approach that essentially manufactures a food security and economic crisis in the capital.
Cambodia on Tuesday ordered journalists to stop reporting from blockaded coronavirus "red zones" and from chasing ambulances as the country battles against a record surge in infections.
Phnom Penh, neighboring city of Takhmao were closed off since April 15 amid virus surge in Cambodia
Local apps see digital payments overtake cash for the first time as orders surge.
Cambodia reported 841 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the national tally to 15,361, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Monday.
Prime Minister Hun Sen invites football stars Messi and Neymar to visit the country.
Caseload in Southeast Asian country crosses 15,000 with 106 coronavirus-related deaths.
“There are many mines in Lebanon,” Chief Warrant Officer Rath Mom told The Daily Star, under the shade of a khaki tent erected at a demining base in a remote area in Sector West of UNIFIL’s deployment zone on the Israeli-Lebanese border.
Cambodia registered a record 841 new coronavirus cases on Monday but Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered the end to a blanket lockdown in the capital Phnom Penh and said there would be only be lockdowns in areas where infections have surged.
Cambodia has imposed a ban on the imports of frozen meat and meat products from India in further efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the South-East Asian country, said Kun Nhim, director-general of Cambodia's General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE).
Cambodia’s government must allow aid to be delivered to thousands of people in lockdown to avert a humanitarian crisis, Amnesty International has announced.
Government using punitive laws to tackle surge in coronavirus cases, as the closure of markets leaves people hungry.
Cambodia's army began a drive on Saturday (May 1) to vaccinate nearly half a million people in the parts of Phnom Penh worst-hit by Covid-19, as the South-east Asian nation looks to step up the pace of inoculations.
NagaWorld resort in the capital Phnom Penh will lay off 1,300 people but they will get lower severance packages because of current reduced wages.
Cambodia's death toll from Covid-19 has risen to 96 on Saturday after three new fatalities were confirmed in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.
As Covid-19 cases surge in Southeast Asia, illegal border crossings are being blamed for the spread.
A conversation with the trade unionist Wim Conklin.
A Cambodian court has jailed three people, including a top police general, for more than a year for violating COVID-19 restrictions by attending a party, a court official said on Friday, April 30.
Residents in Cambodia's capital gathered on Friday to demand food from the government, outraged at what they called inadequate aid distribution during a tough COVID-19 lockdown that bars people from leaving their homes.
For the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cambodia was in the enviable position of having one of the world's lowest numbers of infections.