Cambodia deports Chinese media owner over ‘fake’ Covid news

Angkor Today Media chief claimed that Cambodia was selling China-aided vaccines at a high price.

A Chinese media proprietor has had his license revoked and will be deported from Cambodia for spreading “fake news” about Covid-19 vaccinations after the number of confirmed cases rose sharply amid a strict lockdown of the capital.

The Interior Ministry said Chinese citizen Shen Kaidon, owner of Angkor Today Media, would be expelled for spreading fake news online that said “Cambodia sells China-aided Covid-19 vaccines at a high price.” He will also be banned from re-entering Cambodia.

All Covid-19 vaccines are free in Cambodia.

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