Cambodia intensifies border monitoring over COVID-19

Amid COVID-19-related developments, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered forces along the borders to stop all unauthorised cross-border traffic and ensure that anyone returning from Thailand follows quarantine rules.

Accordingly, officers at the border must interview all people caught trying to cross without permission in order to identify informal sites that people use to cross into Cambodia and skirt quarantine protocols.

On February 15, the PM signed a sub-decree confirming the dismissal of Kim Ponlork, Kamrieng district police chief in Battambang province, from the National Police for releasing a broker who brought Cambodian migrants into Thailand illegally.

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