Cambodia to cancel New Year celebrations

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday (April 7) declared the cancellation of traditional New Year celebrations, scheduled on April 13-16, in order to curb the spread of Covid-19.

“I decided to suspend the celebrations of the Khmer New Year, and state and private institutions are required to work normally on the occasion,” he said during a press conference on the latest situation on Covid-19 in Cambodia.

“The government will give them five days off later when the Covid-19 is over.”

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