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Ban on travel lifted, museums to reopen

Starting May 20, foreigners from Iran, Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the US who were banned from entering Cambodia since the novel coronavirus broke out will be allowed to visit the Kingdom as normal.

National Remembrance Day Events Cancelled Across Cambodia

Memorial and religious services planned for the National Day of Remembrance on May 20, which commemorates the genocide by the Khmer Rouge regime, have been cancelled on account of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

VN embassy: Covid-19 patient may not have come from Cambodia

The Vietnamese embassy in Phnom Penh has rejected media reports that one of its citizens who tested positive for Covid-19 in Vietnam had carried the disease from Cambodia.

Cambodia lifts ban on travellers from US, Iran and four European countries

Cambodia on Wednesday (May 20) lifted a ban on foreign travellers from the United States, Iran, and four European countries after the kingdom has reported no new Covid-19 infections for more than a month.

Cambodia lifts entry ban from 6 countries as coronavirus eases

Cambodia has lifted a ban on entry of visitors from Iran, Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the United States that had been put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

Corruption Not to Blame for Court Backlog, Justice Minister Says

Justice Minister Keut Rith on Monday said anti-corruption measures were a key part of a plan to reduce the criminal case backlog at the courts, but also said corruption was not the cause of the current case pileup.

45 Years Later, U.S. Military Personnel Recall SS Mayaguez Rescue (video)

Corporal (Ret.) Al Bailey vividly remembers the battle scenes at Cambodia’s Koh Tang island on May 15, 1975.

New justice minister pledges to clear criminal case logjam

New Justice Minister Koeut Rith pledged on Monday to prioritize clearing the growing backlog of cases before Cambodia’s courts, blaming campaigns against minor drug and environmental crimes for putting offenders into the legal system at a faster rate than prosecutors and prisons can handle.

These countries have no official coronavirus cases. How did they do it?

Cambodia has joined a small list of mostly Pacific Island nations with no official active coronavirus cases, but some question the numbers.

Justice Ministry: ‘Reforms’ Will Hasten Court Procedures to Reduce Prison Overcrowding

The Ministry of Justice launched a campaign to reduce prison overcrowding and increasing logjam of cases at Cambodia’s courts by attempting to increase capacity at courts, accelerate trials and increase the use of bail and suspended sentences.

Vietnam yet to confirm COVID-19 patient infected while in Cambodia: Ambassador

Vietnam has yet to confirm when, where and how Patient 315 contracted the COVID-19, Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh has said.

Hackers conned Norwegian investment fund out of $10m through email scam

In a planned operation akin to a blockbuster film script, a group of fraudsters conned Norwegian state-owned investment fund Norfund out of $10 million (£8.1 million) by hacking into the company's email system and falsifying communications with a Cambodian institution.

Probe into baby’s death in Cambodia prison

Interior Ministry's General Department of Prisons is conducting investigations into the death of a five-month-old baby, who had been living with her mother at the Correctional Centre II (Prey Sar Prison).

Cambodia traffic cop suspended for drunk driving, insulting governor

A traffic police chief was suspended after he was caught for drunk driving, damaging public property and insulting a provincial governor.

Cambodian journalist Sok Oudom detained on incitement charges

Cambodian authorities must immediately release journalist Sok Oudom from custody, drop any charges against him, and restore his news outlet’s operating license, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Chinese Sugar Company Leases Parts of Cambodian Land Concession to Farmers

A Chinese sugar company with a large long-term land concession in Cambodia came under fire from NGOs Tuesday for leasing parts of the concession to local villagers, collecting rent instead of engaging in the activities stipulated in its contract with the Cambodian government.

Provincial Traffic Police Chief Suspended After Alleged Drunk Driving

The traffic police chief in Kampong Thom province has been suspended after allegedly driving drunk and crashing his vehicle into roadway barricades last week, police officials said.

Cambodia’s Covid-19 patients recover

Businesses are keen to end lockdown soon after several blows to the kingdom's economy.

Cambodian PM praises cops, says there many challenges ahead for country

Prime Minister Hun Sen, Interior Minister Sar Kheng and National Police Chief Neth Savoeun showed their appreciation for the achievements of the National Police but reminded that the country faces many complicated challenges.

Leaving no one behind — Cambodian teachers deliver lessons to homes as digital gap...

Sen Vanna, a primary school teacher in a rural area in southeast Cambodia's Tboung Khmum province, travels to teach his students at their homes every day after schools have been closed to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cambodians Allowed to Return Home Without Covid-19-Free Certificates

Cambodian citizens will be allowed to enter the country without a health certificate declaring them free of Covid-19, which is required for arriving foreign nationals, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Wednesday.