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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
Corporal (Ret.) Al Bailey vividly remembers the battle scenes at Cambodia’s Koh Tang island on May 15, 1975.
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.
Cambodia has joined a small list of mostly Pacific Island nations with no official active coronavirus cases, but some question the numbers.
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 has yet to confirm when, where and how Patient 315 contracted the COVID-19, Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh has said.
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.
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).
A traffic police chief was suspended after he was caught for drunk driving, damaging public property and insulting a provincial governor.
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.
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.
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.
Businesses are keen to end lockdown soon after several blows to the kingdom's economy.
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.
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.