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Cambodia halts tourist visas for 1 month in tighter clampdown

Existing visa holders must test negative for coronavirus to gain entry.

Cambodia steps up travel curbs on foreigners

Most visas suspended, Thailand-style paperwork demanded prior to travel.

China donates additional 20,000 COVID-19 fast test kits to Cambodia

China donated an additional of 20,000 fast test kits for COVID-19 to Cambodia on Saturday to help fight the virus, said a statement from the Cambodian Health Ministry.

Cambodia’s COVID-19 “fake news” crackdown

The Cambodian government has undertaken a recent spate of arrests, charging people with spreading "fake news" regarding COVID-19. Rights groups have expressed concern that this is merely a pretext for a clampdown on political dissent.

Quarantine in the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital

After coming down with a fever three weeks ago, an expat was admitted to Phnom Penh's Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital. In the second of our personal essays looking at life during COVID-19, we publish their account of life inside a Cambodian government quarantine.

Two More Covid-19 Cases Raise Infection Count to 98

The Health Ministry confirmed two more cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease late Thursday, and another recovered patient, bringing the nation’s total number of infections since January to 98.

Authorities on alert for coronavirus spreading in rural provinces amid migrants’ return

Authorities are disseminating coronavirus warnings across the countryside and say they are prepared to quarantine entire villages as tens of thousands of migrant workers return from Thailand.

Couple stuck in Cambodia amid coronavirus crisis having to pay thousands of pounds to...

A couple stuck in South East Asia due to the coronavirus crisis are desperately trying to get home - but it's going to cost them thousands of pounds and they will have to put starting a family on hold.

Malaysia to bring home 111 citizens stranded in Cambodia

Malaysia and France have organised chartered flights to fly out hundreds of their citizens stranded in Cambodia after the nation sealed borders and cancelled flights in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Overcrowded detention centers in Cambodia a “ticking time bomb” for COVID-19 amid raft of...

Overcrowded and squalid prisons and detention centers risk becoming detonators for a major COVID-19 outbreak in Cambodia that will make the pandemic much harder to control, said Amnesty International today, amid a mounting crackdown on people detained for “causing scares” by talking about the outbreak on social media.

Prime Minister Hints at Declaring State of Emergency; Criticizes Price Gouging

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Wednesday he was considering the possibility of declaring a state of emergency, though he said it in the middle of an irate speech criticizing price gouging.

Cambodian Girls Trafficked to Work as Maids in Malaysia See Recruiters Sentenced

Last week, IJM staff in Cambodia attended a hearing on the sentencing of four convicted traffickers who recruited two girls, ages 12 and 16 to work as maids in Malaysia.

We’re out of money and ideas, say Britons stuck in Cambodia due to coronavirus

Eight British tourists — including an NHS nurse — are pleading with the government for help after becoming stranded in Cambodia as more countries go into lockdown over coronavirus.

Covid-19: MAS flies home M’sians stranded in Cambodia, Bangladesh

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) deployed two rescue flights on Wednesday (March 25) to bring back Malaysians stranded in Cambodia and Bangladesh.

Cambodia reports 2 new COVID-19 cases, bringing tally to 98

Cambodia's Ministry of Health (MoH) said on Thursday that two more persons tested positive for COVID-19, raising the total number of confirmed...

Cambodia reports three new Covid-19 cases, 96 in total

Cambodia's Ministry of Health (MoH) late Wednesday (March 25)confirmed 96 total cases of Covid-19, increasing from 93 cases earlier in the day.

Six New Covid-19 Cases, Four Recovered, as Total Infections Reach 93

Six more Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in the last 24 hours, all foreign nationals, while four Cambodians have recovered and were released from hospital quarantine after testing negative for the virus, officials said.

Amid Outbreak, Hun Sen Weighs State of Emergency Declaration

Amid the global Covid-19 outbreak, Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday said the government was considering declaring a state of emergency, raising concerns among some about potential civil rights restrictions.

Six New COVID-19 Cases; Four from Already-Quarantined Viking Journey Cruise

The Cambodian government confirmed six new coronavirus cases in the country; two additional cases from a French tour group in Sihanoukville and four from the Viking Journey Cruise, whose passengers were quarantined two weeks ago.

Government Struggles to Monitor Returning Migrant Workers for Coronavirus

Only 35 of the around 15,000 Cambodian migrant workers who returned to the country from Thailand have been tested for the coronavirus, with Interior Minister Sar Kheng admitting the government was incapable of testing everyone.

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Prices of medical supplies in Cambodia skyrocket

Since the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year, many pharmacies in Cambodia have run out of medical equipment and supplies, local newspaper reported.