October 19, 2021

Day: April 25, 2021

Key Issues

ASEAN Chairman’s Statement on ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting in Jakarta

The following is the full text of the Chairman’s Statement on the ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting in Jakarta on Saturday and five-point consensus, released by the ASEAN Secretariat: “1. The ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting was convened on 24 April 2021 at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia, and chaired by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal […]

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Miscellaneous

Interprovincial Travel Ban and Resort Closure Lifted

The ban of interprovincial travel and temporary closure of tourist resorts across the country were lifted, according to a government’s new decision signed by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen on April 25. For the travel in and out or across the lockdown areas, the source added, it must follow the […]

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Key Issues

Foreign Ministry Releases Outcome of ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting in Jakarta

Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation this afternoon issued a press release on the outcomes of the ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia on April 24. Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen led a high-level government delegation to attend the face-to-face summit. The full press release reads as […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: Tally Close to 10,000 with Over 600 New Cases

Cambodia’s total confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) reached 9,975 with the detection of 616 new positive cases. A press release of the Ministry of Health made public this afternoon shows that the new cases – 613 Cambodians, 3 Chinese – are all linked to the Feb. 20 Community Event. Most of the cases […]

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Miscellaneous

Alcoholic Beverage Sales Prohibited for another Two Weeks

Phnom Penh municipal administration has extended the ban of alcoholic beverage sales for two more weeks, from April 25 to May 8, 2021, announced a new directive issued this evening. Those who continue to sell, distribute and circulate all kinds of alcoholic beverages will be punished, underlined the directive. Alcoholic beverage sales and all dining […]

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Miscellaneous

Indonesian Submarine Broke Into 3 Pieces; 53 Confirmed Dead

The Indonesian submarine that sank in the Bali Sea has been found, broken into three pieces, and all 53 crew members have been declared dead, the country’s military said Sunday. The vessel’s wreckage was located Saturday on the ocean floor, the military announced, by a sonar scan that detected the submarine at 850 meters (2,790 […]

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Key Issues

Myanmar Shadow Government Welcomes ASEAN Call to End Violence

YANGON, MYANMAR – Myanmar’s shadow government of ousted lawmakers has welcomed a call by Southeast Asian leaders for an end to “military violence” after their crisis talks in Jakarta with junta leader Min Aung Hlaing. The general attended a high-level summit Saturday with leaders from the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to discuss […]

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Health Protection

Cambodia Closes All Markets To Contain COVID-19

PHNOM PENH, Apr 25 (NNN-AKP) – Cambodia closed all state-run and unregulated markets in the capital Phnom Penh, for 14 days starting yesterday, in an ongoing effort to contain a surge in new COVID-19 cases. Phnom Penh Municipal Governor, Khuong Sreng said in a decision, the move came after the authorities observed that the rates […]

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