May 15, 2021

Day: May 2, 2021

Key Issues

No Reason to Continue the Lockdown, Cambodian PM

“There is no reason to continue the lockdown. But, we can lock down small areas with high risk of transmission,” wrote the Premier in reply to a comment on his official Facebook page tonight. The lockdown of Phnom Penh and Takhmao town is a must in order to reduce the transmission and fatalities, underlined Samdech […]

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Health Protection

COVID-19: Tally Reaches over 15,000

The total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Cambodia increased to 15,361 this morning, of which 14,806 are related to the Feb. 20 Community Event, after the detection of 841 new cases. According to a press release of the Ministry of Health, the new infections – all community cases – were found in 11 provinces and […]

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Health Protection

Cambodia Bans Frozen Meat Imports From India Over COVID-19

PHNOM PENH, May 2 (NNN-AKP) – Cambodia yesterday imposed a ban on the imports of frozen meat and meat products from India, in further efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country, said Kun Nhim, director-general of Cambodia’s Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE). The ban took effect immediately and until further notice, […]

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Miscellaneous

Myanmar Journalists ‘Living in Fear’ as Junta Curbs Freedoms

Not long after enjoying their first taste of freedom, Myanmar’s journalists say they are barely able to function, as the soldiers who toppled the country’s democratically elected government three months ago have moved to choke off the flow of information through intimidation, arrests, and violence. In interviews with Radio Free Asia, or RFA, multiple reporters, […]

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