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Cambodia’s outbreak stabilizes as vaccine shots surpass 2 million

Cambodia appears to be turning the tide against an aggressive Covid-19 outbreak, with daily case numbers under 400 for the fifth consecutive day. The Ministry...
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Cambodia to lift capital lockdown despite record high daily cases

Cambodia is set to lift lockdown restrictions in its capital this week despite reporting another record in daily cases on Tuesday. Cambodia's Ministry of Health...
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Cambodia alters lockdown rules in capital with zone system

Authorities in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh have adjusted the city’s lockdown measures, introducing a colour-coded system with varying levels of restrictions. Phnom Penh Deputy Governor...
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Asian Development Bank forecasts Cambodia GDP to grow 4 percent

Cambodia's gross domestic product (GDP) is set to return to growth in 2021, the Asian Development Bank forecast on Wednesday. Cambodia, which enjoyed annual GDP...
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Cambodia reports an unprecedented surge of coronavirus cases

(dpa) - Cambodia reported a dramatic surge in coronavirus cases on Friday, recording 576 new infections. The daily total, released by the Ministry of Health,...
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Uncertain prospects for Cambodia’s recently tapped oil field

(dpa) - The future of Cambodia’s nascent petroleum sector has been dealt a blow after a disappointing start to production at the country’s...
Photo taken on Sept. 6, 2020, at the special area for public health and epidemic prevention of the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services shows inactivated COVID-19 vaccines developed by China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm). (Photo by Weng Qiyu/People’s Daily Online)

Cambodian monks drum against rising Covid-19 cases

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dpa/GNA - Cambodia on Thursday recorded two further Covid-19 deaths and 55 new infections as the government called on the influential Buddhist clergy...
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Masks required in Cambodian capital and four provinces amid outbreak

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dpa/GNA - People in Cambodia's capital and four provinces must now wear a face mask in public, the Health Ministry announced on Wednesday. The...
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Cambodian court piles more heavy sentences on opposition leaders

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dpa/GNA - A Cambodian court on Monday announced jail terms of more than 20 years for leaders of the country’s banned opposition party,...
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Myanmar gripped by general strike amid massive anti-coup protests

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dpa/GNA - Campaigners against the military coup in Myanmar called a general strike on Monday as enormous crowds flooded towns and cities across...
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Cambodian minister orders clampdown on firefighters demanding bribes

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dpa/GNA - A top Cambodian minister has ordered a clampdown on corrupt firefighters who demand bribes for dousing blazes, local news reported on...
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Aung San Suu Kyi charged under Myanmar’s import and export law

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dpa/GNA - Myanmar's detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged under the country's Import and Export Law, a senior National League...
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Myanmar – a multi-ethnic state in South-east Asia

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dpa/GNA - Myanmar, formerly Burma, is located in South-east Asia between India and China. The country with a long coast on the Bay...
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Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi detained by military – ruling party

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dpa/GNA - Myanmar's military has detained the country's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and president Win Myint, a spokesperson for the...
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Myanmar’s military seizes power with state of emergency

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dpa/GNA - Myanmar's military has declared a state of emergency for a year and installed a former general as president, the military-owned Myawaddy...
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Polls open in Myanmar’s ‘fundamentally flawed’ election

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Polls are to open on Sunday morning in Myanmar's second election since it emerged from outright military dictatorship, with Aung San Suu Kyi...
Chinese and Malaysian commanders work together in a joint escort exercise during their first joint military drill, coded "Peace and Friendship 2015", aboard Chinese missile destroyer Lanzhou in the Malacca Strait, Sept. 19, 2015. (Xinhua/Wang Yushan) (zw)

Cambodia not planning to host Chinese military base, premier says

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday dismissed reports that the country is planning to host a Chinese military base. The destruction of two US-funded...

Death toll rises to 18 as floods wreak havoc in Cambodia

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At least 18 people have died as a result of ongoing flooding in Cambodia, the country’s disaster authorities reported on Friday. The death toll from...
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More heavy rainfall expected as Cambodia reels from flooding

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Cambodian authorities have warned citizens to expect more heavy rainfall following days of downpours that have displaced thousands. A spokesperson for Cambodia’s National Committee for...
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Garbage piles growing as Cambodian trash collectors’ strike goes on

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Garbage piles - some metres high - continued to grow in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh as a strike by trash collection workers entered its...

Last batch of 233 Westerdam passengers allowed to disembark in Cambodia after testing negative...

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Cambodia on Wednesday allowed the remaining 233 passengers on board the Westerdam cruise ship to disembark after test results showed that none of them...
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Cruise ship shunned over COVID-19 docks in Cambodia

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A cruise ship, which had been turned away over fears of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, docked at southwest Cambodia's sea port...
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Cambodia confirms first case of novel coronavirus – Mam Bunheng

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A Chinese man from the central Chinese city of Wuhan was confirmed as the first person in Cambodia infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV),...
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PM for Cambodia Devotes US$15 Million for armored Cars for Peacekeeping Efforts

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Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that he approved last week a budget of 15 million U.S. dollars to purchase...
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Cambodia contaminated Water death toll hits 11 with 138 remain in hospital

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At least 11 villagers were killed and 138 others hospitalized in eastern Cambodia's Kratie province after drinking tainted rice wine and suspected contaminated water,...

10,121 people hospitalised and 10 reported dead in Cambodia water pollution

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The death toll from drinking contaminated water in eastern Cambodia's Kratie province has risen to 10, as 121 others were hospitalized, Om Phy, deputy...
Cambodian peacekeepers prepare to leave for Mali and South Sudan, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 7, 2015. Cambodia sent 461 military personnel on Tuesday, including 29 females, to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the conflict-torn West African nations of Mali and South Sudan. (Xinhua/Sovannara)

Cambodia devotes 428 troops to UN peacekeeping missions

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Cambodia on Thursday dispatched 428 peacekeepers, including 24 females, to join United Nations peacekeeping missions in the African nations of Mali and South Sudan. The...
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Cambodia’s main opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested for treason charges

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Kem Sokha, president of main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was arrested early Sunday for allegedly attempting to overthrow the legitimate Cambodian government,...

Cambodia destroys 126kg of hard drugs

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Cambodia destroyed 126.31 kg of illicit drugs with a street value of about 4 million U.S. dollars on Monday, said Meas Vyrith, secretary-general of...

Cambodian students want more books, better reading environment

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Students in Cambodia wanted more books and better reading environment in the library, a survey revealed on Sunday. The survey was conducted...