Cambodia receives first batch of AstraZeneca donations from Japan; announces Aug 1 start for child vaccinations
Cambodia received 332,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Friday, the first portion of one million doses donated by Japanese government.
China’s embassy in Cambodia has dismissed allegations that Chinese hackers stole data on the Mekong River from Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and turned the table on the United States, calling it the largest source of cyber attacks in the world.
The UK-based Fitch Ratings credit rating agency has downgraded Cambodia’s economic outlook below the World Bank’s baseline forecast of 4 percent GDP growth for 2021 as the country continues to struggle with the economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hundreds of families affected by a land dispute with the Ministry of Defense in Kandal province, are still waiting for compensation and a resolution six weeks after violence broke out.
Health Ministry argues against antibody testing as public questions Chinese-made vaccine effectiveness
“I’m worried that I don’t have antibodies,” she told CamboJA, sharing her concerns that a lack of side effects of the inoculations could mean her body hasn’t produced a defence response. “If I have symptoms like fever, I am sure that there is a drug working in my body.”