Hun Sen orders partial reopening of schools to prevent education loss

A woman and her daughter at Boeung Trabek High School in Phnom Penh, August 31, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called for a partial reopening of schools, especially in rural areas where there are no COVID-19 cases, fearing that continued closures would lead to higher rates of illiteracy and students dropping out of school.