Hun Sen gets vaccinated, as Preah Sihanouk faces a soft lockdown

Prime Minister Hun Sen gives a thumbs up to reporters as he gets his first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Thursday at Phnom Penh's Calmette Hospital. Hun Sen’s Facebook

Prime Minister Hun Sen was inoculated against COVID-19 with the Indian-made AstraZeneca vaccines on Thursday, even as a new cluster of cases pushed the government to restrict movements and travel to Preah Sihanouk province.

PM raises fines for illegal border crossers as police chief stood down for releasing smugglers

Prime Minister Hun Sen stands in front of a shipment of vaccines at a ceremony to mark their arrival from China at the Phnom Penh International Airport last week. CamboJA/Pring Samrang

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday ordered harsher fines for migrant workers who attempt to evade quarantine when returning from Thailand after a series of breaches over the weekend, including one man who lost a leg to landmine while crossing the border under the cover of dark.

Hun Sen says ‘November 3’ COVID-19 scare is no longer a threat

Prime Minister played golf Thursday morning, according to photos posted to his Facebook page, after completing 14 days of quarantine because he was exposed to a visiting Hungarian dignitary who was COVID-19 positive.

The Cambodian government announced on Thursday that it had alleviated any threat of COVID-19 community transmission after more than 1,500 people were directly or indirectly exposed to a visiting Hungarian minister who tested positive for disease.

Hun Sen negative for Covid-19 after meeting with infected Hungarian minister

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto meets with Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on November 3 in Prime Minister's Facebook.

Prime Minister Hun Sen tested negative for Covid-19 a day after he met with the Hungarian foreign minister, who had tested positive for the virus upon arriving in Thailand just hours after attending a signing ceremony with high level officials in Phnom Penh.

Activists demand Rong Chhun’s release despite Hun Sen’s arrest threat

A group of activists are continuing to protest for the release of prominent union leader Rong Chhun despite a warning from Prime Minister Hun Sen last week that there would be more arrests if the border issue is raised.