State-run markets fully reopen despite high COVID-19 numbers

Vendors sell vegetables and other wares at Central Market after Phnom Penh City Hall allowed all public markets to reopen, June 15, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

“We allowed all the stalls to reopen, but vendors came to sell at only five or ten percent of our 5,689 stalls because today is the first day,” he said. “Tomorrow or the next day, they will come to sell more and more.”