Government lifts travelling ban between provinces even as COVID-19 outbreak continues

Authorities block National Road 3 from Phnom Penh to Kandal province during lockdown, April 25, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

The government on Sunday announced it was lifting a ban on travelling between provinces in order to prop up the economy, but restrictions remain on who can travel and three cities remain under lockdown.

‘Never go back’: Third wave of Covid exposes weaknesses of online learning

A student completes online lessons at home in Phnom Penh, March 11, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

As schools are suspended in the wake of the third Covid-19 outbreak, children and parents across Cambodia are bracing for a return to online learning.

17 Cambodians positive for Covid-19 as migrant workers continue to flee outbreak in Thailand

Seventeen Cambodians have tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from Thailand since December 20, the Health Ministry said, reiterating calls to follow strict protocol as migrant workers continue to flood across the border, many of them unofficially.

Legal action threatened for migrants who ignore protocol while fleeing COVID-19 outbreak in Thailand

Officials process returning migrant workers at the O’Smach border checkpoint in Oddar Meanchey province on December 23. GDI

Migrant workers who ignore COVID-19 protocols when returning from Thailand will face legal action, the government said, with more than 1,300 passing through official checkpoints this week following a fresh outbreak in the southern Thai province of Samut Sakhon.