As government rolls out AstraZeneca booster shots for border workers, tycoons told to wait

A box containing 332,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine donated by Japan arrives at Phnom Penh International airport, July 23, 2021. CamboJA/ Panha Chhorpoan

Cambodian frontline workers at the Thai border who are fully vaccinated with Chinese-made inoculations are now receiving third-shot boosters of AstraZeneca serum, but the general public will have to wait to get theirs — tycoons included.

Cambodia ranks lowly on corruption index, little improvement reported

Cambodia’s corruption perception reveals the persistence of endemic graft in the public and private sectors, despite adopting legislation like the Anti-Corruption Law. Panha Chhorpoan

Cambodia continued to be the most corrupt country in the ASEAN region, with ingrained corruption in the public and private sectors, according to a Transparency International report.