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Influenza outbreaks infect more than 500 people

The Ministry of Health announced on Saturday that 575 people have tested positive for Influenza A across eight provinces. ...

Sen David

New COVID-19 case after almost two weeks

After having no new cases for nearly two consecutive weeks with all patients recovering and discharged from the hospital, the Kingdom yesterday logged the latest case, a 54-year-old British man, raising the country’s total to 275. ...

Khann Chanvirak

Churches allowed to reopen after six-month closure due to pandemic

Churches have resumed religious services after the six-month closure and ban on group gatherings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 was lifted on Saturday. ...

Som Kanika

Government continues to battle COVID-19 with $78 million distributed so far

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has announced that the government has so far distributed $78 million to poor families suffering from the pandemic.  ...

Sen David

Cambodia’s COVID-19 situation: No new case for 11 consecutive days and no active case

Cambodia this morning reported that the last remaining COVID-19 patient, an 18-year-old Indonesian male, has been successfully treated and discharged from hospital. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Kantha Bopha Foundation sees decrease in donations

The Kantha Bopha Foundation has reported a 20 percent decrease in donations within the first eight months of this year, compared to 2019. ...

Sok Srey Lux

Preah Sihanouk gets Covid-19 lab

Preah Sihanouk province will become the second after Siem Reap to have a laboratory to test for Covid-19 after a plan was approved to build one at the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Referral Hospital. ...

Khorn Savi

Pagodas fail to take health measures to curb COVID-19

Some pagodas along with worshippers have failed to comply with health measures to stem the spread of COVID-19 during the Pchum Ben festival, according to the Health Ministry. ...

Khann Chan Virak

Cambodia revises COVID-19 test fee and return of remaining deposit for arriving foreigners

Cambodia will charge only $100 from foreigners for each of the required two COVID-19 tests and the rest of their deposit will be returned to them. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Suspected COVID-19 prison outbreak confirmed as Influenza A

The Ministry of Health said that more than 100 inmates of Preah Vihear provincial prison have tested positive for influenza A, after they displayed flu-like symptoms which were suspected as being COVID-19. ...

Ry Sochan

Ministry to build four quarantine centres

The Ministry of Health plans to build four new quarantine centres in an area about one hectare in size. ...

Khann Chanvirak

Pagodas must prepare for Pchum Ben amid pandemic

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng has instructed provincial governors and relevant officials to implement COVID-19 transmission prevention measures in pagodas across the country in preparation of the Pchum Ben festivities. ...

Sen David

Cambodia goes for 16 days without new COVID-19 positive cases, tally remains at 273 with 265 recoveries

Amidst doom and gloom in most countries with death tolls and number of COVID-19 positive cases increasing daily, Cambodia continued its positive, no new cases trend for the 16th consecutive day. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Kindergartens, primary schools due to reopen next month

The Education Ministry today gave green light to kindergartens and primary schools to reopen next month after more than three months of closures in a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19. ...

Som Kanika

PM asks LMC countries to jointly prevent COVID-19 devastation

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday asked China and Mekong countries to work together to combat the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the virus does not devastate public health in the region. ...

Ry Sochan

Seventy-one peacekeepers cleared of COVID-19

Seventy-one Cambodian blue helm ets were cleared of COVID-19 and discharged from their 14-day quarantine centre in Phnom Penh after completing their mandatory isolation. ...

Khann Chanvirak

Guidelines set for resumption of Japan-Cambodia flights

Conditions regarding the reopening of flights between Japan and Cambodia were discussed during a meeting between Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foriegn Affairs Cambodia and Motegi Toshimitsu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan on Saturday afternoon at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs  in Capital.​ ...

Khmer Times Staff

Agriculture and health key for Aussie development

Australia is continuing to invest in its flagship agricultural and health development programmes because the two sectors have become vitally important for Cambodia’s response during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Harrison White

Three-day Water Festival cancelled

The government has said it will cancel the three-day Water Festival scheduled to take place in late October in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. ...

Khann Chanvirak

Project to support migrant workers during COVID-19 crisis launched

Cambodia and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) of the United Nations have joined hands in a project to protect Cambodian migrant workers and legalise their services during the COVID-19 crisis. ...

Lon Nary

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