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Cash transfers restart for suspended factory workers

The government, through the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, resumed cash transfer payments for factory workers whose contracts were suspended by their employers. ...

Sok Raksa
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cash-transfers-restart-suspended-factory-workers

PM: Covid measures suspended

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced that all Covid-19 preventive measures, including mask wearing and rapid tests at various establishments, are now officially lifted following zero new cases of transmission in recent days, including the Khmer New Year. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-covid-measures-suspended

No additional Covid rules for arrivals from China: PM

Cambodia will not follow in other countries’ footsteps in imposing any additional restrictions towards arrivals from mainland China, amid concerns that soaring Covid-19 cases there could drive the emergence of new and potentially more dangerous variants of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Hun Sen affirmed ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/no-additional-covid-rules-arrivals-china-pm

10 new Covid cases in Cambodia

The Ministry of Health on June 29 reported 10 new Covid-19 cases, eight of which were detected in the community and the others on inbound travellers. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/10-new-covid-cases-cambodia

Q1 int’l tourists rise 125% as Kingdom reopens

The number of international visitors to Cambodia hit 159,546 in the first quarter of this year, marking a 125.03 per cent increase from 70,901 on a yearly basis, of which 54.51 per cent entered the Kingdom by air, according to the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/q1-intl-tourists-rise-125-kingdom-reopens

Mask mandate lifted in open spaces as Covid cases plunge

As Covid-19 cases reached a record low on April 25, with just two cases reported, Cambodia officially lifted the mask mandate for public outdoor spaces. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mask-mandate-lifted-open-spaces-covid-cases-plunge

PM mulls looser Covid rules, going mask-free

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called for a further easing of health measures against Covid-19 – including the lifting of the mask mandate – after data from the Khmer New Year revealed the festivities as having had minimal impact on the spread of the coronavirus. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-mulls-looser-covid-rules-going-mask-free

Hun Sen: Enjoy Khmer New Year, but take precautions

Thanks to a steady decrease in Covid-19 cases, Prime Minister Hun Sen has permitted the return of Khmer New Year celebrations in mid-April, though he urges the public to continue practising all preventive measures that have so far succeeded in slowing the spread of the ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-enjoy-khmer-new-year-take-precautions

Malaysia will now reopen; embassy calls for vigilance

The Cambodian embassy in Malaysia on March 9 issued a notice to Cambodian people, students and workers who are staying, studying and working there that the country was set to reopen. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/malaysia-will-now-reopen-embassy-calls-vigilance

Molnupiravir to be free for workers on frontline: PM

Prime Minster Hun Sen has granted approval for healthcare institutions to provide Covid-19 antiviral medicine Molnupiravir at no cost to medical and frontline workers who have tested positive and are exhibiting mild symptoms that can be treated at home. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/molnupiravir-be-free-workers-frontline-pm

Capital's Covid authority orders end to NagaWorld rallies

The Phnom Penh Commission to Combat Covid-19, led by the capital’s municipal administration, issued a directive telling former workers of NagaWorld integrated resort to immediately halt protests, and ordering them to practice coronavirus health measures to prevent the pathogen from spreading among them and their ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capitals-covid-authority-orders-end-nagaworld-rallies

Hiding Covid infection a crime

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng has warned that people who test positive for Covid-19 must inform the authorities and not try to hide their condition, or they will face legal action.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hiding-covid-infection-crime

Hun Sen: No home care for Omicron

Prime Minister Hun Sen requested patience and understanding from people who have tested positive for the Omicron variant of Covid-19, saying the government cannot allow Omicron patients to get treatment at home due to the variant’s increased transmissibility. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-no-home-care-omicron

PM declares Cambodia fully reopen from Nov 1

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced that Cambodia is reopening the country fully across all sectors from November 1 on the basis of four factors: Full vaccination of much of the population, the availability of effective Covid-19 treatments and medicines, increased experience in dealing with ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-declares-cambodia-fully-reopen-nov-1

Quarantines waived for recovered Covid patients

The Ministry of Health has waived the 14-day quarantine requirement for Covid-19 patients who have fully recovered from the disease, according to a directive issued by Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng on October 26. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/quarantines-waived-recovered-covid-patients

Quarantine waived for health workers and service providers

The government will waive quarantine for medical workers and frontline service providers at treatment facilities who maintain strict health measures while on duty and receive negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/quarantine-waived-health-workers-and-service-providers

Health ministry issues SOP for travellers

The Ministry of Health released their official Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) on October 20 for all travellers to Cambodia, with the specific instructions varying according to whether the traveller is fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated or unvaccinated. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/health-ministry-issues-sop-travellers

Siem Reap, Kampong Speu lift Covid restrictions

The Siem Reap Provincial Administration has lifted the 9pm-3am curfew throughout the province after a decrease in the rate of new Covid-19 cases. Kampong Speu province similarly decided to lift restrictions and reopen businesses. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-kampong-speu-lift-covid-restrictions

Siem Reap villages remain in lockdown

Siem Reap provincial authorities have decided to extend the lockdown of Varin village in Varin district and commune for another week through October 1 after many Covid-19 cases were detected. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-villages-remain-lockdown

Students fed despite school closure

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has pitched in to help with Covid-19 relief efforts by distributing rice to over 13,000 students in six provinces as part of the government’s efforts to implement social protection policies. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/students-fed-despite-school-closure

Covid surge prompts anti-Covid education campaign

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng on September 18 urged the Phnom Penh municipal governor and his provincial counterparts to promote greater community awareness and participation in the Covid-19 fight, amid an eight-day trend of over 600 new daily cases. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-surge-prompts-anti-covid-education-campaign

Ministry issues instructions for safe Pchum Ben, Kathen

The Ministry of Cults and Religions has issued instructions for the upcoming Pchum Ben and Kathen festivals that adhere to pandemic health measures in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-issues-instructions-safe-pchum-ben-kathen

50 new furnaces burn 100 tonnes Covid waste daily

The Ministry of Environment is installing 50 incinerators to burn medical waste from Covid-19 treatment and quarantine centres in the capital and 20 provinces to solve the problem head-on as about 100 tonnes of this waste was piling up per day across the country.​​ ...

Lay Samean and Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/50-new-furnaces-burn-100-tonnes-covid-waste-daily

Handle Covid waste properly, or else: Phnom Penh official

Phnom Penh Covid-19 patients under home-based treatment and those who care for them could face legal consequences if they fail to properly dispose of waste to prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading, in a manner outlined in a recent municipal hall instruction. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/handle-covid-waste-properly-or-else-phnom-penh-official

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