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Khmer New Year postponed

In an effort to halt Covid-19 infections in the Kingdom, Prime Minister Hun Sen has postponed the Khmer New Year celebrations – to be held from April 13 to 16. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/khmer-new-year-postponed

Committee tracks influx of migrants

A newly-established inter-ministerial committee is discussing ways to contain the Covid-19 pandemic ahead of the Khmer New Year and in anticipation of the return of more migrant workers from Thailand. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/committee-tracks-influx-migrants

PM orders suspension of white rice, paddy exports

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday ordered the suspension of white rice and paddy exports from Cambodia from 11:59pm on April 5, on the grounds of securing domestic supplies while Covid-19 is continuing to spread in Cambodia. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-orders-suspension-white-rice-paddy-exports

Beer gardens ordered to be shuttered to stem COVID-19

The Tourism Ministry yesterday issued a directive for the indefinite closure of beer gardens across the Kingdom in a bid to quell rising COVID-19 figures. ...

Som Kanika & Srey Kumneth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50706074/beer-gardens-ordered-to-be-shuttered-to-stem-covid-19/

City bus, water taxi services shut down to prevent spread of coronavirus

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration today temporarily closed public city bus and water-taxi service linking the northern part of Phnom Penh to Takhmao city in Kandal province via the Mekong River amid the COVID-19 outbreak. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50706134/city-bus-water-taxi-services-shut-down-to-prevent-spread-of-coronavirus/

More than 3,000 rooms reserved for coronavirus patients: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said the government has reserved more than 3,000 rooms in anticipation to treat coronavirus patients across the Kingdom.​ ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50705888/more-than-3000-rooms-reserved-for-coronavirus-patients-pm/

Museums across Kingdom closed

Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts spokesman Long Bunna Sireyvath said on Thursday that 10 major museums have been instructed to close temporarily in line with the government’s efforts to reduce areas with large concentrations of people to contain Covid-19. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/museums-across-kingdom-closed

Cambodia bans all citizens of country from travelling to EU, US, and Iran in move to curb COVID-19 spread

After imposing a ban on arrivals of citizens from US, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Iran Saturday, Prime Minister Hun Sen has issued an order late yesterday,  urging Cambodians to refrain from travelling to Europe, the United States, and Iran to avoid Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Time Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50702181/cambodia-bans-all-citizens-of-country-from-travelling-to-eu-us-and-iran-in-move-to-curb-covid-19-spread/

Mass disinfectant spraying against COVID-19 planned in Siem Reap

Siem Reap authority has planned a mass spraying of disinfectant at key locations including schools in the provincial city as part of its COVID-19 containment effort. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700946/mass-disinfectant-spraying-against-covid-19-planned-in-siem-reap

Cambodian gets Covid-19

The government has ordered the closure of all public and private schools and several vocational training centres in Siem Reap town after a 38-year-old Cambodian man was confirmed Covid-19 positive on Saturday. ...

Niem Chheng
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodian-gets-covid-19

All government-funded construction projects need to be put off, PM says

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that the government will postpone all its construction projects in a bid to earmark the budget in preparation for fighting the possible COVID-19 outbreak. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50698242/all-government-funded-construction-projects-need-to-be-put-off-pm-says

Vietnam border alert

Authorities in bordering provinces with Vietnam have reportedly increased the number of inspections of poultry imports to prevent a bird flu outbreak in the Kingdom. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50696041/vietnam-border-alert

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