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  • National Assembly reviewing new draft law on emergency Covid powers

    The National Assembly (NA) plans to call an extraordinary legislative session to pass the Covid-19 prevention and control draft law which could also help with the future containment of other contagious diseases.

  • People in quarantine get aid

    The government is providing assistance including 20,000 riel ($5) per day for 15 days and 20kg of milled rice to ease the livelihoods of people under quarantine in Phnom Penh due to the recent outbreak of Covid-19.

Covid jab campaigns fuelling petrol price hike

Retail petrol prices in Cambodia have soared since the beginning of this year, with observers suggesting that momentum in the world’s ongoing Covid-19 vaccination schemes has...

Financial free-fall for Chinese champs Jiangsu FC

The “shocking” collapse of champions Jiangsu FC is a watershed for Chinese football that should prompt a rethink from top to bottom, state media said. Jiangsu, who are owned by...

Cambodia’s preparation for the ASEAN chairmanship in 2022

The year 2022 is just around the corner and Cambodia will soon undertake the role of ASEAN chairmanship for the third time. This would be a moment of pride and also pressure.

Tourism losses force Cuban farming return

A year ago, Carlos Millo was renting out rooms to foreigners in the picturesque town of Vinales, a popular tourist getaway in rural Cuba.