Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Swine flu cases in Cambodia rising

Swine flu cases in Cambodia rising

Swine flu cases in Cambodia rising

The number of people infected with the A(H1N1) virus, commonly known as swine flu, has risen to 487, according to the Ministry of Health’s Department of Communicable Disease Control. Seven new cases were confirmed this week, and infections were reported in 13 of the Kingdom’s 24 provinces. Since the virus was first detected in the Kingdom in June, five Cambodians have died after contracting it.


  • Phnom Penh authorities ban march for Human Rights Day

    Phnom Penh authorities have banned a planned march as local NGOs and workers’ unions gear up to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Monday, with a youth group leader saying they would march nonetheless. The UN

  • Phnom Penh’s Jet’s Container Night Market shuts down

    The famous Jet’s Container Night Market in central Phnom Penh has shut down due to the high cost of the land rental, company representatives claim. Jet’s Container Night Market is the largest such market in Phnom Penh. It operated for just over two

  • Hun Sen rejects ‘rift’ rumours spread by ‘stupid gangsters’

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday denied a “rift” among top leaders of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), and rejected claims that Senate president Say Chhum and Interior Minister Sar Kheng were set to be removed from their positions as rumours spread by “gangsters”.

  • EU ambassador to Cambodia: Rights a ‘work in progress’

    The EU ambassador to Cambodia has called human rights “a work in progress” and said the 28-nation bloc has “carefully” noted last week’s statement by the government on taking further steps to strengthen democracy and the political sphere in the Kingdom. The EU marked