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Tourism · Cambodia

Cambodia drops COVID testing requirements for overseas visitors

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Cambodia has vaccinated 92.31% of its population of 16 million against the coronavirus. The Southeast Asian country has one of the highest vaccination rates in the region. Authorities also plan to resume issuing visas on arrival, which were suspended during the pandemic.See the Story

In 30% of Communes, CPP Is Swapping in New Candidates - VOD - Commune Election 2022

The ruling party is replacing sitting commune chiefs with new candidates in hundreds of communes for the upcoming vote. The chiefs are largely stepping down by choice, and the party will continue to take care of them, a spokesperson said. Commune Election 2022See the Story
Phnom Penh · Phnom Penh

Over 12 Tons of Drugs, Precursors Seized, Five Arrested - VOD

More than 12 tons of drugs and precursors were seized from two labs on mango farms in Kampong Speu and a Phnom Penh BKK 1 condominium, leading to the arrests of five individuals, antidrug police said. JusticeSee the Story

Kem Sokha Hints at Political Breakup During Trial - VOD

Sokha was one half of an at-times fragile partnership behind the main opposition CNRP. The Sam Rainsy Party, renamed the Candlelight Party, is contesting the upcoming June 5 election. For Sokha supporters, Candlelight’s activity has been seen as breaking away from the unity of theCNRP. For political analyst Van Bunna, no matter who precipitates the split, a division would only help Hun Sen's CPP.See the Story

After Best-Ever SEA Games, Cambodia Readies to Play Host Next Year

Cambodian athletes close out a successful SEA Games with nine golds and 63 total medals. Deputy Prime Minister Tea Banh says Cambodia is proud of its best-ever showing. Cambodia-hosted SEA Games are scheduled for May 5-17 next year, followed by the Asean Para Games on June 1-10, 2023.See the Story
Casino · Casino

NagaWorld Protesters Change Up Tactics

Demonstrators rally outside Phnom Penh's NagaWorld casino for around 20 minutes before being forced on buses and taken away. Protesters arrived an hour later than usual, at 3 p.m., and approached the site in separate groups from all directions. Repeated negotiations, mediated by the Labor Ministry, have failed to make progress as the workers have continued to demand the reinstatement of around 200 workers.See the Story

Government Distributes Land to Business Association Deputy, World Bank Project - VOD - Land and Environment

The government cut nearly 1,000 hectares of land from three provinces and Phnom Penh, distributing land to an oknha, a World Bank land project and the capital’s administration. Land and EnvironmentSee the Story

Candlelight Party Warned for Not Informing Interior Ministry About VP

Interior Ministry says Candlelight Party's appointment of Son Chhay failed to follow the party's own procedures. Ministry said it was considering the appointment as a violation of party statues, and requested a review. Former CNRP lawmaker was placed under a political ban following the opposition CNRP's dissolution in 2017.See the Story

Gov’t-Linked Groups Dominate Election Observer Registrations - VOD - Commune Election 2022

The top NGOs registered to observe next month’s commune election have evident links to state officials — one headed by a prime minister’s son, another by a deputy prime minister, and a third by a ministry’s secretary of state. Commune Election 2022See the Story

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