Mother and son latest Covid-19 victims

Publication date 31 March 2020 | 11:44 | ICT

A 39-year-old woman and her son, 12, from Siem Reap province are the latest to be diagnosed with Covid-19.



  • State of emergency on table amid pandemic

    Publication date 31 March 2020 | 00:45 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen, his deputy prime ministers and legal team will meet on Tuesday to review the draft law on declaring a state of emergency, as Covid-19 cases rose to 107 in the Kingdom on Monday.

  • Ministry: Virus test machine unreliable

    Publication date 31 March 2020 | 00:42 | ICT

    The Ministry of Health warned on Monday that the online promotion and sale of rapid testing machines for Covid-19 are endangering public health even as the government is fighting the growing pandemic in the Kingdom.

  • Ministry: Modern telecoms a boon

    Publication date 31 March 2020 | 00:39 | ICT

    The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has improved communications, services and the work of people throughout the Kingdom, said its undersecretary of state, Meas Po.

  • Shots fired: Policeman held for causing panic

    Publication date 31 March 2020 | 00:38 | ICT

    The deputy head of the Anti-Drug Bureau of the Phnom Penh municipal police was detained on Monday for firing nearly 10 rounds on Sunday night in Daun Penh district’s Phsar Chas commune.

  • Ruling upheld in Vannak case

    Publication date 31 March 2020 | 00:37 | ICT

    The Appeal Court on Monday upheld the Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s verdicts for former Takeo provincial governor Lay Vannak, his brother Lay Narith, who is former deputy provincial police chief, and his drivers Men Sakmay and Choem

  • ‘Logging rampant despite pandemic’

    Publication date 31 March 2020 | 00:36 | ICT

    Forest activists claimed they had observed more cases of deforestation in the Prey Lang area than before the Covid-19 outbreak.

  • Siem Reap forest fire are under control, officials say

    Publication date 31 March 2020 | 00:35 | ICT

    The Siem Reap provincial authorities are joining hands to extinguish a fire that has engulfed around 10ha of flooded forest in the Veal Krom area in Siem Reap town’s Chreav district since Wednesday.

  • Workers get $100 handout in lieu of wages

    Publication date 31 March 2020 | 00:34 | ICT

    Nearly 100 construction workers accepted a $100 handout from an employer to return to their hometowns after work was suspended at a construction site in Preah Sihanouk province’s commune four.

  • Free sanitiser distributed to poor people in Kingdom

    Publication date 31 March 2020 | 00:33 | ICT

    Around 2,000 litres of hand sanitiser has been distributed to people in various provinces, while another 5,000 litres will be produced for free distribution as the Kingdom grapples with the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Inmates seek amnesty ahead of the New Year

    Publication date 31 March 2020 | 00:32 | ICT

    The National Commission for Review and Evaluation of the Ministry of Justice has asked 155 prisoners to submit requests to the government to ask if their sentences can be commuted or pardoned before Khmer New Year in April.