White-clothed army sacrifices earn praise

Publication date 31 March 2021 | 21:54 | ICT

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, Prime Minster Hun Sen has made clear his high regard for Cambodian medical professionals, referring to them as an army clothed in white and frontline soldiers who battle bravely against an invisible enemy

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