Lao morning news for July 9

Lao morning news for July 9

All Travellers Exiting Laos Required to Have Medical Documents All travellers exiting Laos will be required to produce medical certificates for their destination country to contain the spread of COVID-19, a Lao official said. — Fresh News Mobile clinic vans deliver youth-friendly services The United Nations Population Fund and the Ministry of Health organized in […]

Cambodia morning news for July 9

Cambodia morning news for July 9

Cambodia’s tourist hotspot bans dog meat trade The Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap has banned the dog meat trade, a victory for animal rights campaigners who describe the area as the “lynchpin” of an industry that slaughters millions of creatures each year. — Channel News Asia Cambodia bolsters tourism sector with tax incentives, emphasises […]

Lao morning news for July 8

Lao morning news for July 8

Dengue fever cases in Laos rise Laos reported 80 new confirmed cases of dengue fever countrywide, bringing the total number of infections to 2,564, with most of the cases occurring in Lao capital Vientiane. — Xinhua Over 150,000 students to sit for secondary school final exams More than 150,000 students of state and private schools […]

Cambodia morning news for July 8

Cambodia morning news for July 8

Ministry allows holding of exit exams in school premises The Ministry of Education today allowed university students to sit for a two-days exit examination at school premises after a three-month-long closure, which was imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus. — Khmer Times Health Senior Official: Health Condition of 10 Remaining COVID-19 Patients Are Good […]

Lao morning news for July 7

Lao morning news for July 7

Japan provides anti-viral medicine Avigan in fight against COVID-19 The Government of Japan recently handed over to the Lao Ministry of Health enough of the anti-viral medicine Avigan to treat 100 people suffering from coronavirus symptoms. — Vientiane Times (paywall) Laos, Vietnam seek to resume post-pandemic cooperation Laos and Vietnam plan to extend efforts to […]

Cambodia morning news for July 7

Cambodia morning news for July 7

Businesses leave premises over rent burdens As Cambodian businesses suffer amid the pandemic, many are facing tough choices to either ask for reduced rent or are having to up sticks, in some cases losing large deposits amid existing financial turmoil. — Khmer Times Health Ministry: Further quarantine spaces prepared for increasing arrivals The Ministry of […]

Lao morning news for July 6

Lao morning news for July 6

Draft Law to Empower National Assembly in Approving Reshuffles National Assembly members held discussions on Tuesday in regard to giving the National Assembly’s own standing committee the power to approve immediate appointments and reshuffle high-level cabinet officials. — The Laotian Times UNICEF provides critical supplies to 12 provinces to address protection risks during COVID-19 On […]

Cambodia morning news for July 6

Cambodia morning news for July 6

Labor Ministry Warns Union Leader Over “Incitement” of Workers The Labor Ministry this week warned a labor leader and her union that it could be dissolved over her allegedly illegal incitement of workers to protest over a garment factory closure that left workers without contracts and compensation. — VOD Cambodia Postpones ASEM13 to mid-2021 ASEM […]

Lao morning news for July 3

Lao morning news for July 3

Dengue fever cases in Laos rise to 2,345 Dengue cases in Laos have reached 2,345 with seven deaths since January, Lao Ministry of Health reported in its press release on Thursday. — Xinhua Draft Law to Empower National Assembly in Approving Reshuffles National Assembly members held discussions on Tuesday in regard to giving the National […]

Cambodia morning news for July 3

Cambodia morning news for July 3

400 factories in Cambodia suspend operations, affecting over 150,000 workers due to COVID-19 About 400 garments, footwear and travel goods factories in Cambodia have suspended their operations, leaving over 150,000 workers jobless due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a joint statement on Wednesday. — Khmer Times Cash handout programme 80% complete Minister of Social […]

Lao morning news for July 2

Lao morning news for July 2

Laos keep entry restrictions in place until end of July The Lao Government has decided to keep its international border gates closed to normal exit-entry, except for Lao citizens or foreigners with urgent need who must receive permission from the Lao national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control. — Vietnam Plus Laos and Myanmar […]

Cambodia morning news for July 2

Cambodia morning news for July 2

New C-19 patient ‘viral shedding’ One of the two Cambodians who tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from Malaysia on June 26 was found to have been a former patient in the country and had been successfully treated and discharged from a Malaysian hospital before flying to Cambodia. — Khmer Times 400 factories in Cambodia […]

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