Lao morning news for April 3

Lao morning news for April 3

Covid-19: no more infection case confirmed No Covid-19 has been confirmed today. As a result the number of infection cases in the country currently stays at 10 including 7 in Vientiane Capital and 3 in touristy Luang Prabang. There has been no deaths related to Covid-19 in the Lao PDR. — KPL Govt postpones payment […]

Cambodia morning news for April 3

Cambodia morning news for April 3

Border crossing to and from Cambodia suspended over COVID-19 as Vietnam declares epidemic The Vietnamese Government has suspended cross-border activities of individuals at main and secondary border gates and trails in border areas with Cambodia from April 1 as part of its measures to effectively prevent the spread of COVID-19. — Khmer Times Gov’t Defends […]

Lao morning news for April 2

Lao morning news for April 2

Covid-19: private hospitals and clinics ordered to close Minister of Health Bounkong Sihavong has issued a notice ordering the closure of private hospitals and clinics nationwide as the country is entering a complete lockdown. — KPL WB approves 60 mln USD to strengthen Laos’ financial safety net WB approves 60 mln USD to strengthen Laos’ […]

Cambodia morning news for April 2

Cambodia morning news for April 2

‘State of Emergency’ Draft Law Gives Gov’t Sweeping Powers; Permits Human Rights Restrictions A copy of the hastily-drafted “state of emergency” law, leaked Tuesday evening, looks to give the Cambodian government sweeping powers during an emergency, enabling the administration to curtail a large number of civil rights with seemingly no serious checks and balances. — […]

Lao morning news for April 1

Lao morning news for April 1

Laos goes into total lockdown Laos a tiny landlocked country sharing borders with Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China and Myanmar went into lockdown 30 March. — TTRW Laos put brakes on all bus services, stations The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has announced the suspension of all bus services and temporary closure of bus stations […]

Cambodia morning news for April 1

Cambodia morning news for April 1

More Than 5,000 Tested for Virus in Cambodia; National Tally Reaches 109 Cases The Ministry of Health revealed that Cambodia had tested around 5,700 people for the novel coronavirus as of Tuesday, with the country reporting 109 cases in total and 23 recoveries. — VOA Khmer PM: No Unnecessary Lockdowns and Stay Away from Unrecognised […]

Lao morning news for March 31

Lao morning news for March 31

Laos Closes International Checkpoints, Suspends Passenger Transport to Prevent COVID-19 Spread The Lao government said Sunday that all international checkpoints will be closed for passengers exiting and entering Laos. However, goods transport is still permitted. — Fresh News 9th case confirmed A 9th covid-19 case was confirmed this afternoon. The latest case was identified as […]

Cambodia morning news for March 31

Cambodia morning news for March 31

Cambodia Prepares Law to Govern the Country in State of Emergency amid Covid-19, Says PM Hun Sen (Video inside) Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen confirmed that the Royal Government of Cambodia has drafted law on governing the country in a state of emergency amid Covid-19. — Fresh News Casinos To Close On April 1 Phnom […]

Lao morning news for March 30

Lao morning news for March 30

Laos Announces Two New Covid-19 Cases: Total Now 8 Laos has announced two more confirmed cases of the new Coronavirus known as Covid-19 in Luang Prabang and Vientiane Capital. — The Laotian Times Laos To Enter Full Lockdown Starting March 30 Government Spokesperson and Minister to the Prime Minister’s Office Chalern Yapaoher headed a press […]

Cambodia morning news for March 30

Cambodia morning news for March 30

Health Ministry Discourages Self Coronavirus Rapid Testing The Ministry of Health has once again called on people not to use self COVID-19 rapid testing, explaining that there is no any rapid test kit recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO). — AKP TOP NEWS: Cambodian Government Imposes Temporary Entry Restrictions into the Kingdom Cambodian Ministry […]

Lao morning news for March 27

Lao morning news for March 27

Three new virus infections confirmed bringing total to six Authorities confirmed yesterday that three more people were infected with coronavirus (Covid-19) bringing total infections to six. — Vientiane Times PM inspects provincial readiness to combat Covid-19 Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith travelled to the central province of Khammuan on Thursday where he inspected the readiness of […]

Cambodia morning news for March 27

Cambodia morning news for March 27

Prime Minister Hints at Declaring State of Emergency; Criticizes Price Gouging Prime Minister Hun Sen said Wednesday he was considering the possibility of declaring a state of emergency, though he said it in the middle of an irate speech criticizing price gouging. — VOA Khmer ‘Overstay’ charges might be waived Sok Phal, Secretary of State […]

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