Lao morning news for May 11

Lao morning news for May 11

Lao Migrant Workers Clear Quarantine, Return Home, After Crossing Back From Thailand More than 6,000 Lao migrant workers held in camps in quarantine after returning from Thailand have now gone home, with smaller numbers still crossing the border each day and unknown numbers still stranded in Thailand, Lao sources said this week. — RFA 279 […]

Cambodia morning news for May 11

Cambodia morning news for May 11

Six Youth Group Members Arrested and Monks Threatened During Peaceful MFI Protest Six members of Cambodian youth group Khmer Thavrak including human rights activist Hun Vannak were arrested in Battambang last night while returning from a peaceful protest calling on banks and microfinance institutions (MFIs) to suspend loan repayments amid the economic crisis caused by […]

Lao morning news for May 8

Lao morning news for May 8

Recovered Covid-19 Patients to be Retested to Reassure Public Health officials have announced that nine patients who had recovered from Covid-19 will return to hospital for further testing in a bid to reassure the public. — The Laotian Times Remaining virus patients to return home subject to tests The National Taskforce Committee for COVID-19 Prevention […]

Cambodia morning news for May 8

Cambodia morning news for May 8

Factory furloughs nearly 2,000 workers amid coronavirus Nearly 2,000 garment workers are now in limbo after their employer You Li International Garment Co Ltd in Svay Rieng province’s Bavet city announced a suspension of operations as clothing orders dry up amid the coronavirus pandemic. — Khmer Times First Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre to Open Soon The […]

Lao morning news for May 7

Lao morning news for May 7

Taskforce prioritises virus checks for arrivals, cautions on travel plans The National Taskforce Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control is prioritising surveillance and quarantine measures on people entering Laos as it attempts to extend the positive results of the domestic lockdown against the virus. — Vientiane Times Chinese Railway Workers Are Put Under Quarantine Upon […]

Cambodia morning news for May 7

Cambodia morning news for May 7

Law on Construction expected to prevent structural failures Kep provincial governor Ken Satha yesterday blamed the lack of a construction law for the deadly building collapse in Kep city earlier this year, which took the lives of 36 people, including children, and injured 23 others. — Khmer Times CPP rolls out plan to address fake […]

Lao morning news for May 6

Lao morning news for May 6

Laos reopening businesses after no virus cases for 23 consecutive days Laos confirmed no new Covid-19 (Coronavirus) cases for 23 consecutive days, with the total number of confirmed cases remaining at 19, Laos Deputy Minister of Health Phouthone Meaungpak told a press conference on Tuesday (May 5). — The Star Government Mulls Unemployment Package amid […]

Cambodia morning news for May 6

Cambodia morning news for May 6

Ministry: More motorists abide by road traffic law The Ministry of Public Works and Transport said yesterday the number of vehicles that had been checked for defects increased fivefold as traffic police nationwide last week imposed increased fines for traffic violators in accordance with the government’s mission to reduce traffic accidents in the Kingdom. — […]

Lao morning news for May 5

Lao morning news for May 5

Mekong levels rise to normal, more rainfall forecasted Water levels across the vast majority of lower Mekong basin have now returned to their normal long-term averages, says the Mekong River Commission (MRC). But they are still lower than those of the 2018 and 2019 dry seasons. — KPL 14th Lao COVID-19 case returns to hospital […]

Cambodia morning news for May 5

Cambodia morning news for May 5

Ministry says letter on reopening schools is fake news The Education Ministry yesterday rejected a letter which announced all educational institutions and schools in Cambodia will reopen today, as fake news. — Khmer Times Concerns Remain Over Cambodia’s Lack of COVID-19 Cases In his weekly press briefing, Cambodia’s Health Minister Mam Bun Heng said on […]

Lao morning news for May 4

Lao morning news for May 4

One re-infected with Covid-19 A female student returning from UK who was discharged from hospital on April 14 has been re-infected with Covid-19, a taskforce told a press conference today. — KPL Ministry Issues Guidelines for Reopening Businesses as Lockdown Eases The Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism has released guidelines for operators of restaurants, […]

Cambodia morning news for May 4

Cambodia morning news for May 4

Government support for workers during Covid-19 insufficient With the halt of global tourism, and the mass cancellation of orders from the West, the global pandemic has hit the Cambodian economy especially hard. While the government has instituted support measures for workers, Cambodian labour rights organisation CENTRAL marks Labour Day 2020 with the message that it’s […]

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