December 15, 2020
Kandal province residents in quarantine at Takhmao city’s Prek Tapov Primary School during a visit by provincial governor Kong Sophorn, in a photo posted to the governor’s Facebook page on December 8, 2020.

Wave of Covid-19 Fear, Recriminations Passes Through Kandal Town

A Covid-19 patient says she could never have imagined that a visit to a Phnom Penh clothing store would result in dozens of people being driven by authorities for testing and quarantine, and her face being plastered over national news.

Prime Minister Hun Sen delivers a speech from his home in Kandal province on December 15, 2020, in this photograph posted to his Facebook page.

Hun Sen Cancels Exams for Graduating High Schoolers

All grade 12 students will pass without taking their year-end exams due to disruptions from Covid-19, Prime Minister Hun Sen said in a surprise announcement on Tuesday that had the Education Ministry and others in the sector unable to immediately answer questions about university admissions and scholarships.

Interior Minister Sar Kheng speaks in Prey Veng province on July 13, 2019, in a photo posted to Kheng’s Facebook page.

Removed Hun Sen Bodyguard Receives Interior Ministry Promotion

A soldier who was removed from Prime Minister Hun Sen’s bodyguard unit over his involvement in a land dispute has this month been made an adviser to Interior Minister Sar Kheng, according to government letters and court documents.