March 1, 2021
Masked guards stand at the front of Naga 2 in Phnom Penh on March 1, 2021, amid a boycott by thousands of staff after some said they tested positive for Covid-19. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

Naga Workers Boycott Amid ‘Irregular’ Covid-19 Response, Worker Infections

Thousands of NagaWorld union and nonunion workers stayed home from work at Phnom Penh’s sole casino and hotel complex over the weekend and on Monday as some workers said they had tested positive for Covid-19, but little information was made available by the company, workers said.

Tuk-tuks parked outside Phnom Penh’s Boeng Keng Kang market on February 26, 2021. (Tran Techseng/VOD)

Tuk-Tuk Rides Nearly Halve as Capital Residents Restrict Outings

PassApp says tuk-tuk rides on the company’s app were down 40-45 percent at the end of last week amid the latest Covid-19 outbreak, as Phnom Penh residents spoke of restricting outings to avoid unnecessary contact and using their own transport.