April 14, 2021
Toul Tom Poung market around 6:30 p.m. on April 14, 2021. (Huy Ousa/VOD)

Updated: Hun Sen Officially Declares Lockdown of Phnom Penh

UPDATED 8:56 a.m. — Phnom Penh residents are restricted from leaving their homes except to buy food three times a week or for work and emergencies, and business activities must be curtailed except for those that provide for “daily needs” or are conducted online, Prime Minister Hun Sen declared just before midnight.

Fishing in Siem Reap province on January 10, 2021. (Mech Choulay/VOD)

A Floating Village’s Fishers Drift to New Work as Fish Disappear

“I love this fishing boat so much. Every time I sleep on it I feel like I have [another] house,” says Suong Rang in Kampong Phluk. But the fisherman has recently turned to making flower pots instead amid declining water levels and fish stocks.