June 16, 2021
Yim Leanghy and Ly Chandaravuth, in photos supplied by CYN.

Authorities Mum on Report of Environmental Activists’ Arrests

An NGO officer said three young environmental activists were taken into custody in Phnom Penh and a fourth detained in Kandal province on Wednesday, but authorities have not confirmed the reported arrests, with National Police referring reporters to a Covid-19 committee.

Two women fill out Covid-19 vaccine forms at the entrance to the vaccine station at Phnom Penh's Stung Meanchey primary school on May 11, 2021. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

First Doses Hit 3M as Provinces Next in Line Gear Up for Vaccinations

Phnom Penh’s vaccination campaign has reached the city’s last three districts, while provinces are gearing up to be next in line for jabs as the Health Ministry announced it had hit the 3 million mark for first doses out of a target of 10 million people vaccinated nationwide.