July 13, 2021
Sambath Sotherith takes a masked selfie with patients in a Covid-19 treatment center in Kampong Cham province in the background during his admission in June. (Supplied)

In Crowded Treatment Centers, Patients Describe Stress of Covid-19 Diagnosis

The Covid-19 patients who find themselves in provincial and Phnom Penh quarantine centers say they have struggled with the stress, boredom and lack of information and doctor attention during their stay, but several people said dance breaks and meditation helped them power through the confusion and anxiety.

Residents set up tents to block bulldozers from clearing rice fields within the new Phnom Penh airport project in Kandal province's Kandal Stung district on May 17, 2021. (Hy Chhay/VOD)

Journalist Reporting on New Airport’s Land Dispute Faces Pressure

News publisher Los Seng, of Los Seng News, says he is under pressure over covering land disputes related to Phnom Penh’s new international airport in Kandal province, warned to stop his reporting and told that a case against him was headed to court.