November 29, 2021
Health Minister Mam Bunheng inspects a new medical facility in Tbong Khmum province on November 23. (Ministry of Health)

Omicron Spreads, Impact Unclear as WHO Advises Caution in Cambodia

Omicron, which was first detected in southern Africa earlier this month, has shown signs of quickly spreading through populations. The WHO was notified of the variant on Wednesday based on a sample collected in South Africa on November 9.

Prince Norodom Ranariddh. (Funcinpec’s Facebook page)

Former Prime Minister and Royalist Leader Prince Ranariddh Dies

Funcinpec leader and former prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh died Sunday morning, according to the Funcinpec Party, capping off a turbulent political career that coincided with the country’s emergence as a fledgling democracy in the early 1990s.