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A roadblock on National Road 6 between Phnom Penh and Kandal province on the morning of April 10, 2020 (Chorn Chanren/VOD)

Travel Ban for Two Weeks Announced

UPDATED 10 p.m. — Travel between provinces has been banned for two weeks from Wednesday through April 20, spanning the Khmer New Year holidays amid the country’s worst Covid-19 outbreak to date, the government announced in a statement late Tuesday.

An abandoned container market in Siem Reap city on June 8, 2020. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

Siem Reap Revival Plan Issued, but Some Say the Key Is Vaccines

The city’s tourism revenue and the industry’s number of agents are down 90 percent after a year of Covid-19, they said, but a provincial deputy governor noted that the industry’s revival would ultimately depend on the pandemic situation and worldwide vaccinations.

A portrait of Suy Sophan at her funeral, in a photo posted to the Facebook page of Bun Rany, Prime Minister Hun Sen’s wife.

Borei Keila Developer Suy Sophan Dies at Age 62

Phanimex director Suy Sophan, known for her close links to some of the country’s most powerful women and for controversies surrounding violent evictions at her company’s inner-city Borei Keila development, died aged 62 on Monday morning, the Cambodian Red Cross said.