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Ex-Opposition Officials, Family Fear Future Attacks, Want Investigations

Former CNRP officials and their families say they are worried that assaults against them will continue, “again and again,” and remain unsolved by police, following last month’s attack against a 15-year-old — whose mother says she was “neglectful” for not making him wear a helmet outside.

Market-Stall Rents Vex Vendors, Governor Advises They Defer Paying

The question of reducing rents for spaces at closed-down markets is stalled amid an ongoing surge of Covid-19 cases, with the Phnom Penh governor telling vendors to hold off on paying until the outbreak is stopped and authorities can negotiate with owners.

Former CNRP Official’s 15-Year-Old Son Attacked With Brick

The 15-year-old son of a former opposition official was struck in the head with a brick by unidentified attackers this week while picking up his mother, a “Friday Women of Cambodia” protester, from buying food, she said.

Health Ministry spokesperson Or Vandine points at a coronavirus image at a press conference at the ministry on February 23, 2021. (VOD)

Updated: More Than 500 New Covid-19 Cases, Alerts at Markets, Factory

UPDATED at 6:32 p.m. — The Health Ministry on Friday afternoon reported 576 new cases of Covid-19, a new record by far, with most of the cases in Phnom Penh. The ministry urged people who had visited four markets in the capital as well as family members of workers at a Meanchey district factory to self-isolate or come forward for testing.