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Prime Minister Hun Sen walks down the stairs of the presidential plane on his arrival at Ngurah Rai International Airport ahead of the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia on November 14, 2022. (G20 Media Center/Reuters)

Hun Sen Tests Positive for Covid-19, to Miss APEC

Prime Minister Hun Sen is returning home from Indonesia after testing positive for Covid-19, he said this morning, noting he has no symptoms but will miss meetings with Chinese and French leaders.

A supplied photo showing motorists using a wrecked section of National Road 3 between Kampot and Preah Sihanouk provinces last week.

Wrecked National Road Leaves Residents Fearful

National Road 3 linking Kampot to Preah Sihanouk has become a strip of deeply rutted red mud, a danger for residents and a headache for transport authorities who say the unstable ground likely cannot receive full repairs till 2024.

A traffic police officer in Phnom Penh on September 15, 2020. (VOD)

Six Charged, 100 Rescued in Human Trafficking Crackdown

Cambodian authorities have publicized more arrests and rescues from forced-labor compounds, mostly in Sihanoukville — though they have so far spoken little about the multimillion-dollar global scams operating within them.

Cars drive past a mall facing the Two Lions Roundabout in Sihanoukville on May 30, 2022. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

Chinese Embassy Tells of Ransom, Rescues From Scam Syndicates

Following a previous warning of violent incidents involving scam operations in Cambodia, the Chinese Embassy called for further caution against fraud syndicates and said it had successfully rescued some victims from the operations.