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WHO's Cambodia representative Li Ailan in 2020. (Hy Chhay/VOD)

Cambodia ‘on the Brink of a National Tragedy’: WHO

Covid-19 has been spreading through Phnom Penh restaurants, markets, small businesses, private gatherings and parties, and Cambodia stands “on the brink of a national tragedy” unless the outbreak is stopped, the World Health Organization said in a statement issued Saturday.

Authorities close down bars on Street 308 in Phnom Penh's Tonle Bassac district on March 17, 2020, following government orders to shut a number of venues in an effort to limit the spread of the Covid-19 respiratory disease (Christopher Rompre)

8 PM to 5 AM Curfew in Effect in Phnom Penh for Two Weeks

Phnom Penh governor Khuong Sreng has announced an 8 p.m. curfew in the capital from Thursday through April 14 amid the country’s worst Covid-19 outbreak to date, ordering a halt to gatherings and road traffic at night.

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.