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Health officials disinfect playground equipment at the Canadian International School in Phnom Penh on March 14, 2020, in this photograph posted to the Education Ministry's Facebook page.

Schools Shut, Travel Advisory Issued as Covid-19 Cases Reach 12

The government on Monday ordered all schools shut nationwide until further notice, and advised citizens not to travel to several countries due to coronavirus fears, as Cambodia reported five more Covid-19 cases over the weekend, all people who recently entered the country from abroad.

Japanese Ambassador Mikami Masahiro and UN World Food Programme country director Francesca Erdelmann shake hands at a ceremony at the Education Ministry in Phnom Penh on October 17, 2019. (Vann Vichar/VOD)

Japan Donates $3M for Canned-Fish School Breakfasts

About 415 tons of Japanese canned fish will be bought for schoolchildren’s breakfasts in five provinces using a $3-million Japanese grant disbursed via the U.N. World Food Programme, the organization announced on Thursday.