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Cambodia to ban some rice exports due to coronavirus

30 Mar 2020

PHNOM PENH/BANGKOK Cambodia will ban some rice exports to ensure local food security during the coronavirus crisis, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday, the latest country to curb food exports because of the pandemic.

Cambodia halts mainstream Mekong River dam plans for 10 years, official says

18 Mar 2020

PHNOM PENH Electricity-starved Cambodia will not develop new hydropower dams on the Mekong River for the next 10 years, a senior energy official said on Wednesday, as it reviews its policy to seek energy from coal, natural gas and solar.

Cambodia halts mainstream Mekong River dam plans for 10 years - official

18 Mar 2020

PHNOM PENH, March 18 Electricity-starved Cambodia will not develop new hydropower dams on the Mekong River for the next 10 years, a senior energy official said on Wednesday, as it reviews its policy to seek energy from coal, natural gas and solar.

CORRECTED-WRAPUP 2-China coronavirus deaths slow, cruise ship disembarks in Cambodia

14 Feb 2020

BEIJING/SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia, Feb 14 The daily death toll in the Chinese province at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak halved on Friday, officials said, while passengers on a cruise ship blocked from five countries due to virus fears finally disembarked in Cambodia.

Cruise passengers shunned over coronavirus to head home after Cambodia reprieve

13 Feb 2020

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia Passengers on a cruise ship that spent two weeks at sea after being turned away by five countries over coronavirus fears cheered and clapped as the vessel finally arrived at a port in Cambodia on Thursday. | Video

Fear of virus unnerves castaway cruise ship's Cambodian port

13 Feb 2020

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia Cambodians voiced unease on Thursday at the arrival of a cruise ship that has been turned away by five countries in fear of the new coronavirus - despite having no suspected cases onboard. | Video

Fear of virus unnerves castaway cruise ship's Cambodian port

13 Feb 2020

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia Cambodians voiced unease on Thursday at the arrival of a cruise ship that has been turned away by five countries in fear of the new coronavirus - despite having no suspected cases onboard.

Fear of virus unnerves castaway cruise ship's Cambodian port

13 Feb 2020

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia Cambodians voiced unease on Thursday at the arrival of a cruise ship that has been turned away by five countries in fear of the new coronavirus - despite having no suspected cases onboard.

Cruise ship shunned over coronavirus fears arrives in Cambodia

13 Feb 2020

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia A cruise ship which had spent two weeks at sea after being turned away by five countries over fears that someone aboard may have the coronavirus arrived in Cambodia on Thursday to the relief of passengers and the praise of global health officials.

Cambodia PM says country 'will not bow down' a day before EU trade decision

11 Feb 2020

PHNOM PENH Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen was defiant on Tuesday, a day before the European Union is to decide whether to end the country's special trade preferences over human rights concerns, saying the nation "will not bow down" to foreign demands.

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U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday, even as the slowdown in deaths encouraged businesses to reopen and Americans to emerge from more than two months of lockdowns.