On the February 17 request made by the Ministries of Health and Culture, Sports and Tourism to deny entry to people who have gone through areas affected by the epidemic for around 14 days, including those on the MS Westerdam, Viet said their suggestion "was not outside of what Vietnam is (already) doing. … [Read more...] about Health check mandated for people entering Vietnam from Laos, Cambodia
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Hun Sen had already expressed scepticism about the risks posed by the virus and offered to go personally to the Chinese city of Wuhan - the centre of the outbreak - to tell frightened Cambodians living there that they must stay put for the sake of relations with China, a vital ally for his country. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How did Cambodia’s cruise ship welcome go wrong?
Phnom Penh (VNA) – Holland America Line, the owner of the ship MS Westerdam, has said the last 781 of its passengers are expected to leave Cambodia on February 20 via Phnom Penh International Airport, the Khmer Times reported. The Cambodian Ministry of Health has confirmed that the remaining 781 guests have tested negative for the new coronavirus (COVID-19). “These results provide the required clearance for the remaining guests in Cambodia to begin their onward journeys home,” a statement by the US-based cruise line said. “The company is working to finalise arrangements for everyone. Those who travelled home previously will be contacted by their local health departments and provided further information.” The statement added that the company will continue to work closely and in compliance with government and health officials in Cambodia, as well as experts from the US Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization. Westerdam will … [Read more...] about MS Westerdam passengers expected to leave Cambodia today
According to the Politburo, Vietnam is facing challenges in meeting national energy security targets and still has to import energy due to insufficient domestic supplies. Many power projects have been delayed and several projects invested by State-owned enterprises have incurred losses while the efficiency of energy exploitation remains low. … [Read more...] about Vietnam encourages private investment in energy: Politburo
The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Planning and Investment should be merged, while the same applies to the Ministries of Transport and Construction, the Institute for State Organizational Sciences under the Ministry of Home Affairs told the government. … [Read more...] about Join ministries, cut a deputy PM, Vietnam government hears