The aforementioned decision, officialized in a notification issued by Cambodia’s Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training, thus amends the terms of the Cambodian Royal Government's Sub-Decree 112 on Employee's Public Holidays for 2020 establishing Cambodia's annual list of official non-working public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2020 (2019-11-11).
That list of official 2020 public holidays in Cambodia already reflected the major changes to Cambodian public holidays enacted earlier this year, whereby the number of annual public holidays in Cambodia was sharply reduced (2019-08-09).
Later, Prime Minister Hun Sen further justified his decision "A holiday for three days … what do you need it for when people in the countryside are afraid of getting infected by you, and you are also afraid of getting infected by them" and has promised "to compensate with a five-day holiday at a more suitable time".
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