Passengers of ‘unwanted’ cruise ship disembark in Cambodia


Passengers on board the Westerdam cruise ship look on in Sihanoukville today. The Cambodian prime minister says all will be allowed to disembark after no cases of Covid-19 were found on the vessel. – AFP pic, February 14, 2020.

PASSENGERS on a cruise ship that was turned away from ports around Asia over fears they could be carrying a new coronavirus finally began disembarking in Cambodia today.

Strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen welcomed some 100 tourists, who were handed flowers as they stepped ashore after an uncertain two weeks at sea.


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