Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 25 – A Chinese citizen Shen Kaidong was deported from Cambodia to Shanghai, China on Thursday at 6:20 pm through flight number 9C8534, authority told Fresh News on Thursday.

Kaidong, who owns of Angkor Today Media, deported for spreading a fake news on WeChat, saying “Cambodia sells China-aided COVID19 vaccines at a high price”. He will also be banned from re-entering Cambodia and that his media license revoked.

Ministry Spokesperson Or Vandine confirmed to Fresh News on 24 February 2021 that the China-aided vaccines have been provided to the prioritized groups listed by the government with free of charge.

Cambodia announced on 22 February 2021 to expel and ban from re-entering the Kingdom any foreigners who flee quarantine and fail to cooperate with the government to curb COVID19.