Businesses Remain Closed After Lunar New Year Celebrations

Business is yet to return to normal after the weekend’s Lunar New Year celebrations, with some shops shuttered, several private schools closed and the capital’s streets remaining quiet
Shops were seen closed on January 23, 2023. Kiripost/Siv Channa
Shops were seen closed on January 23, 2023. Kiripost/Siv Channa

Businesses across Phnom Penh remained closed on Monday after the weekend’s Lunar New Year celebrations.

The shutters remained down on several businesses in the capital, while some schools were closed on Monday in the wake of the Lunar New Year festivities, which welcomed the year of the rabbit.

Shops were seen closed on January 23, 2023. Kiripost/Siv Channa
Shops were seen closed on January 23, 2023. Kiripost/Siv Channa

The city’s streets emptied out over the weekend as residents returned to their homeland for the new year festivities. On Monday, traffic was slowly starting to trickle back but the roads remained quiet.

Shops were seen closed on January 23, 2023. Kiripost/Siv Channa
Shops were seen closed on January 23, 2023. Kiripost/Siv Channa