Cambodian farmers install traditional ‘Ting Mong’ scarecrows to ward off coronavirus

A scarecrow dressed in a floral shirt, armed with sticks were erected in front of rural Cambodian homes by superstitious farmers to ward off the coronavirus. Known as “Ting Mong” in Khmer, the creatively rendered scarecrows often pop up in villages that have been hard-hit by infectious diseases like dengue or water-borne diarrhoea. “I’ve set […]