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Remains Believed to Be Missing Frenchman and his Children

Chbar Mon city, Kompong Speu province - Police on Saturday found the remains of five bodies thought to belong to a missing Frenchman and...

Traffic Deaths Up 10 Percent In Past Year

Fatalities on Cambodia’s roads grew in 2011, with the number of deaths caused by traffic accidents rising by more than 10 percent compared to...

Guilt Still Haunts Khmer Rouge Killer of Secret Lovers

From the moment that former Khmer Rouge commune official Chhim Phan beat a couple ac­cused of being secret lovers to death with a hoe...

Nuon Chea Tells Court His Side of KR Story

Blames Vietnamese, spies, vagabonds for regime’s woes Khmer Rouge Brother Num­ber Two Nuon Chea took the stand yesterday to vehemently relate his version of history,...

Civil Parties in Khmer Rouge Trial Hope for Justice at Last

About 160 victims taking part in the case against senior Khmer Rouge regime leaders gathered at the killing fields of Choeung Ek yesterday to...

Hun Sen Denies Aid for Flood Victims Was Used to Buy Votes

As floods slowly subside and the official death toll from the weeks-long disaster rises above 250, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday blasted opposition politicians...

Fallout From Blunk’s Resignation Continues

Nuon Chea calls for investigation; rights groups want UN to act Just hours after the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s German investigating judge shocked observers by quitting...

Aid Slowly Trickles in for Kompong Thom Flood Victims

prasat sambor district, Kom­pong Thom province - Families displaced by flooding and scattered across Kompong Thom pro­­vince say they have received little help from...

K Thom’s Displaced Wait for Government Aid

prasat sambor district, Kom­pong Thom province - Deep in the forest of Prek Kuk conservation park, 42 flood-displaced families have taken branches and leaves...

Minister Says Floods Affect 90,303 Families

Flooding has affected 90,303 families and flooded 83,007 houses nationwide, while 13,402 families have been evacuated so far from inundated areas, Minister of Information...

As Flooding Persists, Death Toll Hits 97

With the flood death toll nearing 100, the government decided on emergency measures yesterday to respond to severe flooding that has destroyed large swathes...

Emergency Cabinet Meeting Called Over Floods

An emergency cabinet meeting has been called for today to discuss disaster response and prevention in the face of severe flooding that has hit...

Flood-Stranded Tourists Escape Via Helicopter

Flash flooding forced the evacuation by helicopters and boats of more than 200 tourists and nearly 100 families from the area surrounding the Angkor...

Interior Ministry Dissolves The Cambodia Orphan Fund

The Interior Ministry last month shut down the Cambodia Orphan Fund, an NGO whose former British director was convicted in March of sex offenses...

Illegal Promotion of Formula Milk Must Stop, Officials Say

Officials from the World Health Organization and four ministries met yesterday in Phnom Penh to discuss ways to better implement a sub-decree passed in...

Bird Flu Kills Six-Year-Old; Eighth Fatal Case This Year

Bird flu killed a 6-year-old girl in Kompong Cham province on Aug 14, the Health Ministry and World Health Organization announced Friday, marking the...

Prey Long Forest Protesters Rounded Up, ‘Reeducated’

Authorities in Phnom Penh briefly detained about 100 villa­gers yesterday who were distributing leaflets to raise awareness of the ongoing destruction of Prey Long,...

Cambodia Touts Success of Breastfeeding Campaign

Cambodia’s efforts to promote breastfeeding were described as a success story for the region at a conference on maternal health in Sri Lanka last...

The Traditional Midwives of Mondolkiri

chongphang village, pech chreada district, Mondolkiri province - Kloek Saeng, 27, needed to sacrifice a chicken and appeal to the spirits for protection before...

Bunong Healers Share Secrets in New Book

sen monorom city, Mondolkiri province - The spirit of his dead mother visited Deuy Kam in a dream and taught him how to heal...

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