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Two More Children Die From Bird Flu

Two more children died Monday from avian influenza which has spread across four provinces in the past two weeks, bringing the death toll to...

Leprosy Patients Hope for a Brighter Future

A cast around his left leg re­minds 23-year-old Ngin Sothea that leprosy ulceration, from which he has been suffering for almost 10 years, has...

Two Dead in Three Cases of Avian Flu in Past Two Weeks

Three new cases of avian influenza infection in humans, two of which ended in fatality, have been diagnosed in three provinces in the past...

Salvage Divers Venture Underwater to Find UXOs

In pitch-black waters, with only their hands to guide them, Cam­bo­dia’s first batch of salvage div­ers will soon start to recover the thousands of...

In Cambodia, the Silent Scourge of Domestic Abuse

A brutal attack on a 60-year-old women in Kampot province by her husband in April is just one instance of the sort of domestic abuse experienced by women across the country.

Workers Blame Mass Fainting on ‘Angry Spirit’

After pounding on her chest and demanding a pig’s head, fruits and flowers to be offered to the angry spirit that she believed had...

Cash-Strapped Mfone Hands Over Subscribers to MobiTel

The Cambodian mobile operator MobiTel on Friday signed a deal with Thailand’s Mfone to take over all the company’s existing customers, Mfone said in...

Government Websites a Haven for Hackers

Experts say that hackers are continually able to infringe on government websites with ease due to a lack of trained information technology specialists capable of protecting the state’s online portals with secure passwords and a reliable firewall. They also say that if online security doesn’t improve, the government risks tarnishing its reputation, especially abroad.

Construction of Cambodia’s First Oil Refinery to Start Next Year

Cambodia’s first oil refinery will break ground early next year and, once completed, will refine an estimated 5 million tons of oil per year,...

Curiosity Makes Children Vulnerable to UXOs

Shiny and different from anything he had seen before, 12-year-old Hou Vanna decided to take the artillery shell he had just found to his...

UN Says Information Ministry Decided to Halt Equity Weekly

The U.N. Development Program (UNDP) said last month’s suspension of the “Equity Weekly” television program was uniquely due to a decision made by the...

TV Program Halted After Government Criticism

The U.N.-funded television program “Equity Weekly,” whose stated aim is to promote good governance through short investigative journalism pieces broadcast on state-run TVK, was...

Cambodian Documentary to Premiere at Sundance Festival

It took four years to finish the documentary “A River Changes Course,” but the efforts of American-Cambodian filmmaker Kalyanne Mam and the Documentation Center...

Cambodia 2nd Most Affected Country by Climate Change in 2011

Cambodia was the second most affected country in the world by climate change in 2011, the highest it has ever ranked due to last...

Obama’s Historic, but Very Different Visits

U.S. President Barack Obama's trips to Burma and Cambodia this week were both of a historic nature. But while the visit to Rangoon inspired a party-like atmosphere on the streets, Mr. Obama’s welcome in Phnom Penh only highlighted the widening gap between the two countries—in international perception at least.

Anti-Tank Mine Deaths Increase With Cambodia’s Rural Development

Ratanak Mondol district, Battambang province - It was a day that had started like any other in Banang, a small remote village in Sdao...

Cambodians Remember Their Dear Departed

In the early morning hours this week, while most of Phnom Penh was still asleep, vendors gathered in front of Wat Lanka to sell...

Ten People Killed by Antitank Mines in a Week

An antitank mine killed three people in Battambang province’s Samlot district on Sunday night, less than a week after another antitank mine killed seven...

TV Show Reunites Families Separated During KR Regime

For 36 years, Sorn Sarim had been haunted by one thought: Would he ever see his family again? He was a government soldier when...

Gov’t to Restart International Adoptions

Three years after the government put a halt to the country’s adoption program, foreigners will again be able to adopt children from Cambodia starting...