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AIDS Officials, Workers Head to Asia Meeting

A delegation of more than 80 people headed by Minister of Health Hong Sun Huot will represent Cambodia at the Sixth Int­ernational Congress on...

Chinese Researchers Come To Explain New Medicine

A Chinese delegation of medical researchers came to Phnom Penh last week to discuss a new medicine whose development Cambodia’s malaria experts and policy...

Khmer Artist Sketches Life

What if, instead of taking photos, someone sketched scenes while on a trip, stressing the pure lines of a building or the movements of...

French Official Urges Upgrade Of Cambodia Railway Service

For French Transport Minister Jean-Claude Gayssot, updating Cambodia’s railway service means more than providing better transportation. Students who want to go to university have...

How Development Will Affect Communities Living on the Tonle Sap Lake

For Kob Rohimas, the construction of a port facility at the Siem Reap end of Tonle Sap lake can’t happen soon enough. Sitting on...

Cambodia Striving to Regain Pre-1975 High Literacy Level

Quality education has a long history in Cambodia, according to Supote Prasertsri, head of the education program for the UN Educational, Scien­tific and Cul­tural...

Internet, Globalization Changing Education

Forget about education theories of the last 40 years—they no longer work. With that message, the Fifth International Conference on Language and Development got...

No Defections to Malaysia Expected in Games

Cambodian officials are confident that competitors at the South­east Asian Games in Ma­laysia will return home when the competition is over—unlike what occurred in...

Father Keeps His Dead Son’s Mission Alive

Cambodian authorities never learned who shot UN volunteer Atsu­hito Nakata and his Cambo­dian driver on a lonely Kompong Thom province jungle road in 1993....

Science, Religion and Development Linked, Physicist Says

Nuclear physicist Farzam Ar­bab will be the guest speaker at a talk on science, religion and de­vel­opment Thursday in Phnom Penh. Educators, policy makers,...

Children Victims of Latest Outbreak of Dengue Fever

siem reap town, Siem Reap province - Local hospitals are running out of space and re­sources to deal with a dengue fever epidemic. Unlike...

Canada Gives Explosives to Destroy Mines Destruction

The Canadian government has donated a fresh supply of explosives so a Cambodia-based organization can continue to destroy land mines and other unexploded ordnance,...

Cambodian Artists Seek Asylum in Canada

At least 11 members of a 43-person Cambodian delegation to the Francophonie Games in Can­ada have requested asylum, the Ministry of Culture confirmed Thursday....

Weapons Forum Debates Gun-Control Laws

Long Sam Ath says that she’s among the lucky ones. She may be physically handicapped and jobless, but she is still alive, while many...

Phnom Penh-Ho Chi Minh City Highway Project Gets VIP Visit

Representatives from six countries along the Mekong River took a week-long tour of the region last week, beginning July 22 with a drive from...

ADB Funds Project To Resolve Land Disputes

The Asian Development Bank is funding a project to help re­­solve the uncertainty, disputes and chaos in land rights and own­er­ship that are plaguing...

Koh Ker : Second Only to Angkor

For centuries, the jungle was its fate, plunging it into oblivion, but also sheltering it from smugglers who tore chunks of history from other...

Report Shows Depth of Gun-Related Violence

When men face violence at gun point in Cambodia, their assail­ants usually are strangers, while women are mostly assaulted by people they know and...

Cambodians To Attend Francophone Games

Some 43 Cambodians will be joining nearly 3,000 artists and athletes competing in the Games of La Francophonie that open today in Canada. They...

UN Says Cambodians Making Progress Toward Better Lives

Most Cambodians lack access to safe drinking water and millions are undernourished, but the quality of life is improving in Cambodia, according to a...

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Cambodia’s Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Blasts ‘Attempt to Break Up...

Cambodia’s former opposition chief Sam Rainsy on Tuesday dismissed recent comments by Minister of Interior Sar Kheng who said the release of current opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha from pre-trial detention last week would create a power struggle between the two men.

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