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Women’s Cancer Hospital to Open in Phnom Penh in 2015

The construction of a new $17.5 million women’s cancer hospital specializing in gynecological services will break ground this summer, one of the co-founders said...

Free Lunch Comes at a Cost for City Soup Kitchen Founder

One by one they shuffle in, some barefoot, some shirtless, all hungry. Once through the door of Phnom Penh’s newest, and perhaps smallest, soup kitchen,...

Former Borei Keila Residents Protest Apartment Rejections

About 40 evictees from the Borei Keila community blocked a road in Phnom Penh’s Prampi Makara district for nearly two hours yesterday, protesting a...

Tax Talks Said to Stall Chevron Oil Deal

Oil exploration negotiations between Chevron Corp and the government are currently stalled over contradictions between a contract signed by both parties in 2002 and...

Police, Borei Keila Residents Clash as Homes Are Bulldozed

Hundreds of armed police and military police yesterday violently clashed with more than 200 irate villagers from Phnom Penh’s Borei Keila community and tore...

Armed Police Clash With Irate Villagers in Borei Keila

Hundreds of armed police and military police yesterday violently clashed with more than 200 irate villagers from Phnom Penh's Borei Keila community and tore...

Borei Keila Community to Fight Illegal Home Sale Allegations

About 100 villagers from Phnom Penh’s Borei Keila community plan to protest at Phnom Penh Mu­nicipal Court today in support of com­munity representative Phok...

Chevron Oil Investment Facing Delay

Chevron Corp’s oil project off the coast of Cambodia is being hindered due to difficulties in reaching an agreement with the government over how...

Sihanoukville Becomes Unlikely Slavic Haven

sihanoukville - They came from Russia, with love. And Ukraine, and Uzbekistan, Moldova, Bela­rus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan. Citi­zens of almost every former Slav­ic Sov­i­et republic...

No Transparency Provisions in Draft Oil Law

After years in the drafting pro­cess, a copy of Cambodia’s much-anticipated draft petroleum law obtained this week shows that there are still no provisions...

Something in the Air—but No One Knows What

On Monday, the Word Health Organization released a report on air quality around the world, which estimated that more than 2 million people die...