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Stranded Prey Veng Flood Victims Await Aid

After three weeks of sleeping in the open here, the villagers' health has begun to suffer and food stocks are running out. Even fishing...

Concerns Grow As Floodwaters Again on Rise

World Food Program weighs emergency operation Heavy flooding will continue through much of the country and possibly increase in coming days, officials warned yesterday, raising...

Coordination Of Flood Aid Questioned

As floodwaters across the country remain high after almost two weeks of flooding, tens of thousands of families are still waiting in unsanitary conditions...

Flooding Destroys 3% of Nation’s Rice Crop

Three percent of the country’s rice crops have been destroyed by flooding in provinces along the Mekong River and around the Tonle Sap lake,...

Flooding Has Killed 62, Displaced Thousands

One-third of flooding deaths so far have been children Continuing flooding along the Mekong River and around the Tonle Sap lake is taking a severe...

Maid Recruits Routinely Deceived, Report Finds

Job recruitment agencies that send workers overseas often de­ceive young women through misleading job advertisements by using brokers that have “a position of authority”...

Maids Forced to Stay in Malaysia, Families Say

The families of two women working as maids in Malaysia have filed a complaint with a rights group claiming they are being forced to...

Suicide Cited In Deaths of Two Maids

Malaysian authorities are treating the deaths of two Cambodian domestic servants in Malaysia as two unrelated cases of suicide, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

Outcry Over Maid Deaths In Malaysia

Within the span of three days, two Cambodian women working as domestic servants in Malaysia died last month while in the custody of their...

Trio Return From Indonesia After Escaping Thai Vessel

Three Cambodian men who were trafficked and forced to work in the Thai fishing industry were repatriated from Indonesia where their fishing boats had...

Sotheby’s Traded Hundreds Of Looted Artifacts, Study Says

During the 1990s, a US-based auction house traded hundreds of ancient Khmer artifacts without prop­er documentation on their origins, indicating that most of these...

Mass Evictions Loom for Wildlife Sanctuary

snuol district, Kratie province - After walking 500 meters from the main road over a stretch of recently cleared, muddy soil, Srey Sam On...

Holiday Turns to Horror on Prey Veng’s Roads

Nina Kristine, a 30-year-old Filipino woman, had her life turned upside down early Sunday morning when the bus to Vietnam she was sleeping on...

Crash Kills 5 in K Cham as Traffic Deaths Soar

Five people died and two were injured in Kompong Cham prov­ince’s Chhoeung Prey district yesterday after a large truck collided head-on with a minivan,...

US Cables Say Sesan River Had No Warning System for Floods

As recently as 2007, there was no effective warning system in place to notify Sesan river com­mun­ities in Ratanakkiri province about the re­lease of...

Union Leader Suos Chantha Out After Trial

Union representative Suos Chantha was released from Phnom Penh’s Prey Sar prison yesterday after having been detained for more than seven months on what...

Villagers Call for Prey Long Forest’s Protection

One of Cambodia’s largest re­maining primary forests and a source of income for hundreds of thousands of people, Prey Long is under threat from...

Minister Says Concessions ‘Protect’ Forests

Minister of Environment Mok Mareth has defended recent government approvals of a glut of economic land concessions that privatized 1,100 square km of land...

Farm Mechanization Increases 6-Fold Since 2001

During the steady growth of the agriculture sector in the past de­cade, farmers have been rapidly increasing the use of tractors, small power tillers...

Conservation Areas See Bonanza of Concessions

1,100 square km of conservation areas privatized in two months Following a government an­nouncement last month of a 500-square-kilometer economic zone planned inside Virachey National...