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Study Shows Some White Blood Cells Can Combat HIV in Kids

An international study into HIV treatment in Cambodian and Thai children has found that some children who had not received HIV treatment stayed healthy...

New Provincial Courts to Open in Pailin, O Meanchey

Oddar Meanchey and Pailin provinces next month will have their first functional courts, which will have jurisdiction over all legal cases in the provinces,...

New Provincial Courts Set to Open in Pailin, Oddar Meanchey

Oddar Meanchey and Pailin pro­vinces next month will have their first functional courts, which will have jurisdiction over all legal cases in the pro­vinces,...

Cambodia To Benefit From Cancun Climate Change Deals

While the UN climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico, last week produced no commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Cambodia is set to benefit...

Cambodia to Benefit From Climate Change Deals

While the UN climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico, last week produced no commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Cambodia is set to benefit...

North Missing Out on Development, Report Says

A belt of poverty has formed across Cambodia’s north, where the remotest regions are lagging behind national gains in poverty reduction, according to a...

A Year On, Kraya Evictees Suffer Without Land

Almost one year after armed se­curity forces evicted more than 600 families from Kompong Thom province’s Kraya commune at gunpoint, displaced villagers say they...

Drug Use, Production, Trafficking Rose in ’09, UN Says

Methamphetamine use and production is on the rise here and Cambodia is increasingly used as drug transit country, the UN's Office on Drugs and...

Fragrant Rice Reaped as Harvest Season Begins

At the start of this harvest season, rice farmers have begun by reaping varieties with of the grain with the shortest growing cycle and...

Commune and Village Officials To See Salary Increase in 2011

Commune and village level government officials can look forward to an increase in their modest salaries in 2011 of up to 50 percent, according...

ILO Calls For Investigations Into Past Union Leaders Killings

The International Labor Organization on Monday renewed its call for independent investigations into the murders of three Free Trade Union leaders gunned down successively...

ILO Calls for Investigations Into Killings of Union Leaders Killings

The International Labor Organ­ization on Monday renewed its call for independent investigations into the murders of three Free Trade Union leaders gunned down successively...

K Cham Pepper Production To Expand, Target Exports

Pepper production in Kompong Cham province is set to expand as farmers in Memot district have formed a cooperative that is attracting international buyers,...

Cambodian Biogas Sector Energized for Expansion

The use of biogas in rural areas is expected to increase five-fold in the next five years and the number of household biodigesters—installations that...

One in Six Businesses Newly Opened, Survey Finds

The number of enterprises continued to grow during the past year and new businesses now account for almost 17 percent of all enterprises in...

Biogas Sector Set to Expand, Provide Energy to Farmers

The use of biogas is becoming increasingly popular among farmers and the number of household biodigesters, installations that turn animal dung into methane gas...

Cedac Promotes Better On-Farm Rice Seed Selection

An agricultural NGO announced yesterday it has started a campaign to inform farmers how to better select and store rice seeds from their harvests...

Cambodia Rising Quickly in UN Development Index

In a new report released by the UN Development Program last week, Cambodia's rise in human development--defined as income, life expectancy and years of...

Spending on Agriculture Low in Cambodia, Research Suggests

Cambodia spends less on agriculture than other countries where farming is also the main source of income, and other Asian countries spend at least...

World Bank Offers $40 Million for Ketsana Recovery

The World Bank announced Cambodia would receive $40 million in grants and loans to rehabilitate rural roads and construct wells and latrines in eight...

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