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What began as a few routine health checks late last week has snowballed into a public health panic in Battambang province’s Sangke district, where nearly 100 people have tested positive for HIV.
Cambodia has put in a request to Thailand to inspect a haul seized last month from a disgraced senior Thai police official—a trove that includes Khmer antiquities that Thai authorities say may have been smuggled into the country illegally.
A symposium exploring the way Cambodia constructs collective memory began in Phnom Penh on Monday, with one unique caveat: It excludes discussions of the Khmer Rouge.
Two Cambodian women were returned to Phnom Penh on Monday after each spending more than a year in China, where they both say they suffered through abusive marriages so bad that they decided to leave their newborn babies and escape from their husbands.
Outside a classroom at the Royal University of Fine Arts this week, students laid down brick tiles and mixed white plaster in preparation to execute a technique that can be traced back to early civilizations—creating frescoes using lime.
Two of the major donors who have supported Cambodia’s highly successful fight against HIV/AIDS are set to make significant cuts to their funding, putting pressure on the government to increase its own spending, officials and experts said.
Facilities for the disabled in Cambodia are “horrendous,” Unicef’s country representative told reporters Friday on the sidelines of a regional conference in Phnom Penh on the challenges facing children with disabilities in Southeast Asia.
Cambodia’s international donors met Tuesday to decide whether they will comply with the government’s recent move to increase the per diem that civil servants receive for attending work-related, out-of-office events.
Southeast Asia’s first insane asylum, the famous Prek Tnot hospital in Kandal province now houses the Center for Child and Adolescent Mental Health—Cambodia’s only mental-health facility dedicated to children.