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Prey Sar commune chief Khat Sokhai on a local water shortage that has left inmates at the prison reliant on high-priced bottled water for serveral months

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Prison water outage drags on

A grader levels out a road surface late last year on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, near Prey Sar prison

As temperatures soar, Phnom Penh’s Prey Sar prison continues to suffer from a months-long water shortage, while officials yesterday said the supply had been restored in areas surrounding the facility.

Study finds substandard malaria drugs, but no fakes

A new report suggests counterfeit anti-malarial drugs are far less prevalent in Cambodia than previously thought, but almost a third of the legitimate medicines are of substandard quality.

Krispy Kreme doughnuts come to Kingdom

American-style doughnuts are set to roll into the Kingdom after US-based doughnut chain Krispy Kreme announced it would open 10 shops across Cambodia over the next five years.

Trust the NEC, Rainsy says

Sam Rainsy, leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy has lauded the Kingdom’s controversial new National Election Committee (NEC) and called on the public to trust a body he assured was both independent and neutral.

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Michelle Obama in Siem Reap

First lady of the United States talks girls education during trip to Cambodia.

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Cambodian artist hits the big time

Phnom Penh based artist Leang Seckon's collage reflections on Khmer society are featuring at the prestigious Art Basel in Hong Kong.

Mental health plan risky: experts

Monks line up to eat during Pchum Ben

Earlier this year, a mob in Takeo province beat a mentally ill man to death, then dragged his body into the rice paddies and set it on fire. The 27-year-old was suspected of robbery.