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Fighting child labour
Kingdom has made ‘moderate advancement’, but challenges remain

A mother watches over her son, who was diagnosed with dengue fever, at a hospital in Phnom Penh. A new study has found a link between rising temperatures and dengue outbreaks in the region.

Dengue’s link to El Niño
Weather phenomenon appears to lead to regional spikes in the disease

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Wildlife Alliance CEO Suwanna Gauntlett on the bust of a wildlife smuggler in Siem Reap


New TB screening approach yields good result

Research into a new approach to tuberculosis screening has yielded promising results after a trial run amongst Phnom Penh’s urban poor, according to a new paper released on Friday.

Wildlife smuggler arrested

A Vietnamese national was charged yesterday with smuggling elephant tusks and parts into Cambodia in what wildlife advocates have dubbed a landmark case.

Cadre denies targeting Cham

Under cross-examination by the defence, former district cadre Ban Seak told the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday that he had no knowledge of any targeted persecution of the Cham ethnic minority, whose alleged genocide at the hands of the Pol Pot reg

Hope for ‘bomb threat’ student

Interior Minister Sar Kheng is seeking the legal means to engineer the acquittal of a student who threatened in a Facebook post to bomb a graduation ceremony he was scheduled to attend.

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Floating away

Floating away

An ethnically Vietnamese community that has lived on the water in Phnom Penh for decades is given three weeks notice to cut their houses loose.

Provincial fried rat

Provincial fried rat; the new organic fad?

Cambodian exporters have found an unlikely selling point for their rodents - hygiene.

Chea Sim cremated

Chea Sim cremated

King sends off late Cambodian People's Party president

TPP puts Cambodia’s trade, investment in the spotlight

The conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement has industry insiders in Cambodia split over whether or not the new pact will limit the Kingdom’s trade growth potential in the US market and see future investments diverted to Vi