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Ingredients thought to have caused a mass outbreak of food poisoning on Saturday at a Siem Reap province event organised by the NGO World Vision were seized yesterday and sent to Phnom Penh to undergo tests.

Villagers living in the reservoir zone attend a community forum about the Lower Sesan II dam on Saturday in Stung Treng province
Mon, 30 March 2015

Sesan dam gets new design

Cambodia's largest hydropower project has been redesigned, leading to concerns from environmental groups, but a company official who confirmed the “design optimisation” over the weekend insisted that the Lower Sesan II dam will prov

Mon, 30 March 2015

Cambodia ‘measles free’, WHO reports

The World Health Organization has declared Cambodia measles-free, having not registered a confirmed case in over three years, marking a success in combating what was once the country’s most deadly communicable disease.

Mon, 30 March 2015

Pelosi in Kingdom to discuss rights, trade

US House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi arrived with a congressional delegation in Cambodia on Saturday to commence discussions of Washington’s relations with the Kingdom regarding issues like human rights, trade an

Mon, 30 March 2015

Brit professor officially named as rapporteur

British academic Rhona Smith has officially replaced Nepalese law professor Surya Subedi as the United Nations’ special rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia.

A banner hangs on the fence of a refugee camp in Anibare district
Mon, 30 March 2015

Details emerge of refugee meet

Refugees who met with Cambodian immigration officials last week on the Pacific island of Nauru were told they would be given permanent visas and travel documents but would have to pay for English-language education and would lose al

Mon, 30 March 2015

Opposition gathering to remember 1997 attack

The Cambodia National Rescue Party will hold a ceremony today to commemorate the anniversary of a deadly grenade attack on an opposition rally in Phnom Penh 18 years ago.

Mon, 30 March 2015

Defrock ’n’ roll: Four monks busted at KTV parlour

Four monks from the Rasmey Sangke pagoda were defrocked on Saturday after police discovered the group had ditched their religious duties to go sing karaoke at a local parlour in Kampong Cham’s Choeung Prey district.

Mon, 30 March 2015

Man arrested in child’s killing

Police in Kampong Cham province’s Stung Trang district are holding a 33-year-old suspect accused of murdering and robbing his 7-year-old neighbour for a gold chain.

Battambang’s Beung Tem village in Sangke district
Mon, 30 March 2015

Disaster alert system begins

Starting today, residents of Banteay Meanchey, Pursat and Kampong Thom provinces can enroll in a disaster-response calling service through their phones in anticipation of the impending rainy season.

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