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With cases in the past six months more than doubled compared to last year, the Ministry of Health is urging Cambodians to exercise caution as the Kingdom builds toward an expected periodic dengue outbreak.

Tue, 30 June 2015

Committee to receive Thailand deportees

Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities confirmed yesterday that they are creating a committee that will seek to help illegal Cambodian migrant workers expelled from Thailand land get back on their feet in Cambodia.

Tue, 30 June 2015

SR airport's only thermal scanner ‘broken’

As concern about the MERS virus’s spread mounts in the region, the Ministry of Health has ordered health workers in Siem Reap International Airport to use manual thermometers to screen passengers entering the Kingdom as the airport’

Few books in English exist detailing the spirits and healers of Cambodian mysticism
Tue, 30 June 2015

Budget review under fire

The first chapter of a review of the 2013 budget was approved over the heads of opposition lawmakers at the National Assembly yesterday, in spite of a host of alleged discrepancies between the budget and the government’s actual expe

Military personnel help with recovery efforts in Siem Reap earlier this year after a severe storm hit the province.
Tue, 30 June 2015

Deaths, damage from storms are up this year

Inclement weather claimed the lives of at least 56 Cambodians, injured another 166 and damaged and destroyed more than 7,000 homes in the first six months of 2015, according to a report released by the National Committee for Disaste

People inspect a construction site on the bank of the Mekong River last week in Champasak province, southern Laos, where the Don Sahong hydroelectric dam is set to be built.
Tue, 30 June 2015

Work picking up at Don Sahong dam site

Despite protests from its neighbours and the international community, construction is ramping up at the proposed Don Sahong dam site in southern Laos, according to Cambodians living near the border.

Tue, 30 June 2015

Concerns over Thais farming in northwest

Thai villagers have been ploughing paddy fields in Banteay Meanchey province for more than a month despite repeated interventions by Cambodian villagers and authorities, a commune chief and a rights worker said yesterday.

Tue, 30 June 2015

Suspects arrested in beheading

Two men suspected of beheading a man in Preah Vihear province’s Rovieng district were arrested on Sunday and are due to be sent to Preah Vihear Provincial Court today.

Tue, 30 June 2015

Exploding tanks set fire to four stores

A fire destroyed four stores along Siem Reap town’s River Road yesterday when a canister at a bottled petrol shop exploded as the shopkeeper was cooking lunch, setting off a chain reaction, officials said.

Tue, 30 June 2015

Prisoner influx worries warden

An influx of suspected drug dealers to Kampong Chhnang’s jail has led its director to plead with the provincial officials for help amid fears that the prison authorities will soon be unable to control inmates.

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