Cambodian children and their parents sitting at Kantha Bopha children’s hospital in Phnom Penh in July 2012. Khem Sovannara/AFP

Ensuring health care for all people in Cambodia

Publication date 06 April 2018 | 08:52 | ICT

by Dr Yunguo Liu If you or a member of your family had a heart attack, was badly injured in a traffic collision, or was diagnosed with diabetes, would you be able to get the health care you need?



  • Senators at a session in November. Facebook

    Senate elections: a test of consistency and firmness

    Publication date 22 February 2018 | 11:42 | ICT

    Editor, Cambodia’s Senate election is to be held on February 25.

  • Family members, neighbours and colleagues attend the funeral yesterday of Wildlife Conservation Society staffer Thol Khna, who was killed while on a patrol in Mondulkiri.

    Illegal logging: Cambodia’s murderous problem

    Publication date 09 February 2018 | 08:20 | ICT

    Before becoming a forest ranger, Theun Soknay was a student at a boarding school in Mondulkiri province. He later worked as a tour guide at the Bunong Place, and obtained a bachelor’s degree, before working at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) for four years, where he developed the Jahoo

  • Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn speaks to supporters in Kandal province earlier this week. Facebook

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs: We welcome US’s comments on 7 January

    Publication date 19 January 2018 | 09:23 | ICT


  • Prime Minister Hun Sen inspects the Lower Sesan II Dam during its inauguration in September in Stung Treng.

    Enhancing regional water cooperation

    Publication date 18 January 2018 | 08:14 | ICT

    Water management in the Mekong region is, in practice, dominated by energy objectives. In Cambodia, the priority is to substitute domestically produced hydropower for expensive diesel and electricity imports. In Laos, the priority is to generate revenue by drawing in foreign investment in dams and

  • The Rohingya refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia. The Rohingya and Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi had the worst 2017. Munir Uz Zaman/AFP

    Asia’s ‘best’ and ‘worst’ of 2017

    Publication date 04 January 2018 | 08:25 | ICT

    By Curtis S Chin and Jose B Collazo

  • Migrant workers wait to be processed at the registration centre in Chiang Mai in Thailand earlier this month.

    Moving towards safe, orderly and regular migration in Asia and the Pacific

    Publication date 21 December 2017 | 15:58 | ICT

    In 2017, Asia and the Pacific will be home to 62 million international migrants. That’s a population larger than the Republic of Korea’s. Even more people from our region - over 100 million – live outside their countries of birth. At the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and

  • Cambodian police officials block a street during a hearing at the Supreme Court, ahead of the ruling to dissolve the opposition CNRP, in Phnom Penh on November 16.

    Democracy in Kingdom dealt a setback

    Publication date 12 December 2017 | 07:28 | ICT

    Dr Markus Karbaum

  • Cambodian Labour Confederation President Ath Thorn (centre) releases balloons into the sky at an event celebrating International Human Rights Day yesterday in Phnom Penh's Tuol Kork district.

    A renewed commitment on Human Rights Day

    Publication date 10 December 2017 | 19:39 | ICT

    By Claire Van der Vaeren, UN Resident Coordinator on behalf of the United Nations system in Cambodia.

  • Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York on September 21.

    Fostering friendship between Cambodia and Bangladesh

    Publication date 04 December 2017 | 07:57 | ICT

    By Sheikh Hasina, current prime minister of Bangladesh and winner of the UN Environmental Award Champion of the Earth 2015.

  • Former Cambodia National Rescue Party President Sam Rainsy attends a meeting in Myanmar in 2013.

    Cambodia: a test of coherence for the global community

    Publication date 28 November 2017 | 09:07 | ICT

    The recent, brutal political repression in Cambodia reached its zenith on November 16 with the dissolution of the main opposition party, the Cambodia National Rescue Party. This dissolution, which results from a decision by the Supreme Court instigated by the Cambodian People’s Party of Prime