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At least 11 die in Cambodia after drinking toxic rice wine at a funeral

In the past two months, over 30 people have died in three separate incidents across Cambodia from home-brewed rice wine containing methanol.

Chinese national’s TikTok lion spotlights Cambodia’s exotic pet problem

Officials removed the 18-month-old lion, whose canine teeth and claws had been pulled out, from an upmarket Phnom Penh neighbourhood last Sunday.

A Cambodian village ripped apart by a bad batch of rice wine

In rural Cambodia, dozens of people have died in recent months after drinking toxic home-brewed alcohol. In the village of Thnong in Kampot province, a bad batch consumed at a funeral left tragedy in its wake.

Cambodia reports record daily number of COVID-19 deaths

Cambodia reported 32 deaths from COVID-19 on Friday (Jul 2), a record daily increase, as authorities warned of the risk of a new wave of infections driven by the Delta variant.

Cambodia temporarily closes border gates to prevent COVID-19

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced new measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and its new Delta variant including temporarily closing border gates to Vietnam and Thailand.

‘Please show mercy’: Evicted by Cambodia, ethnic Vietnamese stuck at watery border

Shunned by authorities on both sides of the border, Mr Bach Bai has been relying on the generosity of strangers since his ethnic Vietnamese fishing community was evicted from Cambodia's capital three weeks ago and cast off downstream on their floating homes.

Cambodia records highest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases, deaths

Cambodia on Wednesday (June 30) reported the highest-ever daily Covid-19 cases and deaths since the pandemic hit the kingdom in January last year, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.

Cambodia sees Covid-19 records as government warns of stricter curbs

Cambodia on Wednesday reported record daily rises in coronavirus deaths and cases, reaching what its government called the "red line" in its biggest outbreak so far.

Cambodia activists say conservation group targeted by govt

The founder of a Cambodian conservation group that saw three of its activists jailed this month says the government is taking aim at them for their work exposing corruption and environmental abuse - an allegation the government denies.

Cambodia’s human traffickers alter their business model

As poverty worsens during the pandemic, Cambodians are vulnerable to criminals luring them to work abroad.

4 mln people in Cambodia receive COVID-19 vaccines so far: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said Monday that 4 million people in the Southeast Asian country have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine so far.

COVID-19 infections increase, deaths yet to slow down

The numbers of new COVID-19 cases and deaths in Cambodia have shown no sign of slowing down recently, with continued growth in infections outside Phnom Penh capital and imported cases.

Pet Lion Confiscated by Police After Videos of Wild Animal Go Viral

Cambodian authorities have confiscated a pet lion, after the owner shared videos of it on TikTok.

Adelaide paedophile agrees to send Cambodian child victim ‘significant amount’ of cash in Australian...

An Adelaide man who admitted to filming himself sexually abusing children in Cambodia before publishing the videos online has agreed to compensate one of his victims "a significant" amount of money, a court has heard.

Pet lion confiscated in Cambodia after TikTok videos

Cambodian authorities have confiscated a lion that was being illegally kept as a pet after it was seen being cuddled and bathed in social media videos.

Chinese man has pet lion confiscated in Cambodia

Cambodian authorities on Sunday (June 27) confiscated a pet lion from a Chinese national after it was seen in TikTok videos being cuddled and bathed in a Phnom Penh villa.

Mekong Development Zones Facilitating Illicit Activities: Report

In recent years, EDZs have proliferated across the lower Mekong region as its governments have sought to attract foreign investment and fire up their economies.

Cambodia logs 655 new COVID-19 cases, 18 new deaths

Cambodia on Thursday registered 655 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total tally to 45,366, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.

Cambodia charges activists with ‘plotting’ to oust government

Greta Thunberg joins in condemnation of arrests of three environmental campaigners.

Traffic accidents leading cause of deaths, injuries in Cambodia: report

Road traffic accidents are the leading cause of deaths and injuries in Cambodia, costing the Southeast Asian nation about 466 million U.S. dollars a year, according to a new report released on Wednesday.


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