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Floods kill 36 people in Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen confirmed on October 22 morning that severe flooding has claimed 36 lives, with Banteay Meanchey province being hardest hit with 19 fatalities.

Cambodia: Hun Sen and His Abusive Generals

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Flood death toll in Cambodia rises to 34: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Wednesday that flash floods in Cambodia have so far claimed 34 lives and forced the evacuations of tens of thousands of people.

Cambodia reports 2 new imported COVID-19 cases, 285 in total

Cambodia on Tuesday confirmed two new imported COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 285, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a press statement.

KOICA aid targets COVID-19-hit Cambodians

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is supplying 15,000 sets of food and hygiene products for Cambodians who had migrated to neighboring countries but returned home after their livelihoods were hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Survivors of modern slavery report positive life changes through employment in Cambodia factory

A new study by the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab has found a link between employment at Outland Denim's manufacturing facilities in Cambodia and a 'freedom dividend' for formerly enslaved young women and their peers.

Cambodian woman forced to work in China appeals to Hun Sen for help

Authorities in Cambodia have since located a woman in China who pleaded for help on social media after she was allegedly deceived.

Cambodia’s fisheries export slump by over 84 pct

Cambodia’s fisheries export slumped by over 84 percent during January-September, according to the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

Catholic teacher freed from Cambodian prison

Catholic teacher Garry Mulroy has been freed from a Cambodian jail on appeal and has vowed to fight his conviction for indecently assaulting six children, claiming he was the victim of a racket to extort up to US$100,000.

Former Lismore teacher Garry Mulroy home after Cambodian prison ordeal

A former school teacher from Lismore says he was the victim of an extortion racket after serving time in a Cambodian jail charged with indecently assaulting boys.

FBI to open office with Cambodia police amid frosty ties

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will set up an office at Cambodia’s national police headquarters to help track down American criminals, at a time when Washington is seeking to repair strained relations with a close ally of China.

The Country Lacks Cambodian Experts for Heritage-Site Conservation, Culture Minister Says

Still, Cambodians are now overseeing the country’s major restoration projects, she added.

Hero rat awarded gold medal for detecting landmines in Cambodia (video)

Meet Magawa, the hero rat awarded a gold medal for his “lifesaving bravery” detecting landmines in Cambodia.

Cambodian PM says naval base not just for China

China would not have exclusive access to a Cambodian naval base, Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced, despite Beijing chipping in for upgrades after a US-funded facility was razed at the site last month.

Activists: Cambodia’s Draft Cybercrime Law Imperils Free Expression, Privacy

A recent draft of the cybercrime law obtained by VOA Khmer has drawn concerns from NGOs and rights groups over clauses that could help the government intensify its crackdown on freedom of expression, while also raising privacy and data collection concerns.

In Cambodia, coronavirus ‘scarecrows’ deployed by farmers to ward off infection (video)

The effigies known as ‘Ting Mong’ often pop up in villages that have been hard-hit by infectious diseases like dengue or waterborne diarrhoea.

‘I looked in horror’: Shocking images emerge from zoo

A zoo in the capital of Cambodia has been accused of animal abuse, with apes allegedly forced to wear fancy dress and crocodiles having their mouths taped shut.

Are Cambodia’s Kids Hooked On Drugs?

Cambodia’s premier Hun Sen, launched his own anti-drugs campaign in 2017, inspired by the controversial war on drugs waged by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. According to the Cambodian government, the campaign aims to reduce drug use and the related harm it causes.

Nigerian Igwe Linus arrested in Cambodia for meth smuggling

Police in Cambodia have arrested a 39 year-old Nigerian, Ogadimma Igwe Linus and 29 year-old Sierra Leonean, identified as Abdul for attempting to ship drugs into Australia.

Introducing Anakut: The podcast about Cambodia’s future

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