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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Six-year-old Cambodian girl dies from bird flu

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 09:25pm by AFP

    ... A six-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, bringing the country’s toll from the deadly virus to nine so far this year, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday. The girl, ... some 376 people worldwide since a major outbreak in 2003, according to WHO statistics. It typically spreads from birds to humans through direct contact. But experts fear it could mutate ...

  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia fights surge in H5N1 deaths as Vietnam reports first death in 14 months

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 02:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh As China scrambles to contain a deadly new strain of bird flu, Cambodia is battling a spike in the better known H5N1 strain that is baffling experts a decade after a major outbreak began in Asia. Bird flu has killed eight people so far this year in Cambodia, including six children, while more than 13,000 chickens have been culled or died from ...

  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Lavish Phnom Penh procession to enshrine former Cambodian king Sihanouk

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... a mythological bird for his enshrinement. Thousands of people in mourning dress turned out to bid a final farewell to the revered ex-monarch, who died of a heart attack in Beijing in October 2012 aged ...

  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    New bird species found in Cambodia

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh New species of bird found in Phnom Penh A new species of bird with a distinctive orange-red tuft of feathers on its head has been found ... the city of 1.5 million people- has astounded conservationists. "The modern discovery of an undescribed bird species within the limits of a large populous city... is extraordinary," said ...

  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Huge crowds mourn Cambodia’s beloved former king

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 10:33am by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... With two monks riding a float shaped as a mythological bird at the head of the procession, the body of the late monarch was paraded through the capital, heading for a specially built crematorium ...

  6. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian king returns home to sea of mourners

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 11:30am by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... bird with robed monks seated in front and behind. Sihanouk’s widow Queen Monique, son King Norodom Sihamoni and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen accompanied the casket in a slow-moving convoy. ...



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