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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodians fearing crackdown on migrant workers in exodus from Thailand

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 08:22pm by AP

    ... than half of the migrants are women and children," IOM said earlier. "Aside from transport, there is also a growing need for food, water, health care and shelter." The Cambodian ...

  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Ieng Thirith, accused of Khmer war crimes, freed on health grounds

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh 'First Lady' of Khmer Rouge freed on health grounds The former "First Lady" of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime was freed yesterday, after the country's war crimes tribunal had ruled she was unfit to stand trial. Ieng Thirith, 80, who experts say has Alzheimer's disease, was driven in a convoy with police ...

  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia announces ban on smoking shisha and e-cigarettes

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 06:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Prohibition comes into immediate effect in what government says is an attempt to safeguard the health of young people attracted to fashionable ways ... to a directive issued to local authorities on Wednesday. The NACD said that while neither is classified as a drug, they contain high levels of nicotine that “affect the health more seriously than ...

  4. 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, from the southern province of Kampot, died in a children’s hospital in the capital Phnom Penh on June 28, the WHO said in a joint statement with the Cambodian health ministry. Her death makes ...

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    Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 03:34pm by AFP

    ... hit by delays caused by money shortages, staff walkouts, alleged political interference as well as the poor health of the accused. In its historic first trial, the court in 2010 sentenced ...

  6. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia criticised for not paying its share of costs of Khmer Rouge tribunal

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 03:06pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... crimes, genocide and other offenses. Ieng Sary, another defendant, died in March during the trial. The defendants’ advanced age and poor health, as well as budgetary shortfalls, have raised ...

  7. 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

    ... killed seven people in China since February. “We’re monitoring it. We’re constantly on alert,” Sok Touch, head of the Cambodian health ministry’s disease surveillance bureau, said of the new ... to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The WHO says H5N1 carries a mortality rate among humans of around 60 per cent. The current outbreak is Cambodia’s worst ever, accounting for nearly a third ...

  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia's textile workers hang by a thread under Chinese bosses

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... our health or well-being. We're not even allowed to use the lifts in the factories. We have to use the stairs, but the supervisors can take the lifts," said Phy Phearith. Oun Sam ...

  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge trial adjourned as accused hospitalised

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 03:23pm by AFP

    ... Pheaktra. Nuon Chea’s lawyer Son Arun said his health was “deteriorating because he has many illnesses”. “He will not waive his rights to attend the hearing because this case is very important. All ... blamed for the deaths of up to two million people. Health fears have long hung over the UN-backed tribunal with the octogenarian defendants all suffering from varying ailments. The 1975-1979 ...

  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Two die after ceiling collapse at Cambodia shoe factory

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and Sweden's H&M this month rose from US$61 to US$75, plus US$5 for health care, after months of protest. ...




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