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Cambodian HIV outbreak grows as migrant workers return for tests

The number of people testing positive for the virus that causes Aids in a remote area of northwestern Cambodia is continuing to climb, as migrant workers who had been patients of a doctor facing murder charges over the outbreak return to their villages for testing, local officials said.

27 Dec 2014 - 4:18AM

The number of people testing positive for the virus that causes Aids in a remote area of northwestern Cambodia is continuing to climb, as migrant workers who had been patients of a doctor facing murder charges over the outbreak return to their villages for testing, local officials said.

Cambodian HIV outbreak grows as migrant workers return for tests
'Good doctor' in Cambodian village faces life sentence for allegedly infecting at least 140 people with HIV

Many of Yem Chrin's former patients still refer to him as "the good doctor", but others say the life sentence he faces for allegedly infecting more than 140 people in a Cambodian village with HIV is not enough.

24 Dec 2014 - 6:33AM

Many of Yem Chrin's former patients still refer to him as "the good doctor", but others say the life sentence he faces for allegedly infecting more than 140 people in a Cambodian village with HIV is not enough.

'Good doctor' in Cambodian village faces life sentence for allegedly infecting at least 140 people with HIV
Ploughing protesters highlight land grab grievances in Myanmar

Myanmar's swift economic development has been marked by the rise of a new class of political dissidents: the ploughing protesters. They are farmers and activists angry that developers have snatched away farmland, rights groups say.

6 Apr 2014 - 6:16AM

Myanmar's swift economic development has been marked by the rise of a new class of political dissidents: the ploughing protesters. They are farmers and activists angry that developers have snatched away farmland, rights groups say.

Ploughing protesters highlight land grab grievances in Myanmar
Freed prisoners in Myanmar now living in a jail of the mind

On October 12, 2011, a guard approached the cell of prisoner 7021/C, and said, "I have good news brother. You have been ordered released." Saw Thet Tun refused to believe him. He had 10 years left of a 22-year sentence, his second, for writing and distributing a pro- democracy pamphlet.

6 Apr 2014 - 6:16AM

On October 12, 2011, a guard approached the cell of prisoner 7021/C, and said, "I have good news brother. You have been ordered released." Saw Thet Tun refused to believe him. He had 10 years left of a 22-year sentence, his second, for writing and distributing a pro- democracy pamphlet.

Freed prisoners in Myanmar now living in a jail of the mind
Myanmar 'vigilant' over maids, says man who plans to bring them to Hong Kong

As controversy continues over the treatment of domestic helpers in the SAR, Oake Khaung, the founder of Yangon recruitment company Gold Mine Manpower, said the official paperwork for the first group of 19 workers - who are due to arrive next week - had still not been completed, signalling that Myanmar's Ministry of Labour wanted to ensure their rights would be protected.

9 Feb 2014 - 5:20AM

As controversy continues over the treatment of domestic helpers in the SAR, Oake Khaung, the founder of Yangon recruitment company Gold Mine Manpower, said the official paperwork for the first group of 19 workers - who are due to arrive next week - had still not been completed, signalling that Myanmar's Ministry of Labour wanted to ensure their rights would be protected.

Myanmar 'vigilant' over maids, says man who plans to bring them to Hong Kong
In cold blood
3 Oct 2008 - 12:00AM
In cold blood
Tourism offers hope for  Mekong's rare dolphins
Panh's labyrinth sheds light on darkest days
Foreigners join villagers' fight against eviction