UK charity workers brave dangers to clear Cambodia of landmines

Forty years after the murderous regime of the Khmer Rouge swept to power in Cambodia, British charity workers are leading the effort to clear the landmines that are still the scourge of the country.Cambodia is one of the most densely landmined countries in the world ...

Press Association News Staff

Giant rats trained to smell explosives are being used to sniff out landmines in Cambodia

They may make your skin crawl, but these rats are saving lives in Cambodia. The giant rats are being used to sniff out landmines in the war-torn country, where there are as many as three million mines still scattered across the countryside. ...

Imogen Calderwood

Cambodia parliament elevates opposition boss to shore up truce

Cambodia’s parliament endorsed opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Friday as minority leader with legislative rank equal to Prime Minister Hun Sen, a rare concession by the long-serving premier to preserve a fragile political truce. The arrangement is part of a deal struck in July to end ...

Prak Chan Thul

Budget fund for agriculture disappoints

Cambodia’s agriculture sector is set to receive a funding boost, according to the government’s 2015 draft budget statements, but the anticipated increase has not impressed industry experts. The draft budget documents show the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will receive $126 million for 2015, ...

Dailymail News Staff

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