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Four tonnes of illegal medicine seized

Anti-economic crime police from the Interior Ministry yesterday seized more than four tonnes of illegal medicine in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district.​ ...

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http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/40077/four-tonnes-of-illegal-medicine-seized/

Cambodia to stop HIV by 2020

During a presentation at the 2013 International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Cambodia showed its new initiative called “Cambodia 3.0” which aims to eliminate new infections of HIV by 2020. Cambodia had one of the fastest growing HIV ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=N2U3NjkyZDJiYTM

Six-year-old Cambodian girl dies from bird flu: WHO

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 Tuesday. The girl, from the southern province of Kampot, died in a children’s hospital in the capital Phnom ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=11&token=N2EzN2ZiZjA3ZTA

Hun Sen wants more Australian investors

The Prime Minister appealed Wednesday to Australian investors to increase their investments in Cambodia, especially in the agriculture and the tourism sectors. The comments were made during a meeting with the outgoing Australian Ambassador to Cambodia, Penny Richards, at the Peace Palace. He said, because of ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=YzFhMzAxN2QzNDZ

Czech to increase diplomatic ties with Cambodia

The Czech Republic is going to set up its embassy residence here next year in order to strengthen and expand bilateral relations and cooperation between the two nations, the newly-designated ambassador of the Czech Republic to Cambodia Vitezslav Grepl said Tuesday. He said the permanent ...

http://www.nzweek.com/world/czech-to-increase-diplomatic-ties-with-cambodia-38328/

Cambodia Least Competitive in Region on Global Index

Cambodia is the one of the least competitive countries in the region, hampered by corruption, a poorly educated workforce and inefficient government, according to a recent study. The annual Global Competitive Index, conducted by the World Economic Forum, showed a large uptick in reported corruption for ...

http://www.voacambodia.com/content/cambodia-least-competitive-in-region-on-global-index/1559776.html

Cambodia plans 3.1 bln USD for national expenses next year: minister

Cambodia planned to allocate 3. 1 billion U.S. dollars, in equivalent to 19.8 percent of the country’s GDP, for national expenses in 2013, a 12.9 percent rise year-on-year, finance minister Keat Chhon said Friday. Speaking to reporters after a meeting at the National Assembly, the minister ...

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Tobacco lost to smuggling, survey shows

Government data show that significant amounts of tobacco are being smuggled out of the country each year, health and economics experts said yesterday. A national tobacco survey from 2011, the exact numbers of which remain confidential, shows that more tobacco is produced in Cambodia than is ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091958796/National-news/tobacco-lost-to-smuggling-survey-shows.html

Cambodia Record Significant Progress in Child Mortality

The mortality rate for children under the age of 5 in Cambodia has fallen by 64 percent since 1990, with the most marked decrease noted over the past decade, according to a Unicef report released yesterday. The report, Committed to Survival: A promise Renewed, lists Cambodia ...

Conference focus on social enterprises

Cambodia’s second conference on social enterprise is set to take place tomorrow with the aim of tackling poverty, social exclusion and health and environmental problems, organisers say. The all-day conference, at the Cambodia-Japan Conference Centre at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, will facilitate discussions among participants ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082458255/Business/conference-focus-on-social-enterprises.html

Another mass fainting, but H&M 'not to blame'

The second mass fainting in a month at Kampong Chhnang’s M&V garment factory, a supplier for global retailer H&M, saw 23 women taken to hospital yesterday, bringing the total number of affected workers in August to 67. Noun Sam Ol, president of the Free Trade Union ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082358238/National-news/another-mass-fainting-more-fingers-pointed.html

Better worker food needed: Survey

A new study has determined that cost and space are the biggest constraints to setting up canteens in Cambodia’s garment factories. The findings were presented on Monday night at a cocktail party attended by Cambodia’s former ambassador to the US, Roland Eng, the Swedish Ambassador Anne ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060656611/Business/better-worker-food-needed.html

Productivity Could Increase if Manufacturers Feed Workers

More than 60 percent of garment factory owners believe that the productivity of their workers could increase if nutrition levels improved and over half would be willing to provide meals for their workers as long as it came at the right price, according to a ...

Boeung Kak women visited by MPs

Thirteen Boeung Kak women locked in Prey Sar prison after a three-hour trial on May 24 are threatening to go on a hunger strike in protest, an opposition Sam Rainsy lawmaker said yesterday. A team of SRP MPs, including Mu Sochua, was granted access to the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060556586/National-news/boeung-kak-women-visited-by-mps.html

Australian Gov’t Ordered Railway Investigation

The Australian government yesterday said it has been aware of poor working conditions and inappropriate surveying methods used on Cambodia’s railway rehabilitation project since February and had ordered that the project’s partners investigate the matters. “The Australian Government was alerted to possible concerns about workplace health ...

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