China gifts medical equipment to state-run military hospital

China’s Ministry of Defence yesterday provided 24 kinds of medical equipment to the state-run Preah Ket Mealea military hospital to support heart and blood treatments. During a ceremony in Phnom Penh, Lieutenant General Ly Sovan, director of Preah Ket Mealea Hospital, said the hospital has often ...

Sen David

Minister says kidney program is not secret

Defense Minister Tea Banh on Wednesday denied that a kidney transplant training program at the Preah Ket Mealea military hospital is a secret, though he refused to provide details of the program, which police suspected earlier this week of being at the center of an ...

Khy Sovuthy and Alex Consiglio

Confusion surrounds ministry’s kidney program

The Ministry of Defense’s account that an alleged kidney trafficking ring at its Preah Ket Mealea military hospital was in fact a fully legal training program in partnership with China’s Defense Ministry was met with questions and confusion Tuesday. A spokesman for the Chinese Embassy in ...

Khy Sovuthy and Alex Consiglio

Police arrest 9 for suspected kidney ring at military hospital

Police arrested nine people, including Chinese and Vietnamese nationals, on Saturday in connection with a kidney trafficking ring involving the state-run Preah Ket Mealea military hospital, officials said Sunday. Among the nine are the hospital’s director, deputy director and a Chinese professor who was training Cambodian ...

Hay Pisey

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