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Cambodia records 25,050 malaria cases in 8 months, killing 6 people

Cambodia reported 25,050 malaria cases in the first eight months of this year, down 49 percent from the 48,810 cases over the same period last year, figures from the National Center for Malaria showed Thursday. During the January-August period this year, the disease has killed six ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
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Cambodia reports 17th human case of bird flu this year

A six-year-old boy from Cambodia’s southern Kandal Province has been confirmed for the H5N1 virus, bringing the number of the cases to 17 so far this year, a joint statement by the World Health Organization and Cambodian Health Ministry said Wednesday. “The boy has now ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/health/2013-08/21/c_132651265.htm

Study charts AIDS progress

Cambodia’s decline in HIV/AIDS mortalities has made it a regional anomaly, according to a new study published today by a global health research centre at the University of Washington. While HIV/AIDS remains a leading cause of disease burden in Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, and mortality ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/study-charts-aids-progress

Cambodian court grants bail to 4 suspects arrested for inciting violence

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday decided to grant bail to four people who were arrested last week on the charge of inciting armed forces to topple the government, a court official said. “The court decided to release them on bail,” Meas Chanpisith, deputy prosecutor ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-08/20/c_132646862.htm

Kiln owner accused of abusing employee

An employer who stands accused of beating her maid using a stick and the back of a meat cleaver will be summonsed by police in Kandal today for questioning, local officials have said. Son Leanghou, 57, a brick kiln owner, is accused of beating 28-year-old Sok ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kiln-owner-accused-abusing-employee

Four Arrested In Attempt to Inspire ‘Rose Revolution’

Police said Sunday they have arrested four people believed to be involved in a conspiracy hatched by a dissident Khmer-American group plotting to topple the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen. Two men and two women were arrested on Thursday suspected of at­tempting to hand out ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/four-arrested-in-attempt-to-inspire-rose-revolution-39976/

Speaking in tongues: Young Cambodians learning foreign languages to improve economic opportunities

In the globalised world, being able to communicate in more than one language is becoming essential for many people seeking rewarding careers. Young Cambodians have taken this message to heart and are learning Cambodia is slowly moving up the development ladder but low-wage factory labour still ...

http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/365365/speaking-in-tongues

Feature: Slum dwellers in Cambodian capital want to benefit from development

Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital and largest city, has seen rapid development in the last decade — numerous high-rises, large shopping malls and business centres as well as public parks are beautifying this city — in the meantime, slum-dwellers are also on the rise. According to the ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-08/18/c_132641165.htm

Maternal health gets a boost in 3 provinces

About 300,000 women of reproductive age will receive higher-quality emergency obstetric and newborn-care services thanks to a sizeable handover of medical equipment and supplies to government health centres and hospitals in Kampong Thom, Kampot and Kep provinces. Through a partnership seeking to improve the social healthcare ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/maternal-health-gets-boost-3-provinces

Two Cambodian children hospitalized with H5N1

Cambodia’s health ministry today announced two more H5N1 avian flu cases, both in children, the hardest-hit group in that country so far. The patients are a 9-year-old boy from Battambang province and a 5-year-old girl from Kandal province, according to a joint statement today from Cambodia’s ...

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2013/08/two-cambodian-children-hospitalized-h5n1

Red Cross Gives Aid to Borei Keila Families

Phnom Penh municipality and the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) on Sunday donated money and food rations to 176 families from Borei Keila—where thousands of people have been violently evicted from their homes in recent years after the land was sold to a private company. Phnom Penh ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/red-cross-gives-aid-to-borei-keila-families-39096/

Cambodia, Vietnam seen boosting medical tourism offerings

Cambodia and Vietnam are enhancing their medical tourism offerings, the International Medical Tourism Journal reported Friday. “In medical tourism, Southeast Asia is a key and fast advancing market. Cambodia and Vietnam now want a share of the action that Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia have,” the journal ...

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

Promotions few in financial sector

In late 2009, two months after graduating with a degree in economics, Heng Piseth found a job as a credit officer with a microfinance institution in Kampong Thom province. The story reflects a larger trend confronting young Cambodians entering the financial sector’s job market. While ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/promotions-few-financial-sector

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

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