Two survivors pulled from collapsed Cambodia building
Two men were pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed Cambodian building on Monday, more than two days after the construction site accident that left at least 25 dead.
‘Millions of Nigerians may miss homes by 2050’
Hundreds of millions of people in developing countries, including Nigeria, will lose their homes against their will in the next 30 years. A ground-breaking study by Prindex, a joint initiative of the Global Land Alliance and Overseas Development Institute (ODI), asked adults across 33 countries whether they fear losing the right to use their homes…
Short regimen for preventing TB found safe when co-administered with new first-line HIV drug
In an important moment for tuberculosis (TB) control, a new study finds that a shorter regimen to prevent TB can be safely co-administered with dolutegravir (DTG)—the first-line drug to treat Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) in many high-burden TB countries. Presented last week at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), the study found that…
Cambodia hails opening of country's largest dam despite opposition
Cambodian premier Hun Sen on Monday opened the country's largest hydropower scheme, swatting aside dire warnings about the environmental impact of the $780 million projects and its effect on local communities.
Cambodian Prime Minister says no China naval base being built
Cambodia will not allow foreign military bases on its soil, strongman premier Hun Sen said Monday, swatting away US concerns about a possible Chinese naval site near hotly contested seas.
Cambodia opposition leader denied bail again
Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha was denied bail Wednesday after almost a year in jail on treason charges that critics say were trumped up by premier Hun Sen to gift himself a free run in last month's election.
Cambodia prime minister slams 'failed' election boycott campaign
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said opposition calls to boycott elections failed as he celebrated his "crystal clear" victory in the uncontested vote in a speech to thousands of garment workers Thursday.
Cambodia prime minister's party to win 'all seats' in flawed election
Cambodia's flawed elections are set to hand the ruling party of strongman Hun Sen all 125 parliamentary seats, a spokesman told AFP Monday, an outcome that would turn the country into a one-party state after a vote devoid of an opposition.
Cambodia Earns Guinness Record For Longest Woven Scarf
Cambodia won a place in the Guinness Book of World Records Sunday for a 1,100-metre (3,600-foot) long version of the country's popular krama scarf. Supported by a youth movement with links to the nation's ruling party, more than 23,000 people took part in the six-month weaving marathon outside Phnom Penh's Royal Palace. Thousands of young…
Cambodia warns against 'clean finger' election boycott
Cambodia's ruling party on Friday threatened legal action against opposition figures leading a "clean finger campaign" that is encouraging voters to boycott a national election in July.