Elated passengers leave Cambodia cruise ship after virus all-clear
Dozens of passengers stuck for nearly a week on a US cruise ship in Cambodia disembarked Wednesday, after being given the all-clear from a deadly coronavirus.
Treason trial opens for Cambodia opposition leader
The treason trial of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha opened Wednesday, more than two years after his arrest in a case decried by his family as a "farce" and widely pilloried as politically motivated.
ITUC reports increased suppression of workers’ right
The annual International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Global Rights Index (GRI), has highlighted how systematic dismantling of the foundations of workplace democracy, and the violent repression of strikes and protests put peace and stability at risk.
Cambodian PM sues political foe in French courts
Cambodia's leader issuing a longtime political opponent in a French court for defamation, the lawyer who filed the complaint said Wednesday.
Cambodia to return 1,600 tonnes of waste to US, Canada
Cambodia will send back 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste found in shipping containers to the US and Canada, an official said Wednesday, as Southeast Asian countries revolt against an onslaught of rubbish shipments.
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.