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  1. HIV Infections in Cambodia Village Could RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia-The number of confirmed HIV cases stemming from a mass infection in a remote northwestern part of Cambodia leapt to 140 on Saturday and concerns are mounting that the tally could climb higher. Local officials say an unlicensed doctor who worked in the area for more than two decades is being held in protective custody by police.

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  2. Tests confirm Cambodia HIV mass infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    A third round of tests has confirmed that at least 90 villagers in a small rural community in northwest Cambodia have contracted HIV in an unexplained and panic-inducing mass infection. Dr Didier Fontenille, director of the Pasteur Institute in Cambodia, said that samples sent from Roka commune in Battambang province, where the unusually high number of infections were first detected this month , have tested positive for the virus.

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  3. UNWTO and UNESCO to organize first World Conference on Tourism and CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | World Heritage Centre News

    ... and stakeholders from both sectors to explore new models of partnership between tourism and culture (Siem Reap, Cambodia, 4-6 February 2015). Cultural tourism can contribute to inclusive economic growth, social development and cultural preservation. ...

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  4. Cambodian King Send Floral Baskets to DPRK EmbassyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Korean News

    Norodom Sihamoni, king of Cambodia, and Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, great queen, separately sent large floral baskets to the DPRK embassy in Phnom Penh on Dec. 17 honoring the memory of leader Kim Jong Il.

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  5. Cambodia preventing 13 Vietnamese refugees from seeking asylum, says UNRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Geneva: Local authorities in Cambodia are preventing 13 members of a Vietnamese ethnic minority from going to the capital Phnom Penh to claim asylum as refugees, despite an accord with the government and the United Nations, UN agencies said. The UN refugee agency and UN human rights office voiced concerns about the safety and deteriorating health of the 13, who they said have been hiding in the Cambodian jungle for seven weeks, fearing arrest and deportation to Vietnam.

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  6. Cambodia HIV Outbreak: 100-Plus People Diagnosed; Investigation SoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News Max

    ... sorcery," the Post said. About 9,000 people live in the village and surrounding area, and the HIV infection rate in Cambodia is generally not significant. Just 0.7 percent of Cambodian residents aged 15 to 49 have HIV, which is close to what it is ...

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  7. 100 test HIV positive in one villageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    ... magazine, Kiplinger says there are some do's and don'ts to make it through the party this year. Hong Kong (CNN) -- Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen has called

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  8. Cambodian villagers angry over HIV outbreakRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | KNDO

    Cambodia's prime minister appealed Thursday to villagers in northwestern Cambodia not to lynch an unlicensed medical practitioner who they suspect caused more than 100 people to become infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Teng Kunthy, head of the Health Ministry's HIV/AIDS center, said 106 people out of more than 800 tested in Battambang's Roka village were found to have the virus.

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  9. Cambodia blocks UN team from reaching MontagnardsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | TurkishPress.com

    A UN team was blocked by police Friday from meeting a group of 13 Vietnamese Montagnard asylum seekers hiding in remote forests in northeastern Cambodia, the UN said in a statement. Issued by the UN's High Commissioner for Refugees and Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the statement appealed to the Cambodian government to "take urgent action" by offering protection to the Montagnards and ensuring they are able to travel to Phnom Penh safely to have their asylum claims assessed.

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  10. Prime minister admits 1 million tonne goal is unlikely for rice sectorRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | World-Grain

    ... figure clearly proves that achieving the 1 million tonne target next year is unlikely. "From January to November, Cambodia exported only around 330,000 tonnes of rice, very far behind the 1 million tonnes we planned to achieve," he said. "Our rice ...

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  11. Cambodia preventing 13 Vietnamese 'Montagnards' seeking asylum-UNRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AlertNet

    In this 2004 file photo Montagnard hill tribespeople wait to be registered by Cambodian immigration authorities at a camp in Ban Lung, Cambodia. REUTERS/Adrees Latif AL/SH GENEVA, Dec 19 - Local authorities in Cambodia are preventing 13 members of a Vietnamese ethnic minority from going to the capital Phnom Penh to claim asylum as refugees, despite an accord with the government and the United Nations, U.N. agencies said on Friday.

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  12. Cambodia amends rules to see minority leader equals PMRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Cambodia's National Assembly Friday approved an amendment to henceforth recognise a parliamentary minority leader "with a rank equal to the prime minister". The amendment was approved by a total of 102 lawmakers in parliament, Xinhua reported.

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  13. Cambodia gives CNRP boss rankRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Cambodia's parliament endorsed opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Friday as minority leader with legislative rank equal to Prime Minister Hun Sen, a rare concession by the long-serving premier to preserve a fragile political truce. Sam Rainsy , president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, speaks to journalists at the National Assembly in Phnom Penh Dec 19. Cambodia's parliament endorsed opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Friday as minority leader with legislative rank equal to Prime Minister Hun Sen, a rare concession by the long-serving premier to preserve a fragile political truce.

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  14. Cambodians angry over HIV outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    Cambodia's prime minister has appealed to villagers not to lynch an unlicensed medical practitioner who they suspect caused more than 100 people to become infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

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  15. Cambodian parliament raises rank of opposition leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Cambodian lawmakers voted on Friday to elevate opposition chief Sam Rainsy to the rank of "minority leader", a first for a rival to premier Hun Sen. The status - which awaits royal endorsement - means Rainsy enjoys the same rank in the lower house as the prime minister. Head of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party Sam Rainsy addresses reporters at the National Assembly building in Phnom Penh on Dec 19. PHNOM PENH: Cambodian lawmakers voted on Friday to elevate opposition chief Sam Rainsy to the rank of "minority leader", a first for a rival to premier Hun Sen who has enjoyed unassailable parliamentary power throughout his near three-decade rule.

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  16. HIV Infections Surge in Cambodian VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Concern is building over the number of people who appear to have been infected with HIV in a village in northwestern Cambodia, with health officials saying that at least 90 people have tested positive for the virus.

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  17. 110 Test Positive for HIV in Cambodian VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Voice of America

    A Cambodian girl, left, HIV-positive, sits with others who are affected with HIV AIDS hold candles during a vigil in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. There are now more than 110 people in a single Cambodian village who have tested positive for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus .

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  18. Prayut denies Cambodian women shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday said reports that Thai soldiers opened fire on five Cambodian women along the border in Surin province last week were incorrect. Gen Prayut said Thai soldiers never fired on unarmed people at the border.

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  19. 5 yrs for 'kidnap' of Khmer princessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    A 20-year-old Cambodian man was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for taking his 13-year-old girlfriend - a princess from the Norodom branch of the royal family - to live with him in Thailand last year. Ny Visal also was fined 5 million riel for removing the girl from her family home in the capital a month before his June 2013 arrest in Thailand.

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  20. A day in photosRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    ... of the 2004 tsunami that killed over 5,300 people in the country. - Reuters Sam Rainsy (centre), president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, speaks to journalists at the National Assembly in Phnom Penh. Cambodia's parliament endorsed the ...

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