Cambodian soldiers move debris after a factory collapsed in Kampong Speu province, some 50 kilometers west of Phnom Penh on May 16, 2013. A ceiling collapsed at a shoe factory in Cambodia on May 16 killing at least two workers, police said, stoking concerns about industrial safety after last month's disaster in Bangladesh.
We are pleased that Cambodia is taking a proactive stance to combat cervical cancer, a preventable but deadly disease afflicting women. QIAGEN is working closely with Calmette Hospital on the strategy for preventive HPV screening, a key to saving lives and reducing the devastating human and economic costs ... Awareness by the public and healthcare workers is the first step toward defeating the disease.
I had friends who denied Pol Pot was killing people in Cambodia ... I reacted very badly to the triumph of ideology over reason.
President Reagan put it to Thatcher that the SAS should take over the Cambodia show. She readily agreed.More quotes »
NYC's Met to return 2 10th-century stone statues
The Met says the decision to return them was made after a recent meeting between museum officials and representatives of the Cambodian government in their country's capital, Phnom Penh (puh-NAHM' pehn).The Met says it received the statues in pieces from different Read more »
Thai censors overturn ban on film about border row
with Cambodia after initially saying the content was a threat to national security."Boundary" tells the story of the Thai-Cambodia border dispute through accounts of a former Thai soldier, as well as villagers from the two countries.The Ministry of Culture's Read more »
Cambodia Khmer Rouge tribunal staff goes on strike
have gone on strike following three months without pay.Khmer Rouge tribunal spokesman Neth Pheaktra says Monday that about 30 Cambodian staff members from the translation section said they will stop working until they get their salaries.The announcement came Read more »
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MPs on taxpayer-funded travel splurge
"Towards a Global Carbon Market" conference. Took girlfriend. Former Labor leader Simon Crean (Seat of Hotham, Vic) May 2-8 - Cambodia STUDY Former Minister Martin Ferguson (Seat of Batman, Vic) April - United States - STUDY Foreign Minister Bob Carr November 9:18 AM from The Daily Telegraph Read more »
A culinary adventure in India
But the idea of being in the world's largest democracy was also intimidating. I'd witnessed stark poverty in places like Brazil and Cambodia. But somehow India, with its chaos and overcrowding, street children, mangy dogs and holy cows, seemed hard to get from Philadelphia Daily News Read more »
Jim Armitage: Doan Nguyen Duc, the Vietnam Gooner and land grab claims
has shone an extremely grim light on the Big Boss’s activities in the neighbouring South-East Asian countries of Laos and Cambodia. There, according to Global Witness, HAGL has been one of the main participants in a land grab that has seen tens of thousands from The Independent Read more »
Building Trust In Asia One Worker At A Time
(Nikkei)--At a Minebea Co. (6479) factory in Cambodia, the workday begins in a makeshift classroom where employees learn to read and write the Khmer script. read full article... This article is available to Nikkei.com subscribers only. Please log in to read from Nikkei News Read more »
Label Conscious: Creatures of the Wind
the wake of devastating building collapses in factories in Bangladesh and Cambodia, the high cost of cheap production has once again been laid bare. It behooves us all to read labels. Here we profile ten designers who can trace the who, what, and where of from Vogue.com Read more »