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'Montagnards' leave jungle hideout to apply for asylum in Cambodia: UN
Thirteen hill tribespeople known as "Montagnards" have left their jungle hideout in Cambodia and will apply for asylum after crossing from Vietnam to flee persecution, it was announced Sunday. The minority group had for more than seven weeks sought refuge in the jungle in Cambodia's northeastern province of Rattanakiri, fearing arrest and deportation by authorities. "The group will be registered ...(12/21/2014 2:53:13 AM)
Tests confirm Cambodia HIV mass infection
UNAIDS to join Health Ministry to conduct full epidemiological investigation in affected community in Battambang.(12/20/2014 1:43:56 AM)
Cambodia preventing 13 Vietnamese refugees from seeking asylum, says UN
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.(12/20/2014 12:30:22 AM)
Families devastated by Cambodia HIV outbreak
Despair, confusion and disbelief runs through small community in northwestern Cambodia hit by surge in HIV infections.(12/21/2014 5:05:23 AM)
Cambodia parliament elevates opposition boss to shore up truce
By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - 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. The arrangement is part of a deal struck in July to end the Cambodia National Rescue Party's (CNRP) parliamentary boycott and ...(12/19/2014 2:16:33 AM)
100 test HIV positive in 1 village
Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen has called for an inquiry into a suspected mass HIV infection in a remote village in northwestern Battambang province.(12/19/2014 8:41:24 PM)
Cambodia amends rules to see minority leader equals PM
Phnom Penh, Dec 19 (IANS) Cambodia's National Assembly Friday approved an amendment to henceforth recognise a parliamentary minority leader "with a rank equal to the prime minister".(12/19/2014 6:50:45 AM)
Cambodia preventing 13 Vietnamese 'Montagnards' seeking asylum - U.N.
GENEVA (Reuters) - 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. The U.N. refugee agency and U.N. human rights office voiced concerns about the safety and deteriorating health of the 13, who they ...(12/19/2014 9:17:37 AM)
Cambodia sends 184 peacekeepers to Lebanon
PHNOM PENH - Cambodia on Thursday dispatched the fifth batch of 184 peacekeepers to Lebanon to replace the fourth group, whose one-year United Nations peacekeeping mission has ended.(12/17/2014 11:33:46 PM)
Cambodian villagers angry over HIV outbreak
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — 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.(12/18/2014 10:47:06 AM)
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