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CAMBODIA / SOFTWARE RICE EXPORTS

Cambodia is a small country with big goals – it plans to become a major rice exporter by the end of 2015. This means almost tripling their current exports.   But how can struggling rice farmers step up their production when they often barely produce enough to feed their children? Surprisingly, the answer may be found [...]

6 Sep 2014 | Read More »

CAMBODIA / KHMER ROUGE

A United Nations-backed court has found the two most senior surviving leaders ofCambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced them to life in prison. UNAKRT/ FILE

7 Aug 2014 | Read More »

ICJ / CAMBODIA – THAILAND

The United Nations International Court of Justice issued a judgment declaring  that “Cambodia has sovereignty over the whole territory of the promontory of Preah Vihear”, and that Thai military forces should withdraw from that territory.  ICJ

11 Nov 2013 | Read More »

EU / KHMER ROUGE TRIALS

The European Union today (21 August)  announced that it will provide 3 million euros in additional funding to the for the United Nations-backed tribunal in Cambodia trying cases of mass murder and other crimes committed under the Khmer Rouge. (UNKART)

21 Aug 2013 | Read More »

WHO/ WORLD HEALTH REPORT 2013 ADVANCER

This year's World Health Report shows how countries, when developing a system for universal health coverage, can use research to determine what health issues should be addressed, how a system should be structured and how to measure progress according to their specific health situation. (WHO / FILE)

14 Aug 2013 | Read More »

CAMBODIA / BUDDHIST MONKS HIV CARE

At a Buddhist pagoda in the heart of rural Cambodia, local monks use their spiritual practices to support vulnerable families, especially those affected by HIV and AIDS. UNICEF

11 Feb 2012 | Read More »

CAMBODIA / VERDICT

The appeals chamber of the United Nations-backed tribunal in Cambodia trying cases of mass murder and other crimes committed under the Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970′s, today sentenced the former head of a notorious detention camp to life in prison, upholding an earlier conviction and extending the existing jail term. UNKART

3 Feb 2012 | Read More »

KHMER ROUGE TRIAL / IENG THIRITH

The UN-backed genocide tribunal in Cambodia ruled today that Ieng Thirith, a 79-year-old former senior member of the Khmer Rouge who was found unfit to stand trial, will not be released as ordered last month but remain in detention. FILE

14 Dec 2011 | Read More »

CAMBODIA / KHMER ROUGE

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) today heard the opening statements for three former senior Khmer Rouge leaders. Foreign Minister Ieng Sary, former so-called Brother Number Two Nuon Chea and former head of State Khieu Samphan are on trial for charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and torture. UNAKRT

21 Nov 2011 | Read More »

UNAIDS / WORLD AIDS REPORT

Global efforts to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS are showing optimistic results, but transformative efforts are needed to accelerate progress, according to the latest Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic. UNAIDS 

21 Nov 2011 | Read More »

 

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