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Inequalities between rich and poor temper broad success of immunization - " UNICEF

A health worker prepares to administer a vaccine to a child at a mobile vaccination unit, in Svay Pak village, an urban poor community in Rossey Keo district, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: UNICEF/Llaurado 26 April 2017 - Even though billions of doses of vaccines for children across 100 countries around the world were supplied in 2016, millions of children - especially those in conflict zones - still miss out on life-saving inoculations, the United Nations Children's Fund has warned.



About 500 Cambodians detained for illegal entry in Sa Kaew

More than 500 Cambodians have been arrested during separate raids for illegally entering Thailand in Sa Kaew's Wang Nam Yen district. Sa Kaew police chief Pol MajGeneral Yingyot Thepchamnong said 200 Cambodians were found hidden in a house and the longan orchard belonging to a couple, Panas and Noi Plathong, in the district.



CNRP amends bylaws yet again

Opposition leader Kem Sokha , lawmaker Mu Sochua and lawmaker Ho Vann participate in a CNRP extraordinary congress at party headquarters yesterday in Phnom Penh. In an effort to stave off further government claims of illegitimate leadership, the opposition CNRP yesterday held its second extraordinary congress of the year, voting to change bylaws that the Ministry of Interior had cited in refusing to recognise its deputy presidents.



Christchurch woman fundraising for Cambodian villages with krama

A Kiwi woman says selling an ethically-sourced Cambodian garment here in New Zealand will help impoverished families in Cambodia. Christchurch resident and Krama & Co co-founder Rebecca Parnham has spent the last year getting her social enterprise off the ground.



Dengue Fever spreads its unique indie-Cambodian fusion to North Texas

Unless you're talking to one of the Holtzman brothers, two members of the Los Angeles-based band Dengue Fever which will be playing Fort Worth on Sunday as part of the Fortress Festival . It was keyboardist Ethan who fell in love with Cambodian pop music while on a trip to the Southeast Asian country in the early 2000s.



VN, Cambodia premiers open cross-border bridge

Chrey Thom Bridge connecting the southern province of An Giang in Vietnam and Cambodia's Kandal Province was inaugurated on Monday. The inauguration, which took place in Kandal, was attended by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Cambodian counterpart, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, along with tens of thousands of residents along the shared border.



Mob justice in Kandal

Family members mourn Lounh Lon's untimely death after he was killed, allegedly by a man who wished to marry his daughter, yesterday in Kandal's Roka commune. By yesterday morning, two bodies had bled out on the dirt in a Kandal village, the bloody aftermath of Cambodia's latest chilling incident of mob violence, this time in Kandal Stung district's Roka commune.



Lightning strikes kill two in separate cases

One man in Ratanakkiri province and a teenage boy in Svay Rieng province were killed on Sunday in lightning strikes, police said yesterday. Meas Try, Kampong Ro district deputy police chief in charge of inspection, identified one of the victims as Pov Sam Ol, 55, from Trapeing Smach village in Svay Rieng's Kampong Ro district.



Cambodian held over killing Thai boss

Cambodia's Touch Vuthy, 30, is taken for a crime re-enactment yesterday at a house in Pathum Thani after he was charged with murder. a Pathum Thani: A migrant worker from Cambodia was nabbed in eastern Sa Kaeo province yesterday while trying to flee home after murdering his Thai boss and stealing property from her house in Pathum Thani, police said.



Hong Kong seeks Cambodian workers

Labour Minister Ith Sam Heng poses for a photograph with Hong Kong's Labour and Welfare Secretary Stephen Sui yesterday after agreeing to start a pilot project to send Cambodian workers to Hong Kong. FRESH NEWS Cambodia and Hong Kong yesterday agreed to start a five-year pilot program to send domestic workers to Hong Kong "very soon", though experts urged caution, noting that migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong have faced a "slew of abuses".



Strangers in their own land: the Cambodians deported from US

When the US accepted refugees from Cambodia in the 1970s, it didn't give them citizenship. After 1996, if they committed an offence they could be deported.



11 VN tourism start-ups qualify for MIST project

The US-based Travel Startups Incubator screened applications based on their potential for investment and the quality of their business plans. Qualifying startups will advance to a MIST Startup Accelerator bootcamp from May 5-7, 2017 in Siem Reap, Cambodia, along with six innovative tourism startups from Cambodia and Myanmar.



China-Cambodia cross-border capital services platform launched

The Shenzhen Stock Exchange 's wholly owned subsidiary Shenzhen Securities Information Co., Ltd and the Bank of China Phnom Penh Branch jointly launched the China-Cambodia cross-border capital services platform and held its first road show event here on Monday. The platform is aimed "to facilitate the match-making of cross-border investment and financing projects and to promote cross-border capital formation," the press release said.



Senior Chinese official to visit Cambodia

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi will visit Cambodia on Thursday and Friday and co-chair the fourth meeting of the China-Cambodia intergovernmental coordinating committee with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Hor Nam Hong. Yang will also meet Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and Prime Minister Hun Sen, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said here Monday.



Cambodian, Vietnamese PMs unveil bridge connecting two countries

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Monday jointly inaugurated a bridge connecting southern Cambodia's Kandal province and southwestern Vietnam's An Giang province. The concrete bridge has a total length of 427 meters in which half was built by Cambodia and the other half was developed by Vietnam, said Cambodian Transport Minister Sun Chanthol.



Cambodian arrested for allegedly stabbing to death his ex-boss

A Cambodian man was arrested in Sa Kaew province after he allegedly stabbed a major vegetable vendor at the Thai Market in Pathum Thani province to death because she had fired him two days earlier. The worker, identified only as Tee, was arrested after he alighted the Bangkok-Sa Kaew bus in Sa Kaew's Aranyaprathet district early Monday morning.



Bringing startups to Cambodia

Confluences Asia, a Cambodia-based consulting and advisory firm, recently helped launch its second startup in Cambodia with Portuguese e-ticketing firm Last2Ticket. The Post's Matthieu de Gaudemar sat down with Soreasmey Ke Bin , managing director of Confluences, to discuss the Kingdom's appeal to foreign firms and startups.





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