According to a 2015 study by researchers at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, more than 60 percent of students and faculty members lived with depression or anxiety.
Ny Sokha was jailed in May 2016 on bribery charges for allegedly trying to pay a witness not to testify in a case against the leader of the opposition.
Mith Samlanh has sheltered some 5,100 street children and their parents, as well as working with more than 9,000 at-risk youngsters in the community.
UN, civil society call for reform in drug policy away from hard line ‘war on drugs’ strategies.
Cambodia banned commercial surrogacy last year after becoming a popular destination for would-be parents seeking women to give birth to their children.
Like many NGOs in Cambodia, Mith Samlanh once relied almost exclusively on donations to fund their work, but cuts in donor funding have forced the group to seek alternative means of ensuring their work can continue. VOA Khmer's Pin Sisovann reports.
Long search seemed to have a happy ending when a donor stepped forward; complications set in, but hope is still alive.
The decades-long battle to legalize marijuana remains cloudy in 2017. VOA Khmer's Seourn Vathana narrates.
Authorities say major haul included imitations of South Korean, Thai, Japanese, Chinese and US brands
Teaching is a stressful job. To help teachers take care of their mind and body, a wellness program was introduced in Baltimore County public schools. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
By 2010, a successful program to iodize salt meant health problems associated with iodine-deficiency in Cambodia were largely a thing of the past. VOA Khmer's Choeung Pochin narrates.
The fatal electrocution of a teenager in Siem Reap during Khmer New Year has once again raised concerns over safety at crowded public events in the kingdom.