Oeople caught smoking in areas where the ban applies will face fines of between 20,000 riel (about $5) and 50,000 riel (about $12.50).
In Nigeria, the fight against Malaria is constant. Health officials there urge people who think they have the disease to get tested at a medical facility. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
Running out of cooking oil or need some dressing for you salad? The solution may be crickets from your backyard. Scientists are turning insects into a source of edible - and healthy - oil. VOA Khmer's Hong Chenda narrates.
The countdown is under way to the Summer Olympics, which will start on August 5th in Rio de Janeiro. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
Economic growth has led to 'unhealthy products' being more available in rural areas and to poor and middle class families.
In his speech, Hun Sen pointed to the lack of specialized doctors in Cambodia, which he said was the reason many people go overseas for treatment.
According to the statement, only four out of 279 people tested positive for the virus in Peam village in February.
The ban, which includes penalties of up to $12 in fines, follows the January announcement from Prime Minister Hun Sen that he had finally quit smoking after 30 years.
Jiu jitsu—which was first brought to Cambodia about 20 years ago—is gaining more popularity in the country, especially among expatriates.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says the best way to avoid infection with Zika virus is to prevent mosquito bites, as it may take some time to develop a vaccine. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
A former U.S. pharmaceutical business executive has angered lawmakers by refusing to explain why he raised the price of a life-saving pill by 5,000 percent. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
The H1N1 virus has not appeared in Cambodia for several years, since 2009.