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.
According to a 2015 report by the Ministry of Social Affairs Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, one in every 350 children lives in an orphanage, while 80 percent of these children are not orphans.
The key areas of concern lie in regions between Thailand and Myanmar – also known as Burma – and in Cambodia among others.
In a statement issued this week, the ministry said it had never received an application from the doctor, Quach Mengly.
The comments came amid a public outcry over the state of health care facilities and treatment.
According to Handicap International, traffic accidents in Cambodia cost the government about $337 million annually, roughly 3 percent of gross domestic product.
Online journal Nutrients said iodine deficiency in Cambodia had become “a serious public health problem” just years after the issue had largely been dealt with, and warned that poorer families and rural families were worst affected.