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Exclusive: Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees - officials

09 Nov 2018

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South Asian country pushes ahead with controversial plans to repatriate the displaced to neighboring Myanmar.

Cambodia to boost clean energy use - but coal plants planned too

07 Nov 2018

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodia will push ahead with plans to use hydropower and coal to electrify the entire country by 2020, but solar energy will play some role, especially in remote areas, an energy ministry official said on Wednesday.

Cambodia to boost clean energy use - but coal plants planned too

07 Nov 2018

PHNOM PENH, Nov 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodia will push ahead with plans to use hydropower and coal to electrify the entire country by 2020, but solar energy will play some role, especially in remote areas, an energy ministry official said on Wednesday.

The Cambodian textile factory that craves 'normal'

02 Nov 2018

SIEM REAP, Cambodia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Boring is best when it comes to business – or so says Piet Holten, a Dutch entrepreneur who credits "normal" working conditions for helping to grow his textile factory in Cambodia.

FEATURE-The Cambodian textile factory that craves 'normal'

02 Nov 2018

SIEM REAP, Cambodia, Nov 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - B oring is best when it comes to business – or so says Piet Holten, a Dutch entrepreneur who credits "normal" working conditions for helping to grow his textile factory in Cambodia.

Feature: Go fish! Minnow 'nutrient bombs' deployed to end malnutrition

18 Oct 2018

OU KRALANH, Cambodia/TOLAKCHUIN, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Phally Chhiv placed a pot of simmering soup filled with fish and greens on a wooden platform outside her one-room home in northwestern Cambodia - using nutrient-packed minnows that experts hope can help to end global hunger.

FEATURE-Go fish! Minnow 'nutrient bombs' deployed to end malnutrition

18 Oct 2018

OU KRALANH, Cambodia/TOLAKCHUIN, India, Oct 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - P hally Chhiv placed a pot of simmering soup filled with fish and greens on a wooden platform outside her one-room home in northwestern Cambodia - using nutrient-packed minnows that experts hope can help to end global hunger.

U.N. says Rohingya refugee girls sold into forced labor in Bangladesh

17 Oct 2018

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rohingya refugee girls are being sold into forced labor to raise money for desperate families in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh, according to the United Nations' migration agency.

Cambodia construction boom built on 'blood bricks' and slavery: report

16 Oct 2018

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodia's construction boom is built in part with "blood bricks" manufactured by modern-day slaves, including children, researchers said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Cambodia construction boom built on 'blood bricks' and slavery - report

16 Oct 2018

PHNOM PENH, Oct 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodia's construction boom is built in part with "blood bricks" manufactured by modern-day slaves, including children, researchers said on Tuesday.

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