Awaiting school reopenings, rural students turn to at-home learning solutions

Children in the Baset district of Kampong Speu province read books borrowed from mobile libraries operated by the NGO World Vision. Photo taken September 7. World Vision

As schools continue to reopen in parts of the country, parents, teachers and non-governmental organizations are pushing for more-effective home learning for young students still out of class in rural areas of Cambodia.

NGOs use cash transfer tools to efficiently deploy flood relief

People affected by severe flooding in September and October receive humanitarian aid from two non-governmental groups at a cash transfer service in Siem Reap province. DCA

Two non-government humanitarian groups said they had successfully used money transfer technology to disburse aid to around 500 families in Siem Reap and Battambang provinces, affected by the recent floods.

Three Mother Nature activists charged with incitement

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court charged three environmental activists with incitement to disturb social security on September 6, a move civil society groups have said is meant as a threat to others who dare to criticize the government.

Death of CNRP activist sparks NGO investigations

Rights groups say they are looking into the case of a former opposition CNRP activist who died on Wednesday after falling from a police motorbike while being taken into police custody in Svay Rieng province.