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Jared Ferrie

REFILE-How forgotten local plants could ease malnutrition in East Timor

08 Jan 2019

PHNOM PENH, Jan 08 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Australian owners of a restaurant in East Timor are hoping to use their passion for the local cuisine to combat malnutrition in the tiny Southeast Asian nation.

How forgotten local plants could ease malnutrition in East Timor

08 Jan 2019

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Australian owners of a restaurant in East Timor are hoping to use their passion for the local cuisine to combat malnutrition in the tiny Southeast Asian nation.

Armed with new data, Afghanistan steps up fight against human trafficking

17 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Afghanistan cannot tackle its human trafficking problem alone, the U.N. migration agency warned on Monday, as it launched a database to help the war-ravaged country fight the rising crime.

'Major strides' to cut child labor in Cambodia's fashion factories

11 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - While the United Nations says child labor has fallen sharply in Cambodia's garment factories, many informal subcontractors using children are escaping scrutiny, activists said on Tuesday.

'Major strides' to cut child labour in Cambodia's fashion factories

11 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH, Dec 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - While the United Nations says child labour has fallen sharply in Cambodia's garment factories, many informal subcontractors using children are escaping scrutiny, activists said on Tuesday.

Cambodia frees 32 surrogate mothers charged with human trafficking

06 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodia has released 32 women who were detained while pregnant on charges of human trafficking for acting as surrogate mothers for Chinese couples, a government official said on Thursday.

Drought drives desperate Afghans to marry off children for money: U.N

27 Nov 2018

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Afghanistan's worst drought in decades has driven tens of thousands of people from their homes and is pushing families to marry off their children in exchange for dowries in order to survive, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

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.

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