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Authorities respond to a high school student who fainted in Pursat's Veal Veng district in early February. (Supplied by Veal Veng District Police)

Week of Faintings at Pursat School Prompts Spiritual Interventions

More than 70 students at a Pursat high school have fainted over the last week, with some officials attributing the incidents to unhappy spirits at the school, whereas health officials said they believed the students were likely caused by minor health issues.

Garment workers in a factory in Cambodia on December 9, 2014 (ILO)

Nearly 70 Workers Faint in Kampong Speu ​Shoe Factory

Nearly 70 workers in a Kampong Speu province shoe factory fainted while working on Thursday, with a labor official saying he could not point to the reason behind yet another mass fainting in a factory.