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Authorities inspect a rice wine workshop in Kampong Chhnang province on November 29, 2020. (Kampong Chhnang provincial police)

Rice Wine Makers Shut Down After Eight Dead, Over 130 Hospitalized

Rice wine makers in Kampong Chhnang province have been temporarily shut down after eight died and more than 130 were hospitalized. Five of 16 rice wine samples collected from various manufacturers contained 10 to 17 percent methanol, authorities said.