Police temporarily closed a total of 517 rice wine producers and 1,115 rice wine sellers.
Many rural Cambodian men often resort to drinking local rice wine when they feel stressed or party with their friends.
Police in Kampong Chhnang are ordered to search every house to confiscate rice wine.
105 people are poisoned by tainted rice wine in Toek Phos district, causing four deaths.
Rice wine seems to have been left behind as drinkers have begun to favour beer.
Police are looking for a jobless man who hacked off a construction worker’s arm.
Sambo district, Kratie province – Authorities here have banned villagers from making and selling rice wine after five people died and many others were hospitalised due to methanol poisoning.
A number of villagers apparently consumed tainted rice wine at Damray village, Boeng Cha commune, in Sambo district of Kratie province.
Health Ministry’s investigation into poisonings in Kratie reveals it came from rice wine.
Authorities in Kratie have temporarily closed three rice wine production facilities.
Hundreds of villagers in Kratie province were hospitalised and 13 died from poisoning first blamed on contaminated water and then methanol-laced rice wine; villagers here have another theory: chemicals from gold mining run-off.
Chetr Borei district, Kratie province – More than 50 villagers were sent for medical treatment here on Tuesday night in a mysterious, ongoing poisoning case supposedly caused by both methanol-laced rice wine and contaminated water.
Half of the villagers who fell ill after drinking contaminated water have returned home.
14 villagers die in Chetr Borei from tainted water and methanol-laced rice wine.
A farmer is arrested in Koh Nhek after firing bullets above his wife to have sex with him.
Ministry of Health produces a short video warning of consuming rice wine.
A 47-year-old man is charged over a deadly attack on his family.
A herbal supplement seller is charged over the accidental death of a man who mixed the supplements with rice wine.
A 46-year-old man is arrested for killing his 43-year-old wife by slashing her throat with a long knife in Oddar Meanchey.
At least one man died and another was sent to hospital after they drank rice wine and ate dog meat on Wednesday evening.
Health Ministry asks people to be careful when purchasing rice wine for Chinese New Year to avoid negative health effects.
A 52-year-old man is arrested after pouring a bottle of petrol on his wife and setting her alight.
The Ministry of Industry and Handicraft is investigating the production of rice wine in Mondolkiri after 16 people became ill.