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The impact of trade tensions on Cambodia’s open economy

Cambodia's Secretary of State for its Ministry of Economy and Finance, Vongsey Vissoth, says trade accounts for "about 110 percent of GDP" while foreign direct investment and tourism make up an additional 11 and 13 percent respectively.

As Trump focuses on North Korea, a fast-growing country slips toward China

On a Saturday this past fall, hundreds of people were waiting in an hourlong line to climb the staircases of Angkor Wat. Legend has it that if you ascend to the third level of the huge 12th-century Hindu temple, you'll find the center of the universe. The news has reached China: Most of the tourists in the courtyard and at dozens of other ancient temples in the Cambodian jungle were Chinese.

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Last Glimpses of a Cambodian Paradise? Documenting an area on the...

The sheer scale of the logging operations in Cambodia’s Virachey National Park makes it a wonder that there’s anything left of the forest, especially as the timber just keeps flowing into Vietnam unabated. In fact, Cambodia has one of the world’s highest deforestation rates.

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