Despite boasting unrivaled tourist attractions, large stores of natural resources that could be profitably and responsibly exploited, and one of the world’s youngest labor forces the country's economy is floundering. And, after 34 years of Prime Minister Hun Sen's dictatorial rule, Cambodians could soon be facing a higher price.
The director-general of the Cambodian Department of Customs and Excise, Kun Nhim directed all branch directors to intensify their efforts and crack down on ivory smuggling.
Cambodia’s recent development story has much in common with the broader region. Phenomenal growth has changed its economy and society beyond recognition.
Just like Thais, Cambodians have a deep-rooted relationship with plastic bags. It’s hard to break up with the clingy habit as it’s a convenience that’s unmatched by any other product.
State Senator Doug Ericksen is once again pushing the envelope of legislative integrity by signing a $500,000-per-year contract to lobby state and federal lawmakers on behalf of the Cambodian government.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced a series of economic reformslast week to reinforce the economy in the event that the European Union (EU) revokes a key preferential trade program.
The Brexit vote of 2016 came as a powerful reminder that progress in economic integration can be reversed.
Late last week, The Seattle Times reported that Doug Ericksen, a Washington state senator, is to be paid US$500,000 over a 12-month period to lobby US lawmakers on behalf of the Cambodian government, especially “to promote improved relations between the USA and the Kingdom of Cambodia and legislation that promotes improved relations.”
Amid the ongoing deterioration of democracy, human rights and media freedom in Cambodia and the country’s rising diplomatic tension with the European Union, Japan still maintains its low-profile diplomacy toward Cambodia.
China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is providing huge opportunities for Cambodia in terms of social and economic development, United Nations officials and experts said at a forum here on Wednesday.
The Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) marked its third anniversary last week with the announcement that China’s trade with the five Mekong member countries – Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam – has reached over US $260 billion for the period, highlighting the overarching role China plays in these five countries’ economies.
So, apparently, my neighbourhood smells of urine.
The Cambodian state has taken responsibility for providing preschool education with a two-to-three-hour session per school day to some children aged between three an six years old, but there is no concrete plan or budget for public daycare.
The recent tragic massacre in Christchurch by an Australian extremist, unleashing his hatred in New Zealand’s mosques, puts the spotlight on giant tech companies that should be doing more to filter online content associated with hate speech.
Both countries finally held the inaugural iteration of a new defense meeting earlier this month.
The latest iteration of the interaction offered a window into an aspect of the bilateral defense relationship.
22 years after surviving a grenade attack, the popular opposition leader faces new questions about his role in politics.
Facility connectivity has been a central focus of the Belt and Road Initiative, which was proposed by President Xi Jinping in 2013 and represents the largest development initiative of its kind in recent years.
The idea of the living wage is back on the political agenda.
The demand for riel is changing with changes in the socio-economic climate of the Kingdom.