Cambodian Red Cross head Bun Rany Hun Sen gives a speech during ceremonies held ahead of the May 8 World Red Cross Day and Red Crescent Day in Phnom Penh, file photo. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
ថ្វីបើមន្ត្រីរដ្ឋាភិបាលកម្ពុជាបាននិយាយថា បញ្ជូនជនភៀសខ្លួនពីកោះណេរូទៅកម្ពុជានៅតែបន្ត ខណៈគណបក្សប្រឆាំងនៅអូស្ត្រាលីនិយាយថា កិច្ចព្រមព្រៀងនេះហាក់បីដូចជារឿងកំប្លែងស៊ីថ្លៃ។
Experts blame a lack of capital, which means not enough rice in its husk can be bought and stored before it’s processed.
Cambodia hopes to bring its ties with the US to another level, with a main focus on trade, demining and cultural exchange, Cambodian Ambassador Chum Bun Rong, who is new to his post, tells VOA Khmer in an exclusive interview.
A former Budweiser beer promoter confirmed she had received $500 in compensation from the company.
Try Pheap representatives declined to comment on the report, which gives extensive descriptions of the companies operations.
The Cambodian government has not yet officially adopted the new goals, and officials at the Ministry of Planning declined to comment on them.
Workers say they need at least $177 per month to maintain a standard of living.
Gathering of IUCN in Bangkok warns that unless countries in region can work together to better protect shrinking ecosystems, scores of plants and animals will face extinction.
This year, 1.6 million tons of goods were imported in the first seven months; 607,000 tons were exported.
Yuan falls another 1.6 percent Wednesday after 2 percent drop Tuesday; other Asian governments may also be tempted to weaken their currencies to make their goods more attractive.
Cambodia has failed to meet a number of UN Millennium Development Goals, which were set out years ago and aimed at halving global poverty.
Villagers in Koh Kong province are locked in a land dispute with a Chinese company as it tries to build a tourist hub worth billions of dollars.
The garment industry employs some 600,000 people, but workers say a low monthly wage makes it impossible to make a living.
A group of beer promoters plan to stage a demonstration Wednesday to demand payment for eight women who were fired by a beer company owned by a ruling party senator.
Asia is one of regions in the world with the highest opportunity for growth, according to a 2014 trade forecast by the bank HSBC.
Unions say workers need at least $177 per month to make a living wage.
An estimated 600,000 people are employed by garment manufacturing, a major economic driver for the country.
Preap Kol said the initiative is to support government officials in their fight against corruption and is not meant as an “anti-government” program.
Cambodia is a small country with big aspirations. By the end of 2015 it aims to become one of the world's major rice exporters - which means it will have to almost triple exports of milled rice in the next sixteen months.
The IMF team suggested the government safeguard macro-financial stability, secure fiscal buffers, and promote competitiveness, diversification and inclusive growth.
Strong political institutions are required for continued economic growth, but the capacity of Cambodia’s state institutions remains weak.
A Saturday interest rate cut by Beijing failed to stem significant drops seen last week.
Cambodia’s garment and textile industry employs some 600,000 people and is a major driver of the country’s economy.
Qatar has been heavily criticized for rights abuses among laborers in the construction of stadiums and other facilities in preparation for the 2022 World Cup.
The two films were produced by USAID’s office to combat human trafficking and are being shown at the Bophana Center in the capital.
Labor leaders say the draft law to regulate unions is not meant to help workers at all, but will instead prevent fair wages and proper conditions in factories.
Labor Ministry officials said Friday that a draft law, which could be wrapped up soon, will help support union organization.
The Middle Eastern country is to host the World Cup in 2022, opening a potential labor opportunity for Cambodian workers.
Union leaders say their workers need at least $177 per month in order to keep up with the rising cost of living, in an industry that employs some 600,000 people.
The company has returned about $400 each to nearly 50 workers, according to the rights group Adhoc.
A delegation from Cambodia’s Ministry of Commerce was in the US this week, seeking greater trade ties and deals with large corporations.
US President Barack Obama is working toward a Trans-pacific Partnership with many other countries, but economists say Cambodia should first focus closer to home.
In Siem Reap, the number increased slightly, from 2.23 million in 2013 to 2.35 million in 2014.
The growth is due to government policies to promote local products and an effort to match neighboring Vietnam’s success with coffee.
Cambodia has a young population: about 60 percent are under the age of 30. Each year, an estimated 250,000 people are in need of a job.
Spanish outspoken environmentalist Alex Gonzalez has expressed his hope that some of those who visit Areng Valley will become activists to protect Cambodia’s remaining natural resources.
The three-day event ran last week, from Tuesday to Thursday, and included a concert, traditional Cambodian games, art shows, product fairs and dances.
More than 4,000 families across four provinces and in Phnom Penh are now dealing with the loss of land, housing or businesses, since the government began to fix its railways, in 2006.
Asean’s 10 member countries are working toward creating a regional bloc that would open up a free flow of goods and services across the region, much of it by the end of this year.