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Representatives from the government, civil society, private sector and other stakeholders gathered in the forum about sustainable development in Cambodia, organized by the Enrich Institute. The forum was held at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center with the financial support from the the Asia Foundation, the Voice of America and others. (Photo: Nov Povleakhena/VOA Khmer )
Representatives from the government, civil society, private sector and other stakeholders gathered in the forum to discuss issues facing Cambodian development.
The country’s GDP could rise by 19.9 percent by 2025, according to the report, published by the International Labor Organization and the Asian Development Bank.
Chevron has had those shares for 12 years, but failed to reach a deal with the government over extraction.
The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand recently investigated allegations that villagers were forced from their homes to make way for three plantations companies.
All nine were arrested Saturday and accused of trafficking organs from the Preah Ket Mealea Military Hospital.
Before the Cambodian Rice Federation was created, 84 companies and three associations were in operation for the collection, production and export of rice.
សិប្បកម្មជាងទងប្រពៃណីខ្មែរស្ទើរតែសាបសូន្យក្នុងរបបខ្មែរក្រហមនៅចុងទសវត្សរ៍១៩៧០ តែសព្វថ្ងៃនេះ សិប្បកម្មនេះមានជីវិតរស់រវើកឡើងវិញ។
លោក John Kerry រដ្ឋមន្ត្រីការបរទេសស.រ.អា.និងរដ្ឋមន្ត្រីក្រសួងការពារជាតិ Chuck Hagel បានធ្វើដំណើរទៅក្រុងប៉េកាំង។
The ban, instituted in early 2013, has hurt potential fish exports to a potentially lucrative trade partner.
Cambodian Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol has concluded a trade mission to the United States during which he emphasized his government's willingness to make "deep" reforms to improve its investment climate. VOA's Sophat Soeung spoke with the minister and has this report.
Cambodian Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol last week concluded a trade mission in the United States, by emphasizing his government’s willingness to make “deep” reforms, including serious anti-corruption efforts, to improve its investment climate.
Fish are the main source of protein for many Cambodians, who consume about 63 kilograms of fish per year.
Cambodian Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol has concluded a trade mission to the United States during which he emphasized his government’s willingness to make “deep” reforms to improve its investment climate. VOA's Sophat Soeung spoke with the minister and has this report.
Cambodian Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol concluded a trade mission in the United States this week, emphasizing his government’s willingness to make “deep” reforms to improve its investment climate.
Minister Sun Chanthol admitted that the new-found political will is due to last year’s general election.
Conservation International has given people new methods for fishing—and saving money.
The number of Cambodians fleeing Thailand has soared to more than 200,000 and while Phnom Penh accuses Thailand's new military rulers of sparking the flight of migrant workers the junta says it is not cracking down on illegal immigrants. (AFP)
The regional bloc wants to integrate into a economic unit, where workers and goods can move freely within the borders of its 10 nation states.
Conservation International, an environmental organization, has recently finished a film titled “Field Chronicles Tonle Sap: Securing Food for Millions.”
A new World Bank report says Cambodia’s labor force lacks the skills to advance the country’s economy, even as an increasing number of young people enter the labor market.
Cambodians working in Thailand continued to flee the country on Wednesday in a chaotic exodus that appears to be driven by fears of a crackdown on illegal foreign laborers by the military junta that seized power in Thailand last month. (Reuters)
Officials said Tuesday that nearly 200,000 Cambodians have fled Thailand or been forcibly removed by Thai security forces in the wake of a May 22 coup there.
An estimated 440,000 Cambodians were working in Thailand, many of them illegally, according to government statistics.
Real estate investment in the first quarter of this year was $1.4 billion, according to Land Management figures.
Villagers in Cambodia's Prey Lang forest say illegal logging has been on the rise on their area, but they are powerless to prevent the deforestation that threatens their way of life.
It was to be a joint operation between Cambodia and China worth more than $11 billion.
The luxury car company opened a showroom in Phnom Penh on Monday, with models available beginning at $450,000.
Indigenous villagers in Mondolkiri province say relevant authorities that are supposed to crack down on forestry crimes instead collude with logging companies.
The work of Lisa Mam, Cambodia’s first female urban street artist, is being shown both in Cambodia and abroad. Venues include high-end hotels in Cambodia and art spaces in Bangkok and New York. Mam recently spoke to VOA Khmer's Im Sothearith via Skype about her current works and future plans.
At the close of National Asia Pacific Heritage Month, Sichan Siv, a Cambodian and former US ambassador to the UN, says cultural assimilation had been the key to his success in the United States.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the government’s Anti-Corruption Unit on Thursday, demanding investigations into a variety of land grabs, forced evictions and other crimes.
An estimated 620,000 workers are employed in nearly 1,000 shoe, garment and textile factories in Cambodia, making the $5.5 billion sector a major driver of the economy.
Negotiations with Chevron and Caltex stalled Tuesday, after the company failed to give a definitive time frame to salary increases.
Up to 300 workers from 18 different stations continue to call for a raise in the minimum wage, to $160 per month.
Some 300 Caltex workers at 18 stations in Phnom Penh have joined garment workers in calling for a raise in the minimum wage to $160 per month.
Tourists in Cambodia are being given the chance to get up close with rare and endangered bird species.
Employees say they make between $110 and $130 a month at Caltex, a brand under the US-based Chevron Corporation, whose net income in 2013 was $120 billion.
At least 120 companies, most of them Chinese, have obtained mining licenses in the last decade, as they seek precious metals, oil and gas in Cambodia.