Each morning, Phan Kha, 59, drags her cart full of dried mussels through the streets of Phnom Penh to support her family, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday January 21, 2016. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer).
Cambodia must tackle the skills gap to boost the productivity of its labor force in order to grow its economy, according to the latest report.
Drivers interviewed by VOA Khmer said they hope the new law will improve the situation.
Efforts are underway to recruit men and boys in the battle for gender equality in Cambodia, in an approach that experts hope will help prevent violence against women.
The Mekong Review, launched in November, will publish essays, book reviews, excerpts and works of literary journalism.
Rana Sowath, a doctoral student at the University of Minnesota, told “Hello VOA” that Cambodia has a surplus of business administration and management students.
The preservation of Cambodian art has been a challenge, following the Khmer Rouge and decades of civil strife that followed.
Khun Srun’s story ended tragically when he was executed in 1978 by the Khmer Rouge, which had by then taken power.
The report recommends that developing countries in East Asia “take steps to reform their existing pension schemes, including considering gradual increases in retirement age.”
More than 50 percent of Cambodia’s population is female, and many see the new generation as a catalyst for change.
The festival, the first of its kind in the coastal town, will include writers, songwriters, singers and journalists.
The documents come from reliable sources and publishers, including the government, research and academic institutions, and other national and international organizations.
The $4.3 billion budget, approved recently by Prime Minister Hun Sen, allocates $500 million for education.
Hun Sen’s comments come after Sam Rainsy criticized the administration and its issuance of graduation certificates that are often useless.
Susan Markham, USAID’s senior gender coordinator, spoke to VOA Khmer's Ten Soksreinith recently about the agency’s efforts to promote gender equality around the world.
“The Storm Makers” documentary illustrates how young women in rural Cambodia are lured into slavery.
The resource center has been in operation since 2005, offering research facilities free of charge.
Although education in Cambodia is slowly improving, the well-regarded education minister has been in the job just two years and has a mammoth task ahead.
The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative now has 2,558 members, with a number of them selected to go to regional workshops, as well as exchange to the US.
The Ministry of Education plans to release results from Phnom Penh and Kandal province on Saturday, and the remainder on Sunday.