Oil prices are in decline again after a recent rise when they reached about $56 a barrel, the highest in 18 months. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
The World Bank said the economy remained strong despite the slight downturn, boosted by strong growth in the garment, real estate and construction sectors.
Cambodia has sought to institute a number of reforms leading up to the establishment of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) last year.
A Mother Nature analysis of U.N. trade figures it said showed Cambodia had under-reported its sand exports to Singapore by some 70 million tons between 2007 and 2015.
There are over 10,000 Cambodian-Americans living in Georgia and most of them live in Atlanta’s southern Riverdale city, in Clayton county.
Srey Vanthon, country director of ADD International, said information provided about the SDGs was not adequate or widely disseminated.
The head of parliament’s anti-corruption commission has criticized the minister of mines for dodging questions on an apparent $750 million discrepancy in reported exports of sand to Singapore since 2001.
The U.N. figures showed that, between 2007 and 2015, Cambodia only reported 2.8 million tons of sand leaving for Singapore, whereas Singapore reported it had imported some 72.8 million tons over the same period.
The AEC, which came into effect at the end of 2015, was the starting point for future Asean integration of the political and security regimes.
US foreign assistance provides dividends in the form of enhanced U.S. national security and economic prosperity with only less than 1 percent of the total US federal budget, according to a report.