It is potentially dangerous to be too well educated in Cambodia.
“I think there was someone behind my child’s back.”
The US companies in the case sell their shrimps and other seafood to large US chains including Walmart.
If the bill becomes law it will see this aid tied explicitly to the government ending “violence, the harassment of civil society groups and the opposition party in Cambodia.”
Cambodia consistently places towards the bottom of global anti-corruption rankings, coming 150th out of 168 counties in TI’s 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index.
The court questioned 16 witnesses into Monday evening and civil society observers had not been allowed to observe the proceedings.
An opposition official says the campaign in the provinces had been met with several incidents of harassment and disruption by local authorities, which he called “a serious violation of political rights.”
The city is thought to be at high risk of sinkholes due to its position astride numerous lakes, which the government has filled in over the years to expand the land on which it can build.
Phay Siphan, a spokesman for the Council of Ministers, said the resolution “only reflects the interests of the European lawmakers and politicians.”