An independent analyst says Cambodia could see growth as high as 10 percent in coming years if governance is improved.
Every year, thousands of Cambodians migrate to work abroad in places like Thailand or Malaysia.
In a statement to the Assembly, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Cambodia had a 30-fold difference in trade imbalance.
The $495 million dam, which China Huandian Corporation will control, is expect to produce 338 megawatts by 2015.
The film, which is shortlisted for the Oscars and recently screened in many theaters in Washington.
Opposition members did not support this loan initiative because it was not clearly allocated.
The new penal code law, passed last year, has been made effective throughout the country since Nov. 12.
Cambodia goes to the polls every five years, first in national elections and then in parliamentary elections.
The law will require NGOs to provide financial reports and action plans to the government.
The health service provided by more than 50 doctors will include dental care and out-patient treatment.
Thai parliament has not ruled on the meeting in part due to extreme political instability in Thailand.
Surin was once part of a wider Khmer empire that encompassed parts of modern-day Thailand and Vietnam.