While Cambodia is again expected to post a high annual growth rate of around 7 percent this year, it is starting to feel the pinch of a slowing global economy.
Union activists and workers today mark the 12th anniversary of the assassination of Chea Vichea, a well loved labor leader whose murder has never been prosecuted.
Of Cambodia’s 15 million people, 3 million are poor and 8.1 million are near-poor.
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.
In a joint statement, civil society and labor leaders urged the government to accept changes to the law as they continue to discuss it.
The number of ships coming through the port rose 17 percent year to year, and cruise ships rose from 25 to 36.
The DPP’s use of social media to reach supporters was a major factor in winning the election.
The high-profile visit follows trips by First Lady Michelle Obama in 2015 and President Barack Obama in 2012.
On Sunday, Sam Rainsy also took part in a video conference, addressing supporters in Kampong Cham province, urging unity and support for the party.
Hun Sen announced the commission at the weekly meeting of the Council of Ministers Friday, where he also warned he would begin demoting officials found colluding with timber smugglers.
Tep Nytha was reinstated to the NEC as secretary-general following lengthy discussions among nine appointed members of the committee at the Ministry of Interior on Friday.
Cambodia earns nearly $60 million in ticket sales from Angkor Wat each year, from nearly 2 million visitors.