Several years ago, tuk-tuk drivers are able to command between $12 and $15 from customers for a full-day visit to the Angkor temples.
Thailand exports up to ten million tons of rice per year, one-third of the total global market.
Cambodian women have returned with stories of physical or sexual abuse at the hands of their employers.
Nearly 300 people living near Prey Lang forest, have formed a community policing effort to stop what they said is illegal deforestation.
At last count, nearly 400,000 hectares of crops had been damaged.
Charges included incitement, for land protests, and the destruction of property related to protests, demonstrations and disputes.
About 400 residents gathered at the New Paradise Restaurant on Oct. 28, raising nearly $16,000 in donations.
Human Rights Watch said in a recent report as many as 50,000 women and girls have migrated for work in Malaysia.
Nearly half of the 28 women interviewed reported suffering physical or psychological abuse from their employers.
The floods in Southeast Asia have not only destroyed crops and livestock, but also claimed hundreds of lives and displaced thousands.
Obama unveiled a jobs bill in September in hopes of mitigating high unemployment in the wake of the financial crisis.
Mental trauma remains one of the main issues for Cambodia, a legacy of the Khmer Rouge and the country’s conflicts.