The number of Cambodians fleeing Thailand has soared to more than 200,000 and while Phnom Penh accuses Thailand's new military rulers of sparking the flight of migrant workers the junta says it is not cracking down on illegal immigrants. (AFP)
The regional bloc wants to integrate into a economic unit, where workers and goods can move freely within the borders of its 10 nation states.
Conservation International, an environmental organization, has recently finished a film titled “Field Chronicles Tonle Sap: Securing Food for Millions.”
A new World Bank report says Cambodia’s labor force lacks the skills to advance the country’s economy, even as an increasing number of young people enter the labor market.
Cambodians working in Thailand continued to flee the country on Wednesday in a chaotic exodus that appears to be driven by fears of a crackdown on illegal foreign laborers by the military junta that seized power in Thailand last month. (Reuters)
Officials said Tuesday that nearly 200,000 Cambodians have fled Thailand or been forcibly removed by Thai security forces in the wake of a May 22 coup there.
An estimated 440,000 Cambodians were working in Thailand, many of them illegally, according to government statistics.
Real estate investment in the first quarter of this year was $1.4 billion, according to Land Management figures.
Villagers in Cambodia's Prey Lang forest say illegal logging has been on the rise on their area, but they are powerless to prevent the deforestation that threatens their way of life.
It was to be a joint operation between Cambodia and China worth more than $11 billion.
The luxury car company opened a showroom in Phnom Penh on Monday, with models available beginning at $450,000.
Indigenous villagers in Mondolkiri province say relevant authorities that are supposed to crack down on forestry crimes instead collude with logging companies.