Cambodia’s economy is likely to continue to grow at a fast pace, but an economist says that will widen the gap between rich and poor.
Many residents in Phnom Penh interviewed this week said they were not sure what was happening with the reform.
Billionaire philanthropist keep his spot as world's richest man, a rank he has held for 16 of the past 21 years, Forbes magazine said Monday.
It has been nearly one year since Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappeared, becoming one of the world's biggest airline mysteries.
In June and July last year, some 200,000 Cambodian migrant workers were either expelled from Thailand or left in the wake of political unrest and a crackdown on foreign workers.
The book, Transitioning Cambodia, is ‘a historical documentation’ of contemporary change in Cambodia. Photographer Nicholas Axelrod is a founding member of Ruom, a visual journalist collective in Cambodia.
A Lao dam project on a section of the Mekong River is drawing opposition from local fishermen, international environmental groups and neighboring countries. VOA's Say Mony visited the region to investigate the concerns.
Axelrod says the building boom during the past seven years has not benefited all segments of society, especially those from poor communities often evicted from desired real estate.
Representatives from Coca-Cola and Pepsi both said in emails to VOA Khmer that they are not aware of sugar in their supply chain supplied by rights violators.
U.S. companies beat expectation in the government's latest jobs report - hiring 257 thousand workers in January. The Labor Department also raised job gains in the previous two months by an additional 150 thousand jobs. VOA Khmer's Ker Yann narrates.
The poverty line is defined as an intake of 2,200 calories of food per day, or an income of $1 per day in rural areas and $1.50 per day in urban areas.
With Prime Minister Hun Sen holding on to power for 30 years, the region will have a new leader where those who want to stay long in power can turn to for a lesson, analyst says.