Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, meanwhile, will have until 2018 to enjoy preferred statuses, as they race to catch up to the rest of the region.
Cambodian officials said over the weekend they hope her visit will also shine a positive light on the country and encourage more visitors to come.
Cambodians say they are hopeful the visit of US First Lady Michelle Obama will make a positive difference in the educational future of their girls.
Following First Lady Michelle Obama’s three-day visit to Cambodia to promote her “Let Girl Learn” initiative, Cambodian officials say they hope for positive changes in girls’ education.
First Lady Michelle Obama is on her three-day visit in Cambodia to promote girls’ education.
Indigenous communities in Ratanakiri province say the government’s economic land concession policy is taking away their land and traditional way of life.
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.