The council settled on the government’s figure, which was then increased by $5 per month by the intervention of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Minister of Agriculture Veng Sakhon has issued an order in an attempt to stabilize plummeting prices of agricultural products.
From cosmetics to cooking, shea butter is popular around the world. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
About 700,000 Cambodians, mostly women, are employed in the textile industry.
Writing on Facebook from self-imposed exile in France, Sam Rainsy said banks and micro-finance institutions should pass on profits to customers.
The official estimated cost for the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro ranges somewhere between 4.5 and more than 6 billion dollars, far lower than the Sochi and London games. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
In June, Cambodia was awarded the “World Best Tourist Destination for 2016” by the European Council on Tourism and Trade.
It's rich in natural resources and arable land; US trade delegation is heading there next week
Khieu Thy, president of the Angkor Tour Guide Association, said the new pricing could make Cambodia less competitive.
The government is seeking to develop ways of increasing the benefit felt by Cambodia from economic corridors opened throughout the Greater Mekong Subregion.
His departure came immediately after the July 10 murder of popular political commentator Kem Ley.
The group was led by William G. Lafferrandre, vice president of Asia Pacific with ConocoPhillips and included members of the U.S.-Asean Business Council.