The increase is the largest since 2013 when widespread strikes and protests led to violent clashes with security forces and at least five deaths.
In 2016, 21.3 percent of Cambodian exports went to the U.S., making it the second largest importer of goods from the country after the European Union.
Uber has raised more than $14 billion from investors since its founding in 2009.
Cambodia’s garment industry is a key industry, employing more than 700,000 people and bringing in billions of dollars each year.
Cambodia’s economy relies heavily on textile manufacturing, tourism, real estate and construction, which are all easily impacted by political upheaval, analysts said.
After months of anticipation, Apple unveiled its newest products last week at its new Cupertino California Headquarters. VOA Khmer's Seoung Sophat narrates.
Trade between China and Cambodia rose to $4.8 billion last year, up by about $200 million compared with 2015.
Environmental group alleges sand worth more than $30 million is missing from official Cambodian export figures.
The last issue of the Cambodia Daily ran with a black and white cover containing the names of many of the paper’s staff going back to the early 1990s.
The Jet’s Container Market is home to dozens of colorful shipping containers converted to restaurants, bars, and shops.
Hun Sen announced he was pledging to ensure the minimum wage in the garment sector would increase by $15 to $168 per month next year.
The signing came three years after KrisEnergy bought up the Chevron company’s shares in the field.